Quay County Sun - Serving the High Plains

Shooting 911 calls released

[Listen - .MP3] CLOVIS — The calls started to come in just before 4:13 p.m. on Aug. 28. In about seven minutes, 911 dispatchers...

Jail log - Sept. 20

The following individuals were booked into the Quay County Detention Center from Sept. 9 - Sept. 15: • Maria Apodaca, 33, warrant • Seth Chavez, 29, possession of drug paraphernalia • Justin...

Admin leaves Trigg

Vince DiFranco is no longer serving in the role of administrator at Plains Regional Medical Center and Dr. Dan C. Trigg Memorial Hospital, according to a statement released last week by Presbyterian...

Portales man found guilty of rape

PORTALES — A Portales man on Monday was found guilty of rape and faces up to 53 years in prison. Jurors found Roy Brown, 29, guilty of two counts of criminal sexual penetration resulting in great...

Rattlers struggle with errors

It's tough to find a silver lining sometimes, but Tucumcari coach Wayne Ferguson tried after Friday's 21-0 defeat to Dexter. "Games like tonight are...

Rep. Roch remembers Domenici

State Rep. Dennis Roch recalls his time working with New Mexico's former six-term Republican senator Pete V. Domenici following his death on Sept. 13 ...

Local roundup - Sept. 20

Meeting slated for DRAFT plan A public meeting will be held 2 p.m. today at the Tucumcari Convention Center for the public to comment on the DRAFT Hazard Mitigation Plan for Tucumcari and Quay...

Meetings watch - Sept. 20

The Tucumcari City Commission Thursday took the following actions in its regular session: • Decided to sign a new lease to replace a leased dozer for the Tucumcari landfill. Under the lease, the...

City adds more layers to government

A reorganization of city government that will create one more layer of management and cost the city about $118,000 in salary increases per year received approval Thursday from the Tucumcari City...

Pages past - Sept. 20

September 1949 • The Federal Bureau of Investigation aided in the search for a robbery suspect who allegedly impersonated a federal liquor Inspector. The male suspect apparently stole $1,700 from...

Domenici was a true servant of state, country

P ete Domenici was relaxed and waxing philosophical about another time.A time when the United States had won the Cold War, and the old Soviet Union was in dissolution and disarray. But that victory,...

Bernie still peddling socialist ideas

The latest Hillary Clinton 500-page study in denial, “What Happened” is out, and according to reviews she once again takes full responsibility...

It's time for rethinking, new ideas

The United States has become more like the rest of the world these days. More Americans are marching, demonstrating, and too often threatening or using violence to make their point. It used to be...

Don't bite off more than you can chew

I was eating a half-wrapped hamburger once and felt something I couldn’t chew up. So, I picked it off the tip of my tongue, finding what turned out to be a bit of the wrapper. My very first...

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