01-31-2007: Police Blotter

The following is a sample of calls received by the central dispatch office for Quay County, based at the Tucumcari Police Department, during the last few days. According to reports: Friday • At 5:33 p.m., a female reported a domestic dispute at her residence on East Turner. An officer advised that it was a verbal […]

Longtime NRCS employee retires

by Chelle Delaney: Quay County Sun When district conservationist Mike Delano began working with the Natural Resources Conservation Service in Roy, there was just one contract on land to be placed in a government conservation program, he said. That was April 1988. Three years later, there were 26 contracts, said Delano. Each contract had a […]

Super Bowl Party at First Baptist

First Baptist Church will be hosting its first Super Bowl Party at 4 p.m. on Sunday, at the Fellowship Hall. Everyone is invited to wear their favorite team jerseys. The game will be broadcast live on an almost life-sized projection set. There will be no commercials or halftime show aired. Instead, there are games planned […]

Lopez takes first at Cardinal Wrestling Classic Tournament

By Thomas Garcia: Quay County Sun Two Rattler wrestlers placed and another won first in his class at the Cardinal Wrestling Classic Tournament at Robertson High School at Las Vegas. “We did real well against all of the teams,” said senior Brian Lopez about the tournament on Friday and Saturday. “It was good to wrestle […]

01-31-2007: Calendar

Fridays ongoing: Alcoholics Anonymous Unity Group meeting 7 p.m., at 1424 S. Sixth St. Saturday: 9 a.m. to noon, Girl Scout paper drive at Mesalands Community College on 11th Street Tuesday: noon, regular meeting of Quay County ASAP Coalition steering committee, at K-Bob’s Restaurant. Call 461-4922. Tuesday: noon, regular meeting of the Red Hat Society, […]

Rattlers fall prey to Santa Rosa Lions

By Thomas Garcia: Quay County Sun The Rattlers start off district play down one, with dual losses in the Lion’s Den. The Lady Rattlers lost 66-35 to the Lady Lions and the Rattlers fell 78-53 to the Lions Tuesday night at Santa Rosa. The Lady Lions were never challenged after a 16-2 first period and […]

Unemployment rate takes fall

by Chelle Delaney: Quay County Sun The unemployment rate in Quay County was down slightly to 4.2 percent in December 2006 compared to 4.6 percent in December 2005, based on unemployment figures released last week by the New Mexico Department of Labor. The county’s unemployment ranking, however, slipped in December and the county’s rate is […]

Partner sought for DWI program

By Thomas Garcia: Quay County Sun The Quay County DWI Task Force has formed a committee to ask city commissioners to become their fiscal agent at the commissioner’s next meeting on Feb. 8. Quay County is currently the DWI’s fiscal agent, but at the last meeting of the Quay County Commission it was decided that […]

Charges against teens dropped

By Thomas Garcia: Quay County Sun Charges of conspiracy to commit murder have been dropped against two Tucumcari teenagers, said assistant district attorney Kirk C. Chavez. “The facts were not sufficient to continue with a criminal complaint against the 15-year-old,” said Chavez. “For one of the 17-year old juveniles facts did not support the conspiracy […]

Homecoming Season

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By QCS Staff It’s the basketball homecoming season for area high schools in Quay County. Here are the members of the courts for Logan Schools and for Tucumcari High School. Logan’s 2007 Basketball Homecoming Court are Samantha Sanchez, Austin Whetten, Brittany Cox and Steven Carter. At Friday’s games the Lady Longhorns lost to Clovis Christian […]