Commodities to be distributed

Commodities will be distributed Feb. 16 at the Travis Nelson building, 9-11 a.m. and 1-2 p.m. They will be distributed at the north side of the exhibit building at the fairgrounds.

Our page — Feb. 9

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Lauriault recognized The Quay Council for Arts and Humanities presented “Arena King,” a pastel white-on-black painting by Sharon Quarles to Leonard Lauriault for his years of dedicated service to the organization. Pictured from left to right are: Kenna McKenzie Young, Sharon Quarles, Leonard Lauriault, Benjie Torres, and Mary Ann Apodaca.

Gardening tips for February

Tom Dominguez

Senior menu — Feb. 9

The following are the lunch menus for Feb. 10-16 for the Tucumcari Senior Center.

Dan C. Trigg emergency room floods

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QCSun staff Freezing temperatures were blamed for a wet mess at Tucumcari’s Dan C. Trigg Memorial Hospital Thursday. A sprinkling system burst and flooded the emergency room. Hospital Administrator Lance Labine said there were no injuries and no one was in the emergency room when the sprinkler broke. “We had a lot of folks that […]

Some Quay County offices stay open

Many county, city and village offices are staying open in Quay County Friday. Gov. Susana Martinez ordered all non-essential government offices not to open Friday, Feb. 4. Logan’s offices are open except for the Department of Motor Vehicles, said Village Manager Larry Wallin. “They have already shut down the support for the DMV office,” Wallin […]

Press Release: Gov. Martinez orders state offices closed Friday, Feb. 4.

SANTA FE – This evening, Governor Susana Martinez continued to work closely with leaders across the state to provide emergency assistance to New Mexicans impacted by interruptions in natural gas and power services caused by record low temperatures. To hasten the supply recovery, Governor Martinez ordered state operations not providing critical services to close tomorrow […]

Hung jury in Martinez trial

Thomas Garcia A Quay County jury was unable to reach a verdict after two days deliberating in the trial of a Tucumcari man charged with child abuse resulting in the death of a 2-year-old Tucumcari boy. Marcos Martinez, 22, sat in the 10th Judicial District Court Thursday as the jury declared they were unable to […]

Victoria Martinez heads to Dallas

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Tucumcari temperature hits near-record low

Russell Anglin The New Mexico State University Agricultural Science Center at Tucumcari recorded a 14-below-zero low temperature Wednesday night, according to Administrative Assistant Patricia Cooksey. Cooksey said this is the coldest temperature the area has experienced since Jan. 13, 1963, when Tucumcari was hit with a record low temperature of minus 22. Before that, the […]