Cold has big costs

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By Chelle Delaney: QCS Staff The tab for the clean up of the snow storm over New Year’s weekend will cost an estimated $150,000, say officials of Quay County and city of Tucumcari. County road superintendent Larry Moore asked the Quay County Commission to declare the county a disaster for snow removal at their Monday […]

01-10-2007: 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: Friday • At 11:30 a.m., a probation officer requested an officer at the DWI office on East Main. The officer arrested one male subject and […]

Rattlers take a twin win from San Jon

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By Thomas Garcia: Quay County Sun The Tucumcari Rattlers took a sweep from the San Jon Coyotes. The Lady Rattlers beat the Lady Coyotes 40-25 and the Rattlers upset the Coyotes 67-61 Tuesday night at San Jon. The girls took to the hardwood first with the Lady Coyotes fresh off the EPAC tournament in Texico. […]

June 17, 2006 Around Town

Smith newcomer arrives Kirksey Lynae Smith, 7 pounds and 10 ounces, was born June 2 to Kara and Jeremy Smith of Logan. She is the granddaugther of Jeri Robinson of Tucumcari; Dean Smith of Logan; and Sandra Roman of Hawaii. Her great-grandparents are Bennie and Freddy Kirksey and Hershell and Mary Lou Martin, all of […]

June 10, 2006 Around Town

Haller to marry Dwight and Pam Haller of Tucumcari announce the engagement and approaching marriage of their daughter Tana Rae Haller to Jose Jesus Gutierrez of both of Portales, son of Joe and Maria Gutierrez of Clovis. The couple will exchange vows July 15 at Tucumcari Convention Center. The reception will follow the ceremony. The […]

June 3, 2006 Around Town

Eight is great Kaitlyn J. Sena will celebrate her eighth birthday in Tucumcari with family and friends. Kaitlyn was born in Tucumcari. Her birthday was Friday. Her parents are Sandy Sena and Paul and Tonya Sena of Tucumcari and Logan. Sisters are Katherine and Destanie Sena. Mariah Morrison is her stepsister. Cody Morrison is her […]

January 1960

Tucumcari’s Safeway grocery store brought in the new year with a contest to win 100 silver dollars to be given away three times on Jan. 13, 20 and the 27th. … The first winter band concert by the juniors and seniors of the Tucumcari High School Band featured the trombone trio of James Whetstone, Nelson […]

Precipitation situation

Precipitation situation… The New Mexico State University Agricultural and Science Center at Tucumcari released earlier this week its year end report for precipitation and snowfall. • Total precipitation for 2006: 23.44 inches Normal for year: 15.66 inches • Total Snow for 2006: 13 inches Total winter snow: 11.5 inches Total snow December 2006: 9 inches […]

Rotary looking for good causes to assist

By QCS staff A performer at last year’s Rotary Air Show returned his check for $3,000 to the Rotary, said Elmer Schuster, Rotary Club president. The club, in turn, decided to return the money to the community, and Tom Broom has been appointed head of a committee to review community activities and programs that could […]

County wish list for 2007 Legislature

By QCS Staff The Quay County Commissioners have put together a $4.875 million wish list to present to the 2007 New Mexico Legislature. The sum covers four projects and the commissioners’ top priorities for 2007, said Franklin McCasland, chairman of the commission. While the commissioners are making their case to legislators, they and other representatives […]