Community calendar — Sept. 2

Friday • Lodgers’ Tax Advisory Board, 10 a.m., City Hall, 215 E. Center St. Tuesday • Museum Advisory Board, 3 p.m., Museum, 416 South Adams St. Sept. 10 • City Commission, 6 p.m., City Hall. Sept. 11 • Quay County Commission, 9 a.m., Commission Chambers, Quay County Courthouse, 300 S. Third St. Sept. 14 • […]

Art of conversation lost in modern world

Lynn Moncus: Local columnist Can you imagine what our parents and grandparents would have said had we pulled out a stack of cards imprinted with a number of subjects to be used to begin conversations at the dinner table? Of course, their language would have been less colorful than mine when I saw such cards […]

Truck rollover forces ramp closure

Freedom New Mexico Tucumcari police had to close a ramp Thursday at the corner of South First Street and Interstate 40 because of a truck rollover. Police responded to the accident about 4:20 p.m. One person was transported by Tucumcari emergency responders to the Dan C. Trigg Memorial hospital with minor injuries and released, said […]

Couple opens sandwich franchise in Logan


By Thomas Garcia: Quay County Sun LOGAN — Around 100 Quay County residents attended Tuesday’s pre-grand opening of the new Subway eatery in Logan. The crowd enjoyed free Subway meals with a special invitation from owners Jean and Diane Morency. “This is a test run before our grand opening on Wednesday,” Diane Morency said. “The […]

Mesalands student heads to Italy for arm wrestling championship


By Thomas Garcia: Quay County Sun When Ashley Romero was young, her father told her never to date a guy she could beat at arm wrestling. That didn’t leave many prospects for dating, so she had to break the rule. She’s 18 now, attending Tucumcari’s Mesalands Community College, and preparing for a trip to Italy […]

Outstanding warrants — Sept. 2

QCS staff The following are outstanding bench warrants for failure to pay fines issued by the Quay County Magistrate Court: • Donna Stordahl, 53, six counts cruelty to animals. Amount due: $167. • John Stordahl, 44, six counts cruelty to animals. Amount due: $167.

Police blotter — Sept. 2

QCS staff Following is a sampling of calls recently received by the central dispatch office for Quay County, based at the Tucumcari Police Department. Aug. 25 • At 8:53 a.m., a woman reported a dispute at a residence on South Third Street. An officer advised that all was OK. • At 9:32 a.m., a woman […]

Lake officials expect busy Labor Day weekend


By Thomas Garcia: QCS staff writer If you’re thinking about spending Labor Day weekend at an area lake, better start thinking about camping arrangements. Conchas State Park and Ute Lake State Park officials said Tuesday that all of their reservation sites have been filled. Administrator Lorna Ford said Conchas has 76 campsites that can be […]

Freedom files Chapter 11

Freedom Communications, parent company of Freedom New Mexico, filed a petition for Chapter 11 bankruptcy Tuesday but said operations aren’t expected to change. The filing was done, “along with a plan-support agreement executed by a steering committee of (Freedom’s) lenders,” according to a company press release. “(The company) has sufficient cash to fund daily operations […]