Curry, Lopez announce plans for re-election

By QCS Staff Two Quay County commissioners announced this week that they will be seeking re-election in the primary election. They are:

Officer Shaw leaving Tucumcari Police force

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By QCS Moving on…Police Sgt. Darrick Shaw, who has worked almost 13 years for the Tucumcari Police Department, is leaving the department to pursue a job with an international peace mission in the Middle East. “I’m looking forward to the opportunity,” Shaw said. “I love my job here and I’m going to miss it. There’s […]

Retailer says alley closed too long

By Chelle Delaney: Quay County Sun An alleyway closed to traffic behind the fire-ravaged Sands-Dorsey building needs to be re-opened for delivery trucks and access to businesses, said businessowner Ruth Nelson. An orange barrier blocks the alley on Second Street between Main and Center streets. No vehicles can enter because large metal supports attached to […]

Homecoming for Logan resident arrives

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By Thomas Garcia It has been nearly one year since a tornado struck the Village of Logan on March 23, damaging and destroying dozens of homes.

Past and present mayors share a laugh

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By QCS Staff Before the Tucumcari City Commission convened Thursday night, commissioners presented past Mayor Mary Mayfield with a plaque and proclaimation for her service to the city.Mayfield, the city’s first woman mayor, resigned last year for health reasons.At last night’s meeting, commissioners re-elected Antonio Apodaca mayor and Jim Witcher mayor pro tem.Former Mayor Mary […]

‘Cactus Pass’ set for stage on Tuesday

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By QCS Staff The Tucumcari High School drama class will present “Cactus Pass,” a comedy in two acts. In this play, Trevor Barrington wants nothing more than for his snooty, rich family to see the “real America.”

03-15-2008: Book Reviews

The following books are available from the Tucumcari Public Library. For more information, call 461-0295. FictionThe Killing Ground by Jack Higgins. A spy helps a man whose family has terrorist ties.The Ghost War by Alex Berenson. A C.I.A. agent in Afghanistan tries to learn who’s behind the resurgent Taliban and finds a global power struggle.The […]

Teasing is testament of affection

By Lynn Moncus Just before sitting down to write this column, the woman from lma attended the funeral for Mrs. Laura Creek at House and returned with the heart filled to overflowing because of the wonderful friends who had gathered for that occasion. People who have known me for a few days know that I’m […]

It is ‘feta-accomplis’ for Tucumcari cheese makers

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By Thomas Garcia: Quay County Sun Tucumcari Mountain Cheese Factory will be bringing home two awards from a world championship cheese contest.Mountain Cheese and other cheesemakers and buttermakers from around the world were vying for the awards in the Wisconsin Cheese Makers Association 27th Biennial World Championship Cheese Contest. Because two individuals from a company […]

03-15-2008: 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: Tuesdayl At 10:19 a.m., a female reported a gas skip from a fuel station on South First Street. An officer advised that all was OK […]