Book signing, concert tour stop in Tucumcari

Thomas Garcia A writer and musician will travel through Tucumcari Wednesday as part of his eight state Route 66 book signing and concert tour. Bob Saar of Burlington, Iowa, set out Aug. 15 to promote his self-published book “In Memory of David’s Buick ” on a tour along Route 66. “The reason I am doing […]

Child Sense: Tips for helping your child walk home from school

Priscilla J. Dunstan Consider the way your child relates to the world when planning his walk to and from school. Pick a route that is easy for your child to remember even if it may take a little longer. Turning one corner is easier for your child to remember than having to turn five. Find […]

Calendar — June 22

Thursday Housing Authority Board at 5 p.m., City Hall City Commission at 6 p.m., City Hall Friday City Finance Board at 10 a.m., City Hall Monday Recreation Board at 6 p.m., Recreation Center. Quay County Commission at 9 a.m., Quay County Courthouse Tuesday Planning and Zoning Advisory Board at 5:15 p.m., City Hall Organizations Altrusa […]

Calendar — June 1

Friday Quay County’s 1st Cancer Drive at 5:30 p.m., at Rattler Stadium Saturday Kids Fishing Derby at 8 a.m. – noon at Ute Lake Marina Organizations Altrusa Club of Tucumcari: First and third Wednesday of each month, noon, Pow Wow Restaurant, 801 W. Route 66. Call 461-1377. American Legion Auxiliary: Bingo, 2:30 p.m. Sundays, Bingo […]

Blotter — April 13

The following is a sampling of calls recently received by the central dispatch office for Quay County, based at the Tucumcari Police Department. Friday At 1:03 a.m.., a man reported a burglary at a residence on the 700 block of East Rankin Avenue. At 11:48 a.m., a woman reported a disturbance at a restaurant on […]

U.S. 54 reopens

Firefighters have reopened U.S. 54 off Route 66 Boulevard. The road was closed since about 4:30 p.m.

Emergency crews respond to fire

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QCSun staff The Tucumcari Fire Department is working on trying to contain a fire today along Route 66 which spread to U.S. 54,

Community calendar — Dec. 29

Jan. 10 Quay County Commission at 9 a.m., Quay County Court House. Service clubs Altrusa Club of Tucumcari: First and third Wednesday of each month, noon, Pow Wow Restaurant, 801 W. Route 66. Call 461-1377. American Legion Auxiliary: Bingo, 2:30 p.m. Sundays, Bingo Hall, 100 S. Eight St., Logan. Call 487-3910. Tucumcari Kiwanis Club: Noon […]

Tucumcari, Santa Rosa compete for museum

Russell Anglin Johnnie Meier has an important decision to make. Meier, former president of the New Mexico Route 66 Association and current owner of the Classical Gas Museum in Embudo, has officials from Tucumcari and Santa Rosa competing to host his collection of Route 66 memorabilia. Meier said he wants to establish the first New […]

Community calendar — Oct. 20

Friday City Finance Board at 10 a.m., City Hall. Tuesday Planning and Zoning Advisory Board at 5:15 p.m., City Hall. Oct. 27 Tucumcari/Quay Regional Emergency Communication Board at 10 a.m., City Hall. Oct .28 Housing Authority Board at 5 p.m., City Hall. City Commission at 6 p.m., City Hall. Service clubs Altrusa Club of Tucumcari: […]