Bridge at Logan rated “fair”

By Chelle Delaney: Quay County Sun A state bridge engineer is scheduled to inspect the Logan bridge on U.S. Highway 54 across the Canadian River on Thursday. The bridge is rated “fair” on a three-phased scale of good to fair to poor, said Heather Sandoval, assistant district engineer and bridge engineer with the New Mexico […]

Farmers Market, Fair and School Registration times

Market bellringer… Hayden Garnett, grandson of Judy Smith, rang in the beginning of sales on Tuesday at the Tucumcari Farmer’s Market at Wailes Park on Route 66. Smith, who is the market coordinator, signals the start of each sale day with a bell. About two dozen prospective customers were lined up behind several pickups whose […]

Success Center to close end of September


By Thomas Garcia: Quay County Sun The Mesalands Community College’s Success Center will close its doors on Sept. 30. The closing means the center will no longer offer its after-school tutoring program or family academies, said Success Center director Beth Sisneros. “I loved the center,” said nine-year-old Robert Marez, who attended the center twice a […]

Clovis city manager arrested over weekend


By Sharna Johnson: Freedom Newspapers Clovis City Manager Joe Thomas, a Quay County native, was arrested Friday night and charged with driving under the influence, state police said. He was also cited for an open container violation. Both charges are misdemeanors and police said they are first offenses. “It was an extremely bad judgment on […]

08-04-2007: 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: Monday l At 3 p.m., a probation officer requested an officer to serve an outstanding warrant. One male subject was arrested for a Magistrate Court […]

08-04-2007: Calendar

Today: 2 p.m. and 7 p.m., performances of the Missoula Children’s Theater, Tucumcari High School Auditorium, 1100 S. Seventh St.  Call 461-9866. Today: 5 p.m., Tucumcari Farmer’s Market, Wailes Park on Route 66 Blvd. Call 461-3346 or 403-7901 for information. Monday: 5 p.m. registration, annual Field Day, Agricultural Science Center, 6502 Quay Rd. AM.5.  Dinner, […]

Special election on Sept. 18 for hospital tax

A Special Hospital Gross Receipts Tax Election will be held on Tuesday, Sept, 18, the Quay County Clerk Ellen White announced in a press release this. Every registered voter in Quay County may participate in this election. Those who are not registered to vote or desire to make a change to their certificate of registration […]

Rattlers have that special feeling

By Lnn Moncus By the time this is published, we will be in the midst of Rattler Reunion and will be having a great time visiting with people of all ages who attended school here and continue to return each year to celebrate our school years. We know that the Class of ’77 will have […]

Bertha Bolin

Services: Will be announced later. Bertha Bolin, 63, died at her residence in Tucumcari on Tuesday, July 31, 2007, following an extended illness. Following her wishes, she has been cremated. Arrangements by Dunn Funeral Home of Tucumcari.

Fair to celebrate 100th year

Fair to celebrate 100th… The Travis Nelson Building was one of the original exhibit buildings.  For years all of the Home Arts Entries were displayed in this building. Then in the n the late 1970s, the building was remodeled by the 4-H clubs and became a club meeting place. The building was renamed in honor of […]