Mock accident part of safety drill at lake

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By Robert Ciolli: Quay County Sun An inter-departmental drill at Conhas Lake Tuesday tested the skills of emergency rescue teams. It also helped them to prepare for Memorial weekend that kicks off the busy summer season, agency offiicals said. “I was very, very pleased with what I saw today,” said San Miguel County Deputy Sheriff […]

Safety measures important, but fear counter-productive

By Lnn Moncus The article about the dangers of being in the Quay County Courthouse caused many memories to erupt as I recalled the 11 years during which Dad was Quay County Sheriff, and we lived in the Sheriff’s Residence on the third floor. Of course, to those of us who were around when that […]

Taxpayers deserve to see results of NASA survey

Freedom New Mexico NASA can shoot people into space, but it’s not shooting straight with millions of Americans who fly closer to home. How else to explain the space agency’s refusal to release data that suggest safety problems in aviation occur far more often than previously known? The unprecedented survey of about 24,000 commercial airline […]

August 1990

U.S. Sen. Jeff Bingaman toured Grain Power’s facility with manager Wayne Liles. …Mickey Trousdale won $2,500 in the Sun Country Bass Tournament by reeling in 17.26 pounds of bass in two days. … J.R. and Hazel Callison received the Tucumcari- Chamber’s Blue Ribbon Yard award. … H.E. Purcell, of the San Jon Post Office, was […]

July 4 safety patrols, closings

July 4: Safety, closings.. The Tucumcari Police Department is currently running its Super Blitz. From today through July 15 there will be DWI checkpoints and seatbelt and child restraint enforcement, said a Tucumcari Police Department spokesperson. The Village of Logan will have three officers on duty today and will be assisted by the New Mexico […]

Tucumcari overtaken by motorists, truckers

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By Quay County Sun Staff Tucumcari has been overwhelmed on Saturday and New Year’s Eve with truckers and motorists who have not been able to get consistent access to Interstate 40 because of weather conditions and accidents. Tucumcari police officers, Patty Lopez and Detective Jack Henrickson, rushed to the U.S. Highway 54 (Mountain Road) and […]

May 27, 2006 Notable Notes

District sets meeting The Arch Hurley Conservancy District will hold a meeting 10 a.m. June 14. The topic of the meeting is the district’s irrigation canal and ways to improve safety around the area. The meeting will take place at the district’s office at 101 E. High Street. For information, contact the district at 461-2351.

May 20, 2006 Notable Notes

Ceramics classes offered The Quay County ASAP Coalition will offer ceramics painting classes to children between the ages of 10 and 18. The classes will be held from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. on Tuesday, May 25, May 30 and May 31 at the ASAP office at 109 E. Main Street. All materials and lunch […]

Safety check finds $1million in cash

QCS Staff SAN JON — A Department of Public Safety Motor Transportation Division police officer discovered more than $1 million in cash during a safety inspection of a tractor–trailer rig on Thursday. The money, found in denominations of $10 and $20, was bundled and filled a suitcase. “A million dollars is pretty unusual,” said Peter […]

Holiday hazards go up in smoke

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By Ryn Gargulinski: QCS Tucumcari Fire Chief Mike Cherry said he doesn’t hate candles – he just prefers when they don’t burn the house down. “They can really be dangerous,” Cherry said of the often multicolored, frequently peppermint-scented popular signs of the holidays topped with live flame. More than 10,000 candle-related fires occur each year, […]