Quay County Sun - Serving the High Plains

Former chief enters no plea

STAFF REPORT A case of eight felony counts, including allegations of sexual penetration in commission of a felony against the former Tucumcari Fire Chief, was bound over Monday to district court....

Jail log - Nov. 22

The following individuals were booked into the Quay County Detention Center Nov. 11-17: • Benjamin House, 32, warrant • Carole Hudspeth, 33, warrant • Amanda Garcia, 31, falsely obtaining...

City troubled by illegal dumping

The increase of illegal dumping of trash, construction waste at the city's free tree limb disposal site prompts officials to consider restricting...

Mother accepts award for towman killed on roadside

The mother of a late Tucumcari resident received his posthumous Honor of Bravery medal at the American Towman Expo in Baltimore, Maryland. "When I...

Public ed fails to get critical info to parents

For years, the argument in New Mexico has been that parents alone should decide whether their child needs to repeat a grade in school. Now it turns out barely half of the parents who need solid...

Suffering is not meaningless

In the wake of the recent church shooting in Texas, actor Wil Wheaton angered many with a tweet that read, in part, “The murdered victims were in a ...

Pages past - Nov. 22

November 1963 • Quay Extension Agent Bob L. Powell was elected secretary-treasurer of the New Mexico Beef Cattle Performance Association. • Mop making operations began at the National Broom...

Menus - Nov. 22

The following are the menus for the Tucumcari and Logan senior centers and schools in Quay County for today through Nov. 30: Senior centers Coffee, tea and milk served daily (The senior centers will...

Local wrestler takes tourney

More than 100 wrestlers took to the mats Saturday during the Tucumcari Middle School wrestling tournament at the Snake Pit. "Despite having a few...

Rattler teams gear up for basketball season

The Tucumcari Rattlers and Lady Rattlers basketball teams still have a lot of work to put in with the season set to start this week, said coaches....

Intelligence agencies around every corner

There are 17 different intelligence agencies that compose the Intelligence Community. This statement presupposes that the director of National...

Time to end this 'work and spend'

Wal-Mart recently bought Lord & Taylor. That has renewed predictions of the end for America’s middle class. Wal-Mart caters to the growing ranks of the underpaid poor, while Lord & Taylor offers...

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