09-09-2006: Police Blotter

The following is a sample of calls received by the central dispatch office for Quay County at the Tucumcari police headquarters, during the last few days. According to reports: Tuesday At 2:11 p.m., a female requested officers to assist a cable telecommunications representative at a residence on East Smith. Officers advised they were told that […]

09-09-2006: Calendar

Saturdays ongoing: Alcoholic Anonymous Unity Group meeting from 7 p.m. to 8 p.m. at 1424 S. Sixth St. Saturdays ongoing: Narcotics Anonymous Roadrunner Group meeting from 7 p.m. to 8 p.m. at St. Anne’s Church, 306 W. High St., in the Madonna room. Monday: 9 a.m., Quay County Commission meeting, Quay County Courthouse. Monday: 5:15 […]

Rattlers lose to Bears by a yard

By Thomas Garcia The Rattlers fell short in overtime for their third loss of the season. The Tucumcari Rattlers lost against the Bears Friday night in Estancia in overtime 18-19. Even with over 100 yards rushing and three touchdowns in the game, Brian Lopez wanted one more yard. He was tackled on the one-yard line […]

County chiefs learns new interim procedures

by Chelle Delaney: Quay County Sun County Commissioners and Quay County department heads met Friday morning at a special meeting to discuss operating procedures following the Aug. 30 death of Quay County manager Terry Turner. Don Schutte, district attorney and attorney for the county, went over the public meetings regulations for public officials with department […]

Are you running in circles?

By Leonard Lauriault We’re always busy where I work. Recently, we were having some really busy days because we had many different tasks needing completed in a short time, but there were lots of interruptions. At one point, I interrupted one of my coworkers to see how things were going. He said he felt like […]

Arch Hurley picks interim district manager

by Chelle Delaney: Quay County Sun The Board of the Arch Hurley Conservancy District selected ditch rider and foreman Mark Precidao as its interim district manager at a special meeting on Tuesday. The board had put the selection of a new manager on its agenda at its special meeting Aug. 30, but took no action […]

County faces decision on county’s manager’s post

By Chelle Delaney: Quay County Sun Last week’s death of Quay County Manager Terry Turner from a heart attack has left a void in the county’s leadership. Quay County Commission Chairman Franklin McCasland was at the county manager’s office Tuesday trying to grapple with some of the issues facingLast week’s death of Quay County Manager […]

Ute Lake releases water to Texas; First time in six years

by Chelle Delaney: Quay County Sun For the first time in more than six years, water was released at 7 p.m. on Sunday from Ute Lake into the Canadian River, said Kent Terry, Ute Lake Dam manager and tender for the state’s Interstate Stream Commission. Due to recent rains, Ute Lake reached an elevation of […]

Richard Roe Simms

Richard Roe Simms Services: 2 p.m. Saturday at Immanuel Presbyterian Church, 114 Carlisle Blvd., S.E., Albuquerque. Richard Roe Simms, 90, a resident of Albuquerque, died Aug. 31, 2006. Mr. Simms, the son of The Rev. J. Denton Simms and May Harper Simms, was born in Dulce on Sept. 27, 1915. After receiving a B.A. degree […]

09-06-2006: Police Blotter

The following is a sample of calls received by the central dispatch office for Quay County at the Tucumcari police headquarters, during the last few days. According to reports: Saturday At 12:44 p.m., a female reported a drunk driver on South Monroe Street. Officers located the driver and he was arrested for aggravated DWI. At […]