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Police blotter - Oct. 6

These calls were made to the Tucumcari-Quay Regional Emergency Communications Center from Sept. 27 to Oct. 3: Monday • 3:52 a.m.: Disturbance in 700 block of West Sunset Avenue, Tucumcari. ...

 

Quay confirms 14th death from virus

Quay County saw its 14th confirmed death from coronavirus last week and its second in a week as the region saw a marked increase in cases. According to an email Thursday from the New Mexico...

 
 By Ron Warnick    News    September 29, 2021

Proposed Mesalands 10-year plan presented

Architects presented a proposed 10-year master plan for Mesalands Community College that includes a new focus on 11th Street as its entrance, with new residence halls, a mobile meat-processing plant...

 
 By Ron Warnick    News    September 29, 2021

Pilot walks away from crash

A Tennessee pilot walked away with no injuries after his small plane crashed and burned Saturday afternoon at Tucumcari Municipal Airport. Little was...

 

City to buy ambulance from Albuquerque group

The city of Tucumcari will buy a demonstration vehicle to replace an ambulance damaged in an accident on Sept. 13, using an emergency allocation from the New Mexico Department of Finance and...

 

Deputy to contest ticket in crash

A Quay County sheriff’s deputy will contest a ticket issued to him after being involved in a traffic accident earlier this month in Tucumcari that knocked the city’s only well-running ambulance...

 

Pages past - Sept. 29

On this date ... 1971: Several lawmakers from the New Mexico Legislature were considering gambling to add more revenue. “We need revenue badly for our schools,” state Rep. Pete Derizotis...

 

Menus - Sept. 29

The Tucumcari Senior Center and Logan Senior Center also offer grab-and-go meals to those who qualify. Those interested should call the Tucumcari facility at 461-2307 or the Logan facility at...

 

Calendar - Sept. 29

Note: Events subject to change due to the COVID-19 pandemic. • Oct. 2 — Quay County Health Council 5K Fun Run/Walk. The 3.1-mile free event begins at 8 a.m. on a roughly circular and marked...

 
 By Ron Warnick    News    September 29, 2021

New Mesalands logo colors presented

Mesalands Community College's vice president of public relations presented new color schemes for the college's logos that the board of trustees prompt...

 

Lowe's lawyers file reponse to suit

A law firm representing Lowe’s Market in Tucumcari filed a response to a Quay County woman’s lawsuit against the grocery store after she alleged a faulty carpet caused a fall that injured her...

 
 By Ron Warnick    News    September 29, 2021

Mesalands president issues apology for false bonfire story

A Tucumcari Public Schools board member said his investigation of records indicates a story last month from Mesalands Community College’s president about an ember from the high school’s...

 
 By Ron Warnick    News    September 29, 2021

Quay approves plan for new video surveillance system

The Quay County Commission on Monday approved a plan to install a new video surveillance system at the jail using $331,650 in capital outlay money from the state to mostly pay for it. Quay County...

 

Jail log - Sept. 29

These individuals were booked into the Quay County Detention Center from Sept. 22 to Sept. 24: • Antoinette Molinas, 28, Tucumcari, aggravated assault with a deadly weapon, accidents involving...

 

Police blotter - Sept. 29

These calls were made to the Tucumcari-Quay Regional Emergency Communications Center from Sept. 20 to Sept. 26: Monday • 2:25 a.m.: Accident in 2000 block of South Mountain Road, Tucumcari. ...

 

13th COVID-19 death reported in county

Quay County saw its 13th confirmed death from coronavirus last week, and Tucumcari’s mayor fears more deaths will be reported in the coming days. According to an email Thursday from the New Mexico...

 

Man walks away from crash at Tucumcari airport

A Tennessee pilot walked away with no apparent injuries after his small plane crashed and burned Saturday afternoon at Tucumcari Municipal Airport. Li... Full story

 

Logan board approves resolution to PED

The Logan Board of Education last week approved a resolution to the New Mexico Public Education Department that demands more local decision-making by school districts, but not before the board faced...

 
 By Ron Warnick    News    September 22, 2021

Ambulance totaled in wreck

The Tucumcari City Commission during an emergency meeting Wednesday accepted a proposal to buy a new ambulance after a county deputy's vehicle two...

 

City officials approve mediation settlement

The Tucumcari City Commission during a brief special meeting Wednesday approved a mediation settlement that will add more than $75,000 to its coffers. City manager Mark Martinez explained the New...

 
 By Ron Warnick    News    September 22, 2021

Arch Hurley again votes to not allocate water

The Arch Hurley Conservancy District again voted last week to not allocate water to its irrigation system, despite a steady increase in Conchas Lake levels in recent months. District manager Franklin...

 

Altrusa chapter receives international award

The Tucumcari chapter of the Altrusa International organization recently won an international award for its efforts in providing literacy products to local teachers. The chapter’s “Love &...

 

Pages past - Sept. 22

On this date ... 1971: Raymond Edward Valdez, 20, of Tucumcari was arraigned in magistrate court and charged with homicide by vehicle. The charge was levied in connection with a two-car accident that...

 

Calendar - Sept. 22

Note: Events subject to change due to the COVID-19 pandemic. • Oct. 2 — Quay County Health Council 5K Fun Run/Walk. The 3.1-mile free event begins at 8 a.m. on a roughly circular and marked...

 

Menus - Sept. 22

The Tucumcari Senior Center and Logan Senior Center also offer grab-and-go meals to those who qualify. Those interested should call the Tucumcari facility at 461-2307 or the Logan facility at 487-2287...

 

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