03-21-09: 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. Tuesdayl At 12:41 a.m., an alarm company reported a glass break at a business on west Tucumcari Boulevard. After a check of the business, an officer advised no […]

Police Blotter: 02-21-09

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. Tuesdayl At 11:15 a.m., an anonymous caller reported that the windows had been broken out of a vehicle parked at the corner of south Sixth and west High […]

College sustains damage from roof fire, rainfall

Thomas Garcia A fire at Mesalands Community College on Friday damaged a large portion of the roof on Building A on the west side of the college, college officials said on Tuesday. The portions of the college that were affected by the fire include several offices and classrooms, said John Yearout, Mesalands director of public […]

02-04-09: 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: Thursdayl At 3:45 a.m., an anonymous caller reported a U-haul with no tail lights that was west bound on Interstate 40 at mile marker 335 and that it […]

I-40 construction will cause speed to be reduced to 45mp

By QCS Staff The New Mexico Department of Transportation is reducing the speed limit to 45 mph on Interstate 40 west of Tucumcari because of paving work, according to a press release. The construction area is between the Paloma (Stuckey’s) and the Tucumcari West exit, the release said. There also will be lane closures on […]

08-06-08: School Notes

Tucumcari Schools to hold open houseThe Tucumcari Public Schools will hold open houses for parents and students to become acquainted with school programs, clubs and other activities on each of the campuses. Open houses will be held on the following dates and times:l Monday: 6 p.m., Tucumcari High School will host its open house at […]

West Nile virus found in mosquitoes in Las Cruces

By QCS Staff

K9 aids in seizure of $118,902

By Chelle Delaney: Quay County Sun Two Gambia, West Africa nationals were arrested Monday and charged with conspiracy to distribute a controlled substance, according to

Engagement announcement, birthdays, scholarship awarded

Ready to wed…Del and Beverly Choate of Tucumcari are pleased to announce the engagement of their daughter, Jennifer Choate of Canyon, Texas, to Miles Zachary, also of Canyon.The bride-to-be is a graduate of San Jon High School and plans to complete her master’s degree in accounting from West Texas A&M University in 2009. She is […]

February 1955

An empty, truck-mounted gasoline tank exploded in a lot on the west side of Sanitary Laundry and Dry Cleaners, and injured a workman and shattered windows in the laundry and the city power plant across the street. The blast ripped out one end of the tank as Bebe Carson, a welder for Franck Hicks, welded […]