10-10-2007; Calendar

Thursday: 6 p.m., regular meeting, Tucumcari City Commission, City Hall, 215 E Center St. Friday: 10 a.m., regular meeting, City Commission Finance Board, City Hall, 215 E Center St. Friday: 6 p.m., ribbon cutting, Eastern New Mexico Art Space Grand Opening Show, ENMAS Gallery, 201 S. Second St. Fridays ongoing: 7.p.m., regular meeting, Alcoholics Anonymous […]

10-10-2007: 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: Friday l At 3:27 p.m., a male reported a theft on East Center Street to the police department. An officer was told that a saddle […]

Logan schools open new performing arts center

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by Thomas Garcia: Quay County Sun The last building in a $7.2 million improvement project was officially recognized Monday at Logan Municipal Schools. The performing arts and multipurpose room, which includes a stage, opened with a song and dance performance by Logan’s elementary students. “Performing on the new stage was a lot better than being […]

Mesalands continues steps toward wind center

By Thomas Garcia: Quay County Sun An interconnection application between Xcel Energy and Mesalands Community College for its wind center was reviewed at the Mesalands board of trustees meeting Tuesday night. “This application is another step forward in the development of the North American Wind Research & Training Center here at Mesalands,” said Mesalands president […]

Six Shooter Siding Festival, marriages, birthdays

Ready: Six Shooter Fest… The first Six Shooter Siding Festival hosted by Tucumcari’s Main Street will begin on Saturday at 10 a.m. The National Guard will open the festival with a color guard and a prayer for servicemen and women. The local VFW and VFW chaplain will have a short prayer service. Then look for […]

Art Space Gallery opening set for Friday

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By QCS Staff Art from members of the Eastern New Mexico Art Space will be on display for its first gallery showing of the newly founded organization. Start-up funding has been provided by the Greater Tucumcari Economic Development Corp., the McMullen Foundation and New Mexico Arts, said Beth Parmer, president of ENMAS. The group currently […]

Polling sites may be consolidated?

By Chelle Delaney: Quay County Sun Some polling locations in Tucumcari are expected to be consolidated if the state gives its approval. Quay County Clerk Ellen White requested the consolidation because some locations have fewer than 100 voters at elections and the consolidation will save the county about $4,000 annually, she said. The County Commission […]

Lumpkin selected for District 4 commissioner

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By Chelle Delaney: Quay County Sun In less than five minutes Robert Lumpkin was chosen to represent District 4, fulfilling the vacancy of Mayor Mary Mayfield who resigned last month. “Several people asked me to submit a letter,” Lumpkin said. “And I think if you are asked, you are compelled to serve. “I don’t have […]

Artists open B&B

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Artists Doug and Sharon Quarles have given the 1907 two-story Gaudin home at Adams and High streets a new life. On Monday, the Quarles opened Gallery 111 Bed and Breakfast, featuring four suites and breakfast for guests.

James Warren Vinall

Services: No services will be held. James Warren Vinall, 79, of Willcox, Ariz., after a long struggle with Alzheimer’s disease, died at his home, in Bonita, on Friday, Oct. 5, 2007. He was born in Tucumcari on March 21, 1928 and grew up there. As a young man he worked the wheat harvests from New […]