Mildred Marie Gates

Services: 10 a.m. Monday at the 16th and Pile Church of Christ in Clovis. with Jim Gammon officiating. Mildred Marie Gates, 70, of Clovis died Wednesday, June 27, 2007, at Beehive Assisted Living in Clovis. She was born July 29, 1936 to Bob W. and Musette Kennedy Terry in Portales. She married Monroe Gates June [...]

More than 200 come out to see No. 54

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By QCS Staff Chicago Bears linebacker Brian Urlacher was welcomed by more than 200 fans in Tucumcari. Following a well-rehearsed welcome by the Rattlers Varsity Cheerleading Team, Urlacher got down business. He signed autographers for all the fans, who brought everything from helmets to model characters of the linebacker. It was the first time Urlacher [...]

Ropers get set for Route 66 Team Roping event

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By Chelle Delaney: Quay County Sun Dozens of team ropers have been practicing for the Tucumcari Quay County Chamber of Commerce’s Route 66 Team Roping competition on Friday through Sunday. One such team is husband and wife Larry and Jennifer Webb of Newkirk who say they enjoy spending their summers practicing and competing at roping [...]

Standoff in Logan causes summer school closure

By Thomas Garcia: Quay County Sun The Monday morning standoff between the New Mexico State Police and Manuel Trujillo Jr. in Logan caused the Logan municipal schools to cancel their summer education program for the day. Trujillo who was involved in a domestic dispute that began at about 2:30 a.m and ended at about 8 [...]

No. 54, Brian Urlacher will be here Thursday

By Thomas Garcia: Quay County Sun An NFL Super Bowl/Pro Bowl player is set to meet with fans and overlook his signature owned business in Tucumcari. The Chicago Bear’s linebacker, Brian Urlacher, will be at the Brian Urlacher Cross Country Auto Sales on South Lake Street Thursday afternoon. Urlacher will be holding an autograph session [...]

This July 4th may have more sparks

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By Thomas Garcia: Quay County Sun Area fireworks vendors are looking for more spark in their sales figures for this July 4 holiday. With the moisture from the past months, restrictions on aerial fireworks have been lifted in some areas allowing vendors to offer items to their customers that were restricted or banned from the [...]

County reviews road closure policy, OKs fire district funds

By Thomas Garcia: Quay County Sun Quay County Road Superintendent, Larry Moore, discussed the policy for road closure at the regular meeting of the Quay County Commissioners Monday morning. The commissioners took no action on the policy and are reviewing it further. The policy was a rough draft to be reviewed by the commissioners before [...]

06-27-2007: 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 3:34 p.m., a male reported a domestic dispute at a residence on South Third Street. An officer advised that one male subject [...]

06-27-2007: Calendar

Today: 10 a.m., Tucumcari/ Quay County Regional Emergency Communications Board regular meeting, City Hall, 215 E. Center St. Thursday: 5 p.m., Housing Authority meeting, City Hall, 215 E. Center St. Thursday: 6 p.m., Tucumcari City Commission meeting, City Hall, 215 E Center St. Thursday: 10:30 a.m.-11:30 a.m., staff of U.S. Sen, Pete Domenici will be [...]

M.L. Kuykendall

Services: 11 a.m., Thursday, graveside services will be held at Tucumcari Memorial Park. M.L. Kuykendall died on Sunday, June 24, in Albuquerque. Mr. Kuykendall was born on March 28, 1917. He was a long- time resident of Tucumcari and farmed in the area for approximately 40 years. He and his wife “Mrs. Kirk” were married [...]