Sept. 27, 2006 Fishing Report

This fishing report has been generated from the best information available from officers and anglers. Conditions encountered after the report is compiled may differ, however, as stream, lake and weather conditions alter fish and angler activities. Conhas Lake Smallmouth bass provided some good action this past week for anglers using drop shot rigs, tubes and […]

Sept. 27, 2006 Calendar

Today: 9 a.m., regular meeting of the Quay County Commission, Quay County Court House. For more information, call 461-2112. Thursday: 5 p.m., Housing Authority, City Hall. Thursday: 6 p.m., City Commission, City Hall. Friday: 10 a.m., Red Ribbon Committee, Tucumcari Police Department, training room. Monday: 6 p.m., regular meeting of the Rural Area Development (RAD) […]

Sept. 27, 2006 Police Blotter

The following is a sample of calls received by the central dispatch office for Quay County based at the Tucumcari police headquarters, during the last few days. According to reports: Monday • At 12:52 p.m., a female reported a suspicious male subject making threats at a fuel stop on South First Street. Officers advised they […]

Base transition under way

By Tonya Fennell: Freedom Newspapers Cannon Air Force Base’s mission transition to the 16th Special Operations Wing has already begun, according to base commander Col. Scott West. West, who has served as the 27th Fighter Wing’s commander for eight months, presented an informational slide show to city and county officials during a quarterly joint luncheon […]

Suzanne Marie Carter

Services: Have been held. Suzanne Marie Carter, 56, died Sept. 22, 2006 at Dan C. Trigg Memorial Hospital. Mrs. Carter was born Jan. 31, 1950 in Chamberlain, S.D., to Walt and Alice Urban. She had moved in 1959 to Albuquerque with her family and in 1983 to Logan where she had been making her home. […]

Kenneth Dale Murphy

Services: Have not been planned. Kenneth Dale Murphy, 79, died Sept. 25, 2006 in Clovis. Mr. Murphy was born in 1927 in Dickens, Texas. He had been a resident of Tucumcari and before that had been a truck driver for the Yellow Freight System, living in Albuquerque before moving to Tucumcari. Recently, he had made […]

Billy Max Hazen

Billy Max Hazen Services: Have been held. Billy Max Hazen, 77, died Tuesday, Sept. 19, 2006 at the Colefax General Hospital in Springer. Mr. Hazen was born April 13, 1929 at Mosquero. He had lived much of his life in Mosquero before moving to Hobbs for a short time and later, because of failing health, […]

School seeks volunteers for steering committee

By Chelle Delaney: Quay County Sun The Tucumcari School system is looking for a few good men and women. “We would like them to serve on the Facilities Steering Committee,” said acting school Superintendent Aaron McKinney. “Ideally, we would have 10 to 14 people,” McKinney said. “You don’t want it too small or large. But, […]

Plan for plump pumkin patch

By Chelle Delaney: Quay County Sun Eight-year-old Noah Marquez of Tucumcari may have some tips for backyard gardeners when it comes to growing pumpkins. “I had four seeds,” he said. “I pushed the dirt back a little bit, and put the seeds in, then I covered it up.” Sometime later, “I almost pulled them up, […]

Junior Rattlers shut out opponents

By Thomas Garcia: Quay County Sun The Junior High Rattlers shut out the Santa Rosa Cubs Thursday night 50-0 in Tucumcari. Rattlers Coach Eddie Encinias said, “Our team played hard. They were excited and if they made a mistake they worked on correcting it. They have a lot of heart and have the desire to […]