Police ‘close’ to arrest on counterfeit money incidents

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Thomas Garcia Tucumcari Police are investigating three reports of counterfeit money being passed at local retailers. “We are very close to making an arrest,” said Deputy Chief Peter Rivera. Rivera said detectives are close to obtaining a warrant for one suspect believed to be responsible for two of the reports. “We feel the third incident […]

Shops offering Black Friday deals

Thomas Garcia Along with the 5 a.m. openings, local retailers will be offering additional sale promotions for Black Friday. “We appreciate our customers and all of their business,” said Rhonda Kandel, manager K-Mart. Kandel said K-Mart will be opening their store at 5 a.m., and will run a special “Blue Friday” sale from opening to […]

Taking time to know your local retailers

By Lynn Moncus Those of us who have called this place home throughout our lives tend to try to shop here as much as possible and to make the best of the changes through which our town has gone. Once upon a time we had several grocery stores and a few meat markets in which […]

Shoppers make early Black Friday trips

By Chelle Delaney: QCS Staff Sunrise sales on Friday brought out some of Tucumcari’s early birds who wanted to take advantage of retailers’ deep discounts. “We were here at 5:30 a.m.,” said James Mowles, who was shopping at RadioShack. “I spent all my money.” On Christmas presents? “Remote cars for me,” said Mowles, smiling. Mowles’ […]

Fire officials check out fireworks

By Chelle Delaney: Quay County Sun Tucumcari Fire Chief Mike Cherry made the rounds Monday making sure that retailers were not selling any fireworks that had been banned. “He came by and explained to us what we could sell. He said the firecrackers had to come off,” said Walter Hayes who is operating the Mr. […]