04-09-08: Calendar

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04-09-2008: 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: Saturdayl At 7:35 p.m., a female called to report an unwanted subject at a retail business on East Route 66, who had been banned from […]

April 1942

Mayor H.R. Priddy declared the week of April 13-18 Barrel Week in Tucumcari and hoped to collect 100 iron barrels needed to complete a barrier in front of the main dam at Conchas Lake. The barrier had to be completed before boating and fishing could be allowed on the lake to prevent sabotage. … After […]

Snowpack not promising for irrrigation project

By Chelle Delaney: Quay County Sun This year’s snowpack, miles north of Tucumcari and resting on the mountainous slopes of New Mexico and Colorado, was hoped to be a windfall for farmers. But with March and April winds and dry weather, that forecast has become less promising, said Roberta Ball, a hydraulic engineer for the […]

Proposed racino will bring new money to state, supporters say

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By QCS Staff Don Chalmers of Coronado Partners, LLC announced Monday that an application had been filed Friday with the New Mexico Racing Commission and the New Mexico Gaming Control Board to develop and operate Coronado Park race track and casino in Tucumcari, according to press release. “I am very excited to bring this project […]

Application filed for racino in Tucumari

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By QCS Staff It’s official. The application for a race track and casino has been filed with state agencies to obtain licenses for a racino in Tucumcari. Here is Coronado Partners’ press release on the filing of the application: Don Chalmers of Coronado Partners, LLC filed an application Friday with the New Mexico Racing Commission […]

Ichabod and Ebenezer: Getting on the right track

By Leonard Lauriault God created man in his own image, but not necessarily in the physical sense (Genesis 1: 26-31; 2: 7). Man is created in God’s image in the spiritual sense because God is Spirit (John 4: 24). (Sure, whenever God visited man, it seems he took a human form and he did become […]

Wednesday is deadline to apply for 2008-2009 deer, elk, antelope, ibex, javelina and bighorn sheep hunts

By QCS Staff Wednesday is the deadline for hunters to apply for 2008-2009 deer, elk, antelope, ibex, javelina and bighorn sheep hunting opportunities allotted by draw in New Mexico, according to a press release from the state’s Department of Game and Fish. Online applications must be received by 5 p.m. Wednesday. Paper applications must be […]

Use Less Salt workshops set for House, Logan, Tucumcari

Salt is essential for good health. But often too much of a good thing is not healthy, according to a press release from the Quay County Extension Office. We must have a balance of sodium and water in our body fluids and tissues at all times. Too much of either, however, will upset the balance. […]

04-05-2008: Book Reviews

The following books are available from the Tucumcari Public Library. For more information, call 461-0295. Fiction Remember Me? by Sophie Kinsella.