Hunting for licenses on Internet postponed to Thursday

Hunters hunt for licenses crashes Internet site A proposed sale of hunting licenses on the Internet was canceled by the The New Mexico Department of Game and Fish, according to a statement released Tuesday. The department temporarily deactivated the online sale of nearly 4,000 New Mexico public-land deer hunting permits and 55 elk licenses left […]

Odeon Theater added to Culutural Register

Tucumcari’s Odeon Theater, built in 1936, is one of six theaters that were placed on Friday on the State Register of Cultural Properties, said John W. Murphey, state and national register coordinator with the state’s Historic Preservation Division. Murphey said the Odeon was recognized for its Art Deco details and for the dedication of its […]

08-16-2006: Calendar

Today: Noon, Altrusa business meeting, including Card Party Planning and distribution of Yearbook, Pow Wow restaurant. Today: 7 p.m., Southwest Quay Soil Conservation District, regular meeting, at the House Fire Station. Today through Saturday: Quay County Fair, Quay County Fairgrounds. Wednesdays ongoing: Noon, Alcoholic Anonymous Unity Group meeting from noon to 1 p.m. at 1424 […]

08-16-2006: Police Blotter

The following is a sample of calls received by the Tucumcari police during the last few days, according to reports: Saturday At 12:30 a.m., a female reported an unwanted subject at her residence on South Seventh. Officers advised there was a dispute between a male and female. The male was told to leave for the […]

Animal Control officer shoots pit bull

QUAY COUNTY SUN A pit bull was shot on Saturday morning by a Tucumcari animal control officer after the dog tried to attack him, Police Chief Larry Ham said. Animal Control Officer Mike Martinez came into contact with the dog when he responded to a call about a dog growling and barking at a woman […]

08-16-2006:Tuck’s Turf

It was a great weekend for the Elks Cerebral Palsy Scramble. Forty-nine players players helped the Elks CP to donate $500 to this worthwhile cause. Results of the 2006 Elks Cerebral Palsy Scramble Flight Winners A Flight First team: Vickie Frost, Nate Utero, John Frost and Roger Bowe, 12-under-par Second team: Annette Hoosier, Sharon Cardwell, […]

Spotlight on Rattlers Volleyball Team

A look at the Tucumcari varsity volleyball team: Coach: Kaylene Davis Education: Eastern New Mexico University, 1996 Master’s degree in secondary education and administration. Years Coaching: Seven in junior high school, junior varsity and varsity volleyball. Expectations this season: For each team member to show respect for each other, the team as a whole and […]

Rattlers have successful scrimmage

By Thomas Garcia: Quay County Sun You could hear the hit from the sidelines as the helmet and pads collided. There was silence from the sidelines for only a moment. Then came the loud cheers from the players and the coaches as Casey Romero made a defensive stop late in the Rattlers first scrimmage. The […]

Agency drills focus on a mock bus attack

By Chelle Delaney On Wednesday, a 46-passenger bus exploded in Coronado Park on Camino del Coronado. The explosion was caused by a 6-pound package of explosives that could have easily fit into a backpack and detonated if a homicide bomber wanted to blow himself or herself and the bus to bits. The response was quick. […]

New truck plaza – Flying J -coming to Tucumcari

By Chelle Delaney:Quay County Sun By Chelle Delaney Quay County The City Commission agreed on Thursday to rezone a section of Mountain Road at Highway 54, so that the Flying J, Inc. could develop a truck plaza on the property. John McSweeney, project director, of PDG, Inc., a subsidiary of Flying J. Inc., told the […]