Four arrested for meth possession

Four Tucumcari residents were arrested Thursday for possession of a controlled substance — 18.2 grams of methamphetamine, which has a street value of about $1,100, according to court documents and State Police Lt. Cleo Baker. The possession of a controlled substance is a fourth-degree felony. The four, arrested at an apartment at W. Route 66 […]

Results of municipal elections in Quay County

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Based on records from the Quay County Clerk�s office, as of Jan. 7, there are 2,282 eligible voters in districts 1, 2, 3 and 4, said Tucumcari City Clerk Jeannette Maddaford The breakout of voters in the districts in the election are: District 1 – 531 District 2 – 582 District 3 – 607 District […]

Rodeo Coach enjoys dual role in arena

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By Thomas Garcia: Quay County Sun The Mesalands Community College Intercollegiate Rodeo Team has high hopes as it enters its second season in the Grand Canyon region competition under the direction of rodeo coach C.J. Aragon. Now, the team is competing in more home state events, six rodeos in new Mexico and four in Arizona […]

Man charged with theft of apple pie

QCS Staff Some of the evidence was missing, but a Tucumcari man has been charged with stealing two televisions, a video player, a barbecue grill and an apple pie. Most of the items have been recovered, Tucumcari Police Lt. Patti Lopez said, but one television set is still missing and “half of the pie was […]

Tucumcari agency to receive housing grant

QCS staff Tucumari’s housing agency will be receive $671,300 to rehabilitate two duplexes and construct an additional four one-bedroom units for eight persons with physical disabilities, according to an announcement on Friday by the U.S. Housing and Urban Development Secretary Alphonso Jackson. The funds are part of a $5.7 million housing assistance grant to New […]

10-31-2007: Community Notes

Making a difference Forty people attended the “Make a Difference Day” at the Tucumcari Municipal Library on Saturday. The celebration was hosted by the Tucumcari Altrusa’s Literacy Committee, which donated $250 to the library. The donation was used to purchase Spanish reference books, including encyclopedias and a medical dictionary. Tucumcari Mayor Antonio Apodaca spoke at […]

August 1965

The Chamber of Commerce planned a day-long dedication for the new Trigg Memorial Hospital. … Seventy-one members of the Bell Ranch Cowboys Association and their families came from seven states and the country of Rhodesia in Africa to their annual reunion held at the Chappell-Spade headquarters. … Numerous Quay County residents reported seeing UFOs in […]

Physicals, 3-on-3 winners, bowling team champs

Rattler physicals set On Aug 7 from 4-7 p.m., there will be athletic physicals for all students attending Tucumcari High and Middle schools interested in participating in the 2007-2008 sports season. The physicals will be conducted at the Rattler Gym. Cost is $15. Trifecta for 3-on-3 Four Quay County athletes won the 15-16 age bracket […]

Bruhn wins school board in Logan, most of school races uncontested

by Chelle Delaney: Quay County Sun With mostly uncontested races in Tuesday’s school board elections in Quay County, the school board race for position 2 in the Village of Logan was the one to watch. Tommy J. Bruhn won the race against Kent Terry by one vote, 119 to 118, for Position 2, according to […]

School Board Elections on Tuesday

Quay County school board elections are from 7 a.m. to 7 p.m. on Tuesday. The elections will be held at the following locations: Tucumcari District 1 – Del Norte Center Tucumcari District 2 – Tucumcari Recreation Center Tucumcari Districts 3 and 4 – Tucumcari High School Auditorium Tucumcari District 5 – Immanuel Baptist Church House […]