Quay County Sun - Serving the High Plains

Occupants of crashed car taken into custody; at least one shot at officers

Two occupants of a crashed vehicle were taken into custody without further injury after a two-hour standoff Tuesday afternoon in the wake of a...

Suspect in shooting remains at large

A Tucumcari man remains at large after being accused of shooting at another man from a moving vehicle. Quay County Crime Stoppers has offered a reward for information leading to his arrest. Jacob...

Jail log - May 15

These individuals were booked into the Quay County Detention Center from May 6 to May 10: • Hilda W. Villalovos, 38, Amarillo, Texas, felony possession of a controlled substance (narcotic drug),...

Man with ties to Tucumcari accused of trying to smuggle 200 pounds of pot

Federal officers arrested a man with Tucumcari ties accused of trying to smuggle more than 200 pounds of marijuana across the Mexican border. Trenton Ward, 24, was identified in some news reports as...

No objections heard to proposed subdivision

Quay County commissioners heard no objections Monday to a proposed subdivision on the south side of Ute Lake near Logan that combines housing and plane hangars with two airport runways for residents...

City approves preliminary budget

The Tucumcari City Commission on Thursday approved a preliminary budget for the next fiscal year that begins July 1 that leaves a $622,000 deficit in the general fund but a positive balance of about...

Police blotter - May 15

These calls were made to the Tucumcari-Quay Regional Emergency Communications Center from May 6 to May 12: Monday • 9:18 a.m.: Fight with no weapon in 1100 block of South Seventh Street,...

Pages past - May 15

On this date ... 1969: Two Tucumcari residents died in separate traffic accidents. A two-car collision at Choctaw and High streets killed a 6-year-old girl and injured five people. Her grandparents...

Logan baseball closes with wins

The Logan baseball closed the regular season last week with three straight wins, against Melrose and Elida. On May 6, Logan trailed the bottom of the seventh inning 12-10 but rallied for three runs...

Calendar - May 15

• Friday — Open mic night. Calling all singers, dancers, poets, comedians and more, show your stuff at this event scheduled for 7 p.m. at The Gallery Etc. For more information, call (575)...

Logan girls take title

ALBUQUERQUE - The Logan girls track team continued its season-long dominance, easily winning the Class 1A team title Saturday during the NMAA Track...

Rattlers finish in fifth

ALBUQUERQUE - Tucumcari senior Seth Martinez added two more first-place medals in the hurdles races Saturday at the NMAA Track and Field...

Rifle team eligible for nationals

A Quay County 4-H rifle shooting team is eligible to participate in national shooting competition after scoring third overall in state competition, according to New Mexico 4-H sources. The Quay 4-H...

Tucumcari senior ties for fifth in state golf

Tucumcari senior Jaxon Arguello finished in a tie for fifth during the Class 1A-3A state golf championship Friday and Saturday at Rockwind Community Links in Hobbs. Arguello shot an 87 during a...

Lady Rattlers' comeback bid falls short

The Tucumcari softball team made a comeback bid from a double-digit deficit but fell 17-14 to Hatch Valley in its first-round Class 3A playoff game...

Logan earns No. 9 seed

The Logan softball team earned a No. 9 seed for the Class 1A/2A state softball championships and will play against No. 8-seeded McCurdy on Wednesday at a neutral site. Logan (10-10) will see the...

Surviving the burn

Our locally owned restaurants have rightful claim(s) to fame. While we might debate in our household over where to eat, or not eat fast food for a while, there’s seldom, if ever, any debate about...

Control of public square by social media troubling

Most rational people could quickly stipulate Alex Jones is a conspiracy nut, Milo Yianopolous is a provocateur who solicited neo-Nazi and white supremacist figures for feedback and story ideas and...

In Nixon vs. Trump, Nixon wins

The investigation into Russian involvement in President Donald Trump’s 2016 campaign has inevitably been compared to the Watergate scandal that brought down President Richard Nixon in 1974. The...

There's hope for future after all

I just finished doing a final read of high school seniors’ summaries. That’s something my newspaper compiles from surveys we pass out to the soon-to-be graduates and then publish on the eve of...

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