Storms producing funnel clouds, road flooding in Quay County


By Chelle Delaney: Quay County Sun A funnel cloud was spotted over Tucumcari about 2 p.m. Wednesday as dark storm clouds moved across the region. The funnel clould was traveling west between the Frontage Road and Quay Road 62. It touched down briefly in fields, acting like a dust devil, on the easterly side of […]

Heavy rains cause road closure

By QCS Staff Heavy rains have closed a section of State Road 252 about two miles north of House, according a resident in the House area. “There’s a draw north of House and the road is blocked,” said Denese Runyan who lives on Quay Road

Mail-order brides parade in Logan


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Arrest made in connection with slaying in Portales

By Sharna Johnson: Freedom New Mexico PORTALES – A 46-year-old Portales man has been arrested in connection with the Monday stabbing death of a 69-year-old man.Police are citing robbery as a motive for the slaying of Don Chapman. A warrant for an open count of murder and robbery was signed by a Roosevelt County judge […]

07-09-08: Police Blotter

Cause of house fire unknown

By QCS Staff The cause of a house fire over the July 4th weekend has been turned over for investigation to the Tucumcari Police Department, said Tucumcari Fire Chief Mike Cherry. The fire was reported about 2 p.m. on Saturday at a duplex on Laughlin Avenue between Second and Third streets. Firefighters quickly put out […]

Mesalands to start on $1.5 million project

By Chelle Delaney: Quay County Sun Mesalands Community College has requested and received $1.5 million from the

23 Days to Rattler Reunion


By QCS Staff Only 23 days to the Rattler Reunion points out Norma Jean Crellin, president of the board of the Rattler Alumni Association and Rattler Reunion. The class of 1978 is host this year’s event which will be July 31-Aug. 3. The billboard at Evans Avenue and First Street was donated by Whittco Inc. […]

A litte trust in the Lord goes a long way for movie

By Debra Whittington Trust in the Lord, and do good; so shalt thou dwell in the land, and verily thou shalt be fed. Delight thyself also in the Lord: and he shall give thee the desires of thine heart. Commit thy way unto the Lord; trust also in him; and he shall bring it to […]

West Nile virus found in mosquitoes in Las Cruces

By QCS Staff