May 6, 2006 Police Blotter

The following is a sample of calls received by Tucumcari police during the last few days. According to the reports: Wednesday • At 12:30 a.m., a male reported a suspicious subject and vehicle at Jackson. The subject left prior to an officer’s arrival. • At 4:10 a.m., a female reported a prowler at Jackson. The […]

May 6, 2006 Library Books

The following books are available for checkout at the Tucumcari Public Library: Fiction Two Little Girls in Blue by Mary Higgins Clark. A small girl communicates telepathically with her kidnapped twin. Oakdale Confidential by Anonymous. When a wealthy hospital donor is found dead on arrival at a gala in his honor, three women suspect murder; […]

Former Trigg leader to take over in Clovis

By Marlena Hartz: Freedom Newspapers A New Mexico hospital administrator with a history of tending to hospitals in need volunteered to lead Plains Regional Medical Center. Officials from the hospital — scrutinized earlier this year by several regulatory agencies and bogged down by board member resignations — announced Hoyt Skabelund landed the position Wednesday, ending […]

Sheriff race features experience

By Kevin Wilson: Quay County Sun Editor’s Note: This is one in a series related to the June 6 primary elections. This story focuses on the Democratic primary for county sheriff between Joe Schallert and John Barreras. John Barreras wants another chance as the Quay County Sheriff. Joe Schallert wants his first. The two men, […]

Amistad to perform at Cinco de Mayo

Special to the QCS There will be a new sound coming from the annual Cinco de Mayo celebration held at Mesalands Community College this year. The musical group Amistad has been selected to provide the live entertainment. “We like the group’s wide variety of musical selections, and feel they will offer something for just about […]

May 3, 2006 Police Blotter

The following is a sample of calls received by Tucumcari police during the last few days. According to the reports: Monday • At 3:07 a.m., a female reported juveniles drinking at a convenience store. The caller said four juveniles were traveling together in a vehicle and had possibly been drinking. No contact was made. • […]

May 3, 2006 Notable Notes

Candidate supper set for Saturday Candidates for the June 6 Quay County primary elections have been invited to an enchilada supper from 6 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. Saturday at the Nara Visa Community Center Gym. All candidates will be given an opportunity to speak, and the event will conclude with a pie auction. Proceeds will […]

Students learn about planet

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By Kevin Wilson: Quay County Sun The Tucumcari Outdoor Classroom was the place, and Thursday was the time for elementary students to get to know their planet. Tucumcari Elementary and Tucumcari Middle School students spent Thursday learning during the schools’ annual Earth Day event. Earth Day was officially April 22, a Saturday, so the following […]

Experience common among candidates

By Kevin Wilson: Quay County Sun Editor’s Note: The following is the first in a series of stories about the upcoming county elections. Today’s focus is on the District 1 spot in the County Commission. between incumbent Robert Lopez and challengers Doyle Frasier and Jimmy Sandoval. When election ballots are cast, those who voted for […]

Commission OKs rate hike on reconnects

By Kevin Wilson: Quay County Sun Charges were raised for utility reconnections and city officials reminded residents the city would offer free access to the landfill Saturday. Those were the highlights of a quick Tucumcari City Commission meeting on Thursday night. With two commissioners out and a light agenda, the three commissioners in attendance breezed […]