U.S. 54 fire contained

QCSun staff A grass fire that started at U.S. 54 mile marker 310 around 1 p.m. Saturday has been contained by area fire crews, Tucumcari Fire Department Chief Mike Cherry said. “It’s not controlled. It’s contained, but we think fully contained. There’s still hot spots. We’ve released almost everybody and there’s a couple of trucks […]

Emergency crews respond to fire

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QCSun staff The Tucumcari Fire Department is working on trying to contain a fire today along Route 66 which spread to U.S. 54,

Crews completing work on Tucumcari High School

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By Thomas Garcia Quay County Sun Gerald Martin and Pacheco Construction crews were preparing the high school for the start of the 2010-2011 school year on Monday. Tuesday afternoon crews were busy completing construction on the parking lot at Tucumcari High School. “We will be open on Monday,” said Superintendent Aaron McKinney. McKinney said he […]

High winds have area fire departments on alert

By Thomas Garcia Quay County Sun Area fire crews are checking equipment and staying in touch with department chiefs as red flag warnings continue in Quay County.

Area stays safe despite snow

By Thomas Garcia: Quay County Sun Accidents were at a minimum on Friday and Saturday when snow blanketed Tucumcari. However, road crews are putting in long hours to keep the roads clear and safe, a state transportation official said. “We were a little busy but only worked two accidents,” said Quay County Sheriff Joe Schallert. […]

Richard Lon Bull

Richard Lon Bull Services: 2 p.m., Monday at Fairview Cemetery in Pampa,Texas. A local memorial service will be at 6 p.m. on Friday at Emmanuel Baptist Church in Tucumcari. Richard Lon Bull, 61, died Wednesday, Nov. 22, 2006, in Lewisville, Texas. Mr. Bull was born in Oklahoma City on Nov. 20, 1945. He was reared […]

Texico residents allowed to go back home

By Sharna Johnson More than a dozen Texico residents were allowed to return to their homes around 2:30 p.m. Friday, two days after a truck accident resulting in a fuel spill forced their evacuation, according to Texico Fire Chief Lewis Cooper. The residents of five homes in the 300 block of north State Line Road […]

8/6 Obituaries

Effie Terrill Services: 10 a.m. today at Lawn Haven Memorial Gardens in Clovis. Effie Belle Terrill, 91, of El Paso, Texas, died Tuesday, Aug. 2, 2005, at her home. She was born on July 12, 1914, in Quail, Texas, to J.W. and Myrtle Jewel Crowley. She married Buster Terrill on Nov. 28, 1935, in Santa […]

County roads ‘a mess’

TV Hagenah According to the County Road Supervisor Harry Heckendorn, it is official, it roads in the county are a mess because of the large amount of moisture. “It sure is nice to have the wet,” said Heckendorn, “but I don’t remember the roads ever being this bad in quite some time.” In fact, Heckendorn […]

City road work continues

By TV Hagenah Tucumcari officials said road work in town is flowing along well and “weather permitting” promises to have three more roads in town in good shape by mid-January. Tucumcari Director of Community Development Doug Powers said work on Rock Island St. is in the final stages and work on Seventh St. has begun […]