Tucumcari hires new police chief

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By Chelle Delaney: Quay County Sun Former Curry County Sheriff Roger Hatcher has been named Tucumcari�s new police chief. �We�re real excited to have him,� Tucumcari City Manager John Sutherland said. Sutherland and the City Commission met Thursday evening in a closed session to discuss the position. Because Hatcher was one of the final candidates […]

Some big guys I’ve known

By Glenda Price In the old days some people were “fat,” and fat people were jolly. “Obese” wasn’t even a word then, although I guess Big Henry who lived not far from our place would have qualified. He took the front seat out of his car and sat in the back seat to drive. I […]

Rattler wrestlers place at Cardinal Tournament

By Thomas Garcia: Quay County Sun Seven Rattler wrestlers placed at the Cardinal Classic Tournament on Friday and Saturday at Las Vegas. The Tucumcari Rattlers wrestling team competed in the two-day, round-robin event at Robertson High School. The 2A Rattlers were up against teams from 4A Belen, 4A Shiprock, 5A Los Lunas and Liberal, Kan., […]

M esalands Community College Dean’s List Fall 2007

Mesalands Community College Dean’s Honor Roll recognizes students for academic accomplishments. To qualify, students must maintain a grade point average of 3.5 or better for courses taken at Mesalands, successfully complete 15 or more credit hours, have no grade below a “C” for the given semester, and have no outstanding incomplete grades for the academic […]

True Valentine’s Day gift is putting others first

By Debra Whittington A new commandment I give unto you, That ye love one another; as I have loved you, that ye also love one another. By this shall all men know that ye are my disciples, if ye have love one to another. John 13:34-35  As Valentine’s Day draws near, the focus is on […]

February 1990

H. Fred Pomeroy, superintendent of Tucumcari Public Schools, was one of 100 outstanding school managers in North America, according to “The Executive Educator,” a magazine for school professionals. … Only 25 percent of the eligible voters turned out at Tucumcari polls for a vote to continue a two-mill levy for three years for the schools. […]

Early voting begins today for Tucumcari municipal elections

By QCS Staff The City of Tucumcari is now conducting absentee voting by mail for the March 4 regular Municipal Election. An Absentee Ballot Application may be picked up at City Hall or you may call 461-3451 to request an Absentee Ballot Application be mailed. No reason has to be given to vote absentee. City […]

Pearce visits THS, Logan

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By Chelle Delaney: Quay County Sun U.S. Rep. Steve Pearce crisscrossed Quay County Tuesday delivering an anti-methamphetamine message to teens at Tucumcari High School, listening to constituents at Del’s Restaurant in Tucumcari and lunching with seniors at the Logan Senior Citizen Center. Pearce said he has been highlighting the effects of methamphetamines on families and […]

Quay County Democrats choose Clinton

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By Chelle Delaney: Quay County Sun Hillary Clinton swept Super Tuesday in Quay County with 383 votes in the Democratic Presidential Preference Caucus. Barack Obama brought in 215 votes from the county’s Democrats who voted on Tuesday. In all, 668 Democrats from Quay County participated in the caucus, said Ron Wilmot, co-chair of the Quay […]

02-06-2008: Calendar

Today: 5:30 p.m., meeting of The Class of 2008 Parent Committee, Mesalands Community College. Call Kim Enriquez, 403-6713; Yvette Fazekas, 403-8536; or Jennifer Debord, 403-7865. Today: 7.p.m., VFW Post # 2528 Bingo, 105 E. Main St., Tucumcari. Call 461-3061. Thursday: 5:30 p.m., monthly meeting, Liberty Water System, Arch Hurley Meeting Room, 101 E. High St. […]