Robbery at gunpoint

Quay County Sun On Monday at 4:59 a.m., an employee reported an armed robbery at a hotel at I-40 and First Street. The woman said she had been robbed at gunpoint. Police Chief Larry Ham said police are still investigating the robbery. Ham said $600 was taken. Police who responded to the call did not […]

March 25, 2006 Police Blotter

The following is a sample of calls received by Tucumcari police during the last few days. According to the reports: Wednesday At 3:56 a.m., a female requested a welfare check at a hotel. A man was calling for help in one of the rooms. Officers determined during a visit that he was fine, and told […]

March 15, 2006 Police Blotter

The following is a sample of calls received by the Tucumcari police during the last few days. According to the reports: Saturday • At 3:17 a.m., a female reported dogs barking at a business. The owners said they would keep the dogs quiet. • At 11:50 a.m., a female requested a welfare check at a […]

10/1 Quay personality

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Who: Glen Burns An artist, architect, actor and self-proclaimed “hotel brat,” Burns said his dad owned the Conchas Hotel and they moved to Tucumcari in the early 1960s. Claim to fame: Burns has big ideas. Perhaps they stem from the 23 big screen appearances he said he’s had as a movie extra. Or maybe they […]

Historical Research Institute traveles to Clayton

The Tucumcari Historical Research Institute will have a field trip for its members on Saturday, Sept. 11, to Clayton. The group plans to tour the restored Eklund Hotel at 1 p.m. and the Herzstein Memorial Museum at 1:30 p.m. The group will leave the Tucumcari Historical Museum at 416 S. Adams at 9:30 a.m. Those […]