Senior menus — July 21

The following are the lunch menus for July 22 – July 28 for the Tucumcari Senior Center. Thursday Chicken taquito, spanish rice, garden salad with broccoli, onion, tomato, cauliflower, chocolate pudding. Friday Meatloaf, garlic mashed potatoes, broccoli and cauliflower with cheese, dinner roll and margarine, cantaloupe. Monday Green chili hamburger, lettuce, tomato and cheese, onions […]

Lujan to hold office hours

U.S. Rep. Ben Ray Luj

Community calendar — July 21

Today • Canadian River Soil and Water Conservation District meeting at 7 p.m., at the NRCS Conference Room. • Southwest Quay Soil Conservation District meeting at 7 p.m., at the Forrest Fire Station. Thursday • Housing Authority Board at 5 p.m., City Hall. • City Commission at 6 p.m., City Hall. Friday • City Finance […]

Police blotter — July 21

The following is a sampling of calls recently received by the central dispatch office for Quay County, based at the Tucumcari Police Department.

Motor tour draws 40 residents


QCS Staff Participants in the inaugural Route 66 Motor Tour will arrive Friday in Tucumcari. Forty people pre-registered for the three-day tour along Route 66 from Tucumcari to Gallup, said Vickie Ashcraft, president of the New Mexico Route 66 Association. Ashcraft said the New Mexico Route 66 Association is sponsoring the tour to encourage people […]

Snake surprises resident

Thomas Garcia A non-lethal reptilian predator surprised and shocked a local resident with its natural behavior and origins. Jan Fort has seen her share of snakes living in eastern New Mexico but on July 12 she thought she had come face-to-face with one out of the story books. “I could have sworn it was a […]

Police arrest man in shooting


Thomas Garcia Tucumcari police have arrested a 19-year-old man and charged him with eight felony counts of shooting at a motor vehicle, and two misdemeanor charges of negligent use of a deadly weapon and resisting evading or obstructing an officer. Mikey Romero Jr., was arrested Monday night after he shot at a vehicle traveling on […]

Shots fired in Tucumcari


QC Sun Staff Tucumcari police were investigating a shooting that occurred about 7:30 p.m. Monday in the 400 block of East High Street. Witnesses said no one was injured. Police were not immediately available for comment. Teresa Romero said she and her family heard several shots, and when they looked outside she saw her son, […]

State 4-H Conference results

4-Hers represent Quay County at State 4-H Conference

State 4-H Horse Show, County 4-H Rodeo this weekend