Lawsuit filed against Tucumcari Police

By Tom Sharpe: Courtesy of the Santa Fe New Mexican Two Kansas residents claim in a lawsuit filed in Santa Fe that police in Tucumcari stole $47,000 in cash from them because they were assumed to be Mexican nationals. “We have not received any documents concerning this suit from the State District Court,” said Tucumcari [...]

Tax help still available

Bt Thomas Garcia: QC Sun writer With the April 15 tax deadline fast approaching, area residents can still take advantage of free tax help from Internal Revenue Service trained volunteers. There are three sites in Tucumcari offering Volunteer Income Tax Assistance (VITA), helping residents file their federal and state income tax returns. The sites are [...]

Area residents developing food Co-op

Thomas Garcia Area residents have joined together to create Tucumcari Food Cooperative, which plans to offer organic food to area shoppers. The Co-op’s mission is to provide high quality, natural and organic products at the lowest prices possible, according to a press release. “They will be offering a different type of natural food for the [...]

Nara Visa residents express concern over roads

By Thomas Garcia: Quay County Sun Over a dozen Nara Visa residents listened to the Quay County commissioners as they answered questions about county roads. The residents called the conditions of the county roads after the recent snowstorms the “icing on the cake,” during Monday’s regular commission meeting. “The county needs a better game plan [...]

Locals donate shoes to help residents of Haiti

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By Thomas Garcia: Quay County Sun The New Mexico State Police in Tucumcari, Casa De La Hope and area Subways are taking part in the donation of shoes for Haiti residents affected by last month’s earthquake. “We have received a donation of 300 pair of shoes,” said Noreen Hendrickson, New Mexico State Police dispatcher, on [...]

Residents voice opinion at Arch Hurley meeting

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By Thomas Garcia: Quay County Sun More than 75 area residents attended Thursday’s special meeting of the Arch Hurley Conservancy District. The 65 seats for visitors set up inside the meeting room of Arch Hurley, located at 101 East High St., were filled an hour before the 1 p.m. meeting. “It was an overwhelming public [...]

Three questions with Jeanne Moralez

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Who is helping to make the flu shot available to the public? The Public Health office is in collaboration with the county to ensure the residents are protected and vaccinated against the flu. Are the free flu-shot clinics part of the county’s efforts to improve the health and well being of the resident? Yes, as [...]

Air Force exercise alarms residents

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Residents walk for cancer treatment

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Thomas Garcia Dozens of Quay County residents began to gather at Rattlers Stadium Friday night to take part in the American Cancer Society’s 2009 Relay For Life. “Our main goal is to raise money for the treatment of Quay County residents fighting cancer,” said Amy Sandoval, Chair Quay County’s Relay for Life. “All of the [...]

Blast of wind sends dumpsters flying at Barnes and Fourth

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Chelle Delaney A blast of wind that several residents described as a small twister caused three Dumpsters to be lifted up in the air on Barnes Avenue between south Third and Fourth streets about 7:15 p.m. Monday. Witnesses said the dumpsters were up in the air twisting higher than the trees and telephone poles. “I [...]