03-05-08: Calendar

Today: 4 p.m., Canvas of election, City Hall, 215 E. Center St. Call 461-3451. Today: 5:30 p.m., meeting of The Class of 2008 Parent Committee, Mesalands Community College. For all parents and students. 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 […]

Results of municipal elections in Quay County

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Based on records from the Quay County Clerk�s office, as of Jan. 7, there are 2,282 eligible voters in districts 1, 2, 3 and 4, said Tucumcari City Clerk Jeannette Maddaford The breakout of voters in the districts in the election are: District 1 – 531 District 2 – 582 District 3 – 607 District […]

Tips for your landscape during construction projects

by Tom Dominguez, Extension Service If you’re in the process of any kind of construction, new or remodel, here are some things to think about in protecting the existing landscape and your soil. With construction, terrible things happen to the soil. There may be a deceiving layer of beautiful soil showing, but what lurks beneath? […]

Smoking, dipping something never cool

It’s taken some time to discover those dangers. Or, perhaps we should say that smoking has taken some time to develop them. Fact: Before World War I, when lung cancer was considered to be a rare disease, an American doctor, Isaac Adler, MD. was first to suggest that lung cancer is related to smoking. Today, […]

Birthdays, wedding announcement

High five with Spiderman… Garrett Bollinger is celebrating his fifth birthday today with family and friends at a Spiderman party. Garrett was born on Feb. 28, 2003 and is the son or Justin and Kerri Bollinger of Tucumcari. He has one brother, Greyson. His grandparents are Mona Rutter of Logan, and Darrel and Brenda Bollinger […]

Quarles exhibit opens today

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Special to QCS If you have enjoyed Doug Quarles’ murals, now is the time to see his smaller and latest works on canvas. Artwork by Tucumcari’s own muralist is the subject of a one man show and featured member artist at the Eastern New Mexico Art Space gallery beginning today. Working as a full-time artist […]

Man abandons $205,950 after traffic stop

By QCS Staff Tucumcari police said they took $205,950 in cash for safekeeping Wednesday following a routine traffic stop near Love’s truck stop at Mountain Road and Interstate 40. A police news release reported the money was found in the trunk of a Minnesota man’s four-door sedan after the man ran a stop sign and […]

City elections on Tuesday

By QCS Staff The election for Tucumcari Commissioners will be from 7 a.m. to 7 p.m. Tuesday. The following candidates are running in the following districts: l District 1, Ralph L. Moya and Robert W. Ciolli are running for the District 1 position now held by Mayor Antonio J. Apodaca. l District 2, Jimmy R. […]

Ute Lake Ranch clears first hurdle for water pipeline

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By Thomas Garcia: Quay County Sun CLOVIS � The Ute Lake Ranch project received its first approval from the Ute Water Commission Wednesday to build a facility to take water from the lake for its residential community. “This brings us one step closer in the final process of providing domestic water to not only Ute […]

03-01-2008: 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: Thursday l At 9:50 a.m., a female reported finding a bicycle in an alley on South Sixth Street. An officer advised that the bicycle would […]