Trujillo settles with district for $28,000

Russell Anglin

Honor rolls

Tucumcari 4.0 or higher Seniors: Samantha Bauler, Jeffery Bray, Cole Cooper, Christy Kincade, Misty Kincade, Dedra Lopez, Kristen Rich, Casey Romero Juniors:Taylor Atwood,Holly Binkley, Lorri Harman, Katie Lamm, Megan McKinney, Georgia Mitchell, Natalie Nieto,Layla Nugali, Matthew Pacheco, Sagar Parikh, Kenneth Perkins, Sharayah Sisneros, Rebecca Vega, JJ Vigil Sophomores: Sonam Bhakta, Kirsten Dunlap, Himali Patel, Matthew […]

Fire leaves couple homeless

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By Chelle Delaney: Quay County Sun A mother and her son were not injured in a house fire Thursday night that severely damaged a 712 E. Rankin Ave. residence. Carlita Smith said she and her son had recently returned from the nearby Circle K convenience story and that the couch caught on fire. Smith’s husband […]

Kids discover a playa playground

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By Chelle Delaney: Quay County Sun Like saucers left in the rain, New Mexico’s playas collect water. Eventually some of their water may trickle down to an aquifer, birds and wildlife may sip and dip in the circular shallows and livestock may come by to draw in a long drink. But they also have other […]

Tucumcair Middle School honor roll, first nine weeks

Special to the QCS The following are students on the honor roll for the first nine weeks at Tucumcari Middle School. Tucumcari Middle School All A Honor Roll 1st Nine Weeks, 2007-2008 6th Grade Roxanne Awais Merissa Cooper Vincent Grap Carlos Marquez John Martinez Cody Massey Michael Olivas Olana Romero 7th Grade Jayde Arguello Stephen […]

October 1953

American Legion Post, No. 20, conducted a membership drive to attract Korean War veterans. … Mayor Tito Trujillo of Mosquero proclaimed an 8:30 p.m. curfew for all persons under 21. … Gov. Ed Mecham missed a Conchas Dam hearing because of a delay in receiving an invite. … The Amateur Radio Emergency Corps had a […]

Ram ground game leads to comeback win against Rattlers

By Thomas Garcia: Quay County Sun The Portales Rams recovered from an upstart Rattler team on the road, scoring 20 unanswered for its first win of the season, 20-14. “We came out and just really controlled the ground game,” Portales coach Andy Correll said. “I really felt like we played the best that we’ve played […]

Standoff in Logan causes summer school closure

By Thomas Garcia: Quay County Sun The Monday morning standoff between the New Mexico State Police and Manuel Trujillo Jr. in Logan caused the Logan municipal schools to cancel their summer education program for the day. Trujillo who was involved in a domestic dispute that began at about 2:30 a.m and ended at about 8 […]

Logan man surrenders to police after standoff

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By Chelle Delaney: Quay County Sun A Logan man surrendered peacefully Monday morning following a standoff with police that lasted more than four hours. Manuel “Nine” Trujillo, 34, was to be taken to the Quay County Detention Center about 1:30 p.m. and charged with aggravated battery on a household member, false imprisonment, negligent use of […]

RAD’s water delivery worries residents

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By Chelle Delaney: Quay County Sun Mike Trujillo, frustrated by low pressure in his water lines, turned his vehicle into a billboard and took his cause to First Street and Route 66. Trujillo who lives on Quay Road 64 near the Tucumcari Municipal Airport said his home often has little, if any, water during the […]