Accident claims lives of three Logan men

By QCS Staff An accident near Endee early Saturday morning claimed the lives of three men from Logan. Killed in the single-vehicle accident were Trent Barber, 26, Trever Mitchell, 23, and Travis Roberts, 24, New Mexico State Police Sgt. Andy Tingwall said. “The three men were found deceased at the scene,” Tingwall said. “Alcohol cans […]

Weather to give region a break, no snow on tap

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By Thomas Garcia Quay County Sun Weather conditions are expected to be more favorable to motorists and travelers, as the storm systems move out of New Mexico, said a National Weather Service official. Today, no snow was expected, and temperatures were to level out with highs reaching the mid-40s and lows falling to the 20s. […]

Thankfullly, it was quiet over holiday

By QCS Staff It was a quiet Thanksgiving holiday weekend in Quay County, according to police officials There were two accidents and one DWI arrest in Quay County, New Mexico State Police Lt. Cleo Baker said. There were no fatalities. “It was a safe holiday weekend,” Baker said. “The fact that people knew the DWI […]

Area stays safe despite snow

By Thomas Garcia: Quay County Sun Accidents were at a minimum on Friday and Saturday when snow blanketed Tucumcari. However, road crews are putting in long hours to keep the roads clear and safe, a state transportation official said. “We were a little busy but only worked two accidents,” said Quay County Sheriff Joe Schallert. […]

Cold keeps clutch on county

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By Thomas Garcia: Quay County Sun The Arctic cold front that moved into the Quay County area on Friday drove temperatures down to 2 degrees, frosted the landscape and iced over roads. It also caused power outages and dozens of accidents but no fatalities were reported. Power outages in Union County caused power failures at […]

40 accidents hit interstate area before holidays

TV Hagenah In the space of the two days during the snow storm that hit the area just before Christmas, the New Mexico State Police headquartered in Tucumcari reported they handled 40 vehicle accidents eight of which involved injuries requiring a trip to the hospital. According to State Police Sgt. Cleo Baker, the two days […]

Police vehicle hit

William Thompson It is perhaps a motorist’s worst nightmare to crash into a police vehicle. That nightmare came true for a 16-year-old girl Monday afternoon at the intersection of Washington and South Ninth Street. According to Sgt. Cleo Baker of New Mexico State Police, the girl was driving northbound on South Ninth Street when she […]

Safety always concern at Ute Lake

Ryan Lengerich When it comes to safety at Ute Lake in Logan, Park Manager Rodney Paris said flooding the water and banks with security personnel is the best way to prevent problems. “We try to use visibility as a deterrent, whether it is boat patrol or land patrol,” Paris said. The Ute Lake staff consists […]