Officials hopeful legislative funding survives

By Chelle Delaney: Quay County Sun The fate of funding local projects lies in the governor’s hands. Gov. Bill Richardson can veto the million-dollar packed bill, or with a quick signature make some local officials very happy. Tucumcari city and Quay County officials are hopeful that the capital outlay projects bill will survive Richardson’s scrutiny. […]

Commission apologizes for woman’s arrest

By Chelle Delaney: Quay County Sun A Tucumcari woman who was arrested and handcuffed at her business for not paying $136 in fines received a public apology from Tucumcari city commissioners on Thursday night. Hope L. Ortiz said she had been to City Hall three times over the past two months to pay her fines […]

Club makes it to top 10 in Science Bowl

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By QCS Staff The Tucumcari High School Science Club finished eight at recent Science Bowl in Albuquerque. Thirty-four teams from across New Mexico competed at the Math and Science Academy on Feb. as part of the New Mexico Science Bowl. The competition quizzes competitors in the areas of general science, earth science, math, astronomy, biology, […]

Your computer has a long memory

By Lynn Moncus Throughout our lives we have been told that whenever we utter a word, it can never be withdrawn because it travels on its little sound wave forever. When we toss that word into the sound wave pool, we have created an everlasting wave just as we do when we toss a pebble […]

Harlem Ambassadors to play at San Jon Wednesday

Members of San Jon High School’s alumni and faculty will be taking on the Harlem Ambassadors next week. Some of the players on San Jon’s “Old Coyote Howlers” will be school superintendent Gary Salazar, girls basketball coach Lacy Bidegan and her husband, Donnie, as well as real Coyote basketball player alums, Tammy Strand and Cynthia […]

Scholarhsips donated, birthday, retirement and VFW Valentine queen

Donor provides for scholarships Because of the very positive image presented at Mesalands Community College’s Dinosaur Museum, an anonymous donor has given a $20,000 donation to be used for scholarships. The donor, a geologist living in the Midwest, wanted to make a contribution that would help students at Mesalands for years to come. The funds […]

02-16-2008: 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:  Tuesday l At 7:12 p.m., a male reported a larceny at a fuel station on South Rock Island Street. An officer was told that a customer […]

February 1965

Seferino Jimenez, a Tucumcari railroad man for 35 years, was killed instantly when an east-bound freight train struck his work crew as they worked on the track near Pastura. … An earth tremor with a strength rating of 4 was felt by residents in Nara Visa, Logan and Gallegos about 4:30 a.m. on Feb. 3, […]

02-16-2008: Calendar

Today: 10 a.m. – 5 p.m., First Annual Karate Championships, Tucumcari Convention Center, 1500 W. Tucumcari Blvd. The star of the movie “Sharkboy” will make a special appearance, teach classes and sign autographs for the community. Sundays ongoing: 2:30 p.m., American Legion Auxiliary Bingo, Bingo Hall, 100 S. Eighth Street, Logan. Call 497-2977. Monday: 8 […]

Romance not the cowboy way

By Glenda Price Cowboys are romantic, they say. Uh-huh. Every one I know can get downright eloquent when discussing a new baby calf, his favorite using horse or his best cow dog. We females find that quite attractive. But what about us? My theory is they like human female companionship, but they just don’t know […]