Upcoming funerals

TuesdayDan Martinez: 9 a.m., Our Lady of Sorrows Church in Las Vegas. WednesdayWanda Marie Purcell: 10 a.m., First Assembly of God in Tucumcari.

Changes proposed to city animal control ordinance

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By Thomas Garcia: Quay County Sun The Tucumcari City Commission on Thursday moved within one step of approving changes to the city’s animal control ordinance. Changes range from definitions to fees and license requirements. A final reading and approval of the changes is expected when commissioners meet on Sept. 14. If approved, they won’t be […]

Freedom continues restructuring talks

The Quay County Sun’s

Rattlers win football opener

QCSun Staff CARRIZOZO — The Tucumcari Rattlers opened their 2009 football season

Prep football scoreboard

Class 2A Tucumcari 32, Carrizozo 6 8-man Logan 48, Springer 30 6-man San Jon 55, House 25

Semi Rollover closes I-40 on-ramp in Tucumcari

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QCS Staff Tucumcari police have closed a ramp at the corner of South First Street and Interstate 40 because of a truck rollover. Police responded to the accident about 4:20 p.m. Thursday. One person was transported by Tucumcari emergency responders to the Dan C. Trigg Memorial hospital with minor injuries, said Tucumcari Fire Chief Mike […]

Three questions with Larry Moore

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Freedom New Mexico Larry Moore He’s the Quay County road superintendent whose day usually begins with a 6 a.m. meeting with staff. (Editor’s note: Answers have been edited for clarity and space constraints.) 1. What are some of the day-to-day operations you oversee? Roads that need to be worked that county residents have called in […]

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Engagement Koleski-Taylor Dan and Grace Koleski of Santa Fe announce the engagement and approaching marriage of their daughter, Savannah Koleski of Tucumcari, to Steven Taylor of Tucumcari. Taylor is the son of Lorrie Taylor and Chuck Newman of Tucumcari. The couple will exchange vows at 2 p.m. on Sept. 19 at First Assembly of God. […]

Dealers: Cash for clunkers program had mixed results

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By Kevin Wilson: Freedom New Mexico The Cash for Clunkers program, which has been successful nationwide in spurring new-car sales since it began in late July, had mixed impacts on local dealers through its conclusion Monday. “We had a lot of positive response out of it,” said Tim Baldwin, the sales and new car manager […]

Students rewarded for meeting AYP standards

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By Thomas Garcia: Quay County Sun Teachers, staff and school administrators for Tucumcari Middle School held a picnic lunch for the students on Friday, honoring them for a third consecutive year of meeting New Mexico’s Annual Yearly Progress standards. “It was no surprise,” said Principal Roberta Segura. “The students work very hard and did such […]