Letter to the editor: Lujan delighted with progress

I wanted to take this opportunity to thank you all for welcoming me to your community this past weekend. Speaking with New Mexicans from Portales, Clovis, Melrose, San Jon, and Tucumcari, I was honored that you welcomed me into your communities and you opened up about the challenges you are facing. As I traveled the […]

Football: Three teams even out

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Thomas Garcia At the end of week two, Tucumcari, Logan and San Jon even out at 1-1 while House is still in the hunt for their win.

Rattlers hunting win

Thomas Garcia Tucumcari, Logan and House are still in hunt for their first win while the San Jon Coyotes will try to carry over the momentum from last week’s win.

San Jon resident honored at Conchas Dam Anniversary

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By Thomas Garcia: Quay County Sun Even with the applause of 50 people and presentation of gifts Friday was just another day for Earl Flint. “A great deal of people have come out to celebrate this project,” Flint said. The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers held a celebration for the 75th Anniversary of Conchas Dam […]

5-12 Obits

C.A. Ragland C.A. Ragland, 96, died on Wednesday, May 5, 2010, in San Jon. He was born May 30, 1913, in Artesia. Survivors include his daughter, Dianne Holman. Services are at 2 p.m. Wednesday at the Assembly of God Church in San Jon. Information: 461-3815

San Jon teams top robotics competition

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By Thomas Garcia: Quay County Sun San Jon’s robotics teams earned first- and second-place finishes at the Inaugural Regional Botball tournament in Las Cruces. Eight teams competed on March 20 in the New Mexico Regional Botball Tournament, including two teams from San Jon High School. San Jon has 11 students on its robotics team, but […]

San Jon junior to play in Australian basketball tournament

By Thomas Garcia: Quay County Sun Lindsey Jennings, a junior at San Jon high school, said Tuesday she has been invited to represent New Mexico Girls Basketball at the 22nd Annual Down Under Sports Tournaments in Australia. “Not everybody gets an opportunity like this,” Jennings said. Jennings, 16, said she has played basketball since she […]

Logan, San Jon boys, girls teams fall at state tourney first round

By Thomas Garcia: Quay County Sun Bids by Logan and San Jon for the 1A boys and girls ended in the first round of state tournament play. On Saturday, the Logan Longhorns lost 59-57 to the Des Moines Demons at Logan. “It was a great game…came down to the last second,” said Longhorns head coach […]

3-3 Obituaries

Burtie J. Gates Burtie J. Gates, 84, died on Friday, Feb. 26, 2010, in Amarillo. She was born on Oct. 28, 1925 in Bard. Survivors include her five sons Hershell Gates of San Jon, Don Whitface, Ben Gates, James Gates and Elvin Gates and her daughters Barbara Crane of San Jon and Roxie Hammer. Services: […]