Museum set for field trip to historic churches

By QCS The Tucumcari Historical Research Institute is hosting a field trip for its membership on June 13 to the historic Catholic churches in Gallegos and Bueyeros. Cars will leave at 9 a.m. from the Tucumcari Historical Museum at 416 S. Adams St. Bring a picnic lunch. If you are not a member and would [...]

‘Young Leaders’ prepare for D.C. trip

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By Robert Ciolli: Quay County Sun Six Tucumcari Middle School students have been nominated to attend the Junior National Young Leaders Conference in Washington D.C. this summer. Eliano Chavarria, Merissa Cooper, Vincent Grap, John Martinez, Olana Romero and Genisis Rodriguez will be leaving June 14 and returning June 19. For many it will be their [...]

December 1954

Connie Srote, daughter of Opal Srote, was named a princess for the 1954-55 Sun Carnival in El Paso, Texas. … W. P. “Ham” Hamilton announced his run for City Police Judge. …The Tucumcari High School Band left to march in the Sun Bowl Parade in El Paso. … Some 2,406 bales of cotton were ginned [...]

December 1953

Santa arrived in a parade accompanied by bands from Tucumcari, Grady and Forrest high schools. … Tucumcari Rattlers, tackle Wayne Gares and guard Ray Arce, were named to the A division, all-state football team. Center Bob Paulson was nosed out for the first team by a Lovington player. End Don Carver and Jolton’ Joe Wood [...]

09-26-07: Community Notes

Museum to host trip to Zebra Ranch The Tucumcari Historical Research Institute will have a field trip for its members to the Zebra Ranch between Roy and Wagon Mound on Friday Oct. 5. The group will leave the museum at 8 a.m. at 416 S. Adams. Bring a picnic lunch. Cars can make the trip. [...]

Trip to Zebra Ranch, New SBDC director

Trip set for Zebra Ranch The Tucumcari Historical Research Institute will have a field trip for its members to the Zebra Ranch between Roy and Wagon Mound on Oct. 5. The group will leave the museum at 416 S. Adams at 8 a.m. Bring a picnic lunch. Cars can make the trip. If you are [...]

Stargazing

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By QCS Staff Ashley Lopez and her family met the cast of the television series “Law and Order: SVU” on June 27 in New Jersey. The trip was made possible through the New Mexico Make-a-Wish organization. An added bonus of the meeting with the actors of Law & Order Special Victims Unit was that Ashley [...]

04-07-2007: Around Town

First Easter with family David Anthony Olguin will be celebrating his first Easter with his parents. David was born Dec. 19, 2006 in Clovis. He weighed six pounds, seven ounces and was 19 1/2 inches long. His parents are Tony and Rosalee Olguin of Tucumcari. His grandparents are Bern and Rose Arellano of Tucumcari and [...]

Riding for a reason

By Thomas Garcia: Quay County Sun Michelle J. Thompson of Glen Ellyn Ill., has been traveling by bicycle since Oct. 21 on Historic Route 66 from Chicago, Ill. to Costa Mesa, Calif. Her goal is to raise money to help her brother John Thompson who is battling oral cancer for the second time in his [...]

10-14-2006:Turk’s Turf

By Howie Tucker Looks like winter is close and a reminder to all: If we happen to have frost in the morning, the course will be closed until the frost has burnt off. Plan a winter escape Some folks have expressed interest in going to Arizona to play a little golf during the cold months. [...]