06-28-08: Police Blotter

Sirens would make residents feel more secure

By Lynn Moncus

Fireworks banned in Quay County

By QCS Staff Quay County is under fire restrictions that include open burning, campfires and fireworks, according to an announcement by the Quay County Fire Marshal Donald Adams. “Please note that fireworks are banned from the county,” said Adams in the release. The restrictions apply to non-municipal, non-federal and non-tribal lands, the release said. The […]

THS Honor Roll: Fourth nine weeks for 2007-2008 school year

Tucumcari High School recently announced the honor roll for the fourth nine weeks forthe 2007-2008 school year. To be listed onthe honor roll, a student must achieve a 3.5 grade point average or higher on a 4 point scale. The following students made all As for the fourth quarter: SeniorsAnchondo, JesusMcKinney, MistyRomero, Caitlyn JuniorsPatel, Roshan […]

Gov. Richardson, U.S. Air Force agree to expand Melrose Bombing Range

Freedom New Mexico SANTA FE — The state and the Air Force agreed during a meeting this week to move forward with the expansion of Cannon Air Force Base.The proposed expansion will transfer land from the State Land Office to the U.S. Air Force to expand the Melrose Bombing Range, according to a press release […]

Community Notes: Forrest Community reunion, Special Lodgers Tax Advisory meeting set for Friday

Forest Community Reunion set for July 5The Forrest Community Reunion will be at 10:30 a.m. on July 5 at the Forrest Community Center. The lunch fee is $8.50 for adults and $5 for children. Checks should be made payable to the Forrest Community Center, and mailed to Mary Sours, 4016 QR AI, McAlister, NM 88427 […]

06-25-08: 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. According to reports: Saturdayl At 1:15 a.m., a female on North 19th Street in Logan called to report a domestic dispute. A male subject was arrested and taken […]

Hicklins are rounding out deli with breakfast donuts

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Robert Ciolli At a time when many people are thinking about retirement, Mike Hicklin, 67, shows no signs of slowing down. The owner and operator of the NAPA Auto Parts store for 29 years, Hicklin has seen numerous businesses close down and move away.“I just hated looking at empty buildings on our town’s main road […]

Fireworks vendors hope to cash in on 4th

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By QCS Staff The whine of the Roman candles and the pop of firecrackers are already in the night air. “We want everyone to use caution and to have a safe Fourth of July,” said Tucumcari Fire Chief Mike Cherry. Vendors occupational licenses have been checked and verified, Cherry said. Although there has been rain, […]

‘Tucumcari Tonite’ slogan to return to billboards

Chelle Delaney “Tucumcari Tonite” will be returning to billboards advertising the city to motorists on Interstate 40 and U.S. 54. For more than a year, billboards advertising the city have featured a silhouette of cowboys on horseback and the slogan “Gateway to the West.”“We want to go back to ‘Tucumcari Tonite’ which is nationally recognized,” […]