March of technology causing frustration

By Lynn Moncus Recently, two of my over-the-hill friends and I have been enduring attacks by our computers or printers and have mentioned that we didn’t have such frustrations when we were young because we hadn’t entered the computer age and merely had to battle typewriters, pens, and various kinds of copy machines.

Wedding announcement, birthday

Vows exchanged…Mercedes Urioste of Tucumcari and John Vuras were married Aug. 29, at the Cook County Court House in Chicago, Ill. The bride is the daughter of Steve Urioste and the late Dawn Urioste of Tucumcari, and the granddaughter of Ilene and Nash Garcia and Tony and Leticia Montoya of Tucumcari. The groom is the […]

09-06-08: Calendar

Today: 5 p.m., Tucumcari Farmers’ Market, Wailes Park on Route 66 Blvd. at Date Street. Call 461-0562.Monday: 9 a.m., regular meeting, Quay County Commission, Commission Chambers, Quay County Courthouse, 300 S. Third St. Call 461-2112.Monday: 11:30 a.m., monthly meeting of NARFE, National Active and Retired Federal Employees, Denny’s Restaurant, 3404 E Route 66 Blvd.

09-06-08: 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. Tuesdayl At 1:56 a.m., a male on east Barnes Street Reported a suspicious vehicle in the alley.l At 4:04 a.m., a Greyhound bus driver reported that a male […]

Access to pool provided him with therapy to begin overcoming paralysis

Chelle Delaney Dennis Ulibarri got a chance to get back up on his own two feet after suffering from Guillian-Barre Syndrome thanks to the Tucumcari City Pool personnel. “Without the pool I wouldn’t be where I am. I can walk about 150 feet with a walker. It takes me about a half hour with breaks,” […]

New procedures to be set for 911 Central Dispatch

Chelle Delaney For the 911 Central Dispatch Center to communicate more effectively to the 36 agencies it serves,

Certain livestock may face more TB testing

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By Chelle Delaney: QC Sun staff Mandatory bovine tuberculosis testing is expected to be extended to the whole state starting next week, according to the state veterinarian and officials of the New Mexico Livestock Board. New Mexico is expected to be added to a list of states that have been declared “modified accredited advanced” by […]

Escapees still on the lam

By Sharna Johnson: Freedom New Mexico CLOVIS – The search for four escaped inmates is ongoing a week after eight men cut a hole in the roof of the jail and shimmied up plumbing pipes to freedom. Still at large are convicted murderer Edward Salas, 21, and murder suspect Larry McClendon Jr., 19. Also missing […]

Clovis seeking jail administrator

By Sharna Johnson: Freedom New Mexico CLOVIS – Curry County Manager Lance Pyle said the position of Curry County Adult Detention Center administrator would be opened for applicants Wednesday. Pyle said he has also appointed Curry County Sheriff’s Deputy Keith Bessette as interim assistant administrator. Pyle said he decided to post the position because, “it’s […]

State calls for meeting Thursday on Bovine TB in Tucumcari

By QCS Livestock producers interested in the anticipated downgrade of the state’s TB status are invited to an informational meeting on Thursday in Tucumcari, according to a press release the New Mexico Livestock Board. A joint presentation, by the state’s Livestock Board, the New Mexico Department of Agriculture and the New Mexico State Cooperative Extension […]