11-11-2006: 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 3:18 p.m., a female reported a domestic dispute at an apartment on South Seventh Street. Officers made contact with the residents of […]

Put an end to policitcal season with smiles, laughter

By Lynn Moncus During the last few weeks, many of us have expressed our displeasure regarding the levels to which some of the politicians in our state and nation sank in order to try to beat their opponents. What kind of examples are such people setting for our youth? What kind of people are trying […]

Raindrops won’t be fallin’ on her for long

By Ryn Gargulinski Someone called it playing hopscotch. My Clovis editor asked if it were a mission to live in every state in the nation. I call it getting out of the rain. And with the rainfall the Oregon coast gets – which lasts through April and has already flooded nearly every river in the […]

Give thanks for vets

by Chelle Delaney: Quay County Sun Armistice of Nov. 11, 1918. It wasnt until 1938 that Congress passed a bill making Nov. 11 Armistice Day. But then came World War II and it produced its veterans, who were not recognized by WWI’s Armistice Day. Congress and many people thought we needed a day that would […]

Sci-Fi writer Jack Williamson dies

By Karl Terry: Freedom Newspapers The man considered by many the “Dean of Science Fiction” — Jack Williamson — died Friday at his home in Portales. He was 98. A prolific writer, Williamson authored more than 50 novels and numerous short stories, including eight novels completed after he turned 90. His first story, “The Metal […]

Commissioners revise appointment procedures

by Chelle Delaney: Quay County Sun Several city comissioners and Mayor Mary Mayfield got into a little verbal sabre rattling over the way candidates for city agency advisory boards are appointed and the use of Robert’s Rules of Order at Thursday night’s City Commission meeting. Commissioner Jim Lafferty said he knew that a new procedure […]

Final votes counted

QUAY COUNTY SUN QCS Staff Quay County’s votes were verified Friday morning by Quay County Commissioners and the Clerk of the Court, Ellen White. The Canvassing Committee reviewed and verified the 3,576 ballots from Tuesday night’s 13 polling places, absentee and early ballots, and 18 ballots that could not be included until they were hand […]

Rattlers march on

By Thomas Garcia: Quay County Sun The Tucumcari Rattlers upset the undefeated Capitan Tigers to move on to the 2A football playoffs semifinals 33-30. “This was an unbelievable game. Both teams played well and it went down to the wire. This win was a total team effort. We are very proud of our boys. They […]

Quay County official vote

The Quay County official vote count for the November 2006 general was 3,675, according to the Quay County Commission and County Clerk. United States Senator • Jeff Bingaman: 2,236 Democratic Party • Allen W. McCullough: 984 Republican Party United States Representative • Tom Udall: 2,250 Democratic Party • Ronald M. Dolin: 1,004 Republican Party Governor […]

Arthur R. “Duke” Primrose

Arthur R. “Duke” Primrose Services: 11 a.m., Saturday in the First Baptist Church in Tucumcari. Arthur R. “Duke” Primrose age 75, died suddenly on Tuesday, Nov. 7, 2006.   Duke Primrose was born June 9, 1931 in Logan. He attended the Logan School System.  He served his country in the U.S. Army.  Mr. Primrose was a […]