DWI Task Force denied again

by Chelle Delaney: Quay County Sun After meeting with the Quay County Commission on Friday, the county’s DWI program is without a fiscal agent. The county could not take any official action because its meeting was set up as a work session. Members of the DWI Task Force, an advisory group to the DWI program, […]

Two men arrested for forging documents

By QCS Staff Two Mexican nationals were arrested on Thursday and charged with purchasing fraudulent documents in Tucumcari, New Mexico State Police Officer Steve Chacon said. Arrested were Miguel Angel Badillo-Trejo, 20, and Victor Paramo-Gusman, 24. Each was charged with having a forged or fictitious driver’s license and conspiracy to commit same, Chacon said. The […]

02-24-2007: Community Notes

Quay Democrats elect new officers Tuesday The Quay County Democratic Party will meet on Tuesday for its annual election, said Ron Wilmot, chair. Up for election are ward and precinct officers, central committee members, county officers and state central committee members. County officers to be elected include chair, vice-chair, secretary and treasurer. Two state central […]

Windy Point has lost its edge

By Thomas Garcia: Quay County Sun A landmark of sorts is no longer standing at the Ute Lake State Park. You might notice the next time you’re out at the park: Windy’s namesake, the distinctive point is gone. Windy Point is one of the entrances on the 540 Loop between the Ute Lake State Park […]

02-24-2007: 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: Feb. 16 • At 2:21 a.m., a male reported a dispute at his residence on South Tenth Street. An officer advised that a juvenile male […]

Patience, practice in short supply

By Lynn Moncus Although Aggie was kind enough to write the column last week, she said she wasn’t about to come to the rescue again any time soon because she doesn’t want anyone to get the notion that she is the slave on this corner. Besides, she is enjoying the warm afternoons and doesn’t want […]

Ascending peak of bicentennial

by Chelle Delaney: Quay County Sun Uncovering the life of Zebulon Pike and similar dates that he shares with George Washington in February has led to further discoveries. This year is the celebration of the Pike Bicentennial, which is being promoted by The Santa Fe Trail Association. It’s also inspired a new edition of the […]

02-24-2007: Calendar

Today: 7 p.m., regular gathering of the Eastern New Mexico Bluegrass & Old Tyme Music Association admission is free. Enjoy some good ol’ Bluegrass Music. Everyone is invited and all musicians are welcome to play. Call 461-0457 for more information. Quay County Exhibit Hall. Monday: 9 a.m., regular meeting of the Quay County Commission, Quay […]

Birthday celebrations

Celebrating No. 6… Andy Cordova is celebrating his sixth birthday today with family and friends. Andy is the son of Gina Molinas and Gary Cordova of Tucumcari. His sisters are Cassandra Cordova of Springer and Crestina Cordova of Tucumcari. Grandparents are Loui and Mary Ann Molinas and Lucy Cordova, all of Tucumcari. His great-grandparents are […]

Fight ban falls short, state weighs martial arts restrictions

by Chelle Delaney: Quay County Sun Although he was outvoted, City Commissioner Christopher Maestas tried again at Thursday night’s meeting to introduce a resolution that would ban certain fighting events at the Tucumcari Convention Center. “I can’t see us allowing these type of events,” Maestas said. “Even though we make a couple of dollars … […]