Stolen trailer recovered, tools still missing

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By Chelle Delaney: Quay County Sun A black trailer stolen early this month from the Route 66 Ethanol plant has been recovered, but tools remain missing, police said. A welder and accessories and other power tools were stolen from the plant. Brian Wink, the trailer’s owner, said the tools and trailer have a combined value […]

Conchas aims to save its deputy sheriff and his home

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By Chelle Delaney: Quay County Sun Some Conchas residents are signing petitions and pooling their resources to save their Deputy Sheriff John T. Hartigan and the deputy’s county-owned residence. “We need law enforcement out here,” Ed Wright, manager of the Conchas North Dock Marina, said. Without a resident law enforcement officer, response times to emergencies […]

Nearly 600 run in Route 66 Team Roping competition

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During the three-day Route 66 team roping championships nearly 600 teams were run from June 29 to July 1 in Tucumcari. It was the second annual event sponsored by the Tucumcari/Quay Chamber of Commerce and produced by Zamora Roping Productions. Ropers from Texas, Colorado, Arizona and New Mexico made the trip to compete for $22,000 […]

Logan man surrenders to police after standoff

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By Chelle Delaney: Quay County Sun A Logan man surrendered peacefully Monday morning following a standoff with police that lasted more than four hours. Manuel “Nine” Trujillo, 34, was to be taken to the Quay County Detention Center about 1:30 p.m. and charged with aggravated battery on a household member, false imprisonment, negligent use of […]

Tornado claims second life

By Tonya Fennell Last month’s tornado claimed its second victim Thursday when Walter “Snap” Cravy, 90, of Clovis died at a Lubbock hospital. Thomas V. Cravy said his father had been hospitalized with multiple injuries since the March 23 tornado tore through a trailer home “Snap” Cravy shared with a friend on Oak Street. “He […]

Logan woman injured by tornado recovering

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By Chelle Delaney: QCS Staff The only Logan resident to be hospitalized after the tornado that hit March 23, Tamie Elam, 42, has a message for everyone: “Take tornado watches and warnings seriously,” she said. “Go somewhere safe.” Elam spoke via telephone from her parents’ home in Liberal, Kan., where she is recovering. “I think […]

Friends, family come to aid in wake of tornado

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By Chelle Delaney: Quay County Sun Connie and Andy Jackson are sitting on their deck talking. The conversation is cordial with laughter. The decks are about the only things left of their Logan mobile home. Their home’s roof is about 110 feet away in a nearby yard. On Monday morning, the Jacksons are one of […]

Shock settles in as family works to recover from tornado

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By Thomas Garcia With the shock finally settling in Angie Chavez and her family of Logan are still cleaning up the mess left by Friday’s tornado. “I have been crying over a lot of things today,” said Chavez. “I knew what had happened, but the reality of it did not hit me until today. It […]

Tornado hits Logan

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by Chelle Delaney: Quay County Sun A tornado touched down in a 12-block area of the Village of Logan injuring one person, destroying about 30 mobile and motor homes and damaging others, Quay County emergency manager, Mike Cherry said. “It was a 12-block area that received damage,” Cherry said. “One person was taken to Trigg […]

MCI trailer to be housed in city

Special to the Sun Eastern New Mexico Emergency Medical Services (EMS Region III), in partnership with the Division of Epidemiology and Response of the New Mexico Department of Health-EMS Bureau and Homeland Security Department, is working to increase the emergency preparedness of Quay County through provision of a Multi-Casualty Incident (MCI) Trailer to be stationed […]