Altrusa nets $11,000 from party

By Thomas Garcia Quay County Sun Tucumcari Altrusa International netted more than $11,000 during its annual “cash party” fund-raiser, which wrapped up Saturday night at the Tucumcari Elks Lodge. Quay County Sun Managing Editor Chelle Delaney picked up the top prize in the raffle — $15,000 in cash. “I was very excited and shocked,” Delaney […]

Ornamental grasses low maintenance

By Tom Dominguez A ballet of light and movement is what you’ll get with ornamental grasses. Tough, graceful, shimmery and beautiful are possible ways to describe one of the best-kept secrets of the gardening world. Now is an excellent time to plant some of these beautiful, no-mow grasses. When the topic of ornamental grasses come […]

Polling sites may be consolidated?

By Chelle Delaney: Quay County Sun Some polling locations in Tucumcari are expected to be consolidated if the state gives its approval. Quay County Clerk Ellen White requested the consolidation because some locations have fewer than 100 voters at elections and the consolidation will save the county about $4,000 annually, she said. The County Commission […]

2007 Quay County Fair Results

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The following are the results for exhibitors in some events and departments at the Quay County Fair: Ball Canning Award Winners Fruits 1st Corinne Hayes – Pneapple 2nd Marjorie McKenzie – Pears   Vegetables 1st Linda M Eichler Green Beans 2nd Rex Maddaford, Tomatoes   Pickles 1st Noma Tillman Pickled Peppers 2nd Sue Griggs Salsa […]

Early and absentee voting for Sept. 18 hospital tax is ongoing

The Quay County Clerk’s office is conducting early and absentee voting for the Special Hospital Tax Election on Sept. 18. Voting began Tuesday, said Ellen White, county clerk. Voters can cast their early ballots on weekdays between 8 a.m. and noon and from 1 p.m. to 5 p.m. at the Court House. Eligible voters may […]

08-01-2007: Community Notes

White to celebrate 90th at San Jon on Saturday Cora White, who is turning 90 this week, is having a birthday party and you’re invited, said her family. Events begin at 4 p.m. on Saturday at the San Jon Community Center. The family says no presents just come and visit. White worked for many years […]

North vs. South selections

Three Quay County athletes will compete in the 2007 A/AA North vs. South baseball game. Richard Vasquez of San Jon and Drew White and Matt Garcia of Tucumcari will play June 1-3 at Sandia Prep High School in Albuquerque. All three players competed in the first round of the 2007 New Mexico A/AA tournament. Vasquez […]

Heath Wesley Parker

Services: Have been held. Heath Wesley Parker, 27, of Lovington, N.M., died on Sunday, March 29, 2007, in a drowning accident in Eugene, Ore. Mr. Parker, who was born in Clovis on March 25, 1980, had most recently lived in Juneau, Alaska. Mr. Parker is survived by his parents, John and Connie Parker of Lovington, […]

Rattlers fall short in nailbiter

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by Thomas Garcia: Quay County Sun By Thomas Garcia Quay County Sun The Tucumcari Rattlers baseball team finished the season as region A/AA champions and narrowly missed continued competition in the play offs. “This was a very tough emotional loss for our team,” said Rattlers Coach Tony Alarcon. “We went into the game pumped up […]

Baseball: Rattlers are regional champs

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By Thomas Garcia: Quay County Sun The Tucumcari Rattlers are the Region A/AA Champions and are state bound. Friday the Rattlers defeated Mesa Vista and Pecos at Pecos to take the regional title. “This is a sweet victory for the team,” said coach Tony Alarcon. “We had to overcome a lot this season with injuries […]