Tiger cub donated to Clovis zoo

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Sharna Johnson When he wakes, he bounds to his feet and goes looking for his bottle, finding it quickly in the hands of his mother. After a few suckles, “Sooner” is curled nose-to-tail again and back in a heavy sleep on the floor. And while he snoozes his “mother,” Zoo Curator Mark Yannotti, is trying […]

Piercings puncture preconceptions

Russell Anglin By day, my name is Russell Anglin. I stand 5 feet, 11 inches tall (6 feet if you believe my driver’s license), I’m not really sure how much I weigh and I have hazel eyes. I pride myself with a professional demeanor and try to be as friendly and helpful towards folks as […]

Access to pool provided him with therapy to begin overcoming paralysis

Chelle Delaney Dennis Ulibarri got a chance to get back up on his own two feet after suffering from Guillian-Barre Syndrome thanks to the Tucumcari City Pool personnel. “Without the pool I wouldn’t be where I am. I can walk about 150 feet with a walker. It takes me about a half hour with breaks,” […]

06-18-08 Fishing Report

This fishing report has been generated from the best information available from officers and anglers. Conditions encountered after the report is compiled may differ, however, as stream, lake and weather conditions alter fish and angler activities. Conchas LakeFishing for largemouth bass and smallmouth bass was good again this past week for anglers using tubes, sweet […]

Ute Lake Ranch clears first hurdle for water pipeline

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By Thomas Garcia: Quay County Sun CLOVIS � The Ute Lake Ranch project received its first approval from the Ute Water Commission Wednesday to build a facility to take water from the lake for its residential community. “This brings us one step closer in the final process of providing domestic water to not only Ute […]

January 1944

Sheriff Hubert Beasley and others left in search of a Tucumcari-Clovis bus reported lost in a heavy snowstorm. Drifts two and three feet deep were encountered before the bus was found four miles this side of Wheatland. Passengers had sought shelter in a nearby farm house. … Neumon Parker, county school superintendent, caught in the […]

11-14-07 Fishing Report

This fishing report has been generated from the best information available from officers and anglers. Conditions encountered after the report is compiled may differ, however, as stream, lake and weather conditions alter fish and angler activities. Conchas Fishing was fair using tubes, 4-inch worms, senkos and crank baits for smallmouth bass. Most bass caught were […]

11-7-07 Fishing report

This fishing report has been generated from the best information available from officers and anglers. Conditions encountered after the report is compiled may differ, however, as stream, lake and weather conditions alter fish and angler activities. Conchas Fishing was slow-to-fair using crank baits, tubes, drop shot rigs and worms for smallmouth and largemouth bass. A […]

1-20-2007: Tuck’s Turf

By Howie Tucker This week I will be off to Albuquerque for a high school workshop for the upcoming high school golf season. Feb. 5: Start of Season for Golf Team For all students who are planning to be part of the golf team, the season begins Feb 5. Please contact me at 461-1849 before […]

Rains fell swiftly to flood some areas

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By Chelle Delaney: Quay County Sun Just when you thought there was a drought, it rains six inches and starts flooding. Wednesday night’s steady showers, broke into a heavier rainfall Thursday morning and set off flooding in some fields, washouts on several roads and in one area 14 Rural Area Development customers were without any […]