December 1971

District Attorney Victor C. Breen was assassinated as he prepared to step into his car to go to work. The car was parked in front of his home when a sniper with a highpowered weapon gunned him down. A former Tucumcari resident on convalescent leave from the state mental hospital was arrested and charged with [...]

Birthdays, birthday party invite

Pizza party… Crestina “Tina” Nicole Cordova will celebrate her third birthday on Sunday. Tina will be celebrating with friends and family at the Pizza Hut. Tina is a fan of Dora and loves to play with her brother, Andy, 6. She was born on Dec. 16, 2004 in Clovis. Tina is the daughter of Gina [...]

Snow comes to party on Main Street

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By QCS Staff It was a beautiful sight, on Friday night … about 40 hardy Christmas-goers welcomed the first real snowfall. They also watched as Christmas lights outlining the roof of the old train station were turned on for the first time. Several sang carols and a Christmas tree was lighted, too. The event was [...]

Following budget taxes commission

By Chelle Delaney: Quay County Sun It was a case of gentle verbal jousting at the table of the city commissioners Thursday night. At the center was the target: The city’s budget and how the commissioners could and should ascertain if it was on target on not. Commissioner Jim Lafferty said he thought it was [...]

Arch Hurley selects McCasland as manager

By Chelle Delaney: Quay County Sun Franklin McCasland was selected Wednesday night as the new manager of the Arch Hurley Conservancy Distirct. The vote was 3-2 in favor of hiring McCasland at $52,000 a year. McCasland is to start Jan. 2. Baord memers Larry Perkins, U.V. Hinson and Pablo Lopez voted in favor of hiring [...]

Not cold, rain kept Santa from Light Parade

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By QCS Staff Undaunted by Saturday night’s freezing rain, more than a dozen floats made the traditional ride through town. The cold rain, however, did keep some groups from entering the traditional event making the parade smaller than last year. Parade viewers watched from their vehicles parked along side streets and at intersections, while a [...]

12-12-2007: Fishing Report

This fishing report has been generated from the best information available from officers and anglers. Conditions encountered after the report is compiled may differ, however, as stream, lake and weather conditions alter fish and angler activities. Conchas Fishing pressure was very light. A few smallmouth bass were taken by anglers using spoons and drop shot [...]

12-12-2007: 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: Saturday l At 5:45 p.m., an alarm was reported at a residence on Matthew Drive. An officer advised that all was OK and the alarm [...]

Yard and Garden: Taking care of your live Christmas tree

By Tom Dominguez The boughs of holly have been used to deck the halls, and sprigs of mistletoe hang over every door, but the one plant that Christmas would not be complete without has yet to be brought in — the Christmas tree. The kids are anxious; they want to decorate the tree NOW! But [...]

12-12-2007: Calendar

Today: 4 p.m., special meeting of Arch Hurley Conservancy District, 101 E. High Street. The meeting will be an executive session to interview prospective applicants for the position of District Manager. Call 461-2351. Today: 5:30 p.m., The Class of 2008 Parent Committee will meet at Mesalands Community College. Call Kim at 403-6713, Yvette at 403-8536 [...]