Police chiefs talks about changes, goals

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QC Sun staff Editor’s note: Jason Braziel was named Tucumcari’s police chief on April 7. He answered questions from Quay County Sun Staff Writer Thomas Garcia on Friday: Q. What immediate changes have you made to the department? A. On my first day as chief I changed the duty shifts of our officers from 12 […]

Get to know the candidates

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QCS staff Voters will head to the polls on March 2 in Tucumcari. The QCS staff sat down with each candidate. District 4 Thomas Even 1. Why do you feel you are a strong candidate for this office? I believe a city needs to run like a business. I can provide the city with a […]

Small-town atmosphere helps create magical Christmas spirit

By Lynn Moncus For some reason, finding the Christmas spirit was a bit slow this year, but last Wednesday, Nancy Napier and Betty Sanders, two of my classmates, took care of that and made me realize just how important this season is and just how important our lasting friendships are. Nancy invited the two of […]

Reunion ending, but thoughts already turn to next year

By Lynn Moncus: Local columnist By the time this appears in the newspaper, Rattler Reunion will be nearing its conclusion for one more year, and we will all be getting ready to attend the banquet to spend our last few hours together. As I mentioned last week, being a Rattler and also a teacher of […]

New regulations require dairies, feedlots to report emissions from manure

Many Roosevelt and Curry County dairies and feedlots are still waiting to feel – maybe a better word in this case is “sniff” – the impact of a new federal regulation on reporting air emissions. At issue are two major byproducts of cattle operations – emissions of ammonia and hydrogen sulfide.Both gases come from manure. […]

11th hour shoppers have much to choose from at local stores

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Thomas Garcia With eight days until Christmas, you might began to feel the holiday crunch, rushing around for last minute gifts, decorations or treats. Well there is some good new for those last minute shoppers, there are several great gift ideas and items available at your local retailers

City to seek other opportunities after losing bid for track

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By Chelle Delaney: Quay County Sun Although many residents feel deflated and are disappointed that Raton was chosen over Tucumcari for the last racetrack license, Tucumcari will have to seek out other opportunities, say city leaders. “We’ll just have to get up,

Sirens would make residents feel more secure

By Lynn Moncus

Rose ingrained with multiple roles in San Jon

By Thomas Garcia: Quay County Sun Bobbye Rose has been San Jon’s city manager, clerk and treasurer since 1983. Before working for the city of San Jon, Rose worked with her husband on their ranch, then she worked at the First National Bank of Tucumcari (now Wells Fargo) from 1972-1976. “The job was open and […]

02-07-2007

By Howie Tucker s it all over with? Let’s hope so. I am wearing out my computer – doing refreshers on my rules and merchandise surfing. That reminds me: Go to the USGA web site and go to the rules quiz link. Reminder to students Golf for high school students started Monday. If you missed […]