Route 66 gets new face

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By Ryn Gargulinski: QUAY COUNTY SUN Tucumcari residents will soon be able to get even bigger kicks on Route 66. The Mother Road is scheduled to get a facelift beginning next month, according to the New Mexico Department of Transportation. One stretch slated for repaving runs from the Mountain Road intersection near Kmart all the […]

July 9 Police Blotter

The following is a sampling of calls received recently by Tucumcari police. According to the reports: Monday • At 12:17 a.m., loud music and fireworks were reported on South Second Street. Officers informed individuals to keep the music down and put the fireworks out. • At 1:24 p.m., a breaking and entering was reported on […]

June 29 Police Blotter

The following is a sampling of calls received by the Tucumcari Police Department during the past several days. According to the reports: Monday • About 8:30 p.m., a woman in the 700 block of West Evans Avenue reported a stolen bicycle taken some time on June 25. • About noon, a man called in reference […]

Vandals rock city

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By William Thompson More than a dozen windows have been shot out, kicked out or bashed with a rock or a bat since late May, according to Tucumcari police reports, and some area business owners are growing frustrated. Tee Pee Curios owner Mike Callens, whose business lost a large front window to vandals recently, vented […]

Police Blotter, June 8

The following is a sampling of calls received by Tucumcari police during the past several days. According to the reports: Monday • About 8 p.m., a woman in the 300 block of East Turner Street reported an unwanted male subject was in the area. Officers arrived and arrested a man on outstanding municipal warrants. • […]

Obituaries, June 8

Hazel Callison Hazel M. Callison, 90, died Thursday, June 2, 2005, at her home in Des Moines, Wash., following an extended illness. She was born Dec. 28, 1914, in Protem, Mo. She was a longtime Tucumcari resident before moving to Washington about eight years ago. Family members said she was a retired supervisor working for […]

First Street project to break ground

By William Thompson: Quay County Sun Information: Public meeting at 8 a.m. at police station, June 1. Ground breaking at 10 a.m. -Project expected to cost $12 million. The studies have been conducted, the public meetings are winding down, and at 8 a.m. June 1, ground will be broken for the First Street project. The […]

First Street project groundbreaking, work approaches

By Tova Fruchtman: Quay County Sun On June 1 a two year project on Tucumcari’s First Street will begin. The main goal of the project: to repair the storm drainage system on the road and prevent flooding, according to Jerry Cannon, the project supervisor for the New Mexico Department of Transportation. The DOT hired A.S. […]

4/20 Police blotter

The following is a sampling of calls received by Tucumcari Police during the past several days. According to the reports: April 17 • About 7 p.m. a woman in the 400 block of East Aber called in reference to problems with juveniles. An officer advised that he made contact with juveniles and they were ordered […]

4/20 Community Notes

• The Tucumcari City Commission met on Thursday at City Hall for a regular meeting. The commission approved a bid on the Center Street booster station pump, approved an agreement to pay 2.5 percent of the grant received by the airport for a new runway and approved a grant application to assist with DWI saturation […]