10-29-2008: 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. Saturdayl At 12:37 p.m., a female on south Second Street reported a domestic dispute.l At 2:01 p.m., a female on south Third Street reported a possible prowler.l At [...]

State, local ballots just as important as presidential

Freedom New Mexico The term “down the ballot” refers to the congressional, state and local races that ostensibly play second, third and fourth fiddle to the presidential contest. The names of the White House contenders will appear at the tops of ballots, with everything else further down. This presentation more or less mirrors the conventional [...]

Chile craving takes over in fall season

By Karl Terry: Guest Columnist As the nights get cooler and the leaves begin to turn, the craving hits me. With a longing like an expectant mother for pickles and ice cream, my search instead is for fresh green chile. We laid in our winter store of the spicy vegetable last week with a purchase [...]

Firm recommends demolition for Sands-Dorsey

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By Thomas Garcia: Freedom New Mexico

Mesalands turbines being replaced

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By Chelle Delaney: Quay County Sun

Nara Visa church celebrating 100th anniversary Sunday

By Thomas Garcia: Freedom New Mexico

10/25 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. Tuesday At 1:25 a.m., a tucumcari Police Officer reported hearing possible gunshots on south Second Street. At 6:31 a.m., an employee at a business on south First Street [...]

Not being remembered isn’t so bad

By Lynn Moncus: Comments from the Canyons Emily Dickinson’s poem, “I’m nobody, who are you? Are you nobody too?” became more meaningful than ever recently when I entered the courthouse, had to identify myself, and spell my name. Actually, there really was no reason for me to be surprised that I am no longer known [...]

Mesalands wind turbine recalled by General Electric

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Chelle Delaney

Two of three sections erected for wind turbine at Mesalands

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Chelle Delaney Two main sections of the 1.5 Megawatt wind turbine tower were installed Sunday for the wind energy program at Mesalands Community College. “What I find most fascinating is just the shear size of all the components from the construction equipment up to the tower itself,” said Lane Bradley of Tucumcari, a member of [...]