Elks Lodge post raises funds

On April 11 the Tucumcari Elks Lodge #1172 made a number of donations to youth groups in Quay County. The lodge donated $2000 to the Tucumcari High School Family, Careers and Community Leaders of America organization. The group is raising funds for national competition to be held this summer in Anaheim, Calif. The lodge also […]

David Gonzalez named New Mexico Elk of Year

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Tucumcari Elks Lodge 1172 Youth Activities Chairman David Gonzalez was named the New Mexico 2010-11 Elk of the Year on April 2 at the New Mexico Elks State Spring Convention in Albuquerque. All of David’s work with the Elks has been with youth activities. He is the outgoing northeast district youth activities chairman for New […]

Christopher Arias named Student or Teenager of the Month

Christopher Arias has been named Teenager or Student of the Month. It was announced Tuesday by the Tucumcari Elks Lodge. Christopher, age 17 is the son of Albert and Nancy Arias of Tucumcari. He is a Senior at Tucumcari High School. The Teenager or Student of the Month program is sponsored by the Elks Lodge […]

Community briefs — Nov. 10

VFW post hosts garage, bake sale VFW Post 2528 is having a garage/bake sale Saturday at 105 E. Main Street from 8 a.m. until 2 p.m. Youth soccer event nearing Annual Tucumcari Soccer Shoot-out will be held from 11 a.m until 2p.m. Saturday at the Tucumcari Youth Soccer League field behind the Tucumcari Convention Center. […]

4-H hosting archery shoot

Quay County 4-H Shooting Sports program is hosting a 3D archery shoot as a fundraiser. The Fall Classic Shoot will be on Route 66 at Five Mile Park on Oct.16, 2010. Registration opens at 9 a.m. Entry fees are $20 for adults, $10 for youth age 12 -17, $5 for kids 8-11 years old and […]

Boulevard brings back memories of youth, mischief

By Susan Reyes: Guest columnist Cruising down the boulevard brings to mind good old memories of small-town life — cruising in classic cars on hot summer nights and nights when there was little else to do. The boulevard promised adventure and mischief at times, but fun all the time. The boulevard holds memories of long […]

Easter tradition continues

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By Thomas Garcia: Quay County Sun An area church will continue an annual tradition Saturday by hiding 12,000 plastic eggs for area youth. The First Assembly of God Church in Tucumcari will hold its fifth annual egg hunt at 10 a.m. at Dunn Park. “The eggs come to us unassembled,” said Gail Owen, volunteer coordinator. […]

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2009 Pecan Treasures Food Show results In the youth categories Ashlee Bradley placed first in the bread class with a zucchini bread, Andy and Crestina Cordova placed first in the candy class with pecan brittle, Taylor Atwood placed first in the cake from scratch class with a toasted butter pecan cake and Taylor Atwood placed […]

Forrest reunion brings chance to relive youth

By Lynn Moncus In 1859, Oliver Wendell Holmes wrote the occasional poem called “The Boys” as a tribute to the Harvard graduates attending their 30th class reunion. “Has there any old fellow got mixed with the boys?If there has, take him out, without making a noise.Hang the Almanac’s cheat and the Catalogue’s spite!Old time is […]

04-09-2008: Community Notes

Youth luncheon for tobacco prevention to be heldThe Youth in Action Coalition is offering a free training session, which also includes lunch,