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Payne [image #1, align=left, size=medium] Please join Irene Payne, her family and friends to celebrate her 80th Birthday Jan. 15 at 1 p.m. to 3 p.m. at the Logan United Methodist Church 103 S 2nd St. No gifts please, just your presence is requested. No local invitations will be sent. —Submitted by Colette Lawrence It’s […]

Our page — Aug. 10

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Birthdays Galvan [image #2, align=right, size=medium] Daceon (Dace) Galvan of San Jon celebrated his first birthday on July 23, 2011, at San Jon at a party hosted by his parents Briitney Latvala and Justin Galvan. He was born July 24, 2010, in Clovis. — Submitted by Kim Molyneaux Births Galvan [image #1, align=right, size=medium] Justin […]

Area schools supplies list — Aug. 11

House Schools Pre-K/Kindergarten – Mrs. Fury Please label all supplies before sending them to school 6 pencils (#2 yellow) 2 large boxes of Kleenex Fiskars scissors for kids 2 spiral notebooks (70 sheets, no perforated edges) (Pre-K only I spiral notebook) Backpack (large enough to hold plastic folder) 1 pillow (child size) 1 blanket (child […]

City treasurer fired; lawsuit filed

Thomas Garcia John “Marty” Garcia has been terminated as Tucumcari’s city treasurer and he’s filed a lawsuit alleging the city took action against him in violation of the Whistleblower Protection Act. “The city’s violation of the Whistleblower Protection Act is clearly outlined in the court documents,” said Duff Westbrook, Garcia’s attorney during a telephone interview […]

Our page — June 16

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[image #2, align= right, size= medium] Candance Lee Harris graduated on May 15, 2010, from Eastern New Mexico University with a Master of Science Speech Language Pathology. Harris is a 2004 graduate of Tucumcari High School.

Police blotter — April 7

QC Sun staff The following is a sampling of calls recently received by the central dispatch office for Quay County, based at the Tucumcari Police Department. Thursday • At 1:34 p.m., a woman was arrested at an office on the 100 block of East Main Street for an outstanding warrant. The woman was taken to […]

Police blotter — Aug. 19

QCS staff Following is a sampling of calls recently received by the central dispatch office for Quay County, based at the Tucumcari Police Department. Aug. 11 • At 12:22 a.m., a woman reported a suspicious person at a residence on East Main Street. An officer was told a man was seen walking around the back […]

3 questions with … Bobbye Rose

QCS staff Rose is Tucumcari’s city manager. 1. Have you adjusted to business as usual since you began as Tucumcari’s city manager? I have found there is no business as usual. Every day is filled with unique problems, concerns, interesting people, and projects. It has been a learning experience for me, but one that I […]

Aug. 12 – police blotter

Following is a sampling of calls recently received by the central dispatch office for Quay County, based at the Tucumcari Police Department. Tuesday • At 12:49 a.m., an officer reported a male subject on the ground at a hotel on East Tucumcari Boulevard. The officer advised that all was OK. The man was taking a […]

Some jobs harder with New Mexico weather

By Ryn Gargulinski: QCS Columnist The air is stagnant. Hot. Preheated to at least 350. A blazing light beats down upon slightly greased metal. Everything on it begins to bake. No, it’s not a batch of cookies in the oven. It’s just another day in the life of a roofer in New Mexico. Although the […]