On the shelves – May 2

The following books are available from the Tucumcari Public Library. For information call 461-0295. Fiction "Calico Joe," by John Grisham. A pitcher beans a promising rookie, ending both their careers; years later, the pitcher's son brings them together. "Betrayal," by Danielle Steel. A happy and successful Hollywood director discovers that someone is embezzling large sums […]

Police blotter – May 2

The following is a sampling of calls received by the central dispatch office for Quay County, based at the Tucumcari Police Department. Saturday At 12:40 a.m., a man reported harassment on the 300 block of E. Smith Avenue. At 4 a.m., an alarm was reported at a business on the 700 block of W. Campbell […]

Barela to give commencement speech

Mesalands Community College will hold its graduation services 6 p.m. Friday at the Tucumcari Convention Center. The commencement speech will be delivered by Jon Barela, cabinet secretary for the New Mexico Economic Development Department. Barela, a native New Mexican, graduated from Georgetown University's School of Foreign Service in Washington, D.C., and holds a bachelor's degree […]

Rattlers, Longhorns to play at state

The Tucumcari Rattlers and Logan Longhorns will compete in the first rounds of the 1A and 2A state baseball tournament. The (13-8) Rattlers are the 8 seed in the 2A tournament and will host the 9 seed (15-9) New Mexico Military Institute Colts Wednesday at 4:30 p.m., at Tucumcari. The (9-12) Longhorns are the 8 […]

Geography irrelevant in election

While Quay County voters may be limited by party in what commission candidates they can vote for, they aren't bound by geography. That's because county commission races are decided by voting at large. This is the second election that Quay County has had such a designation, County Clerk Ellen White said. Commissioners, White said, changed […]

Candidates discuss issues, goals

More than 100 Quay County residents attended a candidate forum Friday at the Nara Visa Community Center. "The forum brings the candidates to the people," said Renee Rhinestine, coordinator. Rhinestine said when the candidates would visit the area, it was during a time which the rural residents could not get out to see them. QCS […]