Quay County Sun - Serving the High Plains

Logan hires new city manager

Scott Parnell, the village of Logan's new manager who began his first day of work Oct. 9, hailed from Los Lunas, near Albuquerque. But he has roots in the Quay County region, which was why he...

Jail log - Oct. 17

The following individuals were booked into the Quay County Detention Center Oct. 9-15: • Raymond Holliday, 29, Tucumcari, battery on a household member (third offense). • Shirley Aragon, 58,...

Tucumcari commission takes action on water

The Tucumcari City Commission on Thursday took action that brings closer increased water supply coming into the city and the final disposal of wastewater going out. The commission approved a letter...

District 4 candidates interviewed

The three candidates to serve out the term of District 4 Tucumcari City Commissioner Robert Lumpkin, who died July 10, were interviewed by the four...

Mesalands may collaborate on aviation program

The president of Mesalands Community College is in early talks with Eastern New Mexico University in Roswell about collaborating with the university's aviation program. Mesalands President John...

Authorities seeking information on burglary

Crime Stoppers and the Quay County Sheriff's Office seek the public's assistance with information about an aggravated burglary at the 3900 block of East Maple Avenue in Tucumcari. About midnight...

Pages past - Oct. 17

On this date ... 1968: An early first snow of the season fell in Tucumcari and the region. The area received moisture in several different forms the...

Police blotter - Oct. 17

Here are calls made to the Tucumcari Quay Regional Emergency Communications Center from Oct. 8 to Sunday: Monday • 12:26 a.m.: Breaking and entering, no address listed, Tucumcari. • 8:49 a.m.:...

State fair results - Oct. 17

The following are results from Quay County 4-H and FFA participants at the Eastern New Mexico State Fair in Roswell: Swine • Mitchell Wall, third place, light Duroc • Jaylee Snipes, fourth...

Calendar - Oct. 17

• Friday-Saturday — Pumpkin Patch. Explore the Pumpkin Patch at Tractor Supply Co. from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. 1401 E. Route 66 Blvd., Tucumcari. • Saturday — Altrusa “Boo-Bash” Cash Party....

Logan volleyball team defeats rival Grady/San Jon

GRADY - Logan dealt with serving errors, playing on the road and a flat performance but still defeated area rival Grady/San Jon 26-24, 25-20, 25-11...

Logan triumphs over Mesilla Valley Christian

LOGAN - Kyle Knight proved to be a one-man wrecking crew Friday against Mesilla Valley Christian by rushing for 305 yards and five touchdowns in 25...

Lady Rattler finishes in top 10 at meet

Tucumcari cross-country runner Erin Encinias finished in the top 10 on Saturday during a muddy Pecos Valley Invitational in Roswell. Coach Gary Hittson said he was pleased with his squads...

Mesalands saves best for last

It didn't win a title, but Mesalands Community College saved its best for last during the finals Saturday night of the Grand Canyon Region...

Reading, thinking key to your vote

Take two people who are decent, long-serving public servants and have them compete for political office, and what do you get? You get two scheming, reprehensible, back-stabbing scoundrels who are...

Self-interest isn't best way to choose

SANTA ROSA — The other day I overheard an argument between friends over two particular candidates for the same office. One is the incumbent, so the question was posed, “What’s he done for...

Bible full of people just like us

Do you ever feel all alone, the only one carrying the load, or that no one else shares your problems or is concerned for you? In James 5:16-18, we see Elijah was a man (person) just like us. While...

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