THS football players reminisce

Thomas Garcia By Thomas Garcia Quay County Sun

Teams gear up for Friday football contests

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Thomas Garcia By Thomas Garcia Quay County Sun

An interview with Thomas Jefferson

Karl Terry It’s Independence Day in the United States and some would argue the father of our nation’s independence was Thomas Jefferson. The third president of the U.S. and the primary author of the Declaration of Independence, Jefferson’s ideals are still big deals today. What if yours truly could have landed an interview with T.J.? […]

Dominguez, Lumpkin retain positions

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By Chris Schmaedeke and Thomas Garcia, Quay County Sun Voters in Tucumcari’s municipal election Tuesday kept two incumbents in office while electing one new commissioner. Both Joe Dominguez and Robert Lumpkin retained their positions. Dominguez was running for municipal judge against Robert Ciolli and Gary Southern. “I am happy with the results,” Dominguez said. “I […]

Plans in works to stop furloughs from closing state parks

By Thomas Garcia: Quay County Sun Alternative plans for the state-mandated five-day employee furloughs are being considered to keep area state parks from closing. In November, Gov. Bill Richardson ordered all executive agencies to submit furlough plans by Nov. 30, to help balance the state budget. “This furlough includes all agencies under the governor including […]

Rep. Lujan visits Tucumcari

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By Thomas Garcia: Quay County Sun Area residents met with Rep. Ben Ray Luj

Two men arrested during traffic stop

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By Thomas Garcia: Quay County Sun A routine traffic stop along Interstate 40 resulted in the arrest of two California men for trafficking narcotics and the seizure of cash, marijuana and a firearm. Michael Dulay, 24 and Jaime Pilar, 23, both of Milpitas, Calif., are being held in the Quay County Detention Center charged with […]

Rattlers lose first district home game

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Thomas Garcia Tucumcari Rattlers fall to 0-2 in district play after a 26-7 loss to the Texico Wolverines Friday night at Rattler Stadium. “We are better then this,” said Rattlers head coach Daniel Hutchins. “We beat ourselves tonight. Texico is a good team. We just gave up an easy score and did not capitalize on […]

Wynashe preliminary hearing recessed until Monday

Thomas Garcia By Thomas GarciaQuay County Sun The preliminary hearing of Tucumcari man charged with shooting another man in the neck at the Redwood Lodge was recessed until Monday. This proceedings before Magistrate Court Judge Joel Garnett were to determine if the case against Robert W. Wynashe, 66, would be bound over to district court […]

Thomas pleads guilty to open container

By Freedom Newspapers Clovis’ City Manager Joe Thomas has pleaded guilty to an open container violation and prosecutors have dropped a more serious charge of driving under the influence, court records show. District Attorney Ronald Reeves was not available Thursday to comment on why the state dropped the DUI allegation, a staff member from Reeves’ […]