10/25 Police Blotter

The following is a sample of calls received during the last few days by the central dispatch office for Quay County, based at the Tucumcari Police Department. Tuesday At 1:25 a.m., a tucumcari Police Officer reported hearing possible gunshots on south Second Street. At 6:31 a.m., an employee at a business on south First Street […]

Bad economy good for thrift business

Chelle Delaney On Friday, Charlie Thibodeaux traded a coffee pot for a dozen tortillas. Thibedeaux said barterning is not a routine part of his business at the Canal Trading Mall. In fact, he said, he likes to have cash-only transactions. But, “She only had $3 and she said her coffee pot had quit on her,” […]

04-09-2008: Police Blotter

The following is a sample of calls received during the last few days by the central dispatch office for Quay County, based at the Tucumcari Police Department. According to reports: Saturdayl At 7:35 p.m., a female called to report an unwanted subject at a retail business on East Route 66, who had been banned from […]

Community Notes: Cheerleaders attend Dance Day, Brisket sales to benefit fair, Business fair set for Mosquero

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Fairboard brisket sale on now Just in time for Easter, the Quay County Fairboard will be cooking up their annual brisket fare. Only 150 briskets will be available so they will be sold on a first-come, first-served basis. Precooked weight will be about 10 pounds. Briskets will be $40 each. Briskets should be picked up between […]

11-28-07: Business Notes: Cornerstone Deli opening, IRS business mileage

Cornerstone official opening today A new restaurant in town, the Cornerstone Deli at and Route 66 Boulevard will be having it ceremonial ribbon cutting ceremony at 10:30 a.m. today. IRS sets business miles at 50.5 cents per mile The Internal Revenue Service issued the 2008 optional standard mileage rates used to calculate the deductible costs […]

Fire destroys Portales business

By Karl Terry: Freedom New Mexico Joe Chandler says he was just 50 feet from his shop when lightning struck Thursday evening sparking a fire. The Portales custom furniture business was destroyed by the blaze early Friday morning. Portales Fire Department units were dispatched to Pioneer Woodworkers on State Highway 88 — the Arch Highway […]

Trip to Zebra Ranch, New SBDC director

Trip set for Zebra Ranch The Tucumcari Historical Research Institute will have a field trip for its members to the Zebra Ranch between Roy and Wagon Mound on Oct. 5. The group will leave the museum at 416 S. Adams at 8 a.m. Bring a picnic lunch. Cars can make the trip. If you are […]

Buchen’s MainStreet director, former student wounded in Iraq

MainStreet taps director… The Tucumcari Main Street Corp. announced Tuesday it has selected David Buchen for the position of director of Tucumcari MainStreet, according to a press release. His new position with MainStreet will start in August. Buchen had previously led the Small Business Development Office at Mesalands Community College. Buchen was recently named the […]

Fans turn out for No. 54

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By Thomas Garcia: Quay County Sun Several hundred fans came out on Thursday to meet their favorite Chicago Bear, Brian Urlacher, in Tucumcari. They came from neighboring Guadalupe County and east from Amarillo, Texas, for the chance to shake hands, to get an autograph and to have their picture taken with linebacker No. 54. “I […]

No. 54, Brian Urlacher will be here Thursday

By Thomas Garcia: Quay County Sun An NFL Super Bowl/Pro Bowl player is set to meet with fans and overlook his signature owned business in Tucumcari. The Chicago Bear’s linebacker, Brian Urlacher, will be at the Brian Urlacher Cross Country Auto Sales on South Lake Street Thursday afternoon. Urlacher will be holding an autograph session […]