County OKs joint powers agreement with Logan

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by Chelle Delaney: Quay County Sun Warren Frost, an attorney representing interests of the Ute Lake Ranch development, asked the Quay County Commission at Wednesday’s meeting for a joint powers agreement with the City of Logan to supply the development with water. Frost said the state’s Interstate Streams Commission had approved the start-up of 112 [...]

The Air Up There

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by Chelle Delaney: Quay County Sun The 14th annual Tucumcari Air Show will be featuring new acts as well as some high-flying favorites and some low-flying power machines, said show organizer Bob McClelland, Jr. One of the low-flying spectacles is an Chevy S-10 that doesn’t sound like your dad’s Chevy S-10. It’s a jet truck [...]

Hotelier wants roads fixed

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by Chelle Delaney: Quay County Sun Hotelier Neil Patel asked the city to make improvements on Adams Street where he is building two hotels and plans to build a restaurant near I-40 and First Street. Patel said the street is so bad, “I can see their heads bobbing in their cars when they drive along,” [...]

Excessive uranium levels found in city water

By Chelle Delaney: Quay County Sun Uranium in the city of Tucumcari’s water supply has exceeded the maximum allowed by federal guidelines and the city has quit using three wells to help alleviate the problem, city officials said. Uranium is toxic to the kidneys and over a long period, in large quantities, may cause cancer, [...]

Traffic stop becomes $250K pot bust

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By Chelle Delaney: Quay County Sun A routine traffic stop on Sunday night turned out to be one of the Tucumcari Police Department’s biggest drug seizures and netted the department two arrests. Seized was 116.2 pounds of marijuana — neatly shrink-wrapped by its packagers — with an estimated street value of more than $250,000, said [...]

Street open for public

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By Chelle Delaney: Quay County Sun This afternoon, there will be a grand opening of Main Street. Those orange construction barrels barring traffic on Main Street will have departed.  Cars  and trucks will again be able to use  long-blocked Main Street. You’ll be able to go east and west and and north over the overpass onto [...]

City set for MainStreet test

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By Chelle Delaney: Quay County Sun The city will be going through a test of sorts on Oct. 5. It’s called the Start-Up Applicant Readiness Assessments. It will be administered by four officials from New Mexico MainStreet which falls under the New Mexico Economic Development Department. “We will be evaluating to see where the strengths [...]

Groups look to tackle cleanup of Tucumcari Lake

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By Chelle Delaney: Quay County Sun City, state and federal officials will meet today to discuss the future of Tumcumcari Lake and how they can jointly work together to clean up and restore the lake, said Robert Abercrombie, coordinator of the El Llano Estacado Resource Conservation and Development (RC&D) council. Officials meeting are from the [...]

Rattlers set to face Rams

By Thomas Garcia: Quay County Sun The 2A Rattlers will face off against the 3A Rams at 7 p.m. Friday night in Portales. Both teams have one win coming into Friday, but the Rattlers are coming off of a win. Tucumcari held visiting Loving to three first downs, while managing 22 first downs on offense [...]

Sept. 27, 2006 Tuck’s Turf

Many golfers and non-golfers enjoyed Saturday evening’s Nite Lite Scramble party. It couldn’t have happened without the help of volunteers Des and Linda Griggs, Sandy Lee, Gary Lee, Randy and Carol Block, Dave Hein, Vicki Frost and all the club members. And I hope I didn’t forget anyone. Nite Lite format For those of you [...]