NMSU horse riding clinic set for June

By Audry Olmsted: New Mexico State University Riders wanting to learn from the best about how to handle their horses — and try their hand at a little friendly competition — are invited to attend the Ranch Horse Clinic and Ranch Cutting Competition scheduled June 5-6 in Tucumcari. The two-day event is being organized by […]

Day care center set to open

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By Thomas Garcia: Quay County Sun Tucumcari’s newest day care is set to open its doors on April 5. Dana and Patrick Benavidez of Portales have partnered with Daniel Gonzales and Liz Esquibel of Tucumcari to open Tucumcari Children’s Haven at 714 W. Route 66. Teambuilders, at 302 E. Tucumcari Blvd., also provides public day […]

Udall to hold town hall meetings

QCS Staff U.S. Sen. Tom Udall, D-N.M., is conducting an eight-county swing through the state, said Marissa Padilla, communications director for Udall’s office. He’ll be in Tucumcari at 9:45 a.m. on Sept. 3 at the Tucumcari Convention Center. “Sen. Udall will be taking questions and discussing the importance of providing quality and affordable access to […]

County 4-H rodeo set for weekend

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Freedom New Mexico The 2009 Quay County 4-H Rodeo is scheduled Friday and Saturday at the Quay County Fairgrounds. The event helps raise funds for the local 4-H Council, said Brenda Bishop, Quay County 4-H council advisor. “The event gives our kids a local stage to perform on,” Bishop said. Bishop said 51 people have […]

Annual tax holiday set for August

Freedom New Mexico The state’s annual back-to-school tax holiday will take place Aug. 7-9, according to a release from Gov. Bill Richardson’s office. Nontaxable items include: • Clothing and footwear $100 or less; • School supplies, such as pens and paper, $15 or less that are typically used in a classroom setting • Computers $1,000 […]

Reader meeting set for Monday

Freedom New Mexico The Quay County Sun begins weekly publication on Aug. 5 and we’ll have a new look, and new content, to go with the change. Readers are invited to offer input on the changes during a meeting scheduled for 6 p.m. Monday at the Quay County Sun office at 902 S. First St. […]

Cannon Air Force officials set to meet July 8 in Tucumcari

By QCS Staff Officials from Cannon Air Force Base in Clovis will be in

Upcoming events during July 4 weekend

Lujan set to open distirct office…U.S. Rep. Ben Ray Lujan (D) will be in Tucumcari to officially open his district here at 1:30 p.m. on Friday. The Tucumcari District Office is at 404 W. Route 66 Blvd. Former Quay County Democratic Party president Ron Wilmot heads up the office.Local GOP set for July 4 tea […]

Tucumcari Rotary set for tourney

The Tucumcari Rotary Club is set for its Two Man Golf Tournament on June 27. Proceeds from the event

TeamBuilders set to host basketball tourney June 27

By QCS Staff TeamBuilders Counseling Services is launching its first annual basketball tournament from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. on June 27 at the Tucumcari Recreation Center, according to a press release. “We’re doing this to raise money for a great cause and it’s also a community, family-type activity, bringing everyone together for fun and […]