05-02-2007: Police Blotter

The following is a sample of calls received by the central dispatch office for Quay County, based at the Tucumcari Police Department, during the last few days. According to reports: Saturday • At 7:26 p.m., there was a report of a possible drunk driver. Police arrested a female for aggravated DWI, driving with a suspended […]

Rattlers win by 10-rule

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By Thomas Garcia The Tucumcari Rattlers beat the San Jon Coyotes 14-4 Monday night at Tucumcari. The game ended after the fifth inning as the umpires called the game over with the 10-run rule. “We managed to hit the ball consistently through the line up and played good defense,” said Rattlers Coach Tony Alarcon. “We […]

City manager finalists named

by Chelle Delaney: Quay County Sun Tucumcari city commissioners announced the names of three finalists for the city manager’s position on Thursday. The finalists are • John D. Berchtold of Charlotte, Mich. • Boyd A. Kraemer of Benson, Ariz. • John R. Sutherland of Flagstaff, Ariz. All the candidates met the minium requirements and a […]

We’re not all called to play in the Super Bowl

By Debra Whittington Be not thou therefore ashamed of the testimony of our Lord, nor of me his prisoner: but be thou partaker of the afflictions of the gospel according to the power of God; Who hath saved us, and called us with an holy calling, not according to our works, but according to his […]

Where else can you turn a corner and find a friend and history

By Lynn Moncus During our forty-one years of visiting with each other via this column, we have mentioned frequently how very fortunate we are to live in a small town and a great county. While I was down south, I survived each day by knowing I would be coming home soon even if only for […]

Animal wordplay

Since my (pig’s) ear was chewed off when I mistakenly referred to a sow as “he” last week, I will clear up some animal terminology. Not only does it show I admit mistakes, but it also means I can share the great wisdom of animal references, those most people know as well as little-known terms […]

June 10, 2006 Police Blotter

The following is a sample of calls received by the Tucumcari Police Department in the last few days: Tuesday • At 11:05 a.m., a female on East Center Street called to say that she had been bitten by her cat and that she wanted it picked up by animal control. An officer noted that the […]

March 1, 2006 Police Blotters

The following is a sample of calls received by Tucumcari police during the last few days. According to the reports: Sunday • At 9:20 a.m., a female called in a welfare check at Crestview Drive. The woman called from Hobbs and said a friend told her a person was at her home. Officers found the […]

2-25-2006 Police Blotter

The following is a sample of calls received by the Tucumcari police during the last few days. According to the reports: Tuesday • At 4:28 p.m., a female called in a battery on South Adams. The parties were told to stay away from each other. • At 5:37 p.m., a female called in a stalker at […]

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 […]