04-02-2008: Community Notes

By QCS Staff Foster, adoptive parenting orientation set for ThursdayThe public is invited to a free orientation at 6 p.m. Thursday to learn about foster and adoptive parenting opportunities with New Mexico Children, Youth and Families Department.

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 […]

04-28-2007: Around Town

Teen’s 14… Chris Harmon of Tucumcari is celebrating his 14th birthday on Tuesday. But, he’ll be joining friends and family today for the celebration at the Pizza Hut. Chris is the son of Ross Harmon and Shana Hall. Birthday for matriarch… Festivities for Marcelina Maestas, who will be celebrating her 90th birthday, began this morning […]

Park improvements planned for funds

By Quay County Sun Staff This summer, a Youth Conservation Corps (YCC) grant will make improvements possible at Jennings Park and provide funds to hire six youths. The $25,561 YCC grant will be used at the softball complex to pave walkways and create a platform next to the bleachers, said Yvette Fazekas, project coordinat Construction […]

Properties up for auction for back taxes

By Chelle Delaney: QCS Staff About 70 properties are expected to be auctioned on Oct. 24 for unpaid taxes by the state’s Taxation and Revenue Department, tax assessor Janie Murray said at Monday’s County Commission meeting. Property owners have until 5 p.m. on Oct. 23 to pay the taxes or make arrangements for payment with […]

Little dibblers clash

By Albert Trujillo On Thursday night the Tucumcari Youth Basketball League held games at the local Franciso M. Garica Youth Center. The little dribblers play on Tuesday and Thursday nights in the recreation center. Scores by quarter Sixers: 2 2 4 8 – 16 Pacers: 9 4 6 12 – 31 Top scorers: S – […]

Aging not a popular thought

By Lynn Moncus: QCS columnist Aging seems to have taken its place along side the seven deadly sins these days. We are battered by all sorts of information about products that will prevent it and are learning that the young fear even the thought of growing old. Of course, to them old may be 25, […]

Senior gets birthday surprise

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By William Thompson Ray Firestone, 82, got a surprise on his birthday Friday when youth from American Legion Post 77 in Logan showed up at Autumn Blessings assisted care center with a handmade blanket and a pound cake. Firestone, who has difficulty speaking, managed to say how nice it was to receive a birthday surprise. […]

June 22 Calendar

Thursday – The Tucumcari Housing Authority meets at city hall, 5 p.m. Thursday – The Tucumcari City Commission meets at city hall, 6 p.m. Friday-Sunday — The 22nd Annual Custom Classic Softball Tournament is scheduled in Clovis. Men’s teams and women’s teams may enter. Entry fee is $190. Call 762-8977 for details. Friday – A […]

Elks help Tucumcari Rattlers

William Thompson: Quay County Sun The Tucumcari Benevolent and Protective Order of Elks Lodge 1172 has donated more than $20,000 in 2004-2005 to various Tucumcari Middle School and Tucumcari High School youth activities. The lodge’s chairman of the board of trustees, Raymond Parker, said helping those in need is what being an “Elk” is all […]