Cold weather values remain constants

By Lynn Moncus: Quay County Sun Coumnist Through the years, we have visited much about the weather and its ever-changing attributes. The sudden changes are the ones that really catch our attention and cause us to wonder what will happen next. Our warm, fall days disappeared in one big hurry Wednesday and shocked our minds […]

Kanas man suicide victim

By Quay County Sun By Quay County Sun A 34-year-old Wichita, Kan., man, an apparent suicide victim, was found dead in his car by a motorist early Thursday morning on West Route 66 in Tucumcari, police said. Officers found a 9mm handgun in the man’s car. They also found that the bullet that killed the […]

12-02-2006: 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 l At 4:33 p.m., a female reported a burglary at her residence on North First Street. Officers advised that several items were taken from […]

LaVonne “Bonnie” Bruhn Paulk

LaVonne “Bonnie” Bruhn Paulk Services:10 a.m., today, graveside services will be at the Llano Cemetery, Amarillo, Texas. LaVonne “Bonnie” Bruhn Paulk, 83, died Monday Nov. 27, 2006. in Oklahoma City. Mrs. Paulk was born Aug.18, 1923 in Logan, N.M. to Elmor and Myrtle Casey Bruhn. She married Kindel Paulk in Tucumcari on March 21, 1944. […]

Riding for a reason

By Thomas Garcia: Quay County Sun Michelle J. Thompson of Glen Ellyn Ill., has been traveling by bicycle since Oct. 21 on Historic Route 66 from Chicago, Ill. to Costa Mesa, Calif. Her goal is to raise money to help her brother John Thompson who is battling oral cancer for the second time in his […]

City opens up spot on planning board

By Chelle Delaney: Quay County Sun City Commissioners voted to change the boundaries for citizens who serve the Planning Commission and Zoning Board and city manager Richard Primrose gave his official notice of resignation at Thursday night’s meeting. Instead of having seven board members who live within the Tucumcari’s city limits, the commissioners voted unanimously […]

City’s Primrose tapped for county manager post

By Chelle Delaney: Quay County Sun The Quay County Commission agreed to hire Richard Primrose, the city manager of Tucumcari, to be its new county manager at its Wednesday meeting. Franklin McCasland chair of the commission said Primrose was the strongest candidate following interviews with applicants on Tuesday. During a five-minute recess, Commissioner Bill Curry […]