Community briefs — Oct. 12

Walk-A-Thon scheduled Tucumcari Elementary School’s Pre-K will be having a Walk-A-Thon on Wednesday. They will be walking at two different times. The AM Pre-K will walk from 9:30 a.m. to 10:30 a.m., and the PM Pre-K will walk from 2:30 p.m. to 3:30 p.m. If it is windy or bad weather, students will walk in [...]

New Crayola products just in time for the new school year

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McClatchy-Tribune Crayola has released a few new products that moms and dads might want to add to the back-to-school shopping list in order to make the transition more organized and fun. The new Dual-Sided Dry-Erase Board will help keep your family’s schedule organized and keep everyone well-informed. It is black on one side, white on [...]

Christians should be unified in Christ

Leonard Lauriault My wife and I share my hard-covered Bible at church. Recently, I wanted to sit a little closer, but one side of the Bible had fallen down between us, chocking my movement. So I lifted it up, scooted over and rested the side that had fallen on her knee. Believe it or not, [...]

Commodities to be distributed

Commodities will be distributed Feb. 16 at the Travis Nelson building, 9-11 a.m. and 1-2 p.m. They will be distributed at the north side of the exhibit building at the fairgrounds.

People perceive prettiness

Russell Anglin While at a restaurant drive-thru last week, I encountered a nice lady, maybe a little older than me, who told me … well, I can’t tell you exactly what she told me as it may prove a tad PG-13 for the Quay County Sun. Suffice it to say she made a flattering comment [...]

Securing border starts with fixing immigration

Many see border security as a simple issue: just stop people from coming across, and let those who try to come illegally suffer the consequences. The fatal shooting of a Mexican teenager by a U.S. Border Patrol agent, however, shows the deceptive complexities underlying the issue. Sergio Adrian Hernandez, described as 15 by U.S. authorities [...]

Snapped pole causes outage on city’s west side

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By Thomas Garcia: Quay County Sun A crane on a railroad track clipped a power line about 4 p.m. on Tuesday causing a power outage on the west side of Tucumcari, said Tucumcari City Manager John Sutherland. No one was injured in the mishap, said an Union Pacific supervisor at the site of the accident. [...]

Latham pleads not guilty to murder

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By Thomas Garcia: Quay County Sun Phillip J. Latham Jr., arrested in connection with Tuesday’s homicide, entered a plea of not guilty on Thursday in Quay County Magistrate Court. Latham, 24, is charged with murder in connection with the shooting death of Tiffany Throckmorton, 21. Throckmorton was shot in the left side on Tuesday morning [...]

1-20-2007: Tuck’s Turf

By Howie Tucker This week I will be off to Albuquerque for a high school workshop for the upcoming high school golf season. Feb. 5: Start of Season for Golf Team For all students who are planning to be part of the golf team, the season begins Feb 5. Please contact me at 461-1849 before [...]

January 1965

District 3 Quay County Commissioner T.G. Rose was elected to chairman of the commission. … Construction of the Trigg Memorial Hospital was still ahead of schedule and was to be completed by the summer. … The framework of the new Tucumcari Elementary School on South Ninth Street was under way. Ballard and Bates, based in [...]