Clifford Anne Wright Elliott

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Services: At 10 a.m. Tuesday a memorial service will be held at the First Baptist Church in Logan. Clifford Anne Wright Elliott of Logan died on Monday, Aug. 27, 2007, in Amarillo, Texas. Mrs. Wright was born Feb. 17, 1941 in Stillwater, Okla., to the late Inez and Jack M. Wright of San Antonio, Texas. […]

Virginia Wright leaves chamber

By Chelle Delaney: Quay County Sun Virginia Wright has been the executive director of the Tucumcari Chamber of Commerce for nine years. But this week, as she sits in the chamber office and looks out at thepassing traffic on Route 66, she was saying goodbye, to the chamber, to Tucumcari. She and her husband Larry […]

May 13, 2006 Obituaries

Luke May Services: 11 a.m. today at Taiban Cemetery Luke Wesley May, 26, of Taiban died Tuesday, May 9, 2006, at Muleshoe Area Medical Center. Born Nov. 25, 1979, in Fort Sumner, he attended school in House. Family members said he loved the outdoors and hunting. He loved being around people and was a good […]

Hypnotic fun caps chamber banquet

By Kevin Wilson: Quay County Sun Businesses celebrated a year of success, and seven audience members entertained the audience during Thursday’s Quay County/Tucumcari Chamber of Commerce banquet. About 130 businesses belong to the Chamber, according to President Debbie Lafferty. Lafferty welcomed the approximate 200 in attendance, and also entertained later when she was one of […]

Rootin’ tootin’ good time

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By Ryn Gargulinski: Quay County Sun When longtime Tucumcari resident Elmer Schuster thinks of Route 66, he thinks of cars. In fact, he said he’d expect most people to think of cars — and he was glad to see 62 of them driving in the car show he chaired for the Rotary Club during the […]

Star-crossed couple to marry

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By William Thompson: Quay County Sun Howard Littell said when Michelle Wright passed through town March 6, he knew he wanted to marry her. When Wright saw Littell that day, she felt he was the answer to her prayers. Littell left a sign on his shop window Sunday to let customers know he had important […]

Area chamber of commerce banquet a success

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By Tova Fruchtman: QUAY COUNTY SUN A sold-out crowd of 200 filled the Tucumcari Convention Center for the Tucumcari/ Quay County Chamber of Commerce Banquet Thursday evening. The event — a major yearly fund raiser for the chamber — showcased many of the local businesses and local talent. Businesses got their name out through donations […]

Lights parade set to go

TV Hagenah Chamber of Commerce representatives said today (Saturday) will be a big day on a number of fronts. According to Tucumcari/Quay County Chamber of Commerce Executive Director Virginia Wright, the day will see Santa Claus arriving in Kvols’ Park at 4 p.m. to meet with the children of the area. Wright said a bit […]

Woman offers free violence counseling

William Thompson “I would say we have a pretty big domestic violence problem here in Tucumcari,” said Ronni Wright, “and it doesn’t seem to matter what ethnic background people are from or how much money they make. The number of people I see varies month to month. In one recent month I counseled 35 individuals.” […]

Wang Dang Doodle ready

William Thompson The Route 66 Festival’s “Wang Dang Doodle Parade” is set for Saturday, July 10. According to Virginia Wright, Director of the Tucumcari Chamber of Commerce, the unique feature of the parade is that anyone can participate. “There is no pre-registration and no entry fee for those wishing to be a part of the […]