Logan schools locked down

QCS Staff Police said Logan school was locked down almost two hours Wednesday after a teacher took a starter pistol from a student. “The gun was a starter pistol which shoots blanks,” said Logan Police Chief Bob Gore. Gore said a teacher noticed a student in the hallway with the pistol. “The teacher took the […]

Police blotter —

The following is a sampling of calls recently received by the central dispatch office for Quay County, based at the Tucumcari Police Department. Wednesday • At 12:28 a.m., a woman reported a theft at a fuel station on the 2600 block of South First Street. • At 12:32 a.m., a man reported a threat at […]

Book signing, concert tour stop in Tucumcari

Thomas Garcia A writer and musician will travel through Tucumcari Wednesday as part of his eight state Route 66 book signing and concert tour. Bob Saar of Burlington, Iowa, set out Aug. 15 to promote his self-published book “In Memory of David’s Buick ” on a tour along Route 66. “The reason I am doing […]

Martinez pushes license change

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Liliana Castillo Gov. Susana Martinez said Wednesday that New Mexico is a magnet for people all over the world looking for a valid U.S. ID. And that’s one of the reasons behind her push to repeal a law that allows undocumented immigrants to obtain driver’s licenses in New Mexico. Martinez spent Wednesday in Clovis, meeting […]

Governor talks driver’s license law, school grading system

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Liliana Castillo Gov. Susana Martinez said Wednesday that New Mexico is a magnet for people all over the world looking for a valid U.S. ID. And that’s one of the reasons behind her push to repeal a law that allows undocumented immigrants to obtain driver’s licenses in New Mexico. Martinez spent Wednesday in Clovis, meeting […]

Community calendar —

Wednesday • Tucumcari/Quay Regional Emergency Communication Board at 10 a.m., City Hall • Regular meeting Southwest Quay Soil Conservation District 7 p.m., Forrest Fire Station. July 25 • Quay County Commission at 9 a.m., Quay County Courthouse July 26 • Planning and Zoning Advisory Board at 5:15 p.m., City Hall July 28 • Housing Authority […]

Birthdays blow by breathlessly

Russell Anglin Another year has come and gone for me. On Wednesday, I bid 22 adieu and say hello to my 23rd year of life. I’m not too thrilled about turning 23. For one thing, I prefer even numbers to odd ones in all cases. I’m not a numerologist and I don’t believe numbers carry […]

Rattlers advance to quarterfinals

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Thomas Garcia A Tucumcari Rattler baseball team focused on limiting mistakes capitalized on errors to advance to the state quarterfinals at Rattlers Stadium Wednesday. Rattler George Montano stole home after a wild pitch got away from Laguna-Acoma’s catcher, junior Thomas Silva, clinching the 13-3 win over the Hawks. “Even before coach gave me the go-ahead, […]

Calendar — April 20

Wednesday Tucumcari/Quay Regional Emergency Communication Board at 10 a.m., City Hall Thursday Cemetery Advisory Board at 10 a.m., City Hall Friday City offices closed for Good Friday Monday Quay County Commission at 9 a.m., Quay County Courthouse Tuesday Planning and Zoning Advisory Board at 5:15 p.m., City Hall April 28 Housing Authority Board at 5 […]

Calendar — March 16

Wednesday Tucumcari/Quay Regional Emergency Communication Board at 10 a.m., City Hall Friday Library Advisory Board at noon, Tucumcari Public Library Tuesday Planning and Zoning Advisory Board at 5:15 p.m., City Hall March 24 Housing Authority Board at 5 p.m., City Hall City Commission at 6 p.m., City Hall. March 25 City Finance Board at 10 […]