Dominguez announces candidacy

Donna Dominguez, Chief Deputy Treasurer, announced her candidacy this week for the office of Quay County Treasurer in the June 3 primary election. Dominguez, a resident of Quay County since 1991, has been an employee of Quay County since 1993 as County Manager Assistant/Secretary and Chief Deputy Treasurer for the past seven years. She also […]

01-05-2008: Calendar

Sundays ongoing: 2:30 p.m., American Legion Auxiliary Bingo, Bingo Hall, 100 S. 8th Street, Logan, NM. Call 497-2977. Monday-Friday: 8 a.m.-noon, 1 p.m.-5 p.m., Playas: Gems of the Plains exhibt at the Tucumcari Convention Center. For group tours in the evening, call 461-3064. Monday: 3 p.m., regular meeting, Museum Board, Tucumcari Historical Museum, 416 South […]

January 1985

Briana Moore, daughter of Larry and Veronica Moore, was the first baby born in Quay County in 1985. … Daniel Lopez was Southwestern Wrestling Classic’s heavyweight champion and Quay County Sun’s Athlete of the Week. … The Board of Directors of Arch Hurley Conservancy District adopted a resolution requesting that state legislation be introduced so […]

Pastor celebrates 20th, learn health history tree, essay contest for high schoolers

Pastor celebrating… Wes Stewart, pastor of Temple Baptist Church, will be celebrating his 20th anniversary as pastor of the church. Friends and members of the church are invited to join in the celebration at 11 a.m. on Sunday at Temple Baptist, 124 W. Aber St. Essays wanted… The State Bar of New Mexico is accepting […]

Burleson trial venue changes

By Chelle Delaney: Quay County Sun The trial of James Burleson, a Socorro fight promoter accused of slaying Jason Pacheco, will be heard in Fort Sumner in De Baca County, said Quay County prosecutor Kirk Chavez. “It’s been a high profile case. I think the Pacecho family and the victim are well-known in Tucumcari. And […]

City reviews future of landfills

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By Chelle Delaney By Chelle Delaney Quay County Sun The city’s plans to close its old landfill have been rejected by the state, and its plans to build the first cell for waste at the new landfill are at a standstill. In addition, it looks like costs to operate the new landfill could mean that […]

History moved for safekeeping

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By Chelle Delaney A big chunk of Tucumcari�s past, almost two tons, was brought into the present and put on display Friday at Wells Fargo Bank. The 1934 Mosler safe � that looks like something from the Jules Verne novel �20,000 Leagues Under the Sea � � originally came from the First National Bank of […]

Case expected to be retried because of jury poll

By Thomas Garcia Quay County Sun A Tucumcari man faces a retrial after a juror changed his mind following the announcement of a guilty verdict, a prosecutor said. Patrick Otero, 41, is charged with having sex with a 13-year-old girl in 2005 and 2006, prosecutor Len Walker said. A Quay County jury found Otero guilty […]

Schools seek to combat bullying

By Chelle Delaney: Quay County Sun Nobody likes a bully, right? The Tucumcari Schools plan to do something about bullying that occurs on the playground as well as in cyberspace. They are developing an anti-bullying policy that’s required by the state’s Public Education and staff will go through 11 weeks of book study that will […]

Lopez becomes police chief

By Thomas Garcia: Quay County Sun It’s official. Daniel Lopez was sworn in as the Tucumcari Police Chief Sunday morning at City Hall. Lopez has been working as a volunteer for the Tucumcari Police Department since Oct. 1, with the title of police consultant. Lopez retired in September from the New Mexico State Police. Lopez […]