Results of 2008 4-H District Contests

Special to the QCS Twenty-three Quay County 4-Hers traveled to Roswell for the Southeast District 4-H Contests on Wednesday and Thursday.

Some say emergency plan fell short during storm

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By Chelle Delaney: Quay County Sun After experiencing Wednesday night’s threatening storm and tornado warning, several local families say the city should activate its warning sirens and have an emergency plan to provide shelter. “There was bad weather and people didn’t know where to go or what to do,” said Martha Sandoval. “Nowadays with more […]

04-19-08: Police Blotter

The following is a sample of calls received during the last few days by the central dispatch office for Quay County, based at the Tucumcari Police Department. According to reports: Wednesdayl At

Wednesday is deadline to apply for 2008-2009 deer, elk, antelope, ibex, javelina and bighorn sheep hunts

By QCS Staff Wednesday is the deadline for hunters to apply for 2008-2009 deer, elk, antelope, ibex, javelina and bighorn sheep hunting opportunities allotted by draw in New Mexico, according to a press release from the state’s Department of Game and Fish. Online applications must be received by 5 p.m. Wednesday. Paper applications must be […]

Harlem Ambassadors to play at San Jon Wednesday

Members of San Jon High School’s alumni and faculty will be taking on the Harlem Ambassadors next week. Some of the players on San Jon’s “Old Coyote Howlers” will be school superintendent Gary Salazar, girls basketball coach Lacy Bidegan and her husband, Donnie, as well as real Coyote basketball player alums, Tammy Strand and Cynthia […]

Never try to outwit Mother Nature

By Chelle Delaney: Quay County Sun Oooops! We said “no snow” and it snowed!  On Monday, the Quay County Sun’s headline stated: “No snow on tap”  in the not-yet-printed Quay County Sun.   When the Sun appeared on Wednesday so did the snow. Several inches of snow, in fact. The chances of snow on Monday […]

Arch Hurley set to interview candidates for manager

By Chelle Delaney: Quay County Sun The Arch Hurley Conservancy District could have its new manager selected by Wednesday evening, said Larry Perkins, president of the board. On Tuesday, the board will review applications for the position of manager of the irrigation project, Perkins said. All applications were due to the conservancy on Friday afternoon, […]

Alfonso C. Marquez

Services: At 7 p.m. Wednesday a rosary will be recited at St. Annes Catholic Church in Tucumcari. At 2 p.m. Thursday a Mass of Resurrection will be celebrated at St. Anne’s.     Alfonso C. Marquez, 91, died on Friday, Nov. 10, 2007, in Santa Fe following an extended illness. Mr. Marquez was born  May […]

Most homicides in year for past 10 years

By Chelle Delaney: Quay County Sun In the first eight months of this year there have been three homicides in Tucumcari. It is the most homicides in any given year between 1997 and 2006, according to the most recent statistics available from the New Mexico Office of the Medical Investigator. The stabbing homicide of Lucy […]

Quay County Fair: Centennial, Schedule

Special to the Quay County Sun As the Quay County fair readies for its 100th year celebration here are some of the highlights and preparations entrants will want to know about. And a calendar of activities for fair-goers. For more information, refer to your fair book, or contact Brenda Bishop at 461- 0562. Fair started […]