State officers credited with rescue

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QCS Staff New Mexico State Police and Motor Transportation Department officers are being credited with the July rescue of two men trapped in a burning semi on Interstate 40 near San Jon. State Police Capt. Jimmy Glascock said Officer Christopher Stimpson and MTD Officer Rodney Bone, pulled Mortarice Collier, the driver of the semi and […]

Bard man killed in home accident

By QCS Staff A man from Bard was killed Monday morning in a tractor accident. Daniel C. Taylor, 54, was killed when a large wooden beam he was trying to move became unbalanced and pinned him between the beam and a tractor, said Quay County Deputy Shane Strand. Taylor was pronounced dead at 10:35 a.m. […]

Year to end in blaze of creativity

By Ryn Gargulinski: QCS January through November Herman Lopez’ tractor is, well, a tractor. But come December, specifically for the Tucumcari/Quay County Chamber of Commerce annual Parade of Lights, this Tucumcari man’s tractor is transformed into Rudolph the red-nosed reindeer – complete with a red blinking nose. It’s been such a hit, in fact, Lopez […]

Man killed in I-40

According to New Mexico State Police, a tractor trailer traveling in the westbound lanes of I-40 near milepost 314, drifted into the eastbound lanes Sunday morning, striking a sport utility vehicle driven by Billy Wayne Garrett of Oklahoma. Garrett was killed on impact. The driver of the tractor trailer, Zhi Yan Wu of California, and […]

I-40 accidents happen near same spot

William Thompson New Mexico State Police Officers responded to two accidents on I-40 that occurred in close proximity to one another around 10 a.m. Monday. The driver of a pickup was airlifted to Northwest Plains Hospital in Amarillo where he was in critical condition Tuesday afternoon. “The calls came in one right after the other,” […]

Freak accident hospitalizes Logan man

William Thompson A Logan man is in the hospital because of a freak accident in Logan Sunday morning. Sunday morning around 11 a.m. Bert Higgins was trying to start his tractor on his property in the 300 block of 19th Street in Logan. According to Bob Gore, First Officer in Charge of the Logan Police […]