Bear cub sighted at Conchas Lake

By Robert Ciolli: Quay County Sun There have been several sightings of a Black bear cub near the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers offices at the Conchas Dam Project, said Alyson Strickland, Corps of Engineers park ranger. The cub is about 2 and a half feet high, and has been seen scavenging for food in […]

05-03-08: Community Notes

Cinco De Mayo fest set for Monday at Mesalands Mesalands Community College will present its annual Cinco De Mayo celebration from 5:30 p.m.

Registration for spay/neuter clinic set for Thursday

By Chelle Delaney: Quay County Sun Registration for Tucumcari’s 2008 Spay/Neuter Clinic will begin Thursday at City Hall. The Santa Fe Animal Shelters mobile van will be at Fire Station #1 123 N. Adams on May 24 and 25 to perform the operations.The service is available to all residents of Tucumcari but space is limited […]

Wellness fair set for Satuday

QCS Staff Over 60 organizations and businesses will be at the Quay County Community Wellness Fair on Saturday, including more than 40 health-related exhibits. There is something for everyone, according to organizers. Here are some of the highlights: • Car seat safety station for getting information on properly installing your car seat. • The Kids’ […]

Community Notes: Farwell set for Posinski, Republicans plan TaxPayers Brawl, 4-Hers visit D.C.

Hospital holding farewell open houseA farewell open house will be held for Dan C. Trigg Memorial Hospital adminsratior Matt Posinski from 3 p.m. to 6 p.m. on Thursday in the lobby of the hospital. The community is invited to attend.

Author set to talk about railroads, Route 66 in Tucumcari

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Author, historian David H. Stratton, Ph.D., will be the featured speaker on Monday at this year’s annual meeting of the Tucumcari Historical Research Institute. “Railroads and Route 66 in the Life of a Western Town,” will be the topic of his presentation. It’s a subject he’s familiar with and the working title of a book […]

Weather spotters training set for March 31

The National Weather Service in Albuquerque is recruiting SKYWARN Spotters in its County Warning and Forecast Area, which includes Quay County, according to a release from the NWS.

Tucumcari Bull Test sale set for Friday

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By Chelle Delaney: Quay County Sun Producers from New Mexico, including Tucumcari, Texas and Oklahoma will sell 73 performance tested bulls at Friday’s 47th Annual Bull Test. Also on sale will be 59 virgin replacement heifers. The sale takes place at New Mexico State University Agricultural Experiment Station, about three miles east of Tucumcari, beginning […]

‘Cactus Pass’ set for stage on Tuesday

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By QCS Staff The Tucumcari High School drama class will present “Cactus Pass,” a comedy in two acts. In this play, Trevor Barrington wants nothing more than for his snooty, rich family to see the “real America.”

Community Notes: Cheerleaders attend Dance Day, Brisket sales to benefit fair, Business fair set for Mosquero

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Fairboard brisket sale on now Just in time for Easter, the Quay County Fairboard will be cooking up their annual brisket fare. Only 150 briskets will be available so they will be sold on a first-come, first-served basis. Precooked weight will be about 10 pounds. Briskets will be $40 each. Briskets should be picked up between […]