Walter Hines

Services: 11:30 a.m. Saturday at Father’s Forge, 624 Lake St., Tucumcari. Walter Hines, 54, died suddenly on Sunday, July 29, 2007 at his residence in Tucumcari. Mr. Hines was born June 22, 1953 in Tucumcari where he grew up and graduated from Tucumcari High School. He later played football at El Dorado Junior College in [...]

07-28-2007: Police Blotter

The following is a sample of calls received during the last few days by the central dispatch office for Quay County, based at the Tucumcari Police Department. According to reports: Monday l At 9:14 p.m., a male reported loud music at a residence on South Sixth Street. An officer made contact with the residents and [...]

Proposed code revisions up for review

Citizens will have a chance to to give their input on proposed code changes at a joint work session between the Tucumcari City Commission, the Tucumcari Planning Commission and Consensus Planning at 5:30 p.m. on Tuesday at City Hall. The work session will be to review the updates and modifications of existing codes. All citizens [...]

Tax free holiday for school supplies set Aug. 3-5

New Mexico residents will be able to take advantage of the 3rd annual tax holiday, Aug. 3-5, according to a press release from the state’s Taxation and Revenue Department. A family can save up to $42 in taxes if they spend $600 on school clothes and there are additional savings for computer purchases as well [...]

4-H horse show, rodeo

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4-H Horse show and rodeo draw 150 entrants. Events continue today.

Land for feed lot gets nod from city

By Chelle Delaney: Quay County Sun After some requests for refinements, the City Commission approved on Thursday a document that will transfer city property to the city’s economic agency which will in turn give the property to two developers of a planned feed lot. Tucumcari Feed Yard, LLC, whose principal owners are Tony Gabel of [...]

$5 million awarded for new high school

By Thomas Garcia: Quay County Sun The Tucumcari Public Schools received $5.4 million from the Public School Capital Outlay Council for construction of a new High School, said Superintendent Aaron McKinney. At a Capital Outlay meeting in Santa Fe on Wednesday the state awarded $5,472,000 to the Tucumcari High School for the design and construction [...]

Part(y)ing finale for readers

By Thomas Garcia: Quay County Sun This is a kids’ story with a happy ending. The Tucumcari Public Library’s summer reading program held its grand finale Thursday in Dunn’s Park. At the finale children enjoyed sack races, piñatas, cakewalks, balloon toss and a hot dog cookout as a reward for completing the required reading list [...]

Birthdays, Audition for “The Jungle Book”

First birthday celeb … Joseph Manuel Segura Jr. of Tucumcari celebrated his first birthday on Tuesday. He is the son of Joseph Segura and Jolean Callison of Tucumcari. He has an older sister, Amber, and an older brother, Alex. His grandparents are Lupe and Christine Moriel and Joe and Judy Callison all of Tucumcari. His [...]

Handouts: Learning to share with others

By Debra Whittington Apply thine heart unto instruction, and thine ears to the words of knowledge. Proverbs 23:12  Shew me thy ways, O LORD; teach me thy paths. Lead me in thy truth, and teach me: for thou art the God of my salvation; on thee do I wait all the day. Psalm 25:3-5 Life [...]