03-14-09: Calendar

Sundays ongoing: 2:30 p.m., American Legion Auxiliary Bingo, Bingo Hall, 100 S. Eighth Street, Logan. Call 487-3910. Monday:

03-14-09: 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. Tuesday l At 12:41 p.m., an anonymous caller reported several students skipping school in a shed on south College Street. l At 2:59 p.m., a male at a […]

Police seek cause of death of man found hit by train

By QCS Staff Tucumcari police are investigating the death of Rodney Judd, 27, who was hit by train sometime between midnight and 9 a.m. last Sunday, a department official confirmed on Friday. “We are looking into the cause and manner of his death.” said Police Chief Roger Hatcher. “We want to rule out any foul […]

Wind research advisory committe established

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Special to the QCS A North American Wind Research and Training Center Advisory Committee has been formed and includes representatives from a cross section of the energy industry, according to a press release from Mesalands Community College. Included in the corporations and organizations participating on the advisory committee are BP Alternative Energy, Shell Wind Energy, […]

Death penalty repeal heads to governor

By Steve Terrell: The Santa Fe New Mexican Friday’s decisive state Senate vote to repeal the death penalty in New Mexico was a direct result of November’s election of several new lawmakers. That’s the opinion expressed both by a leading supporter and by a leading opponent of House Bill 285, which would replace the death […]

Mesalands rodeo teams start out strong

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By QCS Staff The Mesalands Community College men’s and women’s rodeo teams got the season off to a good start at two Grand Canyon Regional rodeos last weekend. At the Cochise College Rodeo both the Mesalands men’s and women’s teams placed third in the team standings. Cochise College Rodeo They competed at the Cochise College […]

Birthday, U.S. Marine Corps boot camp graduates

Elijah X. Dominguez of Tucumcari celebrated his eighth birthday on Friday at his NaNa and Grandpa’s house. Elijah’s party was hosted by his parents, April Garcia and Hector Dominguez, his sister Mya Garcia and family. U.S. Marine Pvt. Joseph Marroquin, Jr., 19,

MVD committed to privacy, open records

By Rick Homans, Cabinet Secretary for New Mexico Taxation and Revenue Department. Editor’s note: Freedom New Mexico Publisher Ray Sullivan discussed Web portals in his column in last Saturday’s Quay County Sun. This is Rick Homans’ counterpiece. When an individual comes to the Motor Vehicle Division (MVD) to apply for a driver’s license or a […]

State Tournament Update

Go to varsitynow.com for game stories and photos BoysCLASS 5AAt The Pit, AlbuquerqueSemifinalsThursdayLa Cueva 70, Eldorado 63Highland 63, Las Cruces 56ChampionshipSaturdayLa Cueva vs. Highland, 8:30 p.m. CLASS 4AAt The Pit, AlbuquerqueSemifinalsThursdayArtesia 58, Espnola Valley 56, 3 OTRoswell 69, Deming 64ChampionshipSaturdayArtesia vs. Roswell, 4:30 p.m. CLASS 3AAt The Pit, AlbuquerqueSemifinalsFridayHope Christian 64, Sandia Prep 60St. Michael’s […]

03-14-09: Library Books

The following books are available from the Tucumcari Public Library.