Police chief resigns

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By QCS Staff Tucumcari Police Chief Larry Ham announced he is resigning at the end of the month, according to a press release. Ham has served as the City’s Police Chief since June, 2005. Ham said that the resignation was a personal decision, based primarily on his needing to spend more time with his immediate […]

Newborns, Anniversary, Gas Watch, Crime stats

Azalea’s a pretty flower .. Azalea Isabel Mascarenas was born on May 21, 2007 at Clovis. She was 7 pounds, 6 ounces. She’s the daughter of Tony and Miriam Mascarenas from Tucumcari and joins twin brothers, Omart and Oscar. Azalea’s grandparents are Danny and Edith Moralez of Tucumcari and Eloy and Maria Gardea of El […]

07-14-2007: Community Notes

Benefit for June May The Logan Community will hold a Benefit BBQ meal and auction on July 22, 2007 at Logan School for June May. A lifelong resident of Logan, she worked for over 20 years at Logan School, is a member of and played the organ at the Baptist Church, and is loved by everyone […]

07-14-2007: 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: Tuesday • At 12:31 p.m., an officer served a warrant at an apartment on South Seventh Street. One female was arrested for a District warrant […]

Carbon: “It’s the duct tape of life”

By Chelle Delaney: Quay County Sun Global warming (true or false) has focused everybody’s attention on carbon dioxide. That’s unfair to carbon. After all, a diamond is carbon, pure carbon. Currently we tend to think of the carbon (C) that’s in coal, coke, and charcoal. We forget that non-metallic carbon can also compound with other […]

Donor helps museum preserve Quay heritage

By Lynn Moncus A few months ago, Robert Farmer passed away and left a sizable bequest to the Tucumcari Historical Research Institute to be used as the board chooses to help preserve the history of our area at the Tucumcari Historical Museum. He said he wanted to leave the money in memory of his mother, […]

4-H county, district results

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Quay County served as host to over 200 4-Hers from nine Southeastern New Mexico Counties for district 4-H Contests on June 19 and 20. 4-Hers competed in a variety of contests and enjoyed the hospitality of Tucumcari.  Special thanks goes to all of the Quay County parents, 4-Hers, volunteers, judges, and fairgrounds and convention center […]

Rodeo coach brings champion record to MCC

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By QCS Staff Mesalands Community College’s new Intercollegiate Rodeo Team coach, C.J. Aragon has been involved in rodeo his whole life, according to a press release from the college. And today he holds several national and international rodeo honors. Aragon grew up in Kamiah, Idaho, where he competed in high school rodeo and earned the […]

Schools receive sportmanship awards

By Thomas Garcia: Quay County Sun Quay County high schools and student-athletes were recognized by the New Mexico Activities Association, according to a NMAA press release. House, Logan, San Jon and Tucumcari high schools received the NMAA’s Award of Excellence for Exemplary Display of Sportsmanship, Ethics and Integrity. The award recognizes schools that completed the […]

07-14-2007: Tuck’s Turf

The course is in good shape, come out and enjoy the events. Upcoming events 35th Vic Breen Scholarship Partnership Tournament. 5 p.m. shootout, July 27. July 28-29 tournament days. Call Howie at 461-1849 for details. Pointer of the Week How many of you know the your proper distance of every club in your bag? Or […]