Quay County Sun - Serving the High Plains

Logan EMT convicted of indecent assault

A Texas jury required less than an hour to deliver a guilty verdict against a Logan EMT and volunteer firefighter who groped a 17-year-old girl in an Amarillo hotel room in 2021. Brian Cox of Logan...

Bakery opens along Tucumcari's Route 66

About nine months after Carlson Coffee Co. began offering coffee and baked goods in downtown Tucumcari, its co-owners opened a bakery along the...

Logan police chief hired as village administrator

The Village of Logan council didn’t have to look far to find a new village administrator. It tapped its police chief, Rodney Paris, as the new leader of village operations. He officially was hired...

Jail log - March 29

These individuals were booked into the Quay County Detention Center from March 21 to March 26: — Jesenya Olivas, 20, Portales, contempt of court. — Rodney Hodges, 47, Tucumcari, contempt of...

City meeting delayed due to lack of quorum

The Tucumcari City Commission postponed its work session and regular meeting last week after it failed to have a quorum. The work session was rescheduled to 5 p.m. Thursday, March 30, with the...

County manager praised for efforts to fund hospital

A Tucumcari resident during the public comment portion of Monday’s Quay County Commission meeting praised county manager Daniel Zamora’s efforts to find funding to build a new Dr. Daniel C....

Pandemic ponderings

Gov. Michelle Lujan Grisham's public health order regarding coronavirus is scheduled to expire after Friday, more than three years after the pandemic...

Pages past - March 29

On this date ... 1972: Tucumcari city fathers had a rude awakening when they learned the sewer project on the city’s west end was not funded by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency as...

Calendar - March 29

• Saturday — Easter egg hunt at Dunn Park, Tucumcari. This free event from 10 to noon will be for children from kindergarten through fifth grade only. The Pure Elegance Car Club and Tucumcari...

Police blotter - March 29

These calls were made to the Tucumcari-Quay Regional Emergency Communications Center from March 20 to March 26: Monday — 12:26 a.m.: Found property in 900 block of North Second Street, Tucumcari....

Seven Logan athletes qualify for state powerlifting meet

Seven Logan High School athletes will compete Friday in the NMAA Powerlifting Championships at Rio Rancho High School after qualifying for the event. These Longhorns qualified in the Class 1A-3A...

Longhorns win 22-team Logan meet

LOGAN - Haden Judd played a big role in the host Longhorns' team victory Saturday at the 22-team Logan Varsity Meet. Judd won two individual events...

Longhorns sweep two from Gateway

LOGAN - In a rematch of the last two Class A baseball championship games, Logan earned a convincing doubleheader sweep Friday against Gateway...

Rattler golfers compete at home course

Dylan Owen was the top golfer for Tucumcari during the Rattler Invitational last Monday at Tucumcari Municipal Golf Course. Owen shot a 102 on the course and finished third of 12 players on the...

Lady Rattlers win consolation title at WLV tourney

The Tucumcari girls captured the consolation title at the West Las Vegas Softball Tournament with a 20-11 victory over Taos on Saturday. The Lady Rattlers (3-3) won two of three during the tourney,...

Rattlers go 1-2 at WLV tournament

Tucumcari’s baseball team went 1-2 during the West Las Vegas Tournament, including a 23-0 loss Saturday to East Mountain. Rattlers coach George Montano indicated the district-rival Timberwolves...

Dora sweeps doubleheader from Logan girls

The Logan girls softball team took it on the chin during its season-opening doubleheader Friday, losing at Dora by scores of 17-6 and 17-2. In the first game, Logan pitcher Charli Fuller struck out...

Xi, Putin should be our concern

Everyone in the national media is worrying about whether Donald Trump is going to be arrested in New York. Not me. In a radio interview with San Diego talk show host Mark Larson, I said I didn’t...

Is GOP now party of peace and love?

I’m not at all comfortable with my new position to the right of Republican leaders on foreign policy. As a child who grew up watching the Vietnam War on the nightly news and fearing it would still...

Artificial intelligence just a tech-fancy term meaning more software

No one sells the future more masterfully than the tech industry. According to its proponents, we will all live in the “metaverse,” build our financial infrastructure on “web3” and power our...

Fact-checking foils fate of the foolish

I suspect most of us have survived and adjusted to what many consider the foolishness of springing our clocks forward for daylight saving time recently. April Fool’s Day is looming this Saturday....

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