Richardson signs $341 million capital outlay

Freedom New Mexico staff and wire reports Gov. Bill Richardson signed a bill this morning allocating $341 million for capital improvements statewide, including more than $7.3 million in funding to the region. He also vetoed $580,000 in regional project requests, including a $350,000 request for a Clovis communications/administration building. The vetoes account for around 8 […]

District 2 upset, other incumbents win seats

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By Chelle Delaney, Quay County Sun For Jimmy Sandoval the second time is a charm � even if it is a squeaker. In Tuesday�s District 2 municipal election, Sandoval received 62 votes compared to incumbent Christopher Maestas who recieved 60 votes in the Tucumcari City Commission race. �It�s unofficial, I�ll wait until 4 p.m. tomorrow� […]

2008 Boys Baseball Schedule

Rattler baseball San Jon 1p.m.-3 p.m. March 15 V DH • Logan 4 p.m.-6 p.m. March 17 Jv DH • Tucumcari Tournament TBA March 21 Monte Del Sol 4 p.m.-6 p.m. March 25 V DH San Jon Tournament TBA March 28 Clovis C-team 4 p.m.-6 p.m. March 31 Jv DH • San Jon 4 p.m.-6 […]

2008 Rattler Track & Field Schedule

Tucumcari Rattler Track and field Tucumcari Invite 9 a.m. March 22. Memorial Invite 3 p.m. April 3 Las Vegas (Middle school) Fort Sumner Qualifier 9 a.m. April 5 Clayton Invite 9:30 a.m. April 10 Buffalo Relays 3 p.m. April 10 Melrose (Middle school) Buffalo Relays 2:30 p.m. April 17 Melrose Tucumcari Invite 3 p.m. April […]

Community Notes: Cheerleaders attend Dance Day, Brisket sales to benefit fair, Business fair set for Mosquero

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Fairboard brisket sale on now Just in time for Easter, the Quay County Fairboard will be cooking up their annual brisket fare. Only 150 briskets will be available so they will be sold on a first-come, first-served basis. Precooked weight will be about 10 pounds. Briskets will be $40 each. Briskets should be picked up between […]

Rare dinosaur hip bone found in Quay County

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By Thomas Garcia: Quay County Sun Recent studies of a fossil collected last June in Quay County, indicate that it’s a hip bone of Triassic dinosaur that is not commonly found in this area of the southwest , said Axel Hungerbuehler, Mesalands Community College’s Dinosaur Museum curator. “Very rare to find bones of a early […]

03-05-2008: 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: Friday l At 9:31 p.m., a male reported unwanted subjects at the bowling alley on South Lake Street. The officer advised that all was OK […]

Blessings come to those who give cheerfully

By Debra Whittington But this I say, He which soweth sparingly shall reap also sparingly; and he which soweth bountifully shall reap also bountifully. Every man according as he purposeth in his heart, so let him give; not grudgingly, or of necessity: for God loveth a cheerful giver. And God is able to make all […]

03-05-08: Fishing Report for Ute and Conchas Lakes

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 Lake Fishing was slow-to-fair for anglers using spoons and jigs for white bass and walleye. A few black […]

Elks Hoop Shooters

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Special to Quay County Sun Three Tucumcari youths placed third on Feb. 16 at the State Elks Hoop Shoot held in Rio Rancho. Over 10,000 boys and girls competed in the state competition. Mariah Garcia, Kylee Garcia and John Paul Garcia each placed third after winning first place in the local competition held in Tucumcari […]