03-19-2008: 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: Sundayl At 1:47 a.m., a male called to report an unwanted vehicle in his driveway on East Rankin Street. The officer advised the subjects will [...]

March 4, 2006 Police Blotter

The following is a sample of calls received by Tucumcari police during the last few days. According to the reports: Wednesday • At 8:12 a.m., a male reported a larceny at a hotel. A mirror was missing from his car. • At 11:34 a.m., a female reported breaking and entering at South Ninth. Two trailers [...]

Despite advances, there’s more to do

By Baxter Black: QCS columnist One common expression many of us use — “the greatest thing since sliced bread” — represents a milestone in convenience. In the late 1920s and early 1930s, sliced and wrapped bread became widely available. I’m not a cook, so it is difficult for me to imagine the mechanics of how [...]