10-28-2006: Police blotter

The following is a sample of calls received by the central dispatch office for Quay County, based at the Tucumcari Police Department, during the last few days. According to reports: Monday • At 10:37 p.m., a routine traffic stop at the corner of Monroe and Center Street led to the arrest of one male subject […]

Robert “Bob” Dyke

Robert “Bob” Dyke Services: Time and place for memorial services will be announced later. Robert (Bob) Dyke, 53, died Thursday, Oct. 27, following an extended illness. He and his wife Donna owned and operated the Empty Saddle RV Park on East Route 66. Following his wishes, he has been cremated.  Marjorie L. DeMoss Services: Have […]

Bond OK would fund building

Special to the QCS Special to the QCS If approved by voters, Mesalands Community College is slated to receive $1,500,000 under the General Obligation Bond for Education, also known as Bond B. The bond issue is placed on the ballot by the New Mexico State Legislature every two years. The 2006 cycle proposes allocating nearly […]

Santa Rosa overpowers Rattlers

By Thomas Garcia: Quay County Sun Santa Rosa overpowered the Rattlers 43-6 to claim the District 2-2A title. Rattler coach Dub Smith said, “Santa Rosa is a very fine team. They go into the first round undefeated. We played hard during the first half but we made some mistakes, fumbled twice. With a team like […]

City OKs beer, wine at golf course

By Chelle Delaney: QCS Staff It’s OK for the Tucumcari Municipal Golf Course and pro shop to serve beer and wine when they get their license, commissioners agreed at the City Commission meeting on Thursday. Being able to serve alcoholic beverages at the golf course would be an “improvement for city businesses and the citizens,” […]

Authorities cracking down on alcohol

By Chelle Delaney: QCS Staff Adults who help children drink, may want to think twice. And stop. And stop now. Armed with additional professional training and a grant to help offset investigative hours on the job, the Tucumcari and New Mexico State Police in Quay County are more likely to be arresting adults and parents […]

District title up for grabs

By Thomas Garcia: Quay County Sun The district 2-2A football championship is set. The (4-5) Tucumcari Rattlers will face off against the (9-0) Santa Rosa Lions. The game will be at 7 p.m. at Santa Rosa. Coach Dub Smith said, “This is a longtime rivalry — the I-40 shoot out. Since I have been coach, […]

10-25-2006: Calendar

Wednesdays ongoing: Alcoholic Anonymous Unity Group meeting from noon to 1 p.m. at 1424 S. Sixth St. Wednesdays ongoing: Vintage Quilting Society meets 1 p.m. to 3 p.m. at the Senior Citizen’s Building on Third Street. There is no cost. For information, call 461-6186 or 461-2342. Thursday: 11 a.m.-2 p.m., “Pasghettti Dinner”, Hammon Hall, St. […]

Clovis hospital cuts some positions

By Marlena Hartz: Freedom Newspapers A financial squeeze has spurred staff cuts and organizational changes at Plains Regional Medical Center in Clovis, according to PRMC officials. Hospital officials said 40 clinical, non-clinical, support services and management positions will be cut effective Nov. 18. “Our revenues cannot sustain our current staff levels,” reads a statement released […]

Santa Rosa pulls upset over Lady Rattlers

By Thomas Garcia: Quay County Sun The Lady Rattlers volleyball season ended in a five-set nailbiter at the Snake Pit. Lady Rattlers lost to rival Santa Rosa Lady Lions, 15-17 in the final set. The score remained tied and no one team took an outstanding lead – until the last play. A kill from Rattler […]