Dumpsters potential fuel source

At a time when self-righteous environmental groups are trying to block solar power, and self-described green politicians are preventing “Not in my Backyard” wind power, our much maligned real power utilities continue to search for greener fuel options. It is not unusual that the bluster of the often government-subsidized non-profit ANTI’s impede progress through frivolous […]

Blotter — April 13

The following is a sampling of calls recently received by the central dispatch office for Quay County, based at the Tucumcari Police Department. Friday At 1:03 a.m.., a man reported a burglary at a residence on the 700 block of East Rankin Avenue. At 11:48 a.m., a woman reported a disturbance at a restaurant on […]

Loose dogs discourage local jogger

Russell Anglin On Thursday evening, I ventured outside of my apartment for a jog. The breeze was excellent and the clouds made a variety of animal shapes. When I made it to one end of my block, I turned around and ran the other way. I kept my head high the entire time, taking care […]

Tucumcari man killed in police standoff

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Thomas Garcia A six-hour standoff with police ended with the death of a Tucumcari man Monday night.

Police blotter — Aug. 18

The following is a sampling of calls recently received by the central dispatch office for Quay County, based at the Tucumcari Police Department. Friday At 10:33 a.m., a woman reported an unwanted man in a retail store on West Route 66. An officer told the man not to return to the store. At 12:21 p.m., […]

May 19, 2010 Police Blotter

The following is a sampling of calls recently received by the central dispatch office for Quay County, based at the Tucumcari Police Department. Wednesday At 12:01 a.m., a woman reported a prowler at a residence on the 1300 block of South Adams Street. At 9:07 a.m., a man reported a domestic dispute at a residence […]

06-27-09: Calendar

Today: 4-6 p.m., First Spanish Baptist Church Neighborhood Block Party, corner of College and Main Street. Food, games, and music.Today: 5:30 p.m. Pot Luck gathering, Eastern New Mexico Bluegrass & Old Tyme Music Association, Quay County Exhibit Hall, fairgrounds.

Firefighters bring granary conveyor belt fire under control

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By QCS Staff Firefighters brought a small granary fire under control about 4:30 p.m. Monday, said Tucumcari Fire Chief Mike Cherry. Also at that time evacuees of the Mountain View and Chaparral apartments were told they could return to their residences. About 15 residents, some with pets, stayed at the Tucumcari Convention Center for about […]

09-26-07: Tuck’s Turf

Wow. What beautiful weather lately and we all need to take advantage of it while it lasts. Get your clubs and friends and enjoy the great weather. This is also a good of the year for course maintenance and to clean up from the summer. So, bear with us. And if you have any comments, […]

04-14-2007: Around Town

Sky’s the limit… Skyler Lee Block celebrated her 6th birthday with a bowling party on Friday. Her birthday was April 12. Nicknamed “Sky,” she is the daughter of Bret and Melanie Block of Tucumcari. Her brother is Gage Block, 2. Sky’s grandparents are Randy and Carol Block and Tommy and Tara Wallace, all of Tucumcari. […]