10-25-2006: 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: Friday • At 12:16 a.m., a male reported a burglary in progress at a residence on East Aber Street. Officers advised that one male subject […]

Football team honored

BY QCS Staff QCS Staff On Monday, the parents the Tucumcari Middle School Football Team honored them for their 7-0 season at the Tucumcari Elementary School Cafeteria. Master of Ceremony was James McElroy. He welcomed all the players, friends, and family members to the banquet. After the players and managers were introduced they were given […]

David Duba

David Duba Services: Memorial 2 p.m, Friday at First Baptist Church in Tucumcari. Louise Dow Services: 10:30 a.m. today at the Dunn Memorial Chapel Louise Dow, 90, died on Saturday Oct. 21, 2006, following an extended illness. Mrs. Dow was born March 31, 1916 in Salisbury, Md. She had been a longtime Tucumcari resident coming […]

Volunteer firefighters cut loose by county

By Chelle Delaney: QCS Staff Seven volunteer firefighters from Rural I station, including its station chief, received letters from the Quay County interim manager stating their services were “no longer needed or desired,” according to one of the firefighters who received a letter. The letter from Interim County Manager Wayne Cunningham also stated, “your continued […]

Albuquerque man draws top prize

By Chelle Delaney: QCS Staff Two tickets, one owned by Robert Avery of Albuquerque and the other by Rex Maddaford of Tucumcari, were the last two up. Each had a 50-50 shot at the $15,000. It was the reverse draw and Altrusa’s annual fundraiser on Saturday night at the Elks Club. Maddaford had endured the […]

Contract rejected by Arch Hurley Board

By Chelle Delaney: QCS Staff A contract to allow property owner Skip Vernon to have some of the water from the Tucumcari canal was rejected by the board of the Arch Hurley Conservancy District on Tuesday. Board chairman Larry Perkins voted to let Vernon have the water, under a proposed contract by the Board of […]

County lands receive new owners

By Chelle Delaney: QCS Staff State Auctioneer Robert Rubin sold off 12 properties for delinquent taxes on the steps of the Quay County Courthouse on Tuesday. The sales generated $11,050 for the state and Quay County. Rubin said the properties were based on taxes not paid since 2002. Originally, 81 properties were up for sale, […]

Rattlers work for academic victories

By Thomas Garcia: Quay County Sun Before the Rattlers lifted any weights or ran any plays on their first day of practice, they gathered in the locker room around coach Dub Smith. Smith told the Rattlers what to expect this season and that hard work was going to be key — hard work on the […]

Logan blasts Floyd

By Thomas Garcia: Quay County Sun LOGAN — The Logan Longhorns are on the doorstep of a district championship. The Longhorns won big with an 84-0 homecoming victory Friday night against the Floyd Broncos. “Floyd played hard,” Logan Coach Billy Burns said. “They got here to Logan missing two key players, one by surgery and […]

Volleyball: Clayton wins in four games

By Thomas Garcia: Quay County Sun The Tucumcari Lady Rattlers lost to the Clayton Lady Yellow Jackets on Thursday night and start the district playoffs next week. Despite the loss (16-25, 23-25, 25-18 and 16-25) the Lady Rattlers played well. Seniors Cori Wilson and T’Shawna Span had several great blocks and aces throughout the game. […]