02-03-2007: Police Blotter

The following is a sample of calls received by the central dispatch office for Quay County, based at the Tucumcari Police Department, during the last few days. According to reports: Tuesday • At 2:20 a.m., a female reported a domestic dispute at her residence on East Turner. An officer advised that it was a verbal […]

Tucumcari man shot to death

by Chelle Delaney: Quay County Sun A martial arts fighter was shot to death on a Tucumcari sidewalk Thursday night, police said. Albert Jason Pacheco Jr., 31, of Tucumcari, was shot near a gym where fighters were weighing in for Friday’s Desert Extreme Blood War cage fight. One man is being held in “investigative detention” […]

01-31-2007: Police Blotter

The following is a sample of calls received by the central dispatch office for Quay County, based at the Tucumcari Police Department, during the last few days. According to reports: Friday • At 5:33 p.m., a female reported a domestic dispute at her residence on East Turner. An officer advised that it was a verbal […]

09-06-2006: Turk’s Turf

Just another quick reminder about top dressing and overseeding. The action will be starting on Monday morning. Hopefully, the weather will provide us with favorable conditions. Please bear with us on the plugging. Upcoming events Sunday the 10th Ryder Cup Type Tourney will be held starting at 12:45 p.m. Two-person teams, with first nine scramble […]

Animal Control officer shoots pit bull

QUAY COUNTY SUN A pit bull was shot on Saturday morning by a Tucumcari animal control officer after the dog tried to attack him, Police Chief Larry Ham said. Animal Control Officer Mike Martinez came into contact with the dog when he responded to a call about a dog growling and barking at a woman […]

Rattlers fall short of state berth

QCS Staff QCS Staff The Tucumcari Rattlers picked a bad day to have a sub-par performance on their home golf course. Needing a first-place finish to earn a state tournament berth, the Rattlers finished in third place during Monday’s district golf meet at the Tucumcari Municipal Golf Course. Teams can qualify for the state tournament […]

Rattlers split doubleheader

By Kevin Wilson: Quay County Sun There is no doubt the Tucumcari Rattler baseball squad can hit the ball. The big question is whether it can do it consistently. The offense was explosive at times, and quiet at others, as the visiting Santa Rosa Lions survived a 17-5 drubbing in the opener and claimed a […]

Rattler golfers fall short in tournament

QCS staff Five members of the Tucumcari High School golf team played in a tournament Monday at New Mexico Military Institute. The Rattlers failed to hit the tournament¹s target of 322. They shot 338 for the day. Matt Smith shot the team¹s lowest score of 79. Clay Beevers was next with an 83. Nick Wiegel […]

Cattle damage car, raise insurance

Some cows you can walk right up to. Others are like department-store employees: You see one at the end of the aisle and by the time you get there, they’re gone! This particular cow was pretty skittish, so Keeler knew something was wrong when she wouldn’t get out of the way of his pickup. He […]

Local buildings windows damaged

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By William Thompson: Quay County Sun Doreen Lopez, manager of the Sun Comm satellite dish office on East Route 66 Boulevard, took down a banner on the front window of the store Thurday morning and found two holes in the glass. “When I took (the banner) down I saw what looked like bullet holes,” said […]