Quay County Sun - Serving the High Plains

Articles from the June 10, 2020 edition

Sorted by date  Results 1 - 21 of 21



 By Ron Warnick    News    June 10, 2020

Rush, Lopez take primaries

Jerri Rush and Robert Lopez easily captured their respective Republican and Democratic primary nominations for open Quay County Commission seats durin...

 
 By Ron Warnick    News    June 10, 2020

'Normal as possible' fair hopes expressed

The Quay County Fair board chairman expressed hope Monday to county commissioners it would hold an “as normal as possible fair” in August despite coronavirus restrictions, but a carnival would not...

 
 By Steve Hansen    News    June 10, 2020

City votes to accept $1.8 million construction bid

The Second Street improvement project in downtown Tucumcari is a contract signing from the start of construction after the city commission voted unanimously Thursday during a special meeting to...

 

Calendar - June 10

• June 18-20 — Asavet Low-Cost Spay/Neuter Clinic. Cost for each surgery is $40. Applications are available at Best Care Pharmacy, Tucumcari Subway, Logan Subway and the Paws and Clubs Animal Resc...

 

Pages past - June 10

On this date ... 1970: Ben Romero is setting up softball teams for men of all ages. The first game will be tonight and feature Dennis Dominguez’s team versus Les Darnelli’s team. Both teams...

 

Menus - June 10

The Tucumcari Senior Center and Logan Senior Center remain closed to the public indefinitely but will deliver meals to those who qualify. Those interested in meal deliveries should call the Tucumcari...

 

Sowing the seed of the kingdom

Spring usually is considered planting time, and we’re almost finished with spring planting. But in this area, planting takes place somewhere almost year-round. Ecclesiastes 3:1-8 states there’s a...

 

June 2 primary election results

June 2 primary election results in Quay County *Indicates declared winner Republican Party President *Donald Trump - 1,245 Uncommitted - 49 U.S. senator Elisa Maria Martinez - 478 *Mark Ronchetti -...

 
 By Staff report    News    June 10, 2020

Man given credit for time served

A Tucumcari man will serve two months in the county jail with credit for time served plus 4 1/2 years of the rest of his incarceration suspended in a sexual assault case. Lamar Eugene French, 32,...

 
 By Staff report    News    June 10, 2020

Quay students make Dean's List

Seventeen Quay County students recently were named to the Eastern New Mexico University Dean's List for the spring 2020 semester. To be eligible for the dean's list, a student must complete a minimum...

 

US strengthens China through WHO defunding

“Hide our strength, bide our time,” said Deng Xiaoping, China’s former leader. Xi Jinping, China’s current president, seems to believe the opposite. Shaking off his failures that let an...

 
 By Steve Hansen    Opinion    June 10, 2020

Police work still difficult, dangerous

Four Minneapolis police officers are justifiably facing murder or aiding and abetting charges in the death of George Floyd, an African-American man who died after enduring nearly nine minutes of Offic...

 

Dems have failed to police the police

OK, protesters, we get it. You were angry, sickened and sad about the cold-blooded killing of George Floyd by Minneapolis police officer Derek Chauvin. Who do you know who wasn’t? Tens of thousands...

 
 By Staff report    News    June 10, 2020

Official waiting for more data before further reopening

Despite declaring “the curve has flattened” in coronavirus cases, New Mexico’s Human Services secretary said Friday he wouldn’t feel comfortable lifting more restrictions until he received...

 
 By Ron Warnick    News    June 10, 2020

Tax board approves $15,000 in reimbursements for festival

The Tucumcari Lodgers Tax Advisory Board with some reluctance Wednesday approved $15,000 in reimbursements for costs incurred by the Rockin’ Route 66 festival that was scheduled for this month but...

 
 By Staff report    News    June 10, 2020

Four fire districts help battle large fire north of Mosquero

Four rural fire districts in Quay County helped battle a massive brush fire north of Mosquero that jumped Highway 39 and burned at least 12,000 acres...

 
 By Ron Warnick    News    June 10, 2020

Good Samaritans aid driver following wreck

After a big truck ran off the road Friday and wrecked west of Tucumcari, nearly a dozen Good Samaritans lifted the mangled cab off the driver, gave...

 
 By Staff report    News    June 10, 2020

Quay initial unemployment claims jump in first quarter

Quay County saw a huge increase in initial unemployment claims during the January-to-March quarter, a reflection of the beginnings of the COVID-19 outbreak and state-mandated closures of many...

 
 By Staff report    News    June 10, 2020

Logan cancels fireworks

The village of Logan won’t hold its annual fireworks display or street dance on the Fourth of July because of coronavirus restrictions. Officials there are holding out hope the village still can...

 

Police blotter - June 10

These calls were made to the Tucumcari-Quay Regional Emergency Communications Center June 1-7: Monday • 2:48 a.m.: Domestic disturbance in 2900 block of East Tucumcari Boulevard, Tucumcari. • 6:32...

 

Jail log - June 10

These individuals were booked into the Quay County Detention Center from June 3 to June 8: • Kristena B. Carmichael, 20, Tucumcari, contempt of court. • Lora Cowlishan, 28, Tucumcari, battery, bat...

 

Powered by ROAR Online Publication Software from Lions Light Corporation
© Copyright 2019