March 8, 2006 Notable Notes

Hunters can apply for public lands license New Mexico hunters have until April 8 to apply for 2006-2007 public-land deer, elk, antelope, ibex, javelina and bighorn sheep licenses. The 2006 deer season will be the second in which hunters must enter a public drawing to be eligible to hunt on public lands. Applications can be […]

March 8, 2006 Calendar

Today: Altrusa board meeting at noon at Caravan Xpress and Grill. Wednesdays ongoing: Alcoholic Anonymous Unity Group meeting from noon to 1 p.m. at 1424 S. Sixth St. Wednesdays ongoing: Vintage Quilting Society meets 1 p.m. to 3 p.m. at the Senior Citizen’s Building on Third Street. There is no cost and is open to […]

Rattlers return to state

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By Kevin Wilson: Quay County Sun SANTA ROSA — The question was nearly enough to make Andrez Apodaca spit out his post-game fruit drink. How did Apodaca feel knowing the last time a Tucumcari boys team reached the state basketball tournament in March of 1990, he was still four months away from being born? The […]

Longhorns advance to regional championship

By Eric Butler: QCS Correspondent LOGAN — Sometimes it takes only a minute for a dream of reaching the state tournament to vanish. The Melrose Buffaloes held a lead for most of the first half in a Region A playoff game at Logan on Thursday. But the host Longhorns used a 7-0 spurt at the […]

Logan puts scare into Elida girls

By Jesse Wolfersberger: Freedom Newspapers ELIDA — After blowing a 10-point halftime lead, Elida was able to hang on for the win the way they always do — behind its two seniors. Kodi Armitage hit a free throw and Jewlie Paiz made a big steal in the final 30 seconds to secure a 56-52 win […]

District 4 candidates have different ideas for improving city

By Kevin Wilson: Quay County Sun All three candidates for the Tucumcari District 4 City Council seat have been in the city long enough to experience what they’d call good times and bad times. With that in mind, all three think Tucumcari can do better in the next four years. “I believe we have some […]

Officials happy, but not optimistic, about recent rain

By Kevin Wilson: Quay County Sun Farmers and firefighters throughout Tucumcari were more than happy to start Thursday morning by greeting the rainfall. However, they’re not optimistic to get many more visits throughout the spring and summer months. Thursday gave Tucumcari .07 inches of rain, an amount that was only visible in puddles by late […]

Route 66 grant funds available

Special to the Sun WASHINGTON — U.S. Senator Pete Domenici encouraged New Mexico communities and organizations along Route 66 to apply for cost-share grants offered by the National Park Service Route 66 Corridor Preservation Program. The Route 66 Corridor Preservation Program is now accepting applications for its FY2006 cost-share grant cycle. The deadline for applications […]

March 4, 2006 Police Blotter

The following is a sample of calls received by Tucumcari police during the last few days. According to the reports: Wednesday • At 8:12 a.m., a male reported a larceny at a hotel. A mirror was missing from his car. • At 11:34 a.m., a female reported breaking and entering at South Ninth. Two trailers […]

March 4, 2006 Notable Notes

Applications sought by Early Head Start The Eastern Plains Early Head Start Program is accepting applications for enrollment in the infant/toddler program. The Early Head Start program promotes healthy prenatal outcomes for pregnant women and works with children and families of very young children (six weeks to 36 months) to ensure the development needs of […]