Everyone should pursue joy in life

I went to San Antonio for work-related business recently. While riding the bus from the airport to my hotel, a soothing baritone voice came across the intercom saying, “Approaching Joy.” The announcement meant that Joy Street was the next cross street, but it recharged the joyful attitude that I generally experience. God wants us to […]

Police affidavit: Madonda was staying in hotel

QCSun staff A man suspected of killing two Tucumcari men in a hotel was renting the hotel room next door to the two men found fatally shot, according to New Mexico State Police Agent Joshua J. Armijo’s affidavit. Gabriel Baca, 37, and Bobby Gonzales, 57, both of Tucumcari, were found dead on March 24 in […]

Bar set for Friday opening

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QCSun Staff A new bar is set to open in Tucumcari on Friday at 4 p.m. Mike Awais, Pakistan native and owner of the Tristar Inn Xpress hotel, was preparing for his hotel bar’s opening on Wednesday. He emphasized that Friday’s opening was not a “grand” opening as his planned restaurant will not be open. […]

Columnist haunts Cimarron hotel

Karl Terry Do you believe in ghosts?

Community hopes to save landmark hotel

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Thomas Garcia

La Quinta Hotel to be completed in October

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By QCS Staff Stick by stick the La Quinta Hotel and Suites is taking shape on Adams Street. “It’ll be 66 rooms on Route 66,” said hotelier and owner Neil Patel of Tucumcari. Completion is expected in October when the hotel will employ 20 to 25 people. Estimated cost of the project when completed will […]

New signage coming for hotel

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QCS Staff Next month, the official Quality Inn sign will be placed on its hotel at 3716 E. Tucumcari Boulevard, said Sarah Hittson, acting general manager. The hotel/motel which was built in the 1960s as a Holiday Inn is entering a new stage as its old Holiday Inn franchisor trends toward hospitality units that are […]

City’s newest hotel opens for business, guests

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By Chelle Delaney: QCS Associate Publisher The opening of a new hotel, the Holiday Inn Express, has created 15 new jobs in Tucumcari. And when it gets into full swing, it’s expected to provide five additional jobs, said hotelier Neil Patel. The 80-unit hotel opened April 20 and has gradually been picking up overnight traffic […]

Hail storm covers Tucumcari

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by Chelle Delaney: Quay County Sun Thunder, lighting and a feisty spell of hail hit the Tucumcari area between 2 p.m. and 2:30 p.m. on Friday. Fluctuations in power flickered lights in homes and businesses. Tucumcari Police officers directed traffic at Highway 54 and Route 66 because the signal lights were out. Hail was about […]

01-20-2007: Calendar

Monday: 9 a.m., special meeting of the Arch Hurley Conservancy District, Arch Hurley headquarters. Monday: 5:30 The Association of Commerce & Industry of New Mexico -Annual Legislative Reception El Dorado hotel, Santa Fe. Tuesday: ACI Business Day, EL Dorado hotel, Santa Fe. Tuesday: 5:15 a.m., regular meeting Planning Commission, City Hall. Wednesdays ongoing: Al-Anon Unity […]