Estancia boys prevail in overtime

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Thomas Garcia By Thomas GarciaQuay County SunRattler Jantzen Darnell’s

Community calendar — Jan. 12

Thursday• City Commission work session at 5 p.m., City Hall• City Commission at 6 p.m., City Hall.Jan. 20• Magic presentation by Bill Martin Houdini at 7 p.m., at the High School Auditorium. Free admission but donations will be greatly appreciated.Jan. 21• Library Advisory Board at noon, Tucumcari Public Library.Jan. 22• Bluegrass music program by the […]

Police blotter — Jan. 12

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 10:20 a.m., an alarm was reported at the armory on the 1200 block of South First Street.• At 12:09 p.m., an alarm was reported at the high school on the […]

Tucson tragedy reminds us to help those in need

Lynn Moncus As we look back on Saturday’s incident in Arizona, we can but wonder what lies ahead. We tend to remain in awe about what goes on in our country and continue to ask what can be done to prevent even one of the atrocities. Because we feel almost as if we are on […]

Online comments changing format

Freedom New Mexico Web sites are converting to a Facebook application to help readers interact with newsroom staff and each other. The change, from a platform called “Pluck,” is scheduled to take place this week at the Clovis News Journal, Portales News-Tribune and Quay County Sun Web sites. “The idea is to make it easier […]

Voting opens for school board elections

The Quay County Clerk’s Office will be conducting the school district elections for Tucumcari, House, Logan and San Jon.

School menus — Jan. 12

The following are the menus for schools in Quay County.

Malcolm Lyonal Allen turns 100

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Allen D. Payton Malcolm Lyonal Allen — aka “M.L.” or “Bud”– was born Jan. 7, 1911 in Newcastle, Young County, Texas. He was the middle of three children, including older sister Juanita and younger brother William “Bill” Allen, born to William and Marie (Adkinson) Allen.In 1914, his father died at age 27 in a coal […]

Dog investigation concludes

Russell Anglin Tucumcari City Manager Bobbye Rose said Friday that an investigation of an alleged violation of city animal control policy has concluded and no disciplinary action will be taken against animal control Officer Mike Martinez. The investigation resulted from Quay County resident Betty Pettigrew’s complaint that a dog she was trying to adopt from […]

Press release: Mesalands signs memorandum with New Mexico Tech

Kimberly Hanna Mesalands Community College and the New Mexico Institute of Mining and Technology (New Mexico Tech) signed a new memorandum of understanding to lay the groundwork for New Mexico Tech faculty and students to participate in wind energy research at the new North American Wind Research and Training Center.New Mexico Tech President Daniel H. […]