New dog digs niche in my heart

Priscilla Alden (Prissy for short), a very large black lab, has moved to this corner and says she is going to become my new friend. She landed with a thud on Aug. 27, thanks to Yvette Peacock who was acting in her sister Yvonne Braziel’s behalf. Those two women have come to my rescue more […]

Photograph demonstrates bullish sport

Baxter Black The photograph is spread across two pages of the Rodeo Sports News. In the upper right hand corner is written “Worth a Thousand Words.” The subjects in the photo are the bull, bull rider and bullfighter. The rider, wearing his helmet and protective vest, appears to be coming out from under the bull’s […]

Closure causes concern

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Thomas Garcia The closure of the Circle K Shell gas station on the corner of South First Street and Route 66 may hinder attempts to revitalize the famed strip in Tucumcari. Crews fenced in the gas pumps at the convenience store Thursday morning. A Circle K company spokesman refused to make any comment about the […]

Crashes raise safe driving concerns

Thomas Garcia With holiday travel just around the corner, practicing safe and sensible driving can help ensure your road trip does not end in tragedy, according to New Mexico State Police Lt. Cleo Baker. “The obvious thing to do is give yourself plenty of time to get where you are going,” Baker said. “Then remember […]

Truck rollover forces ramp closure

Freedom New Mexico Tucumcari police had to close a ramp Thursday 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. One person was transported by Tucumcari emergency responders to the Dan C. Trigg Memorial hospital with minor injuries and released, said […]

06-27-09: Calendar

Today: 4-6 p.m., First Spanish Baptist Church Neighborhood Block Party, corner of College and Main Street. Food, games, and music.Today: 5:30 p.m. Pot Luck gathering, Eastern New Mexico Bluegrass & Old Tyme Music Association, Quay County Exhibit Hall, fairgrounds.

They’re banking old building brings investments

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Thomas Garcia A Tucumcari couple is working to restore a Main Street building to draw businesses and life back to downtown. The two-story building at the corner of South Second and Main streets has undergone many facelifts, said Niva Romero, owner. Pictures featured in the book “Quay County: 1903-1985,” show the building from the early […]

05-09-08: Calendar

Today: 8 a.m. – 2 p.m., Flea Market/ Bake Sale/ Pancake Breakfast, American Legion Bingo Hall, 108 S. Eighth St., Logan. 487-2977.Today: 8:30 a.m. – 3:30 p.m., Targeted Marketing, a New Mexico MainStreet Promotion Institute, Mesalands Community College, Room A234, main building, northwest corner, 911 South Tenth St. Call 461-4413.Today: 8:30 a.m. -3:30 p.m., Targeted […]

July 4th more than fireworks, BBQs

By Chelle Delaney: Quay County Sun What do we celebrate on the Fourth of July? Of course, it’s the Fourth of July, our oldest holiday. July 4, 1776, is when Congress adopted the Declaration of Independence. However, it was not “independence” that was being celebrated, but the “declaration” of independence. It took the American Revolutionary […]

10-28-2006: 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: Monday • At 10:37 p.m., a routine traffic stop at the corner of Monroe and Center Street led to the arrest of one male subject […]