05-17-08: 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.

Community Notes: Reunion planning, Commodities distribution, Bookmobile schedule

Reunion planners meet SundayThe Tucumcari Rattlers class of 1978 will meet at 1:30 p.m. on Sunday at the Convention Center to plan for the 2008 reunion.“Come out if you can,” said an organizer, “Your ideas and assistance are needed.” Commodities distribution set for May 28Commodities will be distributed to qualified recipients from 9 a.m. to […]

Friendship flows through the generations

By Lynn Moncus At times, some of our experiences are so special that we wonder how we could be fortunate enough to have them. The past weekend, for instance, was a major emotional high and a time during which to collect priceless memories. Through the years, I have written about Dr. Marion Hardman, my dear […]

Logan inducts two into hall of fame

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By Robert Ciolli: Quay County Sun Two athletes were inducted into the Longhorn Hall of Fame and Logan Schools’ athletes and coaches were recognized Tuesday night for their contributions at the Logan Booster Club’s Longhorn Sports Banquet. “Tonight we get together to honor our athletes and coaches, and recognize their achievements and hard work over […]

Museum feast day begins summer season

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By Robert Ciolli: Quay County Sun Saturday’s Feast Day at the Tucumcari Historical Museum drew a steady crowd throughout day, museum manager Bruce Nutt said. “We normally have this in June when it’s a little calmer, but this year we combined it with Tipi day and Mother’s day and the crowds have been pretty good.” […]

Arch Hurley approves million-dollar budget

By Chelle Delaney: Quay County Sun A $1,050,000 budget was approved by the Arch Hurley Conservancy Board of Directors on Tuesday. The budget is about $3,000 more than last year, said district manager Franklin McCasland. Included in the budget is about $155,000 from its reserves which total about $1.4 million, McCasland said. “If we run […]

Mesalands updates ‘liquidation damages’

By Chelle Delaney: Quay County Sun It can be costly for full-time employees at Mesalands Community College to leave their jobs before their contracts expire. Mesalands updated its “liquidation damages” clause concerning resignations in its Personnel Handbook and the clause that is included in all its employee contracts. If an employee leaves before their contracted […]

Tucumcari boys capture state track and field championship

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By Robert Ciolli It took 25 years, but the Tucumcari Rattlers Class AA boys track and field team took the state championship title back Saturday after beating Clayton 66-58. Several of the Rattler athletes also placed and scored a personal best last weekend at the 2008 NMAA State Track and Field Championships held at the […]

Adult softball leagues forming

The Tucumcari

05-14-08: 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. Conchas LakeFishing was good using night crawlers from the bank for catfish. Most of the cats were in the […]