Animal control pact renewed with Logan

By Chelle Delaney: Quay County Sun An agreement for the housing and disposal of animals from Logan by the city of Tucumcari was approved Thursday night by the Tucumcari City Commission. The commission had considered a similar agreement at its last meeting with the Village of Logan. But it did not approve it then because […]

$400,000 grant for train station in works

by Chelle Delaney: Quay County Sun The centerpiece of Tucumcari’s downtown redevelopment will be its railroad station, which next month, will have $400,000 for improvements. The improvements of the Tucumcari Train Station will be working in tandem with the MainStreet project, said Pete Kampfer, director of the Greater Tucumcari Economic Development Corp. Funding for the […]

12-13-2006: 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: Thursday l At 6:57 p.m., a female reported vandalism at her residence on North First Street. An officer advised that three windows had been broken […]

12-13-2006: Calendar

Wednesdays ongoing: Alcoholics Anonymous Unity Group meeting 7 p.m., at 1424 S. Sixth St. Thursday: 5 p.m., regular meeting, Housing Authority, City Hall. Thursday: 6 p.m., regular meeting, City Commission, City Hall. Friday: MainStreet Steering Committee, 7 a.m., Lena’s Resturant. Friday: Tucumcari Chambers of Commerce After Hours Program, 5:30 p.m. at Pajarito Interiors on Main […]

12-13-2006: Notable Notes

Tucumcarian picked as driver of the year Terry Mills, of Tucumcari, was selected as Kraiser Transport, Inc. 2006 Driver of the Year. Mills received a trophy at the Kraiser companies annual Christmas party and safety meeting held in Janesville, Wis. To win the award Mills met the high standards required by Kraiser Transport which include, […]

Getting for Christmas inside out

By Debra Whittington “And she shall bring forth a son, and thou shalt call his name JESUS: for he shall save his people from their sins. Now all this was done, that it might be fulfilled which was spoken of the Lord by the prophet, saying, Behold, a virgin shall be with child, and shall […]

Benjamin Luis Pacheco

Benjamin Luis Pacheco Services: 10 a.m., today a Mass of Resurrection will be celebrated at St. Anne’s Catholic Church in Tucumcari. Benjamin Luis Pacheo, 61, died at his home in Tucumcari  on Friday, Dec. 8, 2006, following an extended illness. Mr. Pacheco was born June 5, 1945 in Tucumcari. He graduated from the Tucumcari High […]

Christmas light parade headliners

By Chelle Delaney: Quay County Sun Santa led the charge of the light parade up the hill on Eleventh Street as dozens sat warmly  in their cars to watch the lights go by. The annual Christmas Parade of Lights event – which this year boasted 17 floats and a train of 20 jeeps trying to make […]

Merchants set for MainStreet project

By Chelle Delaney: Quay County Sun On Thursday, it was formally announced that Tucumcari had been accepted as a New Mexico MainStreet project. The designation is expected to help in the development strategy to revitalize the city’s downtown. But some small local retailers had already begun making their moves — shifting directions and locations to […]

College gets $2 million for wind program

By Chelle Delaney: Quay County Sun A $2 million grant from the U.S. Department of Labor (DOL) was awarded to the North American Wind Research and Training Center being proposed by Mesalands Community College. “We’re very excited” about the announcement that was made on Monday, said Phillip Barry, president of MCC. The grant funds are […]