Frumpy Middle-Aged Mom: Who was foolish enough to give me kids?

Marla Jo Fisher Occasionally, people will pick up my column in the mistaken belief they are going to become informed about how to raise children. But, really, no one would come to me for parenting advice unless they’d been drinking heavily. As writer Lori Borgman wrote in her book, “I was a better mother before [...]

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 [...]

Community briefs — March 2

City workers close road The City of Tucumcari will be working on Date Street to provide improvements to the water and wastewater systems. Due to this work, the following road closure will occur: Date Street from Tucumcari Boulevard to McGee Street will be closed for approximately the next two weeks, until March 11. The City [...]

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 [...]

Ladies auxillary hosting sale

Ladies auxillary hosting saleThe VFW ladies auxillary is hosting an indoor sale Saturday at VFW post 2528, 105 E. Main Street, beginning at 8 a.m. The cost for a display table to sell arts and crafts items is $5. To reserve a table, call 575-403-7344 or 806-670-6490. — Staff reports

EPCOG meeting in Clovis

The Eastern Plains Council of Governments is holding a special meeting Tuesday to consider updated policies.The meeting will be held at 1:30 p.m. at 418 Main Street in Clovis.

Police blotter — Aug. 18

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 10:33 a.m., a woman reported an unwanted man in a retail store on West Route 66. An officer told the man not to return to the store. At 12:21 p.m., [...]

Shots fired in Tucumcari

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QC Sun Staff Tucumcari police were investigating a shooting that occurred about 7:30 p.m. Monday in the 400 block of East High Street. Witnesses said no one was injured. Police were not immediately available for comment. Teresa Romero said she and her family heard several shots, and when they looked outside she saw her son, [...]

May 19, 2010 Police Blotter

The following is a sampling of calls recently received by the central dispatch office for Quay County, based at the Tucumcari Police Department. Wednesday At 12:01 a.m., a woman reported a prowler at a residence on the 1300 block of South Adams Street. At 9:07 a.m., a man reported a domestic dispute at a residence [...]

Quay history — April 14

April 1969 The Tucumcari High School Safety Club set up a display on the west side of town on Gaynell Street. The display featured a wrecked car and a sign that read “Drive Carefully.” … The Big O Tire store had its grand opening on West Gaynell Street. The manager of the store, Dale Titus, [...]