GOP race likely decides who becomes sheriff

Whoever wins the Republican primary election next month for Quay County sheriff almost certainly will capture the office in one fell swoop, as no opposition candidate from the Democratic Party has...

Tucumcari sees $181,000 in pot sales in first month

Tucumcari recorded more than $181,000 in cannabis sales in April, the first month recreational marijuana could be legally sold in New Mexico. More than $147,000 in those sales were listed as adult...

Jail log - May 11

These individuals were booked into the Quay County Detention Center from May 2 to May 6: — Skyler Cail Copeland, 22, Conchas Dam, conspiracy to commit criminal damage to the property of a...

Filmmaker may use Princess Theatre

A filmmaker told the Tucumcari Lodgers Tax Advisory Board on Wednesday he is investigating the possibility of using the long-closed Princess Theatre...

County appoints rep on Ute Pipeline project

Quay County Commissioners on Monday approved former longtime Logan village administrator Larry Wallin as an official representative to monitor future construction of the Ute Pipeline Project and...

Officials want more pay for city workers

Tucumcari city commissioners came to a consensus last week that any money available in the forthcoming budget should boost salaries for city workers. Infrastructure and equipment needs also ranked...

Police blotter - May 11

These calls were made to the Tucumcari-Quay Regional Emergency Communications Center from May 2 to May 8: Monday — 9:18 a.m.: Arrest warrant in 300 block of South Third Street, Tucumcari. ...

Local DAR honors two women

Last month, the Tucumcari chapter of the Daughters of the American Revolution honored two residents for their Women In History Award. Freddie Kirksey, nominated by Paula Jordan, and Barbara...

Pages past - May 11

On this date ... 1972: Seven funnel clouds were sighted in the Nara Visa region yesterday. Six remained aloft, but a seventh stayed on the ground for several minutes. At Floyd Whatley’s residence...

County goes second week without cases

No cases of COVID-19 were reported in Quay County for the second straight week. The total number in the county since the pandemic began in spring 2020 stood at 2,003. According to state epidemiology...

Rattlers win 3 state track titles

ALBUQUERQUE - Tucumcari athletes nabbed a total of three individual state championships and came within an eyelash taking a fourth during the NMAA...

Logan track teams finish third at state

ALBUQUERQUE - Logan athletes took home a total of four titles during the NMAA Class 1A State Track and Field Championships, and the Longhorn girls...

Logan baseball, Tucumcari softball begin playoffs this week

The Logan baseball team earned a No. 2 seed in the Class 1A state tournament and will face district rival and third-seeded Melrose in a semifinal Friday. Meanwhile, Tucumcari’s softball team...

Rattlers golfers end their season

None of the members of the Tucumcari boys golf team advanced from the district meet last week at the New Mexico Military Institute course in Roswell. Tucumcari score a 521 at the five-team meet....

Lady Rattlers sweep Logan

LOGAN - The playoffs-bound Tucumcari softball team finished its regular season last week with a doubleheader sweep of winless Logan. The Lady...

Logan nabs district title in baseball

The Logan baseball team blasted host Cimarron during a doubleheader last week and in the process wrapped up a regular-season district championship. The Longhorns defeated the Rams 18-5 in the first...

Logan girls get first win in finale

The Logan softball team earned its first victory of 2022 with a resounding 17-6 win last week over Clayton in the season finale. It appeared the Lady Longhorns, who are rebuilding their program...

Neither side correct on court leak

The recent Supreme Court leak is all over the media. People on both sides feel compelled to speak out loudly and passionately for whichever side they support. There is no debate; just a fight. For...

Remembrances – Mother's Day

This past Sunday was Mother’s Day. That should’ve been no surprise to anyone who watches TV or looks at the ads that come by email and snail mail, including the inserts in your Quay County Sun....

Graduates: Be bold, but be safe

It’s that time of year, when just about every newspaper in the state gives front-page attention to at least one local graduation. They’re always a big deal, especially to those who walk across...

Court's leaked draft still just that - a draft

The leak of a draft United States Supreme Court ruling written by Justice Samuel Alito in Dobbs v. Jackson Women’s Health Organization, which would overturn past court precedents in favor of...

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