Tornado in Logan had wind spikes up to 105 mph

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by Chelle Delaney: Quay County Sun For the first time, officials with the National Weather Service in Albuquerque are using an “Enhanced Fujita Scale,” or the EF, to categorize the strength of tornadoes. The tornado that touched down on Friday in Logan has been determined to be an EF1, with winds estimated between 90 mph […]

Tornado hits Logan

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by Chelle Delaney: Quay County Sun A tornado touched down in a 12-block area of the Village of Logan injuring one person, destroying about 30 mobile and motor homes and damaging others, Quay County emergency manager, Mike Cherry said. “It was a 12-block area that received damage,” Cherry said. “One person was taken to Trigg […]

Rattlers place two teams in top 10 at won baseball invite

By Thomas Garcia: Quay County Sun The Rattlers finished second and seventh and two players were chosen as All Tournament Saturday at their 2007 baseball invite. Rattlers Jakus Martinez was chosen as All tournament for the junior varsity and Drew white was chosen as All Tournament Varsity. The Tucumcari Rattlers varsity team finished in second […]

THS second in only home date

By Thomas Garcia: Quay County Sun The Rattlers took second place on Monday at its Tucumcari Invitational Golf Tournament that drew competition from three other New Mexico high school varsity teams. The Tucumcari High School golf team lost first place by four strokes to Bernalillo. In individual scoring, Rattlers Stephen Smith tied for third, 85, […]

Proposals coming in for new high school

By Chelle Delaney: QCS Staff Proposals for a new high school in Tucumcari arrived Tuesday at the school administration building. The school administration and school board are hoping to be able to combine resources from the state and the sale of school bonds to finance about $11 million for a new facility. At Monday night’s […]

College working to ready RFP for wind turbine

By Thomas Garcia: Quay County Sun With more than $4 million secured from state and federal dollars, local college officials are now working to set up the North American Wind Research and Training Center at Mesalands Community College, starting with a wind turbine. The planned purchase of a turbine must be put out bid. And […]

City has train of thoughts for depot

By Chelle Delaney: QCS Staff Family friendly. Shade. Signs from the 1930s-1940s. Art. These were just a few of the ideas that residents and city officials had for the Tucumcari Train Station as it takes center stage in the planning for the revitalization of the city’s downtown as part of the MainStreet program. About 25 […]

GTEDC has plans for casino, race track in city

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By Chelle Delaney: QCS Staff The Greater Tucumcari Economic Development Corp. (GTEDC) will propose to communities in Quay County that they jointly pursue an application with the New Mexico Racing Commission to obtain New Mexico’s last racetrack permit, according to a press release from the GTEDC. Under the proposal, the racetrack and casino would be […]

03-21-2007: Calendar

Today: 8:30 a.m.-11 a.m. and 2 p.m.-4 p.m., Catch our Enchanted Spirit, A workshop on handling customers, Room A121, Mesalands Community College. Thursday: 8 a.m.-6 p.m., meeting of the Department of Transportation Commission Meeting, Tucumcari Convention Center. Thursday: 5 p.m., regular meeting Housing Authority, City Hall. Thursday: 6 p.m., regular meeting City Commissioners, City Hall. […]

Pauline Surguy Brady

Services: 2 p.m. Thursday at the Tucumcari Memorial Park Cemetery. Pauline Surguy Brady, 88, died Sunday, March 18, 2007, following an extended illness in The Grace Living Center, Tulsa, Okla.  She had been living with her son since October in Broken Arrow, Okla.   Mrs. Brady was born July 24, 1918 in Tucumcari. She attended […]