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 […]

Talent show expects high turnout

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By Ryn Gargulinski: QCS Tucumcari High School ninth-grader Will Bason said he once played the guitar so long that his fingers bled. He said it was at last summer’s Quay County Fair where he strummed in nearly every set on every day of the fair. “My fingers at first were pitch black,” Bason said, “and […]

Musician staging benefit concert

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By Ryn Gargulinski: QCS Musician Jared Young said he is from a small town and adores small towns, though he never wrote a song about small towns. “I think John Cougar (Mellencamp) did it best,” he laughed. But that does not bar Young from putting small towns on the list of stops during his tour. […]

New Logan Schools band to play for area teams

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By Martha Frost: QCS staff Logan Schools got a brand new band — and they want to be playing Tucumcari’s song and House’s song and the songs for Santa Rosa and San Jon — as well as their own. That’s right, band leader Andrea Rinestine is asking all the schools Logan competes with to send […]

8/24 Police Blotter

The following is a sampling of calls received by Tucumcari police during the past several days. According to the reports: Friday • At 10:27 p.m., a female reported a screaming neighbor in an apartment complex. Police arrived to find the neighbor had stopped screaming and told the neighbor if they were called again the neighbor […]

Route 66 events schedule

Thursday 7 p.m. – 9 p.m. — Bluegrass Music and Watermelon Feed at Kvols Park, next to the Chamber. Music provided by the Northeast New Mexico Bluegrass and Old Tyme Music Association. Admission is free. Friday 6:30 p.m. – 10 p.m. — Fandango Dinner Party at the Tucumcari Convention Center. Admission is $15 and includes […]

Performance tonight will feature traditional New Mexican music

By William Thompson: Quay County Sun Jerry Dean will perform his unique brand of traditional New Mexican folk music at the Tucumcari Convention Center tonight. Dean said his music is great for dancing. “We tell the people to expect to come out and dance and have a good time,” Dean said. “We’ve been on the […]

Performace group brings clean fun to Quay monthly

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By Tova Fruchtman: Quay County Sun Rebecca Cawthon first danced with her husband of three and a half years, Alvin, at a bluegrass music performance. Every fourth Saturday in Quay County Fair barn a club — formed to preserve old time, bluegrass and gospel music — holds a performance. “It’s a real social event and […]

Winter concert ready to go

TV Hagenah Music will be the focus of the evening on Tuesday, Dec. 21 as conductor and Tucumcari High School music instructor Harold Sloan has the high and middle school band and choir students present their second annual Winter Concert. According to Sloan, the evening should be quite entertaining with a wide variety of music […]

Volunteers to serve ‘Pasghetti’ Thursday

TV Hagenah Preparations for the annual St. Anne’s “Pasghetti” Dinner are already in high gear. Bill Wilson who, along with his wife Direen, is the music director for St. Anne’s Catholic Church, said the dinner is the one of the prime money makers for the music department of the church. “More than that, though, it […]