2/23 Calendar

Today La Casa de La Hope fund-raising dinner —11:45 a.m. at Immanuel Baptist Church. Bible study — 2 p.m. at La Casa de La Hope. Thursday Presentation on drugs and alcohol — for parents by Tucumcari police from 7 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. in the administration office conference room. County Commissioners meeting — 8 a.m. […]

2/19 Calendar

Monday President’s Day. Canadian river soil and water conservation district meeting — 7 p.m. in the conference room of the Natural Resources Conservation Service, 706 S. First St. Tucumcari school board meeting — 6 p.m. in the administration office conference room. Tuesday City Planning Commission meeting — 5:15 p.m. at Tucumcari City Hall. Tax Help […]

Rhea hen stolen from local farm

By Leslie Radford: Quay County Sun There has been a theft at the Floeck Country Ostrich, Emu and Rhea Ranch northeast of Tucumcari. Lesa Floeck, owner, said a rhea hen was stolen from her property around 4 a.m. Friday morning. “I think that’s when it happened, because my dogs started barking around then,” Floeck said. […]

1/19 Calendar

• Jan. 19 – Eastern New Mexico Rural Water Authority, 10 a.m. at Tucumcari City Hall. • Jan. 19 – Bookmobile at Amistad, 9:30-11 a.m., at Amistad School. • Jan. 19 – On the Road to Living with Diabetes, 9:30 a.m. and 3:30 p.m. at the County Extension Office. For information call 461-0562. • Jan. […]

New county clerk steps in familiar position

TV Hagenah This is the second of Quay County Sun’s series on first-time elected office holders. Quay County’s new County Clerk is Ellen White who steps into the position with some knowledge of the office having served in the county clerk’s office for seven years and having served as deputy clerk under county clerk Jeannette […]

Post office boxes attacked

William Thompson For the second time in 90 days, the Tucumcari Post Office has reported a window broken on a post office box inside the post office lobby. Monday morning around 6:30 a.m. a post office employee notified Tucumcari Police of the latest break-in. The postal official in charge of the Tucumcari Post Office, Rob […]

Frost loses recount

David Irvin Democratic candidate for state senate Robert Frost will not be heading to the Roundhouse next month according to county clerks who participated in a recount of votes involving Frost and Republican incumbent Clinton Harden from Clovis. State officials said Thursday they’ve not received official results, but the clerks said Harden’s 36-vote lead prior […]

Recount goes against Frost

David Irvin Democratic candidate for state senate Robert Frost will not be heading to the Roundhouse next month according to county clerks who participated in a recount of votes involving Frost and Republican incumbent Clinton Harden from Clovis. State officials said Thursday they’ve not received official results, but the clerks said Harden’s 36-vote lead prior […]

Advocate helps victims face court

William Thompson Donna Townsend, the Quay County District Attorney’s Victim Advocate, helps victims of serious crimes negotiate the legal system. She often finds herself lending support to a victim as a lengthy trials bears down on the victim’s emotions. “Some of the trials are really tough emotionally,” said Townsend, “but I get a good feeling […]

New rules proposed for NM well drilling

William Thompson The Office of the State Engineer has made available on its web site eight pages of proposed well drilling rules. The proposed rules pertain to licensing of well drillers and specifications for wells throughout New Mexico. In a press release the state engineer’s office said a public hearing on the proposed rules will […]