No bull about keeping superstitions

By Glenda Price They say superstition takes over when you’re facing situations you’ve got no control over — like a horse you KNOW is gonna break in two, you just don’t know when. So what you do in a case like that is give yourself an edge. When you get on that particular horse, you […]

“Hair of the dog” solution to financial crisis would be disaster

By Leon Logan The editorial “Government doesn’t belong in banks” blames the financial crisis on the supposed government pressure to make home loans to unqualified buyers. That is referring to The Community Reinvestment Act passed in 1977. It took 31 years for it to affect the economy? The act applied to depository banks only – […]

02-14-09: Police Blotter

By QCS Staff 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 l At 8:37 a.m., a male called the Quay County Sheriff’s office and requested to speak to a deputy concerning a recovered wood stove. […]

Remembering Tink Nixon of Nara Visa

By Lynn Moncus Last Saturday, several hundred friends and relatives gathered in Nara Visa to honor Tink Ward Nixon who had passed away on Feb. 3.As I looked around the auditorium at all those people, I noted that Tink had helped many of them during such sad times and during all sorts of emergencies. She […]

Hearing to be set for Nikko Nathan

At the arraignment of Nikko Nathan on Tuesday on two separate cases, no plea was made and a preliminary hearing is expected to be scheduled in two weeks. Nathan was captured on Friday, without incident, at a Clovis hospital while visiting his girlfriend who had given birth to his child, according to a report from […]

Herrenbruck-Houlihan to exchange vows

Vows to be exchanged…Wayne and Karen Herrenbruck of Moscow, Idaho, announce the engagement of their daugther, Kelly, to Jason Houlihan, son of Dale and Doris Houlihan of Tucumcari.The bride-to-be is a 2005 graduate of Lewis-Clark State College in Lewiston, Idaho, where she received her Bachelor of Science and Nursing degree. She currently works at St. […]

02-11-09: 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

College sustains damage from roof fire, rainfall

Thomas Garcia A fire at Mesalands Community College on Friday damaged a large portion of the roof on Building A on the west side of the college, college officials said on Tuesday. The portions of the college that were affected by the fire include several offices and classrooms, said John Yearout, Mesalands director of public […]

Students receive flag flown in Iraq

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The Tucumcari High School Student Council recently received an American Flag from the International Police Advisors located at Camp Echo in Diwaniyah, Iraq. The advisors are working in Iraq, training the Iraqi Police Force. They received Christmas care packages from the student council containing letters cards, food, snacks, electronics, Christmas tree decorations and toiletries; and […]

Quay County hosts lunch in Santa Fe for agency heads

Special to the Quay County Sun Tucumcari and Quay County officials and civic leaders were in Santa Fe last week for the annual “Quay Day Legislative Luncheon,” hosted by