Ingram given maximum allowed sentences

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QCSun Staff Judge Albert J. Mitchell of the 10th Judicial District Court ruled Tuesday that a Tucumcari man would serve the maximum allowed sentences for a string of felonies. Earl Moses Ingram was sentenced to a total of 31 years, six months in jail to be served consecutively. He was also sentenced to serve two […]

Mesalands rodeo team sets record

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Russell Anglin At the third annual Mesalands Community College Rodeo championship round Saturday night, the Mesalands rodeo team set a new school record for team points earned in a single rodeo. The men’s team placed first in the rodeo and the women’s team placed third. Mesalands put points on the board early in the Saturday […]

Tucumcari soldier returns from Afghanistan

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QCSun Staff Army Pfc. Travis Munsell, 19, was considering a trip to the lake with his friends Tuesday morning after returning to Tucumcari from Kabul, Afghanistan Friday. Munsell said he grew up in Tucumcari, moving here from Houston at age four or five. Munsell originally planned to join the United States Coast Guard after high […]

Nara Visa gathering this weekend

Comments from the Canyons: We are fortunate to live here

Lynn Moncus Through the years, we have visited much about the many privileges of small-town life and have usually agreed that we are most fortunate to live in our little corner of the Southwest.One morning last week was an example of the joy of being a native of these parts when a number of former […]

Enrollment open for library story time

Enrollment for story time at the Tucumcari Public Library has started. The first session will be held every Wednesday from Oct. 13 until Dec. 8 and is open to all children two-and-one-half to five years old. We will be having two 30-minute classes each Wednesday at 10 a.m. and 2 p.m. Visit the library or […]

Extension office to host 5K

Tucumcari’s first 5K Fun Run/Walk will take place Oct. 2 beginning and ending at Damon Kvols Park on Hines Street.

Frost to host meeting at convention center

Warren Frost, executive director of the Quay County Gaming Authority, will host a meeting at the Tucumcari Convention Center exhibit hall Sept. 29 at 6 p.m. to discuss Tucumcari’s future regarding the race track and casino and to give the public an update regarding where the city currently stands on the matter.For more information, call […]

State gaming board works to reverse La Mesa license appeal

QCSun Staff The New Mexico Gaming Control Board asked hearing officer David Chacon at a Friday meeting in Albuquerque to act on a motion dismissing La Mesa Racetrack and Casino’s appeal to keep its gaming license, gaming board executive director Greg Saunders said. “The hearing officer heard both sides and gave the state until next […]

Superstation builder urges landowners to act

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Catherine Bugg As the poet Bob Dylan said, “the answer, my friend, is blowin’ in the wind,” a quote that is “impenetrably ambiguous: either the answer is so obvious it is right in your face, or the answer is as intangible as the wind” as described by Mick Gold in his 2002 Judas! Magazine article, […]