003-102007: Community Notes

Urban Cowboy musical slated for Monday The musical Urban Cowboy, based on the movie Urban Cowboy and starring John Travolta and Debra Winger, will be playing for one night only in Tucumcari. The musical opens at 7 p.m. at the Tucumcari High School Auditorium. Tickets are availabe at the door. Do you want customers to […]

2007 Baseball teams schedule

Quay County’s 2007 high school baseball season starts on Monday. There are only two schools in the county that have teams, the Rattlers and Coyotes. Tucumcari High School Rattlers coach Tony Alarcon said “We have all but one player returning for our team this year.” March 12 4 p.m. Santa Rosa Jv V March 16 […]

Art op-pour-tunity

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By Chelle Delaney: QCS Staff By this morning, the fires will have subsided. From beginners to the well-seasoned veterans, they are all planning to gather to see what shapes will emerge from the cooled iron. About 40 artists attended this year’s iron pour, said D’Jean Jawrunner, artist and art faculty at Mesalands Community College. There […]

County cattle theft suspected

by Chelle Delaney: Quay County Sun A rancher in the Obar area of Quay County is offering a $10,000 reward for information about more than a dozen missing calves. “Some were taken about two weeks ago, and then there’s at least six that we haven’t seen by their mothers,” said Bryan Rinestine of Rinestine Ranch, […]

Police seize drugs

By Thomas Garcia: Quay County Sun The Tucumcari Police Department seized 559 pounds of marijuana — with a street value estimated at $894,400 — on Sunday on East Main Street during a routine traffic stop, according to a press release from police. “It appears that the marijuana may have been heading to Amarillo,” said the […]

Rose ingrained with multiple roles in San Jon

By Thomas Garcia: Quay County Sun Bobbye Rose has been San Jon’s city manager, clerk and treasurer since 1983. Before working for the city of San Jon, Rose worked with her husband on their ranch, then she worked at the First National Bank of Tucumcari (now Wells Fargo) from 1972-1976. “The job was open and […]

Flying J readying site for construction

By QCS Staff For the next 10 days trucks will be dumping about 80,000 tons of dirt at the site of the New Flying J truck stop, said Ryck Voisard, construction manager for the Flying J company. At 20 tons per truckload, that’s 4,000 runs of dirt that will be used to fill the site […]

Sandoval, Moore win unopposed

By QCS Staff Votes for the election of two positions on the Board of Trustees at the Mesalands Community College were tallied last night at the Quay County Courthouse. Turnout in the election – for the two candidates who were unopposed – was sparse. Jimmy R. Sandoval, who ran from District 2, received 8 votes […]

03-07-2007: 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 3:18 p.m., a male reported a burglary at his residence on East Main Street. An officer was told that a bed, heater […]

A loss to Devils ends Logan’s state bid

By Thomas Garcia: Quay County Sun The Longhorns paid the Devils their due Saturday night at Logan. The district 4-1A champions Logan Longhorns state bid ended with a 83-69 loss to the district 1 1A runner up Springer Red Devils. “This was my last game and I tried to leave it all out on the […]