Quay County Sun - Serving the High Plains

Board fills post

City Commissioners appointed a new commissioner for District 5 on the same night three out of four of the current commissioners were notified they will be part of a recall election. "It was not an...

Jail log - March 29

The following individuals were booked into the Quay County Detention Center from March 18 through March 24: • Owen Apache, 20, warrant • James Martinez, 46, warrant • Johnny Martinez, 36, warrant • Orlando Deherrera, 50, warrant • Melissa...

Family: Borehole not about money

Money has nothing to do with why the James family of Nara Visa agreed to participate in a local borehole test, family members insist. “We have received letters and calls asking us how much it will take to buy us out from being a part of this...

Storm stories

LOGAN - Andy Jackson was on the porch, calling his wife, Connie, to come look at the clouds. That's about the time - 10 years ago - the tornado ripped the roof off of their trailer house. March 23...

Police contract approved

Tucumcari city commissioners approved an employment contract by the Tucumcari Police Department during the Thursday city commission meeting. The contract will require new officer recruits to work two years after they are certified at the academy or...

Recall elections upcoming

Tucumcari City Clerk Angelica Gray notified city commissioners on March 23 that enough signatures had been collected and certified to warrant a recall election for three out of four city commissioners. Tucumcari resident Keith Hayes began petitions...

Ag Expo: Stories need sharing

Area agriculture officials and producers all agreed on Friday that local agriculture isn't producing in a major category - its own perspective. New Mexico Department of Agriculture Secretary Jeff...

Homicide trial set for April

CLOVIS — Potential delays aside, the eight-day cold case murder trial for William Hadix, 69, will begin as planned on April 12. Hadix is charged with the September 2003 murder and armed robbery of Jessie Clyde “J.C.” Tucker in Clovis. He was...

County clarifies borehole support

The Quay County Commission approved on a resolution to clarify its withdrawal of support for a borehole project in a 2-1 vote Monday during the county commission meeting. The borehole project is designed to test whether the three-foot-deep...

County burn ban set until further notice

Recent dry, windy weather prompted the Quay County Commission Monday to declare a burning ban in unincorporated areas of Quay County until further notice. County Fire Marshal Donald Adams requested the ban Monday, saying he knew this is the time of...

Softball team hopes to keep its momentum

The Tucumcari Lady Rattlers softball team needs to be on their toes while on base if they want to continue their offensive production against Dora, said Coach Donnie Garcia. The Lady Rattlers, 4-1,...

Rattlers finish second in Logan

The following are the results for the Logan High School track meet held Saturday in Logan: Boys Top six teams 1. Melrose 2. Tucumcari 3. Texico 4. Logan 5. Boise City 6. Santa Rosa Individual results Javelin 1. Xavier Garcia, 154 feet and 5 inches,...

State grieves with Cannon for lost airmen

The New Mexico Department of Tourism is on the move, not just promoting the state’s natural beauty and many attractions, but also highlighting the potential for entrepreneurs to consider the state as a great place to locate a business. In...

Mandate may be cheapest option

Ordinarily, free markets based on choice are the best test of whether a product or service is sustainable. Healthcare may be an exception to this rule. The Republicans fumbled the ball last week to enact healthcare reform, but the pause gives us...

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