Crash victims recovering

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By Darin Fenger: Freedom Newspapers Two Yuma, Ariz., residents were recovering Saturday from serious injuries they suffered when their plane crashed Friday near Tucumcari. Kathryn Blohm and her brother-in-law, Gary Mayer, were hurt when their single-engine Beech crashed shortly after taking off from the airport in Tucumcari, said Blohm’s boyfriend, Dick Rautenberg. Blohm is hospitalized […]

God always provides a way out

By Leonard Lauriault God has used various methods to speak to men. He now speaks through his son whose teachings are recorded in the New Testament (Hebrews 1:1-3; John 14: 23-26; 16: 12-15; 15: 26, 27). Once, God used the voice of an animal to get his message across because her owner wouldn’t obey him. […]

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 […]

Logan woman injured by tornado recovering

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By Chelle Delaney: QCS Staff The only Logan resident to be hospitalized after the tornado that hit March 23, Tamie Elam, 42, has a message for everyone: “Take tornado watches and warnings seriously,” she said. “Go somewhere safe.” Elam spoke via telephone from her parents’ home in Liberal, Kan., where she is recovering. “I think […]

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 […]

Become doers of the word, not just hearers

by Debra Whittington For I was an hungred, and ye gave me meat: I was thirsty, and ye gave me drink: I was a stranger, and ye took me in: Naked, and ye clothed me: I was sick, and ye visited me: I was in prison, and ye came unto me. Then shall the righteous […]

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 […]

12-20-2006: Police Blotter

The following is a sample of calls received by the central dispatch office for Quay County, based at the Tucumcari Police Department, during the last few days. According to reports: Friday •At 11:36 p.m., a male reported possible juveniles drinking on Dehoney Street. An officer made contact with the juveniles and advised that there was […]

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 […]

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 […]