Commissioners talk bank building purchase

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Russell Anglin After returning from executive session at their regular Thursday night meeting, Tucumcari city commissioners voted unanimously to send a non-binding letter of intent to purchase the Wells Fargo building on South First Street. Mayor Pro Tem Antonio Apodaca said the building would cost $1 million. “There is an opportunity to look at property […]

Racing license up for grabs

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QCSun staff Tucumcari may be back in the running for a race track. The New Mexico Racing Commission announced Thursday that a license granted La Mesa Racetrack in Raton has expired and the commission plans to consider applications from other interested communities across the state. The La Mesa license is the last non-reservation racing license […]

Sins are weeds that threaten soil of our souls

By Leonard Lauriault Have you noticed there are many more non-grass plants than there used to be along our roadways? Some of these species are invasive (also called noxious because they’re so harmful to the environment and society) and have moved from the roadways into agricultural, recreational, and even wildland areas, reducing the value of […]

Future laws will call for new way for city run animal shelter

Chelle Delaney Tucumcari should prepare for and seek funding to comply with pending state-regulated humane euthanasia of shelter animals and regulation of animal shelters, according to a recommendation from a local resident. Funding could initially come from the non-profit group Animal Protection of New Mexico (APNM) and additional funding from capital outlays from Gov. Bill […]

What do you think

By Leonard Lauriault Recently, I described some strange thinking by Christians and non-Christians (Quay County Sun, 27 August 2008). God’s word also gives pointers about ideas we should have. On a couple of occasions, Jesus asked his hearers a question expecting them to think honestly for themselves, drawing his conclusion. These questions were always accompanied […]

TPD annouces non-emergency phone number, saturation patrols

By QCS Staff Police designate number for non-emergenciesThe non-emergency number for the Consolidated Dispatch Center is 461-2280, announced the Tucumcari Police Department in a press release this week. Callers are asked to use

May 6, 2006 Library Books

The following books are available for checkout at the Tucumcari Public Library: Fiction Two Little Girls in Blue by Mary Higgins Clark. A small girl communicates telepathically with her kidnapped twin. Oakdale Confidential by Anonymous. When a wealthy hospital donor is found dead on arrival at a gala in his honor, three women suspect murder; […]

New program helps with child support

By WIlliam Thompson: Quay County Sun A pilot program offered by the New Mexico Human Services Department will offer assistance to non-custodial parents who are behind in child support payments. Child Support Enforcement Division director Stephanie Gonzales said in a press release that the “Fresh Start” program will help get the non-custodial parent on a […]