City narrowly passes sign ordinance

Amid questions about its validity, the Tucumcari City Commission on Thursday passed by a 3-2 vote an ordinance designed to help the city keep...

Tucumcari students take on robotics

Twice a week after school, about a dozen Tucumcari High School freshmen gather in a classroom to dig into a Zip-lock bags and tangles of switches,... Full story

Methane facility work delayed

Because of a bureaucratic delay, major construction work on converting a former ethanol plant on Tucumcari's north side into a methane facility has...

Jail log - Feb. 19

These individuals were booked into the Quay County Detention Center from Feb. 10 to Feb. 14: • Steven Blea, 26, Tucumcari, negligent use of a deadly weapon (discharge). • Jonathan P. Wolfe, 29,...

Voters easily approve bonds for ballpark redevelopment

Voters in the Tucumcari school district on Tuesday approved by more than a 2-to-1 margin a $3 million bond issue that will be used for a proposed redevelopment of baseball and softball diamonds. A...

Tucumcari city manager announces resignation

Tucumcari city manager Britt Lusk on Thursday evening announced his resignation from the city manager’s post and gave the city commission his 60-day notice at a regular meeting of the commission.... Full story

Police blotter - Feb. 19

These calls were made to the Tucumcari-Quay Regional Emergency Communications Center from Feb. 10 to Feb. 16: Monday • 2:52 a.m.: Breaking and entering in 300 block of West Aber Street, Tucumcari....

City votes to end contract with Sunny505

The Tucumcari City Commission voted Thursday to end the city’s contract with Sunny505, an Albuquerque advertising and marketing firm, after the recommendation of the city’s lodgers tax board.... Full story

Pages past - Feb. 19

On this date ... 1970: District Judge J.V. Gallegos sentenced a man and two women for their roles in an armed robbery and theft of a car at the Cedar Hill Service Station between San Jon and...

Future Logan school board meetings to be streamed

Future board meetings of Logan Municipal Schools will be streamed live on the internet and archived online. The board authorized the livestreaming during its meeting Feb. 10. The first meeting...

Rattlers tie for second in standings

The Tucumcari boys basketball team pulled itself into a tie for second place in the district standings with two victories last week, including a...

Lady Rattlers suffer loss to Melrose

If the Tucumcari girls basketball team had held a state-ranked foe to just 18 points in the first half, you would think it'd be in great shape. You...

Wrestlers take three district titles

Members of the Tucumcari wrestling team won three district titles over the weekend's state-qualifying tournaments, including its first-ever female...

Logan girls wrap first in regular-season district play

The Logan girls basketball team wrapped up first place in regular-season district play with a 43-36 victory Saturday at state-ranked Fort Sumner. The Lady Longhorns (21-3), ranked No. 1 in Class 1A,...

Logan boys take district loss Saturday

The Logan boys basketball team’s 34-20 deficit at halftime proved too much to overcome during a 66-53 district loss Saturday at Fort Sumner. “(We) dug ourselves a hole in the first half and...

Word confusion not limited to present day

I write for work in addition to these religion articles for the Quay County Sun. There are a few words that took me a while to figure out. “It” is an easy word for me to deal with, but I used to...

Study shows church keeps you healthy

CNN issued a study a while back that found regularly attending church may increase a Christian’s lifespan, while at the same time help “them stay grounded and (provide) spiritual guidance....

Dems' best bet to vote moderate

Some observations on the presidential campaign so far: n Making predictions on the outcome of the Democratic nomination race based on results from two small, non-representative states is like...

Loss of news organizations threat to nation

A free society cannot function without vibrant professional newspapers. In light of that truism, the latest dire news for the news business — that McClatchy newspapers, publisher of The Kansas...

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