3/2 Community Notes

Community Notes • The Tucumcari Police Department will have a Community Methamphetamine Lab Awareness event from 6 p.m. to 9 p.m. Thursday at City Hall. The event will teach people how to recognized Methamphetamine lab sites. The program is open to everyone, but according the Chief of Police Mark A. Radosevich the program should be […]

3/2 Police Blotter

The following is a sampling of calls received by Tucumcari Police during the past several days. According to the reports: Feb. 28 • About 4 p.m. an employee of the Tucumcari office of the Child, Youth and Families Department called in reference to a car parked outside the CYFD building. The employee said a boy […]

Couple jailed with child abuse, drug charges

By William Thompson: Quay County Sun Two children are in the custody of New Mexico’s Children, Youth and Families Department after Tucumcari police found drug paraphrenalia in one of their bedrooms, according to a police report. Police responded to a call for assistance about 9 a.m. Thursday from an Adult Parole Office (APO) employee at […]

Housing authority to offer cleaning classes

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By William Thompson: Quay County Sun Robert Pacheco, Tucumcari’s Housing Authority Director, said public housing residents will soon be required to attend four hours of housekeeping training if their housing units are found to be in violation of cleanliness standards after a second inspection. The Housing Authority Board approved Pacheco’s plan in a meeting Thursday […]

Job shadowing gives students hands on training, including writing this article and taking the photo

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By Daniella Pacheco: Quay County Sun Shadow On Friday Tucumcari High School teacher Antonio Pacheco had his students join-in on job shadowing. “This is great to have the students see how school work sets up for a successful future,” Pacheco said. “I think what they realize is that their school work is vital at the […]

Stabbing victim found, testifies

By William Thompson: Quay County Sun A Tucumcari man police say disappeared after he was stabbed Jan. 9 has been located and has given taped testimony against his attackers, officials said. Dustin Raines left an Amarillo hospital sometime in mid-January without notifying the Quay County District Attorney’s office and could not be found until Feb. […]

Rollover leaves man in critical condition

QCS staff According to Quay County Deputy Sheriff Frank Conley, a single-vehicle accident Thursday afternoon near San Jon sent an Amarillo man to Northwest Texas Medical Center where he is in critical condition. Charles Widick, 55, was found inside his Chevrolet Suburban after it had rolled over at the intersection of Quay Road S and […]

Performace group brings clean fun to Quay monthly

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By Tova Fruchtman: Quay County Sun Rebecca Cawthon first danced with her husband of three and a half years, Alvin, at a bluegrass music performance. Every fourth Saturday in Quay County Fair barn a club — formed to preserve old time, bluegrass and gospel music — holds a performance. “It’s a real social event and […]

Local buildings windows damaged

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By William Thompson: Quay County Sun Doreen Lopez, manager of the Sun Comm satellite dish office on East Route 66 Boulevard, took down a banner on the front window of the store Thurday morning and found two holes in the glass. “When I took (the banner) down I saw what looked like bullet holes,” said […]

2/ 26 Meeting notes

County Commission meeting • County Commissioner Frank McCasland gave a presentation on the Eastern New Mexico Rural Water Authority. He said that the county needs to decide how much of their 1,000 acre/feet of water they have reserved in Ute Lake they would like to commit to the pipeline project and how much they would […]