Post officers were centers of activity

As we continue looking at our history just before our becoming a state, we note that much was going on in our Quay County. For one thing, the map was peppered with names of communities, many of which have been forgotten and most of which have few bits of their existence still showing. Before 1912, […]

Postcard gives peek into town’s history

Thanks to James Crocker, I am now the proud owner of an early day post card, which contains a picture of the construction gang at work on the new jail here in town. The post card was sent from here on June 22, 1910, to Mrs. L.E. Davenport in Crowell, Texas. In the event any […]

Dirty Laundry: Off to study raising children in this digital age

Aisha Sultan Recently, my youngest child asked a question about love and God. He quickly realized from my reaction that he must have said something clever. As I reached for my laptop, he said, “Are you going to write what I said on Facebook? Do not write it there!” I was stunned. In fact, I […]

VFW Post to host upcoming events

Community briefs — Feb. 2

Cake walk will help raise funds There will be a benefit cake walk at 1 p.m., Sunday at the Knights of Columbus. This is a fundraiser for Felice Trujillo-Cepeda. She was diagnosed with a rare blood disorder called acute porphyria. All proceeds will be used to help with expenses for doctors’ visits and medication. The […]

Ladies auxillary hosting sale

Ladies auxillary hosting saleThe VFW ladies auxillary is hosting an indoor sale Saturday at VFW post 2528, 105 E. Main Street, beginning at 8 a.m. The cost for a display table to sell arts and crafts items is $5. To reserve a table, call 575-403-7344 or 806-670-6490. — Staff reports

Community briefs — Nov. 10

VFW post hosts garage, bake sale VFW Post 2528 is having a garage/bake sale Saturday at 105 E. Main Street from 8 a.m. until 2 p.m. Youth soccer event nearing Annual Tucumcari Soccer Shoot-out will be held from 11 a.m until 2p.m. Saturday at the Tucumcari Youth Soccer League field behind the Tucumcari Convention Center. […]

Community briefs — Nov. 3

Local VFW post placing flags VFW Post 2528 will be honoring our veterans by placing flags at the cemetery and is seeking assistance from the general public. We will meet at the cemetery at 7:30 a.m. on Monday. Bring gloves and a hammer.VFW will hold a Veterans Day ceremony at the cemetery on Nov. 11 […]

Logan boy receives award for bravery

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Thomas Garcia Cutter Hastie was honored Monday by his family, friends and the Logan Ladies Auxiliary Post 77 for his bravery.

Shots fired in Tucumcari

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QC Sun Staff Tucumcari police were investigating a shooting that occurred about 7:30 p.m. Monday in the 400 block of East High Street. Witnesses said no one was injured. Police were not immediately available for comment. Teresa Romero said she and her family heard several shots, and when they looked outside she saw her son, […]