ArtSpace takes initial measures

By QCS Staff One of the first steps in launching Eastern New Mexico ArtSpace was made Tuesday with the preliminary approval of a $12,500 grant by the Greater Tucumcari Economic Development Corp. Final approval of the grant will have to come next from the City Commission, said GTEDC board president, Franklin McCasland. Eastern New Mexico […]

State approves MainStreet for Tucumcari

by Chelle Delaney: Quay County Sun It’s official. Tucumcari’s Main Street is now part of the MainStreet program. Rick Homans, the state’s secretary of economic development, on Thursday made the announcement at Lena’s restaurant, which is naturally on Main Street. “What MainStreet does is give you a structure and a process,” Homans said. “MainStreet establishes […]

United Way pleased with local funds

By Kevin Wilson: Quay County Sun Informally, United Way of Quay County members are going into a summer break. Formally, the members are pleased with the way individuals and businesses in the county have supported them throughout the fund-raising effort. As of Monday, the charitable organization reported that $23,470 in funds have come in — […]

Feb. 22, 2006 Police Blotter

The following is a sampling of calls received by the Tucumcari police during the last few days. According to the reports: Friday • At 5:24 p.m., a female called in an accident at a gas station. There was a minor accident and the drivers had exchanged insurance information. • At 11:30 p.m., a femal ecalled […]

2-18 Police Blotter

Here is a sampling of calls received by Tucumcari police during the last few days. According to the reports: Tuesday • At 3:32 a.m., a female called in a suspicious vehicle at South Sixth. The vehicle in question was determined to be a newspaper delivery vehicle. • At 7:52 a.m., a male called in vandalism […]

1/7 Police blotter

The following is a sampling of calls received by the Tucumcari police during the past several days. According to the reports: Wednesday • At 8:45 a.m., vandalism was reported at an area restaurant. Police arrived to find a window had been shot out with what appeared to be a BB gun. • At 11:19 a.m., […]

Police Blotter

The following is a sampling of calls received recently by the Tucumcari police. According to reports: Monday l At 9:24 a.m., a male reported a missing wallet at a local store. He said he put his wallet in a basket and somebody took it. He reported his wallet contained his identification, credit and bank cards […]

Farmers’ market to open

By William Thompson The Quay County farmers’ market opens at 5 p.m. Saturday at Wailes Park with live bluegrass music. The market will open at 5 p.m. Wednesdays and Saturdays throughout the summer, according to local manager Bobbie Defoor. “The market usually starts out slowly but more people participate as the summer moves along,” Defoor […]

Teacher of the Year

By William Thompson: Quay County Sun Glenda Sours encourages her Tucumcari High School students to read the newspaper — in class. The idea is for students to become aware of local events and issues and to increase their reading skills. Sours, an English and communications teacher, was presented Monday with the local Newspapers in Education […]

Art Festival features local artists

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By William Thompson: QUAY COUNTY SUN The Tucumcari Art Festival is back at the Tucumcari Convention Center for the third year, with more than 30 artists participating. Everything from watercolors to bronze sculptures can be purchased from the artists. A bronze armadillo can be had for $325. A large painting by local artist Doug Quarles […]