Paul Gurule

Services: Have been held. Paul M. Gurule died Tuesday, Feb. 6, 2007. He was born March 2, 1923, in Clapham to Frank A. and Eugenia Padilla Gurule. He married Delia Salazar March 25, 1940, in Clayton. He was employed by the U.S. Postal Service in Tucumcari for 30 years, retiring in 1980. He served in […]

Police hope to leg up on inmates

by Chelle Delaney: Quay County Sun A demonstration of electronic ankle bracelets was given to Quay County Commissioners, two judges, law enforcement officials and the district attorney. Commissioners had asked for the demonstration to learn how the system works and if it would reduce costs for adult and juveniles inmates from Quay County. For example, […]

Arch Hurley allocates water for Quay

by Chelle Delaney: Quay County Sun The Arch Hurley Conservancy District board of directors agreed to allocate six inches of water at its meeting Tuesday night. Chairman of the board Larry Perkins said the allocation would help ranchers and farmers who are members of the district in their planning for crops and in the presentation […]

02-14-2007: 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 4:29 p.m., an officer conducted a traffic stop on East McGee Street for failure to stop at a stop sign. A male […]

Wayne Horne

Services: 10 a.m., Friday at First Baptist Church at Logan. Wayne Horne, 75, died Monday, Feb. 12, at his home near Logan, following an extended illness. Mr. Horne was born Nov. 17, 1931 at Bard. He graduated from San Jon High School in 1949 and attended the New Mexico State University in Las Cruces before […]

Judy A. Hall

Services: Have been held. Judy A. Hall, 55, of Alamogordo, died Thursday, Feb. 8, 2007, in Alamogordo. Mrs. Hall was born April 24, 1951 in Tucumcari to Melvin Gene Morris, Sr. and Edna Jane (Hevert) Morris. She graduated from Tucumcari High School and received an Associates Degree in accounting from New Mexico State at Alamogordo. […]

Mesalands Board Elections: March 6

By QCS Staff The Quay County Clerk’s Office is currently conducting absentee voting for the Mesalands Community College Board of Trustees Election on March 6, 2007. Absentee Voting hours are 8 a.m. to noon and 1 p.m. to 5 p.m. on Monday through Friday The last day to vote absentee is 5 p.m. on March […]

Giving credit where it’s due

By Leonard Lauriault Some interesting things happened in our neighborhood during or shortly after the recent snow storms. When I’d finished shoveling off our sidewalk after the first storm, one of my daughters cleaned off some of our neighbors’ walks. She didn’t have a suitable coat for such work so she wore my hooded jacket. […]

02-14-2007: Calendar

Tuesday: 5:30 p.m., regular meeting, Arch Hurley Conservancy District Board, Arch Hurley Headquarters Building. Thursday: 5:30 p.m., regular meeting of the Board of Trustees, Mesalands Community College. Fridays ongoing: Alcoholics Anonymous Unity Group meeting 7 p.m., at 1424 S. Sixth St. Saturday: 3 p.m., Arts & Humanities Council is presenting a piano concert with Lise […]

02-14-2007: Tuck’s Turf

By Howie Tucker The Golf Team got off to a great start. Over 24 kids signed up for the Rattler Golf Team this year and a few seventh-graders will be practicing with us as well. For the parents of the team members: We will have practice every Tuesday through Friday and if the students want […]