August 1990

U.S. Sen. Jeff Bingaman toured Grain Power’s facility with manager Wayne Liles. …Mickey Trousdale won $2,500 in the Sun Country Bass Tournament by reeling in 17.26 pounds of bass in two days. … J.R. and Hazel Callison received the Tucumcari- Chamber’s Blue Ribbon Yard award. … H.E. Purcell, of the San Jon Post Office, was […]

Coach on road to recovery

By QCS Staff Valentine’s Day is a day Joni Jones, 26, will not forget. She broke her neck in three places in an tumbling auto accident on I-40, said her mother, Kaylene Jones, on Tuesday. Kaylene Jones was interviewed by phone from her daughter’s hospital room in the intensive care unit at the University of […]

Open letter to city: Keep air show

By Ralph McCormick Editor’s Note: The following is an open letter to citizens of Tucumcari from Ralph McCormick. McCormick is a friend of Guy “Doc” Baldwin, who died last week in a plane crash at the Tucumcari Air Show: I live in another state and only by chance happened to become acquainted with your town […]

Highways just as dangerous

by Chelle Delaney: Quay County Sun Everybody was having a good time Wednesday at the Tucumcari Air Show – until about 1:20 p.m. in the afternoon. That’s when Guy “Doc” Baldwin’s plane completed its loop, crashing to the ground. It was an accident with an audience. And the end of the air show. Plane crashes […]

Texico residents allowed to go back home

By Sharna Johnson More than a dozen Texico residents were allowed to return to their homes around 2:30 p.m. Friday, two days after a truck accident resulting in a fuel spill forced their evacuation, according to Texico Fire Chief Lewis Cooper. The residents of five homes in the 300 block of north State Line Road […]

Florida man dies in I-40 crash

QCS Staff A Florida man was killed on Sunday, Father’s Day, in an accident on I-40 at the eastbound 330 mile marker, according to a release by New Mexico State Police. Killed was Michael Hearn, 56, of Merritt Island, Fla. Injured in the accident were Rose Hearn, 55, and Daniel Hearn, 27, also of Merritt […]

May 10, 2006 Police Blotter

The following is a sample of calls received by Tucumcari police during the last few days. According to the reports: Saturday • At 12:05 a.m., a male reported a semi stuck on Tucumcari Boulevard. The truck was stuck between businesses and not blocking traffic. The driver said he would stay the night and call a […]

Feb. 22, 2006 Police Blotter

The following is a sampling of calls received by the Tucumcari police during the last few days. According to the reports: Friday • At 5:24 p.m., a female called in an accident at a gas station. There was a minor accident and the drivers had exchanged insurance information. • At 11:30 p.m., a femal ecalled […]

Callie’s Christmas looking good

By Ryn Gargulinski: QCS Callie Rae Frost, age 3, made it home from the hospital in time for Christmas last year – but only by a scant three days. Her weeks leading up to last year’s big holiday were spent in Galveston’s Shriner’s Hospital burn unit after a household accident on Dec. 6. Grandmother Vicki […]

11/5 Police blotter

The following is a sampling of calls received by the Tucumcari police during the past several days. According to the reports: Tuesday At 4:21 p.m., a female called to report battery at a school. Police on the scene were told one student was pushed by two others and injured. Police told the parents of the […]