Orphaned calf now sharing home with exotic creatures, great and small

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Thomas Garcia Two days and 619 miles through holiday traffic with 400 pounds of cargo that is not afraid to let you know how it feels – sounds like a Hollywood plot? But this story is very real. “It was quite the drive but it was well worth it,” Leona Gallegos said on Thursday. “We […]

Cantata performances set for San Jon, Tucumcari

The cantata “A Christmas Offering” will be presented by

12-06-2008: Calendar

Calendar for Saturday12-06-08 December Today: 10 a.m., Pecan Treasures Show, Tucumcari Convention center, Convention Center, 1500 W. Route 66 Blvd. Call 461-4079.Today: 10 a.m. – 9 p.m., a Christmas to Remember, tree viewing, style show and luncheon, chili cook off and Christmas Shopping, Santa arrives at 7 p.m., Tucumcari Convention center, Convention Center, 1500 W. […]

Bee-ware: Taking to the road can have its hazards

By Aggie The slave just left for afternoon coffee and told me I could write this column as it would be the last chance I’d have to write this year and the only chance I’d have to write before Christmas. Well, let’s begin by wishing you an early “Happy Holidays” and then get on with […]

12-06-2008: 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. Sundayl At 6:30 a.m., a female reported that there were two truck drivers about to fight at the semi fuel entrance on Mountain Road.l At 8:38 a.m., a […]

Local man charged with forgery

By QCS Staff A Tucumcari man, was arraigned in Quay County Magistrate Court on Tuesday, charged with four counts of felony forgery (fourth degree) and one count of felony fraud (fourth degree). Christopher E. Murray, 31, of Tucumcari, was arrested on Nov. 26 and remains in the Quay County Detention Center with a $25,000 cash […]

12-03-2008: 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 12:38 a.m. a female reported a possible burglary at her house on south Second Street. She said that she was sitting in the den with the […]

Quay County Sun ending home delivery

By QCS Staff Starting with the Jan. 3 edition of the Quay County Sun, subscribers will only receive their paper through the mail. Customers who now have home delivery will have their subscriptions sent via U.S. mail, said Mike Grigg, circulation director for Freedom New Mexico, which publishes the Quay County Sun. Their cost won’t […]

Future laws will call for new way for city run animal shelter

Chelle Delaney Tucumcari should prepare for and seek funding to comply with pending state-regulated humane euthanasia of shelter animals and regulation of animal shelters, according to a recommendation from a local resident. Funding could initially come from the non-profit group Animal Protection of New Mexico (APNM) and additional funding from capital outlays from Gov. Bill […]

No fast changes for antelope hunt plan in sight

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Thomas Garcia The New Mexico Department of Game and Fish will recommend a one-year extension for the proposed changes to the Antelope Private Land Use System (A-PLUS). The department will meet with the State Game Commission at 9 a.m. Thursday at Deming, where it will make its recommendation. Comments on the proposed changes were collected […]