Police blotter — Nov. 3

The following is a sampling of calls recently received by the central dispatch office for Quay County, based at the Tucumcari Police Department.

Police blotter — Oct. 27

The following is a sampling of calls recently received by the central dispatch office for Quay County, based at the Tucumcari Police Department. Friday •At 3:20 a.m., a woman reported a prowler on the 1600 block of South Sixth Street. An officer advised they checked the area and all was OK. •At 1:03 p.m., a […]

Police blotter — Oct. 20

The following is a sampling of calls recently received by the central dispatch office for Quay County, based at the Tucumcari Police Department.

Secretary of state seeks re-election

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QCSun staff The Quay County Sun spoke with New Mexico Secretary of State Mary Herrera, a Democrat up for her second term, and District 40 Republican State Sen. Dianna Duran, who is challenging Herrera in November’s secretary of state election. Each candidate responded to a series of questions about the contested office. Below are Herrera’s […]

Local probation, parole office closing

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Thomas Garcia A lower caseload and fewer offenders over the past five years has prompted the New Mexico Corrections Department to downsize the local probation and parole office, a department spokesperson said.

State corrections department considers closing local probation office

Thomas Garcia Local and state officials expressed concerned Monday over the New Mexico Corrections Department’s consideration to close the local probation and parole office.

Police blotter — Sept. 29

The following is a sampling of calls recently received by the central dispatch office for Quay County, based at the Tucumcari Police Department.

Integrity makes endorsements difficult

Baxter Black Sometimes you have to choose between personal principles and sympathetic understanding. For example, as a public personality, I have deliberately chosen to decline invitations to do political fundraisers. Although I have strong opinions, I leave those national issues to pundits with thicker skin. Once I had a request to make a commercial for […]

Extension office to host 5K

Tucumcari’s first 5K Fun Run/Walk will take place Oct. 2 beginning and ending at Damon Kvols Park on Hines Street.

Police blotter — Sept. 15

The following is a sampling of calls recently received by the central dispatch office for Quay County, based at the Tucumcari Police Department.