09-29-07: Calendar

Today: 8 a.m., Trek for Trash, meet at Chamber Office. 487-6087 Today: 5 p.m., Tucumcari Farmer’s Market, Wailes Park on Route 66 Blvd. Call 461-3346 or 403-7901. Monday: Noon to 1 p.m., Red Ribbon Committee meeting, Quay County ASAP Office, 116 E. Main St. Call 461-4922. Monday: 3 p.m., regular meeting, Museum Board, Tucumcari Historical [...]

Love’s $6 million expansion on Mountain Road opens

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by Thomas Garcia: Quay County Sun The new $6 million Love’s Country Store opened its doors at 8 a.m. Thursday for business. The expansion doubled its diesel lanes to eight and brought its gasoline lanes up to six. The new Love’s opened as scheduled, said Love’s Country Store Public Relations Director Jenny Love Meyer. “The [...]

Jose O. Vigil

Services: At 6:30 p.m. Sunday, visitation followed by a rosary at 7 .m. at French Mortuary Westside Chapel in Albuquerque. At 10:30 a.m. Monday a mass will be celebrated at St. Thomas Aquinas Catholic Church in Albuquerque, with burial to follow at Santa Fe National Cemetery. Jose O Vigil, 84, died Wednesday, Sept 26, 2007, [...]

Burleson case bound over to district court

By Chelle Delaney: Quay County Sun Criminal charges against Jim Burleson, a fight promoter who has admitted shooting Jason Pacheco, will be bound over to district court, said Magistrate Court Judge Joel Garnett in a statement on Friday. Jason Pacheco died Feb. 1 after he was shot on Main Street. Burleson and Pacheco were both [...]

Riding, racing the Santa Fe Trail

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By Chelle Delaney: Quay County Sun Team Liberty had it much easier than their forefathers when they crossed the Santa Fe Trail. Participants in the Great Santa Fe Trail Race, Dawson Higgins and Shawn Davis, had six horses, a motor coach, a truck with a sleeper and hot meals. The 13-day race covered 800 miles, [...]

Lopez joins police force as consultant

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By Chelle Delaney: Quay County Sun Retired New Mexico State Police Capt. Daniel Lopez has joined the Tucumcari Police Department as a law enforcement consultant. City manager John Sutherland made the announcement at Thursday night�s City Commission meeting. �I�ve started moving in,� said Lopez on Friday. Lopez was selected by the city to be its [...]

City looking for commissioner nominees

By Chelle Delaney: Quay County Sun Persons who are interested in serving as city commissioner for District 4 are being encoruaged to send in their letters of interest. The City Commmission agreed to seek registered voters who reside in the district and to consider those names at its next meeting. Mayor Mary Mayfield resigned on [...]

Births and birthday celebrations

High-five for No. 5… Camdan Tres Sandoval of Tucumcari celebrated his fifth birthday Sept. 21 at 6 p.m. at George Molinas Park. His Shrek III birthday party was hosted by his mom and dad, and attended by his brothers, T.J. and Jona, and other family members and friends. Camdan was born Sept, 21, 2001 in [...]

Rattlers trounce Falcons 48-0

By Thomas Garcia: Quay County Sun The 2A Tucumcari Rattlers made easy work the 2A Loving Falcons Friday at Loving. The 1-4 Falcons’ homecoming was spoiled with a 48-0 loss to the 4-1 Rattlers. “I was worried that a second long road trip might affect the team, but our boys came to play,” said Rattlers [...]

Rattlers, Quay teams prep for Friday matchups

By Thomas Garcia: Quay County Sun This weekend two Quay County football teams are hoping to pick up fourth wins and another is looking for its second. The Tucumcari Rattlers want to chalk up another win against the Loving Falcons before they begin what they call the heart of their season with five home games. [...]