03-22-2008: Calendar

Today: 10 a.m., Community Easter Egg Hunt, Dunn Park, 2300 S. Fourth St. All ages up to Fifth Graders are welcome to hunt. Today: 5:30 Eastern New Mexico Bluegrass & Old Tyme Music Association potluck supper. 7 p.m., regular monthly gathering and music begins, Quay County Exhibit Hall, fairgrounds. Free Admission.

March 1952

Weather spotters training set for March 31

The National Weather Service in Albuquerque is recruiting SKYWARN Spotters in its County Warning and Forecast Area, which includes Quay County, according to a release from the NWS.

03-22-2008: Police Blotter

Easter is a recollection of fond memories

By Lynn Moncus

03-22-2008: Fishing report

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.

Fire leaves couple homeless

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By Chelle Delaney: Quay County Sun A mother and her son were not injured in a house fire Thursday night that severely damaged a 712 E. Rankin Ave. residence. Carlita Smith said she and her son had recently returned from the nearby Circle K convenience story and that the couch caught on fire. Smith’s husband […]

Man found with gunshot wounds on Laughlin Street

By QCS Staff A Tucumcari man with gunshot wounds was found lying in the middle of Laughlin Avenue between Fourth and Fifth streets early Wednesday morning, police said. The man, who police said was in his early 20s, was shot with a small caliber gun in the hand and in the lower back or buttocks, […]

Life — and death — can be messy

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It’s spring — wind, dirt, feed wagons, skies filled with brown clouds instead of rainclouds — and new baby animals. The new babies are cute, and it’s fun to watch them play when they’re several days old and have sorta learned how to handle those legs that seemed so unmanageable the first day. One of […]

Sport Notes: Time to sign up city rec teams, Youth fishing day planned

Are you ready for some … softball?The Tucumcari Recreation Center is collecting names of school-age girls and boys who are interested in playing slow-pitch softball.Those interested can call the rec center at 461-1647.The number of teams and age parameters will be determined by interest, officials said. Learn fishing skillsKids of Tucumcari and nearby areas have […]