Lloyd E. Garoutte

Lloyd E. Garoutte Services: 10:30 a.m. Monday at Trinity Baptist Church. Lloyd E. Garoutte, 73, died Wednesday, July 26, 2006, on the John Bugg Ranch west of Tucumcari. Mr. Garoutte was born Feb. 18, 1933 in Oklahoma City to Amos and Adeline Jolly Garoutte. He moved to Tucumcari in 1980. Mr. Garoutte served in the […]

School Superintendent Reents fired from post

By Quay County Staff Superintendent William Reents, who has been on paid administrative since June 6, was given a termination letter on Wednesday by Tucumcari Schools Board of Education. Reents declined to elaborate on his situation, saying only that, “I found it interesting.” Reents said he has hired an attorney, Edward Hollington of Albuquerque. In […]

All Stars also means new beginnings

By Thomas Garcia Thursday night’s game in Albuquerque was a chance for some athletes to relive some old rivalries and possibly settle some old scores. But the outcome, some said, was quite different than they expected. It all happened when the North played the South in the high school men’s All Star basket ball game […]

If gas tanks, will there be enough plastics to go around?

By Chelle Delaney: Quay County Sun You see those plastics, out of which so many things are built today, come from a part of oil … not the part that becomes gasoline, another part. That’s right, most plastics are largely petrochemicals. And while gasoline (from petroleum) makes our crowded highways possible, plastics make possible just […]

Caprock’s great for cool lofty thoughts

by Lyn Moncus: Quay County Sun Columnist Trying to think positive thoughts during this extremely hot weather is no easy task, especially when sweat is flowing into my eyes so I can’t see where I’m headed. Just trying to remember why summer used to be my favorite season of the year has stretched my imagination […]

Seniors getting ready for Senior Olympics

By Thomas Garcia: Quay County Sun About a dozen Quay County seniors are honing their athletic skills to go to Albuquergue on Aug. 2-6 to attend the State Senior Olympics. They are Mele Armijo, Betty Bason, Cleso Blea, Lynn Hawkins, Leona Faye Mayfield, Mary Rivera, Gilbert Romero, Pete Valverde, Eppie Vigil, all of Tucumcari, and […]

Regional plan gives water conservation top priority

By Marlena Hartz: Freedom Newspapers Nine strategies for conserving water in arid Northeast New Mexico are evaluated in a preliminary water plan released last week by a water resources and environmental consulting firm. Municipal conservation, agricultural conservation, groundwater management, rangeland conservation and watershed management, water rights protection, Eastern New Mexico Rural Water System, planning for […]

July 29: Police Blotter

July 29: Calendar

Today: 4-H Quay County Rodeo and 4-H State Horse Show. Horse show begins at 7 a.m. Events include show jumping, reining, barrels and poles. Gates open for rodeo at 3:30 p.m. Rodeo begins at 5 p.m. Today: St. Anne’s Fiesta Car Show, 306 W. High St.. Free admission. 11 a.m.-3 p.m. For more information call […]

Friday’s 4-H Horse Show Results

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Undaunted by Thursday night’s threat of rain, 4-H riders from across the state arrived at dawn on Friday at the Quay County Fairgrounds. They were there early to get ready and to compete in the State 4-H Horse Show and 4-H Quay County Rodeo, hosted by the Quay County 4-Hers. At each of the trailers, […]