Friends take puzzling new trails

By Lynn Moncus While conversing with some young friends during dinner, the subjects of loyalty to our alma maters and our feelings toward our classmates captured our attention for a few minutes and left me thinking about them later in order to try to understand what caused the differences in opinions. Part of the time […]

10-07-2006: Police blotter

By QCS Staff 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: Sunday • At 3:35 a.m., an abandoned 911 call came from a residence on East McGee. Officers checked at the residence and […]

Gilbertson wins Arch Hurley precinct 2 position

By QCS Staff Gilbertson grabs votes…John Gilbertson won the popular referendum for the Pricinct 2 position on the board of the Arch Hurley Conservancy District, said Larry Perkins, board chairman. “It was a close race,” Perkins said. Gilbertson recieved 3,658 votes versus Donald Bidegain who recieved 3,221 votes, Perkins said. At a special meeting of […]

Fatal crash mars show

By Chelle Delaney: QCS Staff On Friday morning, an aircraft recovery company removed the wreckage of the single-engine plane that crashed killing its pilot on Wednesday at the annual air show at the Tucumcari airport. Guy “Doc” Baldwin, 60, a physician, stunt pilot and aviation columnist, died in the plane as he was coming out […]

10-07-2006: Turk’s Turf

By Howie Tucker Upcoming events It’s great golfing weather. Come on out and enjoy the perfect skies and great condition of your golf course. Here are some activities to get you started: l Next week the Mesalands Community College Community Education golf classes begin on Tuesday and Thursday evenings. You don’t have to be college […]

One dies in air show

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By Chelle Delaney: QCS Staff TUCUMCARI — Guy “Doc” Baldwin’s aerobatic plane was performing a loop maneuver above the crowd at Tucumcari’s annual air show about 1:20 p.m. on Wednesday afternoon. Moments later, the plane was down and the crowd went silent. “It took your breath away. Everyone became really silent and stood up,” said […]

Public invited to MainStreet presentation

By QCS Staff Officials from New Mexico MainStreet will be evaulating the city of Tucumcari on Thursday and interviewing city officials, downtown business and property owners, business and economic development organizations and officials from financial institutions. A general meeting and presentation about the proposed MainStreet will be held for the public at noon on Thursday […]

Junior High Rattlers beat Foxes

By Thomas Garcia: Quay County Sun The junior high Tucumcari Rattlers beat the Fort Sumner Foxes 34-16 Saturday night at Fort Sumner. Coach Eddie Encinias said, “Fort Sumner was our toughest game so far. They played some ninth graders and came out hitting hard. They hit us harder than Texico I feel.” In Saturday’s game, Rattlers […]

10-04-2006: Police blotter

The following is a sample of calls received by the central dispatch office for Quay County during the last few days. According to reports: Friday • At 1:43 p.m., a female reported a domestic dispute at an apartment complex on West Hancock. Officers advised that it was a verbal dispute between neighbors and the parties […]

Rattlers cross country girls take third

By Thomas Garcia: Quay County Sun The Tucumcari Rattlers cross country team’s girls placed third overall and the boys placed eighth overall at last Saturday’s East Mountain invite. Their victories were unexpected and a boost to the fledgling team. Rattlers Coach Gary Hittson said, “When we got to the East Mountain invite Rio Rancho was […]