Community Notes: Pool set to open Saturday, Holiday closings, training grant awarded

City pool ready to open Saturday The Tucumcari City Pool will open from 1 p.m. to 5 p.m. on Saturday, a city official said.The pool will be open daily from 1 p.m. to 5 p.m. and from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. on Tuesday and Thursday for family nights, when children must be accompanied by […]

05-21-08: 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.

May 1940

The City of Tucumcari made a

Senior Week: Banquet honors athletes, Class of 2008 paints the street

By QCS Staff Rattler athletes on all of the teams were honored Monday night at a banquet sponsored by the Diamondback Booster Club. Parents and family members crowded the Tucumcari Convention Center for the event which recognized coaches and parents as well as athletes.Coach Dub Smith recieved a standing ovation for his contribution over the […]

New Deal celebrating 75th anniversary

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By Chelle Delaney: Quay County Sun In the small community of Amistad,

Bear cub sighted at Conchas Lake

By Robert Ciolli: Quay County Sun There have been several sightings of a Black bear cub near the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers offices at the Conchas Dam Project, said Alyson Strickland, Corps of Engineers park ranger. The cub is about 2 and a half feet high, and has been seen scavenging for food in […]

Mock accident part of safety drill at lake

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By Robert Ciolli: Quay County Sun An inter-departmental drill at Conhas Lake Tuesday tested the skills of emergency rescue teams. It also helped them to prepare for Memorial weekend that kicks off the busy summer season, agency offiicals said. “I was very, very pleased with what I saw today,” said San Miguel County Deputy Sheriff […]

Praising God and remembering ties of friendship

by Leonard Lauriault Ya know what? Praise God! I will say it again – Praise God! In a previous article in the Quay County Sun, on May 7, I stated that we need to pray for rain locally and over the Canadian River watershed to fill our lake with irrigation water. While that very issue […]

Black bear cub sighted at Conchas

By QCS Staff The U.S. Corps of Engineers have had sightings of a Black Bear cub in the area of its headquarters at Conchas Dam. The last sighting of the cub, which is estimated to be about 2 and half feet tall, was Monday, said Darin Franzoni of the U.S. Corps of Engineers. The New […]

05-21-08: Calendar

Today: Noon, Tucumcari Kiwanis Club, Pow Wow Restaurant, 801 W. Rt. 66 Blvd. Call 461-3715 for information.Today: 7 p.m., regular meeting, Southwest Quay Soil Conservation District, Forrest Fire Station.Today: 7 p.m., VFW Post #2528 Ladies Auxiliary $1000 Jackpot Bingo, 105 E. Main St., Tucumcari. Call 461-3061. Thursdays: Noon, Tucumcari Rotary Club, Pow Wow Restaurant, 801 […]