Fishing report — Dec. 15

This fishing report, provided by the Department of Game and Fish and, has been generated from the best information availablefrom area officers, anglers, guides and local businesses. Conditions may vary as stream, lake and weather conditions alter fish and angler activities. Conchas Lake – Fishing is reported as slow with very little pressure. No […]

Police blotter — Dec. 15

The following is a sampling of calls recently received by the central dispatch office for Quay County, based at the Tucumcari Police Department. Friday • At 4:56 a.m., an alarm was reported at a business on the 1400 block of South Monroe Street. An officer advised that all was OK. • At 11:31 a.m., a […]

John Sanchez visits Tucumcari


Russell Anglin John Sanchez, New Mexico’s Lieutenant Governor-elect, stopped in Tucumcari Wednesday night for a one-hour listening session with local residents who had a lot to say. Sanchez addressed a crowd of about 55 people at the Tucumcari Convention Center. His major talking points included a “common sense” approach to state politics and decreased government […]

Looking back — Dec. 15

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Community calendar — Dec. 15

Friday Library Advisory Board at noon, Tucumcari Public Library. Sunday Country western gospel singer Suzy Gayle at 6 p.m., Trinity Baptist Church. Dec. 28 Planning and Zoning Advisory Board at 5:15 p.m., City Hall. Dec. 29 Tucumcari/Quay Regional Emergency Communication Board at 10 a.m., City Hall. Dec. 30 Housing Authority Board at 5 p.m., City […]

Fourth annual Pecan Treasures Food Show results

The fourth annual Pecan Treasures Food Show was held Friday with 15 delicious entries.

Comments from the Canyons: Quay tree tradition lives on

Lynn Moncus We have a number of Christmas traditions in our county and can trace many of them back to other countries and times before our county came into being. We also have some more recent traditions and look forward to seeing them age in order to become a part of our celebrations. One of […]

Kyle Brockman remembered fondly


Russell Anglin By Russell Anglin Quay County Sun “Leader,” “hard worker,” “original,” “outgoing,” “goofy,” and “good friend” were a few words Kyle Brockman’s classmates used to describe him. “He was a gift,” Tucumcari High School junior Courtney Sandy said. Brockman, a 16-year-old THS junior, died Sunday night from injuries suffered in a single vehicle rollover […]

Commissioner bids farewell


Thomas Garcia Quay County Commision Chairman Franklin McCasland adjourned his final meeting on Friday in the company of friends and co-workers.

Baby Jesus grew up to be Lord

Leonard Lauriault At Christmastime most people are content to dwell on Jesus’ first coming – the drama surrounding his birth presented in the first few chapters of Matthew and Luke in the Bible. They remember that since there was no room in the inn, Mary and Joseph stayed in the stable and when Jesus was […]