DAR honors students

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Special to the QCS American History month was celebrated by the Tucumcari Chapter Daughters of the American Revolution with their annual essay awards luncheon. Students from area schools were recognized for their winning essays. The DAR Good Citizen essay was written by a senior, selected by the faculty of their school. The student has two […]

DAR celebrates constitution week

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Special to QCS The week of Sept. 17-23 found several busy ladies from the Daughters of the American Revolution celebrating Constitution Week in Tucumcari. On Sept. 16, they were at Mesalands Community College giving a class to students titled, “Fun Facts of the Constitution”. There were many students and faculty attending this class. On Sept. […]

Local DAR chapter hands out flags

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By Glenda Reid The Tucumcari Chapter of the Daughters of the American Revolution has a program where they give out new United States Flags for torn or faded flags. The Tucumcari Chapter members drive around town and jot down places that fly the United States flag and see if that flag needs replacing. Then the […]

Area youths win essay contest

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The Tucumcari chapter of the Daughters of the American Revolution was honored to have two state essay winners. Kamelia Lamm’s essay on Paul Revere was the fifth-grade winner of the American History Essay Contest. Kamelia and her mother, Jodie Lamm, were able to attend the state conference, where Kamelia read her essay. Blake Moon, junior […]

Daughters of American Revolution honor veterans

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The Tucumcari Daughters of the American Revolution chapter honored veterans and active military Personnel Sunday with a program on at Veteran’s Park.

Historical group offers educational experience

By Lynn Moncus: Comments from the Canyons On the evening of April 19, Tucumcari Historical Research Institute held its annual meeting at the Elks Lodge. The program about the history of education in Quay County was presented by Joy Moon and her daughters, Carolyn Franklin and Janet Griffiths. The daughters prepared their script by doing […]

4/28 Obits

Leona Mae Fisher Leona Mae Fisher, 83, died on Thursday, April 22, 2010, in Clovis. She was born April 30, 1926, in Putney, W.Va.. Survivors include two daughters, Marie Chartrau and Peggy Sulinckas, and one son, Donald Fisher. Services are at 10 a.m. Wednesday at the First Baptist Church in Logan. Information:461-3815

7-15 Club notes

Tucumcari DARTucumcari Chapter Daughters of the American Revolution held the annual Community Recognition meeting on May 8.

Veterans Day observances set in Quay County

By QCS Staff Veterans Day services set for SundayThe Tucumcari Chapter Daughters of the American Revolution, with the assistance of the Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 2528 will hold a pre-Veterans Day service at 1:30 p.m. Sunday

Julia Gloria Martinez

Services: 7 p.m., today a rosary will be recited at St. Anne’s Catholic Church in Tucumcari.  At 2 p.m. on Friday, a mass of the resurrection will be celebrated at St. Anne’s Church. Julia Gloria Martinez, 54, died Sunday, Feb. 18, 2007, at Dan C. Trigg Memorial Hospital in Tucumcari. Mrs. Martinez was born Sept. […]