8/13 Community Notes

Tucumcari online An update made on Tucumcari’s Web site at www.cityoftucumcari.com will soon allow viewers to check out an informative video about Tucumcari and what it has to offer, according to a release from e-LocalLink, a division of CGI who produced the video. The video will allow computer uses a glimpse of all Tucumcari has […]

Latest Rattler Reunion is always the best of all

By Lynn Moncus: QCS columnist The 35th Rattler Reunion is now history, but it provided us with many wonderful memories and made us eager to attend again next year. After each of those 35 gatherings, we have proclaimed the last as best and know we will feel the same after the 36th. The Golden Rattler […]

8/13 Quay Personalities

By Ryn Gargulinski: Quay County Sun Managing Editor Who: Diane Beck Tucumcari resident for 22 years with a long list of community efforts; born and raised in Albuquerque. One claim to fame: This registered nurse helped get the health care license for Helping Hands Hospice, the not-for-profit organization that just had its 10 year anniversary. […]

8/13 Police Blotter

The following is a sampling of calls received recently by Tucumcari police. According to the reports: Tuesday • At 2:17 a.m., a female reported a breaking and entering in progress. Police arrived at the Laurel Hills location to find a man peeking in the windows and getting water out of an outside faucet. The subject […]

Quay communities gearing up for county fair.

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By Ryn Gargulinski: Quay County Sun Meet Sheila. And Leisha. And Speedy and Jumper and Skittles and M&M. The grand array of goats and sheep are all among headliners at the Quay County Fair. The annual extravaganza, which opens with carnival rides on Wednesday, offers other livestock, arts, crafts and exhibit booths — not to […]

Official: Turnover rate would drop with increased benefits, pay.

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By Ryn Gargulinski: Quay County Sun Costs associated with the Quay County Detention Center are five times higher than in 2000 — from $295,000 to $1.4 million. In hopes of controlling some of those costs, county commissioners invited Bruce Swingle of the New Mexico County Insurance Authority to a Monday workshop. Detention Center Administrator Anthony […]

Former Rattlers were able to mix, reminisce through golfing, barbecue and dancing.

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By Martha Frost: QCS staff writer Tucumcari would have been hard pressed to find an unhappy Rattler this weekend when the 2005 Rattler Reunion came to town. Kicking off on Thursday night, the three-day gala affair was in its 35th year with more than 500 folks in town just to celebrate their high school memories. […]

8/10 Calendar

Today — This is the last day the Quay County ASAP Coalition will be offering violin lessons to any interested youth between the ages of 10 and 18 from 11 a.m. to noon at 109 E. Main St. Must have your own violin. Call 461-4922 for more information. Today — The Tucumcari Chapter of the […]

8/10 Community Notes

Udall Tucumcari office hours Tucumcari residents with something to say to U.S. Representative Tom Udall, D-NM, will get a chance this morning when staff member Pete Wells holds constituent office hours at Tucumcari City Hall, 215 E. Center Street, today from 9 to 10 a.m. Thank God It’s Friday The Thank God It’s Friday (TGIF) […]

8/10 Obituaries

Edna Collins Services: 10 a.m. Thursday at Logan United Methodist Church. Edna Collins, 89, of Logan, died Sunday, Aug. 7, 2005, at Trigg Memorial Hospital in Tucumcari. She was born on Oct. 2, 1915, on the family homestead east of Nara Visa. She was active in the community. She was a member of the Logan […]