Trash taken away by teens

By Kevin Wilson: Quay County Sun The teenage boy picked up the trash he found and just laughed. The metal was once part of an exhaust system, but now it was without a vehicle and rusted. While it wasn’t heavy, the metal piece’s size was beyond the capabilities of his small black trash bag. “Won’t […]

Safety check finds $1million in cash

QCS Staff SAN JON — A Department of Public Safety Motor Transportation Division police officer discovered more than $1 million in cash during a safety inspection of a tractor–trailer rig on Thursday. The money, found in denominations of $10 and $20, was bundled and filled a suitcase. “A million dollars is pretty unusual,” said Peter […]

Shooting puts law enforcement on alert

By Marlena Hartz: Freedom Newspapers An atmosphere of vigilance has settled over New Mexico law enforcement agencies since they lost one of their own in a routine traffic stop on March 22. When he stopped the driver of a gold pickup truck, Deputy James McGrane Jr., 38, was shot in the head and died. For […]

Cattle ranchers hear concerns

By Kevin Wilson: Quay County Sun If beef consumption is rising around America and the rest of the world, why are American cattle growers making less money in the market? It’s a question cattle growers wish they didn’t have to ask, and a national organization tried to answer at an assembly Friday night. The Tucumcari […]

April 1, 2006 Police Blotter

The following is a sampling of calls received by Tucumcari police during the last few days. According to the reports: Wednesday l At 3:32 p.m., a female reported domestic violence at a business. There was an argument between a man and woman. The man reportedly kicked her out of the car and said he was […]

April 1, 2006 Notable Notes

Good Friday meal coming The Logan United Methodist Church is having its annual Earl Christian Meal on Good Friday at 6:30 p.m. on April 14 at the Logan Civic Center. There is no charge. For information or to make a reservation, call 487-9170. Writing workshop in May A Free River Press Writing workshop will be […]

April 1, 2006 Menus

Senior Citizens Center Monday: Bell pepper, parsley potatoes, crackers, banana pudding Tuesday: Roast beef/brown gravy, broccli/cheese, casserole, buttered carrots, roll/margarine Wednesday: Hamburger. Lettuce/tomatoe, pickles/onions, potato salad, cherry cobbler Thursday: Chicken taco pie, pinto beans, salad/dressing, vanilla pudding Friday: Baked white fish, parsley potatoes, creamy coleslaw, bread, pudding/toppings House Schools Monday: Breakfast, French Toast Sticks/syrup, cereal, […]

Commissioners get update on Ute Lake project

Kevin Wilson: Quay County Sun Kent Terry, a dam supervisor at Ute Lake, gave a report on water usage set aside for the construction of Ute Lake Ranch during Monday’s Quay County Commission meeting. Terry attended a meeting last week in Santo Domingo with Commission Chairman Franklin McCasland, and Terry said the Interstate Streams Commission […]

March 29, 2006 Police Blotter

The following is a sampling of calls received by Tucumcari police during the last few days. According to the reports: Saturday l At 12:29 a.m., a female reported a welfare check at Washington Street. A woman suspected a juvenile was riding a bike and it was too late. Officers advised it was a woman in […]