Tom Even named director of chamber

By QCS Staff Tom Even has been named executive director of the Tucumcari-Quay County Chamber of Commerce, said Carole Keith, chamber president at Thursday’s city commission meeting. Even said that the chamber was going to begin a quarterly meeting program to unify civic groups and governmental agencies. Efforts would also be taken to establish better […]

Ditto remembered as savvy, stylish entrepreneur

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By QCS Staff Tucumcari and Bettie Ditto were a good pair. The Midwestern gal seemed to thrive in the hot New Mexico sun. For nearly 60 years, her business interests grew and spread beyond the city. In return, she appreciated the town and worked tirelessly to help develop and improve Tucumcari. What follows are remembrances […]

Chamber announces Christmas lights contest winners

Tucumcari/Quay County Chamber of Commerce announed the following winners of the Christmas Lights contests. Take the kids on a nighttime drive to enjoy the winners: Business Pajarito Interiors 106 W. Main St. Pow Wow South 415 E. Washington Ave. Quay Broadcasters 902 S. Date St. Radio Shack 1324 W. Route 66 Blvd. Presbyterian Church 306 […]

Upcoming holiday events

Sunday: 1 p.m. – 7 p.m. Christmas at Amistad. Arts and crafts booths, carnival type games for children, Open House at “Little House on the Prairie Museum,” on Hwy 402, 23 miles north of Nara Visa. Dec. 5: 7 p.m. Christmas Bonanza Bingo, $1,000. Bingo packs $25. VFW Post #2528, 105. E. Main St, Tucucmari. […]

12-01-2007: Birthdays, holiday lighting contests

Monster truck fan … The bigger the wheels, the better life is when it comes to Johnathan Michael Romero. Johnathan is a monster truck fan who loves to push his trucks along any route, and who will be celebrating his first birthday on Sunday with a monster truck theme, attended by friends and family, said […]

August 1990

U.S. Sen. Jeff Bingaman toured Grain Power’s facility with manager Wayne Liles. …Mickey Trousdale won $2,500 in the Sun Country Bass Tournament by reeling in 17.26 pounds of bass in two days. … J.R. and Hazel Callison received the Tucumcari- Chamber’s Blue Ribbon Yard award. … H.E. Purcell, of the San Jon Post Office, was […]

Carole Keith elected chamber president

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By QCS Staff The Tucumcari/Quay County Chamber of Commerce, for the first time in over a year, has a full board of directors, according to a press release from the chamber. Several slots on the board have been vacant through attrition, the release said. The nine member board consists of four newly elected members: John […]

Ropers get set for Route 66 Team Roping event

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By Chelle Delaney: Quay County Sun Dozens of team ropers have been practicing for the Tucumcari Quay County Chamber of Commerce’s Route 66 Team Roping competition on Friday through Sunday. One such team is husband and wife Larry and Jennifer Webb of Newkirk who say they enjoy spending their summers practicing and competing at roping […]

05-23-2007: Calendar

Today: 9:30 a.m., Tucumcari Middle School Honors Assembly, Tucumcari Middle School, 914 S. Fifth St. Today: 10 a.m., Tucumcari/Quay County Regional Emergency Communications Board meeting, City Hall, 215 E. Center St. Thursday: 11 a.m., special meeting, Quay County Gaming Authority, Territorial Room, Greater Tucumcari Economic Development office. Thursday: 5 p.m., Housing Authority meeting, City Hall […]

01-13-2007: Around Town

Beautiful baby… Dezmond Pacheco, 1, the son of Veronica Baca and Josh Pacheco of Tucumcari, won several first places at the 2006 New Mexico area Baby Pageant in November in Albuqurque. He was awarded the Supreme Master trophy in the boys baby master competition for children aged three months to five years old. He also […]