Quay County Sun - Serving the High Plains

Articles from the April 16, 2013 edition

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Baseball, softball schedule

The following Quay Couny high school baseball and softball teams will see district action this weekend. Tucumcari Rattlers 4 p.m., Thursday vs Santa Rosa Lions (DH) Tucumcari Lady Rattlers 4 p.m.,...

 

Meetings watch: Tucumcari City Commission

The following items were before the Tucumcari City Commission during their regular meeting on April 11 at City Hall: No public comments were made and no executive session. Declaration of April 19 as... Full story

 

Meetings watch: Mesalands Community College

The following items were before Mesalands Community College during their regular meeting of the board of trustees on Tuesday at the college: No public comments were made and no executive session.... Full story

 

Burglary suspect arrested in Amarillo

A burglary suspect being sought by the New Mexico State Police was arrested Friday by the Amarillo Police Department in Amarillo Texas. John Michael Mitchell Jr., who was arrested for a probation viol...

 

Water meeting becomes heated

A meeting to discuss the $500 million Ute Water Pipeline Project escalated into a screaming match Friday in Portales between residents who oppose the project and local officials addressing their...

 

Program stresses railroad safety

Courtesy photo James Johnson, engineer, and Billy Gonzales, conductor, from Union Pacific Railroad gave law enforcement officers and media a ride on their train Tuesday during a safety program on...

 

DAR honors outstanding women

QCS photo: Jerrene Bradley Hazel Grace Reid was presented a certificate by the DAR's Susan Tayloy on Friday honoring here as one of the outstanding Women in History. Two women were honored for...

 

Mesalands hosting dodgeball tourney

Mesalands Community College is hosting their second Citywide Dodgeball Tournament at 5:30 p.m. Wednesday at the Rattler Gymnasium. "We are very excited to again invite the entire City of Tucumcari to... Full story

 

Lopez statue great idea, with private dollars

Government should spend public money on projects that benefit the public — not on monuments honoring iconic sports figures. We're not sure what our Legislature was thinking when it allocated... Full story

 

Couple travels historic route

A retired Michigan man traveling Route 66 stopped to enjoy a spaghetti dinner supporting the Tucumcari Rattlers class of 2016. QCS Photo: Thomas Garcia Mel and Charlotte Townsend of Sterling Heights,... Full story

 

Racing commission to discuss reopening license applications

The New Mexico Racing Commission will discuss reopening the application process for the state's last racing license during their April 25 meeting. Considering restarting the application process... Full story

 

Thomas: Chance to meet Michigan couple worthwhile

This weekend I had the pleasure of meeting a nice couple from Michigan who not only enjoyed Tucumcari, they took time to support the class of 2016. Like many travelers who come to our city, they had...

 

Lauriault: Forgiveness something that can be extended

I needed help recently in a critical situation and one of our children stepped up to meet the need. I was proud of him and appreciative so I promised he could watch a movie by himself in the basement...

 

Comments from the canyons: Sometimes it's hard to discipline a pet

Several friends have asked about Prissy, the large black lab, who lives on this corner. They have mentioned seeing her with me in the car and have said that she sits taller than I as she directs...

 

Menus - April 17

The following are the menus for schools and senior center in Quay County for April 18 - April 24: Tucumcari Thursday Breakfast: Breakfast pizza, fruit, milk Lunch: Hamburgers, French fries, lettuce,...

 

Ticket calendar - April 17

Russell's Truck and Travel Center, I-40 at Exit 369 in Glenrio. Russell's will be having their 2nd Annual Car Show on May 18 at 10 a.m.. Raffle tickets are on sale now for a chance to win a $5,000...

 

What do hotel pool alligators eat?

I might as well admit it: I am one tired alligator. My three grandkids and I were paddling around in a hotel swimming pool when my oldest granddaughter, the six-year-old beautiful Queen Alexandria,...

 

On the shelves - April 17

The following books are available from the Tucumcari Public Library. For more information call 461-0295. Fiction "The Chance" by Karen Kingsbury. Teenage friends separated by a move, come together as...

 

Police blotter - April 17

The following is a sampling of calls received by the central dispatch office for Quay County based at the Tucumcari Police Department. Friday At 2:05 a.m. a caller reported a robbery on the 4000...

 

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