Quay County Sun - Serving the High Plains

Articles from the December 25, 2019 edition

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 By Ron Warnick    News    December 25, 2019

Blue Ribbon celebration

LOGAN - Hundreds of students and several state and local officials gathered Thursday morning in the high school gymnasium for a celebratory...

 
 By Ron Warnick    News    December 25, 2019

Pair tours Princess Theatre

Two people from a Santa Fe filmmaking company who expressed interest in redeveloping the long-closed Princess Theatre in downtown Tucumcari took a...

 

Documentary explores story of 'confession killer'

Sam Thompson calls herself a private person by nature, and being a subject of interviews and documentaries is something she dreads. What she dreads...

 

Truth of the virgin birth

I was working on an article about truth being stranger than fiction with a few real life examples when I realized that my next article would come out right at Christmas Day. So, thinking quickly as...

 
 By Staff report    News    December 25, 2019

Students earn speech awards

Four House Elementary School students recently earned awards and cash prizes in speech contests by the New Mexico Cattle Growers Association and the...

 

Anniversary - Dec. 25

Gates Hershell and Tracy Gates will celebrate their 50th wedding anniversary Thursday. The couple was married Dec. 26, 1969, in Albuquerque. Both are retired houseparents and school teachers for Boys...

 

Calendar - Dec. 25

• Jan. 11 — Open Mic Night. Have you dreamed of entertaining? Now is your chance. Whatever your talent is, you’re invited to share it with us starting at 6 p.m. All ages welcome. To sign up,...

 

Menus - Dec. 25

Tucumcari Senior Center Wednesday — Closed for Christmas Thursday — Beef enchilada, lettuce, tomato, jalapeno, onions, salsa, pinto beans, crackers, chocolate pudding. Friday — Grilled cheese,...

 

Pages past - Dec. 25

On this date ... 1969: Declaring it the “The Year of Apollo,” the newspaper devoted the back page to several photographs and a story about the United States’ successful manned moon landing...

 

Impeachment process should move along

We reckon that what you think about the impeachment of President Donald Trump is influenced greatly by your opinion of the man and his leadership capacity. If you previously were inclined to oppose...

 

Celebrating best of human nature

Today is Christmas, the date on the calendar when we celebrate the earthly birth of Jesus Christ and the best of human nature. Exactly two months ago, on Oct. 25, an Amarillo couple experienced sort...

 

Dems continue getting nowhere

Did anyone else not watch the Democrat presidential debate on TV Thursday night? I thought so. After three months of watching Saint Nancy Pelosi and her House Democrats stage their solemn impeachment...

 
 By Steve Hansen    News    December 25, 2019

City accepts $600,000 grant

Some good news about a grant, painted dinosaur footprints and a few tears marked Thursday’s Tucumcari City Commission meeting. The commission accepted a grant for $600,000 for its Great Blocks...

 

Rattlers fall in overtime

Despite missing its top scorer, the Tucumcari boys basketball team nearly pulled off an upset in a 69-66 overtime loss to Class 1A-ranked Elida on Saturday in the Citizens Bank Tournament in Texico....

 

Wrestler a reserve champ

Tucumcari's wrestling team boasted a reserve champion and a fourth-place finisher Saturday during its perennially tough 13-team Rattler Invitational...

 

Tucumcari girls overwhelm East Mountain

Despite an injury to one of its key players, Tucumcari girls basketball team overwhelmed East Mountain 60-24 on Dec. 17 in the Lady Rattlers' home...

 

Logan boys take last-minute loss

The Logan boys basketball team began its Christmas break with a disappointment — a 52-50 last-minute loss Saturday at Boise City, Oklahoma. Logan coach Kyle Griffiths said the game was tied with 30...

 

Logan girls lose to undefeated Boise City

The Logan girls basketball team suffered a 47-26 loss Saturday at state-ranked and undefeated Boise City, Oklahoma, just before its Christmas break. The Wildcats, ranked No. 3 by MaxPreps.com in...

 
 By Staff report    News    December 25, 2019

License renewal notices mailed

Notices to renew county occupational licenses have been mailed to businesses that bought licenses last year. Any business outside the city of Tucumcari or villages of Logan, San Jon or House are...

 
 By Staff report    News    December 25, 2019

Rotary announces Blue Ribbon Yards

Tucumcari Rotary Club last week announced its Holiday Blue Ribbon Yards for best Christmas decorating this year. The club picked winners from four quadrants in Tucumcari, with First Street and...

 
 By Steve Hansen    News    December 25, 2019

Commissioner says he stands by statements

Tucumcari District 1 Commissioner Ralph Moya said he stands by statements about the decline of Tucumcari since he served on the commission in the 1980s and ‘90s. Moya said he served as a...

 
 By Ron Warnick    News    December 25, 2019

School board asked to deed land

The Tucumcari school board heard a formal presentation Dec. 16 from a Mesalands Community College official asking the district to deed a piece of land to the college so it can build a dormitory...

 
 By Steve Hansen    News    December 25, 2019

Housing authority board to remain independent

Despite regional housing authorities’ apparent intent to take control of managing federally funded housing in Tucumcari by June 30, the board of the Tucumcari Housing Authority decided Thursday to...

 
 By Ron Warnick    News    December 25, 2019

Board urges dispatchers be classified as first responders

The Tucumcari/Quay Regional Emergency Communications Board passed a resolution last week urging that emergency dispatchers be classified as first responders instead of clerical workers. The...

 
 By Staff report    News    December 25, 2019

Lawmakers nominate Logan student to military academics

Two New Mexico lawmakers in Washington recently nominated a Logan High School student to U.S. military academies. U.S. Rep. Ben Ray Lujan, a Democrat in New Mexico’s 3rd Congressional District and a...

 

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