06-27-2007: 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: Friday l At 3:34 p.m., a male reported a domestic dispute at a residence on South Third Street. An officer advised that one male subject […]

06-20-2007: Police Blotter

The following is a sample of calls received during the last few days by the central dispatch office for Quay County, based at the Tucumcari Police Department. According to reports: Friday l At 11:01 a.m., an officer arrested a subject on West 540 Loop. A male subject was taken to the Quay County Detention Center […]

Attorney General’s office clarifies Open Meetings Act

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By Thomas Garcia: Quay County Sun The official road map, or the rules, for the workings of open meetings – routinely held by local, county and state agencies – prompted keen interest from attendees at Friday’s workshop on the Open Meetings Act and Inspection of Public Records Acts. The workshop was presented by the state’s […]

Tucumcari students make phyto-find

By Thomas Garcia: Quay County Sun Teenage volunteers at the MesaLands Dinosaur Museum have made a rare find. Tucumcari High School Students Stephen Smith, Carmen Runyan and Donny Price found teeth from a Phytosaur. That’s a semi-aquatic species that flourished in the late Triassic period 205 million years ago. They found the teeth while screening […]

02-24-2007: 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: Feb. 16 • At 2:21 a.m., a male reported a dispute at his residence on South Tenth Street. An officer advised that a juvenile male […]

If gas tanks, will there be enough plastics to go around?

By Chelle Delaney: Quay County Sun You see those plastics, out of which so many things are built today, come from a part of oil … not the part that becomes gasoline, another part. That’s right, most plastics are largely petrochemicals. And while gasoline (from petroleum) makes our crowded highways possible, plastics make possible just […]

Baskett catches on with Vikings

By Jesse Wolfersberger: Freedom Newspapers CLOVIS — Hank Baskett III watched and waited for 14 hours over two days as 255 players were picked in the National Football League draft. His name was not one of them. Although Baskett, a wide receiver from the University of New Mexico, did not get selected in pro football’s […]

2/15 Police Blotter

The following is a sampling of calls received by Tucumcari police during the past several days. According to the reports: Saturday • At 8:16 p.m., a female reported a disturbance on South Jackson. Passengers in a car were yelling at a person on the street. • At 12:59 a.m., a female reported suspicious subjects on […]

8/6 Fishing Report

The New Mexico Game and Fish Department’s fishing report appears below: Conchas Lake Bluegills were still providing the best action this past week. Worms, poppers and small jigs were the best baits. Fishing for catfish was good for anglers using shrimp, cut bait, hotdogs, stink bait and night crawlers. There were quite a number of […]

7/20 Police Blotter

The following is a sampling of calls received recently by the Tucumcari police. According to the reports: Thursday At 2:10 p.m., a missing person was reported who was later located in Gallup. The subject was taken into custody in Gallup on unrelated charges. At 9:13 p.m., a female called to report an irate customer at […]