Tucumcari still friendly, welcoming community

Lynn Moncus As we continue to review some of the history of the territorial days, we note the comments by the John F. Worley Directory Company regarding the development of agriculture in our county. “The evolution of the vast and fertile plains around Tucumcari from grazing to agriculture is yet in its infancy but has [...]

Early residents eager to settle in state

As we prepare to celebrate the 100th birthday of New Mexico, we might look back to see what was happening in our area as we became a state. By looking at a few of the businesses already in place, we can see how our growth had begun during territorial days. For instance, we had contractors [...]

Fishing report — May 18

This fishing report, provided by the Department of Game and Fish and thefishphone.com, has been generated from the best information available from area officers, anglers, guides and local businesses. Ute Lake – Water temp is around 59 degrees. The main lake is lightly stained and the river arms are heavily stained. Walleye are fishing fair [...]

Trail riders net $9,000 for cancer

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QCSun staff Quay County horse enthusiasts and businesses helped raise money for cancer research last weekend at the American Cancer Society’s 2011 Ride for Life at the Lazy LB Ranch near San Jon. The yearly event included a trail ride, games and activities, live music and food. According to Ride For Life Captain Amber Workheicer, [...]

Fishing report — March 23

This fishing report, provided by the Department of Game and Fish and thefishphone.com, has been generated from the best information available from area officers, anglers, guides and local businesses.

Fishing report — Jan. 19

This fishing report, provided by the Department of Game and Fish and thefishphone.com, has been generated from the best information available from area officers, anglers, guides and local businesses. Conditions may vary as stream, lake and weather conditions alter fish and angler activities.

Fishing report — Nov. 24

This fishing report, provided by the Department of Game and Fish and thefishphone.com, has been generated from the best information available from area officers, anglers, guides and local businesses.

Dunn one of Tucumcari’s oldest continually operating businesses

By Jenna DeWitt Tucumcari celebrates the 100th anniversary of the city’s incorporation this year. Dunn Funeral Home has an anniversary of its own. At 90, it’s one of the oldest continually operated businesses in the city. Charles Dunn said his family came to Tucumcari in 1903 when Charles’ grandfather, Elton Dunn, moved from Vernon, Texas, [...]

Wellness fair set for Satuday

QCS Staff Over 60 organizations and businesses will be at the Quay County Community Wellness Fair on Saturday, including more than 40 health-related exhibits. There is something for everyone, according to organizers. Here are some of the highlights: • Car seat safety station for getting information on properly installing your car seat. • The Kids’ [...]

Occupatonal licenses due, Ag seminar set for Jan,. 31

State Vet will be guest speaker The 40th Annual Agriculture and Home Economics Seminar will be Jan. 31 at the Tucumcari Convention Center. Registration begins at 8 a.m. Programs will begin at 9 a.m. They will feature animal health topics including TB, brucellosis, bovine trichonmoniasis and other diseases; basic soil classifications for Quay County;  feral [...]