05-16-2007: Calendar

Today: 7 p.m., regular meeting of Southwest Quay Soil Conservation District, House Fire Station, House, NM. Thursday: 9 a.m., Quay County Gaming Authority Meeting to review responses from architects and race track/casino management firms, Tucumcari Convention Center, 1500 W. Tucumcari Blvd. Thursday: 6 p.m., The San Jon Board of Education will hold a worksession to […]

Open Meetings Act and public records workshop by attorney general, Altrusa installation

Open Meetings Act Workshop set for June 1 A workshop on the Open Meetings Act and the Inspection of Public Records will be conducted by the New Mexico Attorney General’s office on June 1 in Tucumcari, according to a press release from Attorney General Gary King. Attorneys from the Civil Division staff, in conjunction with […]

05-16-2007: Police Blotter

The following is a sample of calls received during the last few days by the central dispatch office for Quay County, based at the Tucumcari Police Department. According to reports: Friday l At 4:56 p.m., a female reported a subject with an outstanding warrant on South Adams Street. A male was arrested for a Municipal Court […]

Jacob J. Trujillo

Services: 7 p.m., Thursday a rosary will be recited at St. Joseph Catholic Church in Mosquero.  At 11 a.m. on Friday, a mass of the resurrection will be celebrated at St. Joseph’s. Jacob J. Trujillo, 57, died suddenly on Saturday, May 12, 2007, at his home in Mosquero. Mr. Trujillo was born March 22, 1950 […]

Stella Garcia

Services: 7 p.m., Friday a rosary will be recited at St. Anne’s Catholic Church in Tucumcari. At 10 a.m., Saturday a mass of the resurrection will be celebrated at St. Anne’s. Stella Garcia, 96, died Monday, May 14, 2007, at the home of her daughter in Fort Worth, Texas, following an extended illness.  Mrs. Garcia […]

Glenda “Mo” Gollehon

Services: A memorial service will be held at a later date. Glenda “Mo” Gollehon, 59, died Wednesday, May 9, 2007, at her home in Portales. Mrs. Gollehon was born Dec. 12, 1947 to Glen Albert and Mary Osborne Holbrook in Tucumcari. She came to Clovis in the 1970s where she married Michael Lee Gollehon on […]

County to change requests for road changes

By Chelle Delaney: Quay County Sun For the Quay County Commission the long and winding roads just seemed to be getting more twisted. And in an effort to straighten them out, the commission plans to create an application and process for residents seeking changes in county roads. The commission also plans to establish a fee […]

Gaming authority waits to hire architectural firm

By Chelle Delaney: Quay County Sun Any decisions about a architectural firm to design a proposed casino and race track in Tucumcari were tabled on Monday at the meeting of Quay County Gaming Authority. Warren Frost, executive director of the authority, recommended that the authority hold off on making a decision until a management firm […]

3,000-head feedlot planned for Tucumcari

By Chelle Delaney: Quay County Sun Two area ranchers are proposing to develop a feedyard in Tucumcari near the new landfill off of Highway 54. Tony Gable of Conchas Dam and Mark Whetten of Newkirk made a short presentation about their proposal at Monday evening’s regular meeting of the Greater Tucumcari Economic Development Corp. Gable […]

Torch relay for Special Olympics

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By Thomas Garcia: Quay County Sun The 2007 Law Enforcement Torch Run passed through Tucumcari on Monday to call attention to the 2007 Special Olympics New Mexico Summer Games this weekend in Albuquerque. Carried by Tucumcari’s Special Olympians, the torch traveled across Tucumcari’s Route 66 from Kmart to ALCO in a relay with a police […]