Police blotter — Sept. 9

QCS staff Following is a sampling of calls recently received by the central dispatch office for Quay County, based at the Tucumcari Police Department. Sept. 1 • At 1:40 a.m., a woman reported a suspicious subject at a fuel station on East Tucumcari Boulevard. An officer was told a woman was trying to open the […]

3 questions with …

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Doug Powers He is Tucumcari’s community development director. 1. What is your No. 1 priority as community development director? The No. 1 priority over the past several years has been the continuing improvement of Tucumcari’s infrastructure. I have always felt that the No. 1 function for any city is the provision of basic services such […]

Jesus gives us strength to handle anything

I can do all things through Christ which strengtheneth me. — Philippians 4:13

Community calendar — Sept. 2

Friday • Lodgers’ Tax Advisory Board, 10 a.m., City Hall, 215 E. Center St. Tuesday • Museum Advisory Board, 3 p.m., Museum, 416 South Adams St. Sept. 10 • City Commission, 6 p.m., City Hall. Sept. 11 • Quay County Commission, 9 a.m., Commission Chambers, Quay County Courthouse, 300 S. Third St. Sept. 14 • […]

Semi Rollover closes I-40 on-ramp in Tucumcari

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QCS Staff Tucumcari police have closed a ramp at the corner of South First Street and Interstate 40 because of a truck rollover. Police responded to the accident about 4:20 p.m. Thursday. One person was transported by Tucumcari emergency responders to the Dan C. Trigg Memorial hospital with minor injuries, said Tucumcari Fire Chief Mike […]

Three questions with Larry Moore

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Freedom New Mexico Larry Moore He’s the Quay County road superintendent whose day usually begins with a 6 a.m. meeting with staff. (Editor’s note: Answers have been edited for clarity and space constraints.) 1. What are some of the day-to-day operations you oversee? Roads that need to be worked that county residents have called in […]

Police blotter — Aug. 19

QCS staff Following is a sampling of calls recently received by the central dispatch office for Quay County, based at the Tucumcari Police Department. Aug. 11 • At 12:22 a.m., a woman reported a suspicious person at a residence on East Main Street. An officer was told a man was seen walking around the back […]

3 questions with … Bobbye Rose

QCS staff Rose is Tucumcari’s city manager. 1. Have you adjusted to business as usual since you began as Tucumcari’s city manager? I have found there is no business as usual. Every day is filled with unique problems, concerns, interesting people, and projects. It has been a learning experience for me, but one that I […]

Local briefs

QCS Staff State awards high school money Tucumcari Public Schools has received $12.9 million from the New Mexico’s Public School Facilities Authority, school officials said. The money will be enough to complete the second phase of construction on the new Tucumcari High School, Superintendent Aaron McKinney said on Thursday. McKinney said the school’s local match […]