Swine flu confirmed at ENMU

Two cases of H1N1 flu have been confirmed at Eastern New Mexico University. ENMU President Steven Gamble said the confirmation came Friday, and the parents of the students — both of whom were from out of town — had taken them home. “If they can go home and recover there, we think that’s better for […]

Dumb horse at least made profit

By Baxter Black: FNM columnist Dave came by. I had seen him a week earlier at the horse sale. “Did you sell that horse you were on? What was his name?” “Dumbo,” he said. “Dumbest horse I’ve ever rode. “I got him from a forest ranger. She gave him to me as a gift. Apparently, […]

Comments from the Canyons: Remembering heritage important

By Lynn Moncus: Quay columnist Most of us who are sons and daughters of the pioneers who helped to settle the Southwest remain proud of the traditions they established. Often when we are discussing the pioneers, people have the notion we are talking about the settlers who came into our area after the Homestead Act […]

04-08-09: 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. Saturday At 4:36 p.m., a male reported an accident with no injuries at the intersection of south Fourth Street and west Barnes Avenue. At 12:30 p.m., the House […]

Sands Dorsey draws mixed views

Chelle Delaney A hearing on the Sands-Dorsey building came to a brief standstill Thursday before the

01-07-2009: 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 Friday• At 2:08 p.m., a female came to the Tucumcari Police Department and reported that her ex-husband had been using her Social Security number.• At 3:00 p.m., a […]

12-03-2008: 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. Fridayl At 12:38 a.m. a female reported a possible burglary at her house on south Second Street. She said that she was sitting in the den with the […]

11-29-2008: Police Blotter

By QCS Staff 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. Tuesdayl At 9:07 a.m., a juvenile subject came to the Tucumcari Police Department to speak with an officer. The officer advised that the he had […]

11-22-2008: 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. Tuesdayl At 7:57 a.m., a female reported a broken window on a van on south Third Street.l At 8:24 a.m., a female came to the Tucumcari Police Department […]

11-15-2008: 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. Monday l At 12:33 a.m., an anonymous caller reported a drunk driver eastbound on Interstate 40. An officer advised that the driver had been on the road for […]