Community calendar —

Today • Cinco De Mayo Celebration at 5:30 p.m., Mesalands Community College Thursday • 42nd annual Agriculture and Home Economics Seminar, 8:30 a.m.-1 p.m., at the Tucumcari Convention Center. Thursday-Sunday • Blue Grass Festival at KOA Camp Ground. Friday • Lodgers’ Tax Advisory Board, 10 a.m., City Hall. Monday • B at 9 a.m., Quay […]

City to discuss lighting

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By Thomas Garcia: Quay County Sun The Tucumcari City Commission will hold a public hearing to discuss restoring lighting along west Route 66 to promote safety and commerce. Route 66 from the Tucumcari Convention Center west to Interstate 40 has been without street lights for two years. The hearing is set for 5 p.m. May […]

Raton gaming license revoked

By Thomas Garcia: Quay County Sun The New Mexico Gaming Control Board has revoked a gaming license for La Mesa Racetrack and Casino at Raton, GCB Deputy Executive Director Greg Saunders said on Tuesday. “What this means for Quay County, is we have another opportunity,” said Warren Frost, executive director of the Quay County Gaming […]

Electric car debuts

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By Thomas Garcia: Quay County Sun Mesalands Community College’s Automotive Technology Department students will unveil their electric vehicle during today’s Cinco De Mayo celebration at 5:30 p.m. “The students met every Wednesday for three hours this semester to build this car,” said Adrian Charbonnet, a Mesalands student. Charbonnet said the class basically turned a 1993 […]

In tmes of trouble, best to rely on God

By Leonard Lauriault: Religion columnist Recently, I was consoling a loved one who was really frustrated because her son continued to subject himself to a harmful relationship. I reminded her that because there was only so much she could do, the only option was to give it over to God and let him take care […]

Elderly friends offer life lessons

By Lynn Moncus: Comments from the Canyons Having friends of all ages is a rare privilege, one that we can enjoy in our own hometown and county. Because my first friends in those canyons were my parents and grandparents, I have always enjoyed being around people who are older than I. As a result, I […]

Police blotter — May 5

The following is a sampling of calls recently received by the central dispatch office for Quay County, based at the Tucumcari Police Department. Thursday • At 8:22 a.m., a woman reported a suspicious man with binoculars on the 1000 block of South Monroe Street. An officer advised all was OK, the man was waiting to […]

On the shelves — May 5

The following books are available from the Tucumcari Public Library. For more information call 461-0295. Fiction Poor Little Rich Girl by Jackie Collins. Annabelle Maestro, the daughter of two famous movie stars, flees L.A. for New York to escape her indifferent parents. The Shadow of Your Smile by Mary Higgins Clark. When a deceased nun, […]

5-5 Obits

Michael R. Pacheco Michael R. Pacheco, 44, died on Friday, April 30, 2010, in Albuquerque. He was born July 14, 1965, in Albuquerque. Survivors include his wife Dora Pacheco and his mother Manuelita (Molly) Pacheco. Services are at 10 a.m. Thursday at Saint Anne’s Catholic Church in Tucumcari. Information: 461-3815