11/5 Calendar

Now through Sunday — Tickets on sale for the Five Mile Park fund-raiser, with the drawing to be held at the Quay County Exhibit Hall during the C.R.A.F.T. fair at 2 p.m. The winner will receive a quilt now on display at Wells Fargo Bank. For more information or to purchase a $5 ticket for […]

Cafeteria food fails inspection

QCS staff Tucumcari Middle School’s Mesa Cafeteria was shut down briefly on Tuesday and food already distributed was thrown away, according to a letter sent to parents from Summit Food Service Management. The letter states the New Mexico Environment Department found the food was not in compliance after an inspection. “The serving temperature was below […]

9/3 Senior citizen menu

Tucumcari/Logan/House Monday: Labor Day; no meal served. Tuesday: Burrito, lettuce, tomato, onion, salsa, cheese sauce, pinto beans, green chilies, gelatin, apricots, milk. Wednesday: Barbecued beans and wieners, coleslaw, whole wheat bread, margarine, pineapple upside down cake, milk. Thursday: Chicken fried steak, mashed potatoes, gravy, buttered peas, biscuit, margarine, peach cobbler, milk. Friday: Green chili cheeseburger, […]

8/13 Calendar

Monday — Tucumcari Middle School football practice begins at 4 p.m. Prospective players must have had physical. Monday — Tucumcari Public Schools Board of Education will meet at 6 p.m. in the administrative office conference room. Tuesday — The Quay County Republican Party will hold its regular meeting at 6 p.m. at Dean’s restaurant. Dutch […]

Public forum on Tuesday

Tucumcari schools will host a public forum at 6 p.m. Tuesday in the adminstration building at 2400 S. Eighth St. The purpose of the forum is to provide information on a four-day school week. A question-and-answer session will be held and members of the community are encouraged to express their opinions, school officials said. Bertha […]

Menus, June 11

Logan schools Monday: Breakfast – Belgian waffle, juice, milk. Lunch – Chicken fried steak sandwich, chips, milk. Tuesday: Breakfast – Donut, juice, milk. Lunch – Corn dogs, milk. Wednesday: breakfast – Cereal, juice, milk. Lunch – Chicken nuggets, milk. Thursday: Breakfast – Biscuit and jelly, juice, milk. Lunch – Turkey sandwich, milk. Logan, House and […]

Snow strands travelers in Tucumcari

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William Thompson:Quay County Sun Kathleen Heins of Kansas City said she and her husband’s trip to Las Vegas, Nev. was interrupted late Monday evening by low visibility on I-40. The blowing snow and poor road conditions that closed I-40 from Amarillo to Santa Rosa Tuesday left travelers from all over the country stranded in Tucumcari. […]

Ex-jailer’s trial begins

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William Thompson: Quay County Sun A former Quay County Juvenile Detention Center guard admitted in videotaped testimony that he had consensual sexual activity with three juvenile female inmates. Robert Gonzales faced his first day of court Tuesday. He is charged with two counts of criminal sexual penetration of a minor and two counts of criminal […]

Musical comes to Tucumcari

By Tova Fruchtman: Quay County Sun A classic Mark Twain novel hits the stage in Tucumcari on Tuesday. The Adventures of Tom Sawyer, the musical, will be presented community and local schools. Danny Tippett, 24, plays Tom Sawyer in the musical. He said the show is fun for people of all ages. “It’s so playful, […]

Tuesday only filing day for boards of education

TV Hagenah Tuesday, Dec. 21 is the final filing day for Board of Education candidates for Tucumcari, Mesalands Community College, House, Logan and San Jon schools. According to Quay County Clerk Jeanette Maddaford, the only day for filing for a board position is Tuesday. “There is only one filing day for persons to file as […]