7-10 police blotter

Following is a sampling of calls recently received by the central dispatch office for Quay County, based at the Tucumcari Police Department.Tuesday• At 1:12 a.m., a female reported a possible prowler at a residence on South Eighth Street. An officer patrolled the area and advised all was OK.• At 5:51 a.m., a male reported a […]

Events calendar

Sunday-Wednesday: 7 p.m., Desert Reign Singing Group, First Assembly of God Church in San Jon.Sundays ongoing: 2:30 p.m., American Legion Auxiliary Bingo, Bingo Hall, 100 S. Eighth Street, Logan. Call 487-3910.Monday: 8:45-9:30 a.m., Rural Bookmobile, Quay Post OfficeMonday: 9 a.m., regular meeting, Quay County Commission, Commission Chambers, Quay County Courthouse, 300 S. Third St., 461-2112.Monday: […]

Letter to the editor: Time for curfew in Tucumcari

Am I alone in thinking we need a curfew in this town? I woke up recently to find my mail box smashed flat. Just one of many around town, I guess. This latest wave of destruction is part of a problem that has been going on in Tucumcari for many years. I had visitors from […]

Ice cream a summer staple

By Karl Terry: Freedom New Mexico columnist The old summertime saying goes: “I scream, you scream, we all scream for ice cream.” I’m not too sure I’ve ever done too much screaming for ice cream but I sure have moaned and complained after eating too much of the frozen sweet stuff. I could eat ice […]

History: July 1968

Carol Jean Rowse was crowned Miss Tucumcari. She was honored before a crowd of 350 people and went on to represent Tucumcari in the Miss New Mexico Pageant at Hobbs. Runners-up were Donna Briscoe and Linda Purcell. … Quay County Butane & Tire Co. Held its grand opening. … Grady Huffman resigned as an employee […]

Police report released in Taser incident

Freedom New Mexico Tucumcari officials have released a police and video related to last week’s Taser shooting of a 14-year-old girl.The video is posted below or can be viewed by clicking here: Police video To view the police report, click here

Cannon officials advise residents of what to expect during training operations

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By Thomas Garcia: Freedom New Mexico Low-flying military planes won’t be a nightly occurrence in Tucumcari or other area communities and, when they are, Cannon Air Force Base officials will try to notify city leaders in advance. But training in unfamiliar areas is important for Cannon pilots, officials told about a dozen area residents on […]

Altrusa officers installed

QC Sun staff Nancy McNabb was recently installed as the 2009-2010 president for the Altrusa International of Tucumcari Club. The following officers also were installed: • Catherine Bugg, first vice president; • Sylvia Wampler, second vice president; • Linda Donwerth, recording secretary; • Jeannette Maddaford, treasurer; • Evelyn Coughenour, corresponding secretary; •

Officers honored at luncheon

QC Sun staff Ten officers were honored at the Quay County Maternal Child and Community Health’s Law Enforcement Appreciation Luncheon on Tuesday. The luncheon honored Quay County officers who had the highest numbers in minor in possession citations and DWI arrests between July 1, 2008, and June 30. Officials said 107 MIP citations were issued […]

Tucumcari man’s trial postponed

QC Sun staff A Tucumcari man will face an attempted murder charge in connection with a June 1 shooting at Redwood Lodge, a state prosecutor told court officials on Monday. The defense attorney for Robert W. Wynashe asked that his client’s pre-trial hearing scheduled Monday be postponed so he’ll have time to defend against the […]