11-19-2008: Police Bloter

The following is a sample of calls received during the last few days by the central dispatch office for Quay County, based at the Tucumcari Police Department. Fridayl At 12:47 p.m., a male reported that the locks had been cut off of several of the storage lockers on south Eleventh Street.l At 4:26 p.m., a […]

11-01-2008: Police Blotter

The following is a sample of calls received during the last few days by the central dispatch office for Quay County, based at the Tucumcari Police Department. Tuesdayl At 1:13 a.m., the manager of a business on west Route 66 Boulevard reported a juvenile shoplifter.l At 6:01 p.m., a male at a business on south […]

10-04-2008: Calendar

Today: 8 a.m.- 4 p.m., Route 66 Flea Market, Convention Center parking lot, 1500 W. Route 66 Blvd. Call 461-4079.Today: 8 a.m., VFW Post #2528 Ladies Auxiliary Garage Sale and Bake Sale, VFW Hall, 105 E. Main St., Tucumcari. Tables can be rented for $5. Call 461-3061.Today: 5 p.m., Tucumcari Farmers’ Market, Wailes Park on […]

Paul McCartney spotted in Tucumcari

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Chelle Delaney Beatlemania hit Tucumcari Thursday. Paul McCartney and his new girlfriend were seen visiting an antique shop and a getting a take-out order from Del’s Restaurant.“He looks pretty good,” said Shirley Hancock, a hostess at Del’s. Yvonne Braziel and Yvette Peacock, the sisters who own Del’s

Rattler reunion events set to start Thursday

All events take place at the Tucumcari Convention Center, 1500 W. Route 66 Blvd., unless otherwise noted. Thursday l 6 p.m. – 9 p.m., Rattler Mixer – Del’s delicious platters furnished by Alumni Board, cash bar. – Convention Center Patio.Friday l 9 a.m. – 8:30 p.m., Registration, $35 per person – includes banquet, dances, newspaper […]

Road improvements under way on South Adams Street

By Chelle Delaney: Quay County Sun About $750,000 in street improvements are under way in Tucumcari. The improvements on South Adams from Main Street to Route 66 are expected to be completed in about 90 days, said Doug Powers, director of the city’s Community Development department. Construction on the GRIP II

By air, by land Route 66 logos will be visible to tourists

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Chelle Delaney On June 27, 1985, Route 66 was officially decommissioned as a federal highway. In Tucumcari, 23 years later, to the day, members of city’s Lodgers Tax Advisory Board were trying to get Route 66 back on the roads in Tucumcari. Board members sought and received approval from the Tucumcari City Commission to paint […]

Results announced for 2008 Route 66 Team Roping competition

By QCS Staff The Route 66 Festival Team Roping competition attracted 64 roping teams from New Mexico and Texas

Bike Notes: Memorial rally at Blue Swallow, Toulouse trek, VFW benefit poker run

Holiday rally rides into Tucumcari for birthdayThree Route 66 icons will be hosting the Valkyrie Riders Cruiser Club (VRCC) for a get together BBQ on Route 66 on Memorial weekend. The Blue Swallow, Motel Safari, and the Pow-Wow Inn are teaming up for three days of festivities for bike riders from around the country.“We’re having […]

Firefighters fight brush fire at I-40 and Route 66

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By QCS Staff A grass fire that was started on Interstate 40 was brought under control Monday in about 30 minutes and about 50 yards from a Tucumcari gas dealership, a fire official said. The fire was in a commercial district on East Route 66 at I-40. The fire was reported about 10 a. m. […]