Bard man killed in home accident

By QCS Staff A man from Bard was killed Monday morning in a tractor accident. Daniel C. Taylor, 54, was killed when a large wooden beam he was trying to move became unbalanced and pinned him between the beam and a tractor, said Quay County Deputy Shane Strand. Taylor was pronounced dead at 10:35 a.m. […]

2007 Quay County Fair Results

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The following are the results for exhibitors in some events and departments at the Quay County Fair: Ball Canning Award Winners Fruits 1st Corinne Hayes – Pneapple 2nd Marjorie McKenzie – Pears   Vegetables 1st Linda M Eichler Green Beans 2nd Rex Maddaford, Tomatoes   Pickles 1st Noma Tillman Pickled Peppers 2nd Sue Griggs Salsa […]

06-09-2007: Around Town

Mother’s Day delivery… Taylor Lee Simpson was born on Mother’s Day, May 13, in Amarillo. Taylor’s the daughter of Sean and Toni Simpson of Amarillo. She was 8 pounds 12 ounces, and 20 and 3/4 inches long. Taylor’s grandparents are Scott and Cheryl Simpson and Mike and Jean Taylor, all of Tucumcari. Her great-grandparents are […]

Heath Wesley Parker

Services: Have been held. Heath Wesley Parker, 27, of Lovington, N.M., died on Sunday, March 29, 2007, in a drowning accident in Eugene, Ore. Mr. Parker, who was born in Clovis on March 25, 1980, had most recently lived in Juneau, Alaska. Mr. Parker is survived by his parents, John and Connie Parker of Lovington, […]

Orlando Victor “Joe” Alarcon

Orlando Victor “Joe” Alarcon Services: 10 a.m., today a Mass of the Resurrection will be celebrated at St. Anne’s Catholic Church. Burial will follow in the Tucumcari Memorial Park Cemetery. Orlando Victor “Joe” Alarcon, 86, died at his residence in Tucumcari following an extended illness. Mr. Alarcon was born March 7, 1920 in Tucumcari. He […]

2005 Quay County Fair Results

Baking, open and junior classes Quick bread, banana: 1. Maxine Wallace; 2. Serena Gore Quick bread, junior:1. Olivia Mitchell Quick bread, other: 1. Lola Bauler Angel food cake: 3. Sonja Kostedt Pecan pie: 1. Maxine Wallace Chocolate cookies, junior: 3. Natalie Hayes Chocolate chip cookies, junior: 1. Rebecca Rush; 2. Jena Slater Oatmeal cookies, junior: […]

Honors, June 11

Here are honors announced by Tucumcari High School. Some students may not be listed due to privacy concerns: Academic letters Seniors — Jessica Borden, Lyndsey Teakell Juniors — Brandon Bell, Brittany Rodgers Sophomore — Julianna Romero, Brandon Sours Freshmen — Justin Alvarez, Andrez Apodaca, Samuel Cantwell, Taylor Cordova, Tyler Cordova, Andre DeBord, Cecelia Holguin, Desiree […]

Commodities distributed in Tucumcari

By William Thompson Wednesday morning approximately 100 area residents showed up at the Quay County Fairgrounds Exhibition Hall to receive free U.S. Department of Agriculture commodities. Volunteer Delfinio Garcia, one of 17 volunteers on hand, said he expected around 400 people to visit over the course of the day. “We give out food items once […]

Board questions renovation pace

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By William Thompson: Quay County Sun School board members questioned an architect and a state-appointed construction supervisor about delays in renovations to school buildings at Monday’s Tucumcari Public Schools Board of Education meeting. Two phases of a four-phase renovation project begun in the summer of 2004 are complete. according to Sonia Raftery, assistant superintendent of […]

School board discusses construction delay

William Thompson School board members questioned an architect and a state-appointed construction supervisor about delays in renovations to school buildings at Monday’s Tucumcari Public Schools Board of Education meeting. Two phases of a four-phase renovation project begun in the summer of 2004 are complete. according to Sonia Raftery, assistant superintendent of schools. “We were frustrated […]