Curnutt selected as new mayor

Thomas Garcia It was down to business Thursday for the newly sworn in city commissioners Daniel Lopez and Dora Salinas Mctigue. McTigue and Lopez were sworn in at a workshop at City Hall before their first commission meeting. The meeting was chaired by senior commissioner Robert Lumpkin, who welcomed the new commissioners. “I’d like to [...]

Our page — May 25

Congratulations to Brian Lopez and Ashley (Lopez) Sharrar. Brian has graduated fromthe University of New Mexico with a bachelor’s degree in health, medicine and human values. Brian is a 2007 graduate of Tucumcari High School and has been accepted to the University of New Mexico School of Medicine. He will begin medical school in July. [...]

Emergency departments work through holidays

Russell Anglin The holiday season means business as usual for Tucumcari emergency workers. Tucumcari Police Department Detective Sgt. Patricia Lopez said the city experiences a spike in property crimes, including burglaries, theft and shoplifting, towards year’s end. “There’s really not much of a difference between what we saw last year and what we’re seeing this [...]

Honor rolls

Tucumcari 4.0 or higher Seniors: Samantha Bauler, Jeffery Bray, Cole Cooper, Christy Kincade, Misty Kincade, Dedra Lopez, Kristen Rich, Casey Romero Juniors:Taylor Atwood,Holly Binkley, Lorri Harman, Katie Lamm, Megan McKinney, Georgia Mitchell, Natalie Nieto,Layla Nugali, Matthew Pacheco, Sagar Parikh, Kenneth Perkins, Sharayah Sisneros, Rebecca Vega, JJ Vigil Sophomores: Sonam Bhakta, Kirsten Dunlap, Himali Patel, Matthew [...]

06-13-09: Around Town

Lets dance on 4th …Taylor Lopez recently celebrated her fourth birthday at Dunns Park with family and friends. Lopez, who was born on May 12 in Tucumcari, is the daughter of Amber Ousley and Dusty Lopez. Taylor loves to sing and dance. She is the granddaughter of Abby Ariasa and Carlos Lopez of Tucumcari, and [...]

Lopez awarded scholarship

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Thomas Garcia A local high school student was awarded a $1,000 scholarship from a Texas-based wind energy company. Kaitlin Rae Lopez, a senior at Tucumcari High School, was awarded one of the 2009 Cielo Wind Power Earth Stewardship Scholarship, by Cielo Wind Power, LP of Austin. “The stewardship scholarship is a great way for Cielo [...]

THS Honor Roll: Fourth nine weeks for 2007-2008 school year

Tucumcari High School recently announced the honor roll for the fourth nine weeks forthe 2007-2008 school year. To be listed onthe honor roll, a student must achieve a 3.5 grade point average or higher on a 4 point scale. The following students made all As for the fourth quarter: SeniorsAnchondo, JesusMcKinney, MistyRomero, Caitlyn JuniorsPatel, Roshan [...]

Curry, Lopez announce plans for re-election

By QCS Staff Two Quay County commissioners announced this week that they will be seeking re-election in the primary election. They are:

Police Chief Lopez resigns

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By Chelle Delaney Tucumcari Police Chief Daniel Lopez has resigned effective Feb. 14, City Manager John Sutherland said Tuesday. Lopez is resigning to take the law enforcement job of a lifetime and at a higher rate of pay, Sutherland said. Sutherland would not disclose which agency would be employing Lopez. “I haven’t been able to [...]

Cost of 911 dispatch getting too hot for city, county?

By Chelle Delaney: Quay County Sun The annual cost of the Central Dispatch System, about $300,000, is getting to be a hot potato between county and city governments. The Central Dispatch System fields 911 and other calls from law enforcement officials throughout Quay County. Mandated by the state, the dispatch center operates out of the [...]