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 […]

Events: July 8-13

Sunday: The 6th Annual “Best Little Festival on Rt. 66” Events include: Pancake Cowboy Breakfast at County Exhibition Hall with a church Service, Team Roping Competition, Market Place. Contests (rail splitting, post hole digging, spike driving, horse shoe pitching, cow patty throwing eating, dunking booth and more), free golf lessons and a water fest. Monday: […]

1/7 Police blotter

The following is a sampling of calls received by the Tucumcari police during the past several days. According to the reports: Wednesday • At 8:45 a.m., vandalism was reported at an area restaurant. Police arrived to find a window had been shot out with what appeared to be a BB gun. • At 11:19 a.m., […]

Pass the decorations and the salt, please

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By Ryn Gargulinski: QCS The Nottingham Fair is in town – along with a cast of Disney characters, angels and teddy bears all donned in holiday fare. There’s even indoor ice skating. Of course, it only works if one is about one inch tall, as the ice rink and carnival are among the dozens of […]

June 25 Calendar

Tuesday — The Quay County Democratic Party will meet at El Toro restaurant, noon. Tuesday — The Tucumcari Planning Commission meets at city hall, 5:15 p.m. Tuesday — The Tucumcari schools board of education will hold a special meeting to vote on a four-day school week, administration building conference room, noon. Wednesday — USDA food […]

Children go to drive-in from pool

William Thompson According to workers at Tucumcari Municipal Pool, young children unaccompanied by adults, are walking to the Sonic restaurant or other nearby establishments during the daily 3 p.m. break time at the pool. Sonic is a full two blocks away from the city’s pool. Amber Martin, head lifeguard at the pool, noted that this […]

United Way holds annual auction: see auction list here

By Ryan Lengerich Donating money to charity is good. But donating money and getting something in return is better. The United Way of Quay County is holding their annual charity auction at 5:30 p.m., Nov. 3 at Wells Fargo bank on First Street in Tucumcari. “We have got a little something for everybody,” said Auction […]