United Way raises $7,500

By QCS staff The annual auction on Tuesday was the best ever for the United Way of Quay County. “We raised about $7,500,” Doyle Frasier, president of the United Way, said. Things started moving slowly at first, but after the dinner hour more people showed up at Wells Fargo Bank, he said. Tires were a […]

United Way auction set for Tuesday

BY QCS Staff The Annual Auction by the United Way of Quay County will begin at 5:30 p.m. on Tuesday at Wells Fargo Bank and it will be broadcast on KTNM radio. About 150 items will be auctioned. Participants will be able to bid in person or by phone. Many door prizes also will be […]

Sarah E. “Pat” Pickett

Services: 2:30 p.m. Thursday a memorial service will be held at Center Street United Methodist Church in Tucumcari. Sarah E.  “Pat” Pickett, 90, died Saturday, July 7, 2007 in Tucumcari. Mrs. Pickett was born July 8, 1916 in Mount Pulaski, Ill. to John and Lula Mae Glasco. She married Clay Pickett in 1941. They engaged […]

Jessie Evelyn “Bob” Alford

Services: 12:30 p.m. (MDT) today funeral services will be conducted at the Logan United Methodist Church. Jessie Evelyn “Bob” Alford of Nara Visa, 93, died Tuesday, June 19, 2007, following and extended illness at Autumn Blessings in Logan where she had resided for the past year. Mrs. Alford was born Sept. 12, 1913 near Nara Visa on the […]

05-02-2007: Notable Notes

Drawing funds for United Way Everyone’s Federal Credit Union is raffling a painting on behalf of the United Way of Quay County.  The painting is by Margaret Pearce Mote of Broadview.  It is an oil on canvas of a windmill and is framed in barn wood. Tickets are $5 each and are available from any EFCU […]

United Way within hair’s breadth of goal

by Chelle Delaney: Quay County Sun With a check for $880 and some change from the ALCO retail store, the United Way of Quay County nearly reached its $25,000 goal for 2007 on Tuesday, said Pat Sparks, secretary and treasurer. “We’re just $339 shy,” Sparks said. “We just hope there are more donations that will […]

Mary Elizabeth “Beth” Hargis

Services: 2 p.m., Friday at Center Street United Methodist Church in Tucumcari. Mary Elizabeth “Beth” Hargis, 95, of Alamogordo, died Tuesday, Jan. 23, 2007, at her home, surrounded by her family and caretakers. Mrs. Hargis was born in Woodbine, Texas, on Aug. 23, 1911 to Barton and Mellie (Mitchell) Martin. She married Joseph Keith “Hap” […]

Uranium stakes require more resposibility

By Chelle Delaney: QCS Staff The city of Tucumcari recently announced that uranium levels in Tucumcari’s water supply exceeded the federal guidelines. Some people joked that we might start glowing. On the other hand, it also looked like bottled water on shelves at the local grocery was getting sparse for a while, too. Tests  indicated […]

United Way auction nets more than $6,000

By QCS Staff United Way’s auction raised $6,295, said treasuårer Pat Sparks. “That’s $824 more than last year’s,” she said. The group’s goal is raise $25,000. “We’re about 45 percent there,” said Sparks, adding that about $10,000 has been raised. “We’ll know better at the end of the year when we see how many payroll […]

United Way gets set for annual auction

By Chelle Delaney: Quay County Sun The United Way of Quay County is gearing up for its annual auction on Monday. On Tuesday, it had counted up 143 items which will be up for auction. The items range from a deluxe model lawnmower to loads of gravel in different grades to an autumn place setting […]