Weather causes few problems in Tucumcari

by Chelle Delaney: Quay County Sun Tuesday’s slush and icy roads kept many drivers cautious during the storm which arrived late Monday night “We’ve been pretty fortunate,” said Tucumcari Police Chief Larry Ham. “It’s been quiet so far.” However, as the water freezes, the streets will become icy, Ham said, warning drivers to be cautious. […]

12-16-2006: Notable Notes

Udall’s staff to hold office hours in Tucumcari A staff member for U.S. Rep. Tom Udall will be Tucumcari next week to meet with constituents. Christopher Neubauer, staff member, will be available to meet with area residents. Anyone wishing to make an appointment should call (505) 763-7616. Anyone desiring to discuss issues relating to Congress […]

Merchants set for MainStreet project

By Chelle Delaney: Quay County Sun On Thursday, it was formally announced that Tucumcari had been accepted as a New Mexico MainStreet project. The designation is expected to help in the development strategy to revitalize the city’s downtown. But some small local retailers had already begun making their moves — shifting directions and locations to […]

Quarles open Gallery 111

BY QCS Staff Gallery one eleven— which is recognized by its distinctive blue Gallery 111 letters on the storefront at the same address on Second Street — opened its doors on Saturday to a crowd of about 60 well-wishers and artists in their own right. It’s the dream of artists Sharon and Doug Quarles. “Ever […]

Love’s plans to build bigger travel stop

by Chelle Delaney: Quay County Sun Construction on a new $4.5 million Love’s travel stop at Mountain Road and I-40 is expected to begin in October, said Jenny Love Meyer, public relations director for Love’s. The new 4,321-square-foot operation, scheduled to open in late April, will add 12 new positions to its existing staff of […]

Officials hope to open pool by end of summer

QCS Staff Closed since the summer of 2004, Tucumcari’s city swimming pool could possibly be open by the dog days of summer, said city officials. The city has received a conditional permit to begin repairs and hopes to solicit bids for repairs bids this coming week, said Doug Powers, director of the city’s Community Development. […]

April 19, 2006 Police Blotter

The following is a sample of calls received by Tucumcari police during the last few days. According to the reports: • At 1:49 a.m., an officer reported an open gate at a storage facility. A storage unit was reported to be empty, but the manager wasn’t sure if the unit was cleared by the renter […]

April 1, 2006 Police Blotter

The following is a sampling of calls received by Tucumcari police during the last few days. According to the reports: Wednesday l At 3:32 p.m., a female reported domestic violence at a business. There was an argument between a man and woman. The man reportedly kicked her out of the car and said he was […]

March 18, 2006 Notable Notes

Scholarship opportunity available The Tucumcari Lodge has a scholarship opportunity for the 2006-07 school year. Scholarships for any post-secondary, accredited, not-for profit educational institutions will be awarded to students, with a minimum of $500 awarded. To qualify, recipients must be either • a member in good standing of the Tucumcari Lodge or the biological child, […]

Streets, burn bans on city agenda

By Kevin Wilson: Quay County Sun Road repair and beautification took center stage at Thursday night’s Tucumcari City Council meeting. Two of Thursday’s three resolutions dealt with using matching-fund programs for road repair; the other dealt with approval of a beautification program from the New Mexico Department of Tourism. All three resolutions, and one ordinance […]