Michigan family reunites with dog after yearlong separation

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Thomas Garcia Welcome posters and open arms are what await “Ceasar,” a Maltese dog who will be reunited with his owners in Michigan more than a year after he disappeared following a vehicle accident on Interstate 40 that resulted in the death of two family members. Ceasar left Tucumcari on Tuesday morning en route to […]

Eastbound I-40 reopens

Eastbound Interstate 40 has been reopened east of San Jon according to New Mexico State Police dispatech. Tucumcari Fire Chief Mike Cherry said the fire started near mile marker 366 on the south side of the highway. He said four fire crews were called out to the scene.

Rattlers open weekend tournament with a win

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Thomas Garcia The Tucumcari Rattlers baseball team opened its baseball season with a 9-4 win over Questa to open its own tournament. “The team did well today,” said Rattlers head coach Tony Alarcon. “Our pitchers had to adjust quickly this week coming off their state basketball run.” Tucumcari advances to face Santa Rosa 11 a.m. […]

Some Quay County offices stay open

Many county, city and village offices are staying open in Quay County Friday. Gov. Susana Martinez ordered all non-essential government offices not to open Friday, Feb. 4. Logan’s offices are open except for the Department of Motor Vehicles, said Village Manager Larry Wallin. “They have already shut down the support for the DMV office,” Wallin […]

Girards celebrate 50th wedding anniversary

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Vernon and Carol Girard of Nara Visa will celebrate their 50th wedding anniversary with an open house on Dec.18,

Bar set for Friday opening

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QCSun Staff A new bar is set to open in Tucumcari on Friday at 4 p.m. Mike Awais, Pakistan native and owner of the Tristar Inn Xpress hotel, was preparing for his hotel bar’s opening on Wednesday. He emphasized that Friday’s opening was not a “grand” opening as his planned restaurant will not be open. […]

Attorney general candidates discuss open government

Enrollment open for library story time

Enrollment for story time at the Tucumcari Public Library has started. The first session will be held every Wednesday from Oct. 13 until Dec. 8 and is open to all children two-and-one-half to five years old. We will be having two 30-minute classes each Wednesday at 10 a.m. and 2 p.m. Visit the library or […]

Day care center set to open

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By Thomas Garcia: Quay County Sun Tucumcari’s newest day care is set to open its doors on April 5. Dana and Patrick Benavidez of Portales have partnered with Daniel Gonzales and Liz Esquibel of Tucumcari to open Tucumcari Children’s Haven at 714 W. Route 66. Teambuilders, at 302 E. Tucumcari Blvd., also provides public day […]

Delays could open door for Tucumcari to lure racino to town

By Chris Schmaedeke, QCS managing editor Construction delays on the Raton racino could open the door for Tucumcari to lure it to Quay County. Logan attorney Warren Frost, president of the Quay County Gaming Authority, said he sent a letter to the New Mexico Racing Commission stating Tucumcari’s continued interest in building a racino, which […]