June 1971

Sixty Six Packing Company received $6,880 from the U.S. Department of Labor to train six new employees. … A helicopter rescued Cliff Cornett from a canyon on the Bell Ranch. Cornett suffered a broken hip after being thrown from his horse. A note attached to the horse’s stirrup alerted rescuers when the horse wandered back […]

06-28-08: Calendar

Today: 8 a.m.-5 p.m., RHA sanctioned Ranch House Competition, Quay County fairgrounds. Call 461-0562.Today:

Newborn, Birthday, ’08 THS grad recognized

Newly born…Truitt Gene Everett was born April 3, 2008 in Amarillo, Texas. His parents are Carl and Rhonda Everett; and his brother is Julian, 4.His grandparents are Floyd and Nancy Ayler of Tucumcari, and Carlene Everett and his great-grandmother is Janell McCoy of San Jon. First birthday…Avery McKinney of Tucumcari celebrated his first birthday with […]

Road improvements under way on South Adams Street

By Chelle Delaney: Quay County Sun About $750,000 in street improvements are under way in Tucumcari. The improvements on South Adams from Main Street to Route 66 are expected to be completed in about 90 days, said Doug Powers, director of the city’s Community Development department. Construction on the GRIP II

Earl Flint of San Jon honored at Conchas celebration

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By QCS Staff Earl Flint, 98, of San Jon was

Slow job growth in Quay County follows state’s lead

By Chelle Delaney: Quay County Sun The estimated unemployment rate in Quay County rose slightly in May to 4.2 percent from the previous month and the same time a year ago, according to a report released this week by the state’s Department of Workforce Solutions. The unemployment rate in April 2008 was 4 percent and […]

Glenrio Welcome Center officially opened

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Chelle Delaney Travelers who ventured into the new Glenrio Visitor Center at the Texas state line gave the new facility a thumbs up. While state officials were inside at a grand opening ceremony on Wednesday, visitors such as Eric Smith and his family from Kokomo, Ind., were testing out the facility. “It’s a nice facility. […]

By air, by land Route 66 logos will be visible to tourists

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Chelle Delaney On June 27, 1985, Route 66 was officially decommissioned as a federal highway. In Tucumcari, 23 years later, to the day, members of city’s Lodgers Tax Advisory Board were trying to get Route 66 back on the roads in Tucumcari. Board members sought and received approval from the Tucumcari City Commission to paint […]

06-28-08: Library Books

The following books are available from the Tucumcari Public Library. For more information, call 461-0295. FictionPlague Ship by Clive Cussler.

Mesalands gains expereience at CNRF

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