12-31-2008: 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 slow for all species. Fishing pressure was very light.

Police: Fugitive likes attention

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12-31-2008: 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. Fridayl At 10:17 a.m., a male reported to the Logan Police Department that someone had stolen a lighted reindeer from his yard at a trailer park in Logan.l [...]

12-31-2008: Calendar

Today: 10 a.m., regular meeting, Tucumcari/Quay County Regional Emergency Communications Board, City Hall, 215 E. Center St. Call 461-3451.Today: 2 p.m., the Quay County Sun office will close and resume regular business hours on Friday.Thursday: 8 a.m. – 5 p.m., City Offices will be closed in observance of New Years Day.Thursday: 8 a.m. – 5 [...]

Voter registration open for school board elections

By QCS Staff The Quay County Clerk’s Office will be conducting the school district elections for the Tucumcari, House, Logan and San Jon school districts.

Three local residents tapped to serve on Denish transition team

By QCS Staff Three Tucumcari residents have been asked to serve on Lt. Gov. Diane Denish’s transition team, said Chris Cervini, transition communications director. Selected to serve on Denish’s transition Energy Committee is former Tucumcari mayor, Mary Mayfield, and on the Government Efficiency and Finance Committee is Quay County Commission Chairman Franklin McCasland, Cervini said. [...]

Nikko Nathan is Tucumcari’s most wanted suspect

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Thomas Garcia Tucumcari Police Chief Roger Hatcher said suspect Nikko Nathan is No. 1 on Tucumcari’s most wanted list. Hatcher cited the department’s ongoing search for shooting suspect Nikko Nathan as one way the community may be able to help the police. Nathan is wanted on two counts of aggravated assault with a deadly weapon [...]

Police: Most effective tool is community assistance

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Thomas Garcia The Tucumcari Police Department will try to use new programs and equipment to offset crime in the new year, but police still say help from the community is their biggest asset in fighting crime. The department has a new record keeping program, a new phone system, and will soon receive new patrol cars, [...]

City clerk says she’s looking forward to family time

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Thomas Garcia After two decades of working for the city of Tucumcari and Quay County, Jeannette Maddaford will retire today. Maddaford, who was interviewed earlier this week, is looking forward to starting the new year by catching up with family, friends, and postponed plans and hobbies. Maddaford is married to Rex Maddaford who is part [...]

Start the new year off with a clean slate

By Leonard Lauriault Forgetting what is behind Each year, the month of December, and even more so for the period between Christmas and New Year’s Day, television shows as well as newspaper and magazine articles abound about the 10 (or sometimes even 100) most significant events of the year, by category – politics, sports, weather [...]