05-24-08: 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.

05-24-08: Calendar

Today: 8 a.m.-noon, Delfido Gonzales VFW Post #2528 and Ladies Auxiliary Buddy Poppy Drive, 105 E. Main St. Call 403-6586.Today: 8 a.m. – 6 p.m., the Wheatland School Reunion, Grady Senior Citizens Building, Grady. Call 806-362-4524.Today: 4 p.m., Gates by the baseball field open for “Stars on the Water 08,” Ute Lake State Park, Logan. […]

May 1956

A 16-year-old boy was sentenced to 30 days in the County Detention Ward for habitual truancy. …The American Legion Auxiliary collected $255 from their

05-24-08: Around Town

Commencement…Adrianna Chavez graduated May 17 from Oklahoma Panhandle State University, Goodwill, Okla., with an Associates of Arts degree in Criminal Justice. Commencement was followed by a reception. She plans to continue her education in law enforcement. Chavez, who is a 2005 graduate of Logan High School, is the daughter of James and Mary Chavez of […]

Quay County Commission denies subdivision plan for Pinon Point

By Chelle Delaney: Quay County Sun Plans for the Pinon Point Ranch subdivision were denied Friday by the Quay County Commission. Commissioner Bill Curry said that there was a lack of potable water for each tract in the development. In an earlier commission meeting, property owners in the area had expressed their concerns about the […]

Ministry of H.O.P.E. takes a new look at its mission

By Chelle Delaney: Quay County Sun The Ministry of H.O.P.E. is taking time off to reevaluate its mission and minstry, said David P. McAfee, president of H.O.P.E.’s executive board. “We’re recognizing that we’re not as efficiently organized as we’d like to be,” McAfee said. The ministry which provides emergency funds, food and clothing to those […]

‘Silent Assassin’ strikes again

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By Robert Ciolli: Quay County Sun With an arm-bar submission over Ryan “The Lion” Diaz, Abel Cullum won the flyweight King of the Cage championship on May 17 at Harlow’s Casino in Greenville, Miss.

Class of 2008 looks forward to future

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By QCS Staff Thirty-eight seniors walked Friday night to recieve their Tucumcari High School diplomas.“Each is capable of great things,” said salutatorian Michael Martinez. It was one of the smallest classes to graduate in Rattler history. In 2007, 63 seniors participated in graduation exercises. Although the class was small, the students’ enthusiasm and smiles were […]

Bear appears to have left Conchas Lake area

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By QCS Staff With no further sightings of a Black bear cub since May 17, park officials believe the cub has moved out of the Conchas Lake area. “It’s an immature bear just out exploring” said Gary Cordova, U.S. Corps of Engineers project manager for Conchas Dam. There were sightings of the bear for about […]

Three cheers for cow dogs

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Well-trained cow dogs are probably the most valuable “hands” on a ranch. When I was young, our family had a black English Shepherd called Oso (bear in Spanish).