06-06-2007: 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 l At 8:32 a.m., a male reported vandalism on South Second Street. An officer advised that two tires on a vehicle had been slashed. […]

Granted, it’s a beautiful day for $12K award

By Thomas Garcia: Quay County Sun The city of Tucumcari received a $12,600 grant to aid in the beautification of Tucumcari. The grant is made possible by the New Mexico Clean and Beautiful program started by the New Mexico Tourism Department. “It is a yearly competitive grant based on population,” said Community Development project coordinator, […]

Property owners should be vigilant

By Chelle Delaney: Quay County Sun Concerned residents who have received a letter from Asset Holding, LLC. offering them $100 per acre for their land or livestock may send correspondence to the state’s Consumer Protection Division office, said an official of the state’s Attorney General’s office. The company’s mail campaign is being examined by the […]

Logan youth hailed as hero

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By Thomas Garcia: Quay County Sun Evangelina Castro was presented a National Youth Hero award for her bravery from the National American Legion Ladies Auxiliary Monday night. Castro was presented the award by Logan Ladies Auxiliary president Jessica Knight at a surprise ceremony at the American Legion Bingo Hall in Logan. Castro was also presented […]

One’s own living room banter better than TV talk show skirmishes

By Lnn Moncus During the time I was sort of incarcerated in the house, I learned to turn on the television set in the day time and became rather fascinated by several of the programs because I couldn’t really believe that people would act so silly on purpose. As I tried to follow the logic […]

06-02-2007: Community Notes

Top Dem to visit Tucumcari for listening session on Friday Brian Colon, the newly elected chairman of the Democratic Party of New Mexico, will be in Tucumcari next week for a luncheon as part of his Chairman’s Listening Tour. The luncheon will be at noon Friday at K-Bob’s Restaurant, Estrella Street. Trio competes at Greater […]

06-02-2007: Calendar

Today– Sunday: 9 a.m., gate opens, 10 a.m., competition begins, Kiwanis Hi-Plains Jr. Rodeo, fairgrounds. Call Leslie Osborn 461-1100. Monday: 3 p.m., regular meeting of the Museum Board, Tucumcari Historical Museum, 416 South Adams St. Monday: 6:30 p.m. regular meeting, Angels Among Us, a depression support group, 1005 S. Monroe St. Call 403-5083 or 461-6122. […]

06-02-2007: 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 the reports: Tuesday l At 6:30 p.m., a female reported there was a skunk behind the ice machine in front of a grocery store on Route […]

06-02-2007: Anniversaries, birthdays

Sandersons are golden… Ken and Laverne Sanderson are celebrating their 50th wedding anniversary and hope you’ll share in their celebration at the Tucumcari Convention Center. Laverne Mariner, a 1958 Tucumcari High School graduate, and Sanderson, a 1950 graduate, were married May 25, 1957. They lived most of their married life in Montana, where they raised […]

Feedlot garners support, raises questions

by Chelle Delaney: Quay County Sun Plans for a feedlot in Tucumcari gained more positive comments than negative at a workshop of city commissioners on Thursday. A 3,000-head feedyard is being proposed by Tony Gable of Conchas Dam and Mark Whetten of Newkirk. The first phase of the project is to also include a small […]