Animal group accuses officer of hindering efforts

By Thomas Garcia: Quay County Sun Some Tucumcari animal rescue group volunteers say their efforts are being hindered by lack of cooperation from city Animal Control Officer Mike Martinez. The group has been working to find homes for dogs, cats and other animals. In January, rescue volunteer Christina Fleming reported the group had found homes […]

Police chief vacancy draws 10 applicants

By Thomas Garcia: Quay County Sun City officials are planning to create a committee to review a list of 10 applicants for Tucumcari’s chief of police. City Manager Bobbye Rose said the intent is to narrow the list down to finalists in about a week. Deadline for applications was March 5, said City Clerk Christine […]

Three file in Dsitrict 3

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By Thomas Garcia: Quay County Sun Quay County District 3 Commissioner will be the only contested race in the June 1 primary election. Quay County Clerk Ellen White closed the filing for the primary election at 5 p.m. Tuesday. “This is going to be a good election,” White said. District 3 County Commissioner and Chairman […]

Hatcher to join Roosevelt County Sheriff’s Office

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Argen Duncan: PNT senior writer Former Tucumcari Police Chief Roger Hatcher is preparing to serve as a Roosevelt County Sheriff’s deputy on a temporary basis. Hatcher plans to start work with the sheriff’s office Today. He said Chief Deputy Malin Parker asked him to take the position. Roosevelt County Sheriff Darren Hooker said his office […]

Area residents developing food Co-op

Thomas Garcia Area residents have joined together to create Tucumcari Food Cooperative, which plans to offer organic food to area shoppers. The Co-op’s mission is to provide high quality, natural and organic products at the lowest prices possible, according to a press release. “They will be offering a different type of natural food for the […]

Press release: Illinois resident killed in crash on I-40

Tucumcari – Casey Reif, 22 of Decatur, Ill. was fatally injured in a single vehicle roll-over.

Logan, San Jon boys, girls teams fall at state tourney first round

By Thomas Garcia: Quay County Sun Bids by Logan and San Jon for the 1A boys and girls ended in the first round of state tournament play. On Saturday, the Logan Longhorns lost 59-57 to the Des Moines Demons at Logan. “It was a great game…came down to the last second,” said Longhorns head coach […]

Library

The following books are available from the Tucumcari Public Library. For more information call 461-0295. Fiction Worst Case by James Patterson and Michael Ledwidge. A New York detective raising 10 children alone investigates a string of kidnappings and killings of teenagers by a villain with unusual motives. The Burning Land by Bernard Cornwell. The ninth-century […]

Community calendar

Thursday City Commission Meeting at 6 p.m., City Hall 215 East Center Street. Friday Mardi Gras Canjun Shrimp Boil at 6:30 p.m., Tucumcari Convention Center at Call 461-4413 for information March 19 Library Advisory Board at noon, Tucumcari Public Library 602 South Second Street. March 22 Quay County Commission Meeting at 9 a.m., the Quay […]

Judge clears Freedom bankruptcy plan

Freedom News Service WILMINGTON, Del. — A federal judge Tuesday approved Freedom Communication Inc.’s reorganization plan, giving a green light for the company to emerge from bankruptcy by the end of this month. The court action gets the Irvine, California-based media company and parent of The Orange County (Calif.) Register out from under 58 percent […]