Next stop nationals for taekwondo athletes

Special to the QCS Twenty-five martial arts athletes, from adults to childen, qualified for and were invited to the 2008 National AAU Youth and Adult Taekwondo Championships to be held June 30-July 5 in Madison, Wisc.

Man abandons $205,950 after traffic stop

By QCS Staff Tucumcari police said they took $205,950 in cash for safekeeping Wednesday following a routine traffic stop near Love’s truck stop at Mountain Road and Interstate 40. A police news release reported the money was found in the trunk of a Minnesota man’s four-door sedan after the man ran a stop sign and […]

Commission says cattle guards will stay

By Chelle Delaney: Quay County Sun Like it or not, the cattle guards are going to stay on Quay Road 70, the Quay County commissioners told rancher Dusty Stone at their Friday meeting. Stone and his dad, Lee Stone, drive a team of horses on the road to check their land and animals. The installation […]

Longhorns put on strong offensive show to win

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By Thomas Garcia: Quay County Sun The Logan Longhorns started their season strong with a 44-18 victory against the Springer Red Devils Friday night. The Red Devils were unable to stop the Longhorns’ offensive advances as host Logan took a 24-6 halftime lead. “Our defense could not stop the Longhorns run,” said Red Devils coach […]

Building boom at Mountain Road and i-40

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Look east or west from Mountain Road at 1-40, and you’ll see two competitors: the Flying J and Love’s. Each is after 18-wheelers and their diesels steaming across the interstate. In Love’s corner, at the bottom left, is a $4.5 million travel stop. The new 4,321-square-foot operation will add 12 new positions to its existing […]

Flying J readying site for construction

By QCS Staff For the next 10 days trucks will be dumping about 80,000 tons of dirt at the site of the New Flying J truck stop, said Ryck Voisard, construction manager for the Flying J company. At 20 tons per truckload, that’s 4,000 runs of dirt that will be used to fill the site […]

02-14-2007: Tuck’s Turf

By Howie Tucker The Golf Team got off to a great start. Over 24 kids signed up for the Rattler Golf Team this year and a few seventh-graders will be practicing with us as well. For the parents of the team members: We will have practice every Tuesday through Friday and if the students want […]

01-27-2007: 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: Saturday • At 12:08 a.m., a female reported a suspicious subject knocking on her door on South Jackson Street. Officers made contact with a male […]

Traffic stop leads to pot bust

By Quay County Staff QCS Staff Suspicious activity by a driver at a Tucumcari truck stop led to the arrest of one man and the seizure of about 125 pounds of marijuana on Wednesday night, according to a press release from the Tucumcari Police Department. Cpl. Darrick Shaw observed a male subject acting suspiciously at […]

Russell’ s grab ‘em at the Texas border

by Chelle Delaney: Quay County Sun A truck stop plaza developer plans to round up those semis in Quay County before they leave New Mexico and right after they cross the Texas border. New Mexico businessman and entrepreneur, Emory Russell, is building a truck stop and plaza at Endee, said an official of Russell’s company […]