December 1973

Anne Kaester, ABC News correspondent, filmed a feature here about the energy crisis and how it affects the economy of Tucumcari. … Private Roy W. Norris, son of Mr. and Mrs. Eldon Norris, was named MP of the month at the Marine Corp Air Station in Beaufort, S.C. … Tucumcari Jaycees sponsored the Christmas Motorcross [...]

Playas exhibit set to open Thursday

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By QCS Staff A special exhibit, featuring the playas of the High Plains opens on Thursday at the Tucumcari Convention Center. Playas are a unique natural feature of the High Plains region, and 96 percent of the world’s playas are found right here. There are over 20,000 playas in the Texas Panhandle and South Plains [...]

Arch Hurley prepares to select manager

By Chelle Delaney: Quay County Sun Last night, Arch Hurley Conservancy District board members reviewed applicants and possibly the candidate for the vacant manager’s post at the district. Larry Perkins, board chairman, would not reveal the names of the candidates or those considered most qualified for the job. At 4 p.m. today at a special [...]

Local group seeks members for TV’s future in Quay

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By Chelle Delaney: Quay County Sun Thanks to the UHF-TV Users Association, households in Quay County receive television reception even if they don�t have TV programming coming into their homes from cable or satellite dish. Many satellite users also receive network programming from the association�s translators that broadcast TV signals to the area, said Martinia [...]

Quay County basketball update

House Cowboys and Cowgirls: 5:30 p.m. Tuesday against the Corona Cardinals at House V Previous game Nov. 30 House Cowboys 48 Vaughn Eagles 53 House Cowgirls 36 Vaughn Lady Eagles 15 Logan Longhorns: 4 p.m. Tuesday against the Fort Sumner Foxes at Logan Jv/V Homecoming Previous game Dec. 4 Longhorns 43 Melrose Buffalos 69 Lady [...]

Try backing into idea of angle parking

By Chelle Delaney: Quay County Sun What should we do about parking in downtown Tucumcari? Right now, it’s pretty various. Parallel parking, where the cars line up along the curb, is pretty much the recent historical norm. But early in Tucumcari’s history and in cities around the country, hungry to produce more parking space in [...]

12-08-2007: Police Bloter

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 l At 1:47 a.m., an officer reported vandalism at the Magistrate Court building on South Third Street. The officer advised that a window on [...]

MCC Rodeo Team cinches $32,500 in scholarships

Special to QCS Special to QCS Thirteen of the 38 students on the Mesalands Community College Rodeo Team have received $32,500 (total) in fall semester scholarships from the Rodeo Council and Gov. Bill Richardson’s Rodeo Initiative, according to a press release from the college. Recipients are Frank Alguire, Tara Archibeque, Mike Bates, Jayson Cloud, Dominic [...]

December 1953

Santa arrived in a parade accompanied by bands from Tucumcari, Grady and Forrest high schools. … Tucumcari Rattlers, tackle Wayne Gares and guard Ray Arce, were named to the A division, all-state football team. Center Bob Paulson was nosed out for the first team by a Lovington player. End Don Carver and Jolton’ Joe Wood [...]

Arch Hurley set to interview candidates for manager

By Chelle Delaney: Quay County Sun The Arch Hurley Conservancy District could have its new manager selected by Wednesday evening, said Larry Perkins, president of the board. On Tuesday, the board will review applications for the position of manager of the irrigation project, Perkins said. All applications were due to the conservancy on Friday afternoon, [...]