Quay County Sun - Serving the High Plains

Gravel pit could get new life

An old gravel pit north of Tucumcari doesn't look like much, but Robert Kryder envisions it becoming a venue for a big off-road racing event later...

Donut shop closes abruptly

The Tucumcari Donuts shop abruptly closed after New Year’s Day. The shop at 600 E. Tucumcari Blvd. closed Jan. 2, according to a clerk at Best Hardware across the road. A phone number listed for...

Jail log - Jan. 16

These individuals were booked into the Quay County Detention Center Jan. 7-13: • Jimmy Armstrong, 49, Tucumcari, receiving stolen property (over $2,500). • Clayton James Martinez, 22, Tucumcari,...

Two judge candidates to undergo interviews

Two candidates for Tucumcari municipal judge will undergo interviews with the Tucumcari City Commission on Jan. 24, the commission decided in a public work session before Thursday's regular meeting....

Logan restaurant moving

The Mama T’s restaurant in Logan is moving to the nearby Whiskey — The Road to Ruin building, where it will reopen by late spring with a larger menu and more employees. Mama T’s, at 120 U.S....

Racetrack license on racing commission agenda

The possibility of awarding a sixth racetrack license is on the agenda for the regular meeting Thursday of the New Mexico Racing Commission, but it remains unclear whether commissioners will make a...

Agencies approve Mesalands armory purchase

Mesalands Community College's president announced two state agencies recently cleared the college's proposed acquisition of the closed armory...

Quay deputies recognized

The Quay County Sheriff's Office last week recognized two deputies who showed exemplary service in the line of duty in 2018. According to a news...

Police blotter - Jan. 16

These calls were made to the Tucumcari Quay Regional Emergency Communications Center Jan. 7-13: Monday • 10:16 a.m.: Arrest warrant in 1500 block of South Eighth Street, Tucumcari. • 11:36 a.m.:...

Lodgers' Tax Board delays electing officers

The election of officers was on the agenda Wednesday for the Tucumcari Lodgers’ Tax Board, but it was delayed on the urging of city manager Britt Lusk because of a vacancy. Lusk, noting the board...

Rattler wrestlers take three of five

The Tucumcari wrestling team won three of five dual matches during a meet Saturday at Bernalillo. The Rattlers defeated Roswell 51-17, toppled Bernalillo 48-18 and nipped Socorro 34-33, despite four...

Lady Rattlers tournament champs fourth time running

The Tucumcari girls basketball team captured its fourth consecutive Girls BVC Tournament championship Saturday with a 44-29 win over host Estancia in...

Rattlers fall to Santa Fe Prep

The Tucumcari boys basketball team came out on the short end of a 57-56 game Saturday against Santa Fe Prep that featured six lead changes, including...

Logan White honored for scouting prowess

Logan White was torn. The 1980 Portales High graduate was watching last October’s World Series like a father watching his children compete against each other in a Little League game. White is...

Lady Longhorns salvage loss

Logan salvaged a stinging loss to Melrose on Friday by defeating state-ranked Tatum 65-47 in the third-place game Saturday of the Plateau EPAC...

Logan boys take fourth at EPAC

The Logan boys basketball team finished fourth at the Plateau EPAC Tournament at Eastern New Mexico University with a 56-45 loss Saturday to district foe Melrose in the third-place game. The...

Wall should end before it begins

I have been thinking about walls lately, because I’ve been reading the news. President Trump is demanding a $5.7-billion wall between the U.S. and Mexico. That’s a $5.7-billion slap in the face...

Christ offers rest through service

In Matthew 11:28-30, Jesus gives the most comforting invitation. He says, “Come to me, all who labor and are heavy laden, and I will give you rest....

Prescription drug promise needs keeping

The partial federal government shutdown has been the main focus in Washington over the past few weeks. President Donald Trump and congressional Democrats have struggled to reach an agreement over...

Still believe we can change course

I’m always hoping things will turn out better than they appear to be headed. Take our future as a species as an example. Climate change and the polluting of our air, soil and water suggests that...

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