Quay County Sun - Serving the High Plains

Articles written by Ron Warnick

Sorted by date  Results 1 - 25 of 162



 By Ron Warnick    News    February 13, 2019 

Property tax renewal passes easily

Voters on Feb. 5 easily approved the Tucumcari school district's request to renew its two-mill capital-improvement property tax during Quay County's...

 
 By Ron Warnick    News    February 13, 2019 

Commission adopts 'sanctuary' resolution

The Quay County Commission on Monday unanimously approved Sheriff Russell Shafer’s request to adopt a resolution declaring the county a “Second Amendment sanctuary county” because of his...

 
 By Ron Warnick    News    February 13, 2019 

Armory deal sealed

The New Mexico National Guard's loss became Mesalands Community College's gain - not that the Guard was complaining. The college took possession of...

 
 By Ron Warnick    News    February 13, 2019 

Man back in jail on burglary charges

A Tucumcari man briefly jailed on drug- and stolen-property complaints landed back in the county lockup days after his release after witnesses and surveillance video reportedly caught him breaking int...

 
 By Ron Warnick    Sports    February 13, 2019 

Rattlers triumph over NMMI

The Tucumcari boys basketball team scored the last 12 points of the game to secure a 51-34 victory over New Mexico Military Institute in the district...

 
 By Ron Warnick    Sports    February 13, 2019 

Tucumcari girls cruise to victory

The Tucumcari girls basketball team scored 17 unanswered points in the second quarter to coast to an unexpectedly easy 86-50 victory Saturday over sta...

 
 By Ron Warnick    News    February 13, 2019 

Tucumcari man gets 10 years in shooting

Bobby Lee Vandiver, 32, of Tucumcari was sentenced Wednesday in 10th Judicial District Court to 10 years in prison for shooting a man on the west side of Tucumcari last summer, prompting the closure...

 
 By Ron Warnick    News    February 6, 2019

Museum celebrates 50 years

The Tucumcari Historical Museum will mark the 50th anniversary of its grand opening with four events that organizers hope will spark children's...

 
 By Ron Warnick    News    February 6, 2019

Grooming business recognized

Last week, Melissa Morrison spent her days brushing, trimming and babysitting animals at her K-9 Design Grooming and Boarding in Tucumcari. Early...

 
 By Ron Warnick    News    February 6, 2019

Search warrant leads to 2 arrests

Two men were arrested — including one on felony complaints — after several law-enforcement agencies recovered narcotics and stolen property during a search of two Tucumcari residences. According...

 
 By Ron Warnick    Sports    February 6, 2019

Logan girls cruise

GRADY - The state-ranked Logan girls basketball team jumped to a 16-point lead early and cruised to a 70-33 district victory Thursday over a... Full story

 
 By Ron Warnick    Sports    February 6, 2019

Longhorns fend off Bronchos

GRADY - The Bronchos had an upset brewing because of their strategy, but the state-ranked Logan boys basketball team fended it off Thursday during a...

 
 By Ron Warnick    Sports    February 6, 2019

Wrestling team finishes runner-up for district title

The Tucumcari wrestling team finished runner-up Saturday for a district title, but a disappointed coach Eddie Encinias thought his Rattlers should hav... Full story

 
 By Ron Warnick    News    January 30, 2019

County commits to infrastructure work

The Quay County Commission on Monday unanimously approved a resolution that commits up to $1.75 million for public infrastructure improvements leading up to the site of a proposed horse-racing track...

 
 By Ron Warnick    News    January 30, 2019

Voter turnout up for mail-in election

Based on the number of ballots returned, Quay County’s first-ever mail-in election is a success, with turnout at least three to five times higher than usual. Whether that translates to success for...

 
 By Ron Warnick    News    January 30, 2019

School board discusses teacher-evaluation system

Much of a 15-minute meeting of the Tucumcari school board on Jan. 21 was spent discussing the governor’s recent order to eliminate a teacher-evaluation system. During the public-comment part of the...

 
 By Ron Warnick    Sports    January 30, 2019

Lady Rattlers upset Robertson

It took an uncharacteristic offense, a lot of effort and overtime, but the Tucumcari girls basketball team on Saturday stunned top-ranked and...

 
 By Ron Warnick    Sports    January 30, 2019

Rattlers take last-minute 58-56 loss to Bosque

The Tucumcari boys basketball team could cite several reasons for its 58-56 Homecoming loss in the last minute Friday to Bosque, but an old bugaboo -...

 
 By Ron Warnick    News    January 30, 2019

Rattler wrestlers win two out of three at Texas meet

The Tucumcari wrestling team won two of three dual matches during a meet Thursday in Amarillo, Texas. The Rattlers lost to host Amarillo 51-12 but defeated Texas teams Pampa 65-30 and Bushland 51-40....

 
 By Ron Warnick    Sports    January 30, 2019

Coach inducted into Hall of Fame

Tucumcari's Wayne Ferguson was inducted Saturday into the New Mexico High School Track and Cross-Country Coaches Association's Hall of Fame....

 
 By Ron Warnick    News    January 30, 2019

Animal abuse suspect's release complex

People who read a Quay County Sun story last week about a Tucumcari man accused of abusing a puppy wondered on social media why the suspect was released from jail one day after his felony arrest. The...

 
 By Ron Warnick    News    January 30, 2019

Auto parts store could open early

The O’Reilly Auto Parts store coming to Tucumcari is projected to open by February 2020, but a project manager with the chain said it may open in the fourth quarter this year if construction and...

 
 By Ron Warnick    News    January 30, 2019

Fourth suspect detained in home invasion

A fourth suspect — a juvenile — recently was detained for his alleged role in a violent home invasion in Tucumcari in October that hospitalized the victim. Albuquerque police arrested a 17-year-ol...

 
 By Ron Warnick    News    January 23, 2019

Disease prevention hot topic at symposium

Disease prevention in cattle turned out to be a major topic among guest speakers and about 60 ranchers and farmers Wednesday and Thursday during the...

 
 By Ron Warnick    News    January 23, 2019

Quay Day breakfast leaves leaders optimistic

Two local officials who attended previous Quay Day sessions at the state capital said the 2019 version last week had a different feel. That’s partly because of a new governor, a new state Cabinet...

 

Page Down

Powered by ROAR Online Publication Software from Lions Light Corporation
© Copyright 2018

Rendered 02/15/2019 18:27