Dog investigation concludes

Russell Anglin Tucumcari City Manager Bobbye Rose said Friday that an investigation of an alleged violation of city animal control policy has concluded and no disciplinary action will be taken against animal control Officer Mike Martinez. The investigation resulted from Quay County resident Betty Pettigrew’s complaint that a dog she was trying to adopt from […]

Comments from the Canyons: Woman from Ida enjoys friend’s company

Lynn Moncus Rarely does a day pass that this woman from Ima isn’t pleased to be living in Quay County. As usual, Aggie and I took our Sunday afternoon drive and walk in the country. When we were returning to town, we stopped to watch a donkey and horse and to take a few pictures […]

THS class of 1969 searching for classmates

Special to the QCS Members of the class of 1969 are preparing for their 40-year reunion and are seeking addresses and/or phone numbers of class members. If anyone has information as to how to contact the following individuals, please call Jeannette Maddaford at (575) 461-1913 or email newzelander@rocketmail.com Here are the missing classmates from our […]

Tucumcari mourns loss of Bettie Ditto

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By Chelle Delaney: Quay County Sun Former Tucumcari Mayor Mary Mayfield called her �an icon.� Others knew her as �Mrs. Tucumcari.�� Margaret Elizabeth �Bettie� Ditto, a Tucumcari leader and city promoter for six decades, died on Saturday at age 91. She died of acute leukemia at Northwest Texas Hospital in Amarillo, Texas, said Robert Ferguson, […]

Class members of THS ’57 sought

The Rattler Class of 1957 will celebrate its 50th class reunion Aug. 2-4. If you know how to contact the people below, please call Phyllis Welch at 576-2503. Shirley Allen James Chancellor Ballard Kersey Jean Parnell Betty Metters Victoria Chavez Nancy Ray Carolyn Johnson MCoy Jack Sills Lawrence Haase Ruth Dunn Ray Charles Lott Eufracio […]

Couple finds love, degrees at ENMU

By Helena Rodriquez John and Betty Ellis ironically met in a marriage and family class at Eastern New Mexico University in 1986. They had differing views on marriage, yet they tied the knot and put their education on hold. Twenty years later, following careers in restaurant management and the birth of their two now-teenage daughters, […]

4/23 Around Town

Billy and Lori Otero and big brother Joseph are excited about the birth of their newest family member. Billy Gage Otero Jr. was born at Plains Regional Hospital in Clovis at 2:22 a.m. on April 8. He weighed in at 8.02 pounds and was 21 inches long. Billy has been very alert, and smiles often. […]

Artists display favorite works

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By Angela Peacock Gourds, hard shelled fruits often used for ornaments, have fascinated Elsie Lerke ever since she can remember. Lerke once stumbled on a miniature gourd souvenir she thought she could not live without until she discovered it cost $90. That experience left Lerke determined to make gourd art her hobby. “I have given […]