Polling locations

Election Day for school board members Feb. 1. Polls are open from 7 a.m. to 7 p.m. at the following locations: Tucumcari Municipal School District Election: District 2 – Tucumcari Recreatioan Center – 900 East Laughlin District 3 – Tucumcari High School Auditorium – 724 W. Gamble District 5 – Immanuel Baptist Church – 706 […]

Notes from the Church Lady 1-29-05

By Debra Whittington When Mom handed me the phone after finishing her conversation, the voice on the other end didn’t sound familiar to me. Fortunately, that person didn’t seem to notice my hesitation and went on to say it was 30 years since we last spoke or saw each other. I was starting to get […]

calendar for Jan. 29, 2005

• Jan. 29 – Center Street United Methodist Church will host a healing seminar from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Call 461-2661 to register. • Jan. 29 – American Legion Post 19, fund-raising dinner for Sara Miller, 6 p.m. • Jan. 31- Last day for businesses in Quay County outside Tucumcari, San Jon, Logan and […]

City schools face lawsuit

By William Thompson Tucumcari public schools have been named in a lawsuit alleging officials failed to properly notify Santa Fe Schools of molestation allegations against a former teacher. Santa Fe attorney Patrick Casey said he represents two elementary school students who claim they were molested at a Santa Fe elementary school by Ernest Dominguez, a […]

David C. Smith obit

David C. Smith David C. Smith, 81, of Tucumcari, died Thursday, Jan. 27, 2005 at Trigg Memorial Hospital in Tucumcari. Smith was born March 26, 1923 in Hornesville, Mo. He lived in Tucumcari for the past 37 years. He was a retired school bus mechanic for the Tucumcari Public School System. Smith also served in […]

Rec Center Schedule

City Rec Center releases hoops schedule The Tucumcari Department of Recreation has released its youth basketball league schedule. All games are played at the Tucumcari Recreation Center. Tournament play begins Feb. 17. Girls Jan. 27 Pink Panthers vs. Lady Lakers 6:15 p.m. Jan. 31 Lady Lakers vs. Sparxx 5:30 p.m. Sparxx vs. Pink Panthers 7 […]

Raymond M. Mares obit

Raymond M. Mares, 44, of Albuquerque, died Tuesday, Jan. 25, 2005 at his residence. Mares was born on April 27, 1959 in Tucumcari to Dorothy Mares-Vigil and Jimmy Chavez. He graduated from Tucumcari High School and entered the U.S. Air Force. For the past few years, Mares had worked in Albuquerque in the healthcare field. […]

Tucumcari schools face lawsuit

By William Thompson: Quay County Sun Tucumcari public schools have been named in a lawsuit alleging officials failed to properly notify Santa Fe Schools of molestation allegations against a former teacher. Santa Fe attorney Patrick Casey said he represents two elementary school students who claim they were molested at a Santa Fe elementary school by […]

Rhea hen stolen from local farm

By Leslie Radford: Quay County Sun There has been a theft at the Floeck Country Ostrich, Emu and Rhea Ranch northeast of Tucumcari. Lesa Floeck, owner, said a rhea hen was stolen from her property around 4 a.m. Friday morning. “I think that’s when it happened, because my dogs started barking around then,” Floeck said. […]

New science teacher makes learning fun for San Jon students

By Leslie Radford: Quay County Sun Who said learning was a bore? Not Steve Goodgame, the new science teacher at San Jon schools. He just signed on Jan. 3 and already, students are raving about their new teacher. “He’s the first ‘real’ science teacher I’ve ever had,” said Amber Moore, a senior in one of […]