Blotter

Freedom New Mexico Following is a sampling of calls recently received by the central dispatch office for Quay County, based at the Tucumcari Police Department.

7-15 Police blotter

Following is a sampling of calls recently received by the central dispatch office for Quay County, based at the Tucumcari Police Department. Friday• At 7:36 a.m., a male reported vandalism of a vehicle on East Center Street.• At 12:40 p.m., a male reported a domestic dispute at a residence on East Hancock Street. An officer […]

7-10 police blotter

Following is a sampling of calls recently received by the central dispatch office for Quay County, based at the Tucumcari Police Department.Tuesday• At 1:12 a.m., a female reported a possible prowler at a residence on South Eighth Street. An officer patrolled the area and advised all was OK.• At 5:51 a.m., a male reported a […]

Altrusa officers installed

QC Sun staff Nancy McNabb was recently installed as the 2009-2010 president for the Altrusa International of Tucumcari Club. The following officers also were installed: • Catherine Bugg, first vice president; • Sylvia Wampler, second vice president; • Linda Donwerth, recording secretary; • Jeannette Maddaford, treasurer; • Evelyn Coughenour, corresponding secretary; •

Students receive flag flown in Iraq

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The Tucumcari High School Student Council recently received an American Flag from the International Police Advisors located at Camp Echo in Diwaniyah, Iraq. The advisors are working in Iraq, training the Iraqi Police Force. They received Christmas care packages from the student council containing letters cards, food, snacks, electronics, Christmas tree decorations and toiletries; and […]

Dropping your guard can be a hair raising experience

by Leonard Lauriault I recently recovered from a cosmetic tragedy that may actually have been more traumatic for others than for me. While I was getting a haircut the guard fell off my barber’s clippers creating a big gap. I didn’t see the horror on the barber’s face when he saw what happened; but, everyone […]

Pick out the best of times and remember them well

By Lynn Moncus As we rapidly approach 2009, some of us are wondering what happened to 2008 as we seem to have changed to that calendar only recently. Although time seems to pass faster when we have less of it, we know that it moves just as it always has. It hasn’t changed it stride […]

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 […]

March of technology causing frustration

By Lynn Moncus Recently, two of my over-the-hill friends and I have been enduring attacks by our computers or printers and have mentioned that we didn’t have such frustrations when we were young because we hadn’t entered the computer age and merely had to battle typewriters, pens, and various kinds of copy machines.

Taking one TAL task

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By Chelle Delaney: QCS Associate Editor The Science Club and students at Tucumcari High School are giving the city a recycling boost. The large green recycling bins appearing around the city recently are in great part due of the Science Club, student council president Michael Martinez reported to the Tucumcari School Board Monday night. The […]