Police: Ice cause of fatal crash

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Thomas Garcia A local animal rescue volunteer was killed Saturday morning in a traffic accident on Interstate 40 as she was transporting a puppy for adoption. State Police Capt. Jimmy Glascock said Catherine Priddy-Bugg, 51, of Tucu-mcari, died from injuries suffered in a three-vehicle accident on I-40 west of Tucumcari. “It was just another day […]

Icy roads contribute to fatal accident on I-40

QCS Staff A 66 year-old man from Dalhart Texas, died Thursday in a single-vehicle accident on Interstate 40, approximately 25 miles west of Tucumcari, according to New Mexico State Police.

Rattlers look to stay perfect

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Thomas Garcia The 2-0 Rattlers look to stay perfect for homecoming Friday against the West Las Vegas Dons. “We know it is homecoming, but we are going to have to stay focused on the game as much as possible,” said Rattlers head coach Wayne Ferguson. Ferguson said the Rattlers will have their handful with the […]

Rattlers anticipate district competition

Thomas Garcia The Tucumcari Rattlers wrestling team has two events before their district competition at West Las Vegas. The Rattlers are coming off another strong performance, placing fourth at the Sierra Blanca Invite at Ruidoso. “We are getting there,” said Rattlers head coach Eddie Encinias. “We have had a few kids sick but every team […]

West Nile virus case confirmed in Curry County

Freedom New Mexico The New Mexico Department of Health has confirmed a case of West Nile Virus in Curry County. The department said in a press release Tuesday the Curry County case was one of 13 confirmed in New Mexico. Ten of the patients had the more serious West Nile neurological disease, including meningitis and […]

Road marker features pioneer woman

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By Thomas Garcia: Quay County Sun A new roadside marker on west Route 66 honors a local pioneering woman’s legacy. More than 20 residents and family members attended a dedication Thursday of a historical marker honoring Yetta Goldsmith Kohn. “I am touched they have chosen to recognize my great-great-grandmother,” said Yetta Julee Coffman. Coffman is […]

City to discuss lighting

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By Thomas Garcia: Quay County Sun The Tucumcari City Commission will hold a public hearing to discuss restoring lighting along west Route 66 to promote safety and commerce. Route 66 from the Tucumcari Convention Center west to Interstate 40 has been without street lights for two years. The hearing is set for 5 p.m. May […]

07-04-09: Police Blotter

The following is a sample of calls received during the last few days by central dispatch office for Quay County, based at the Tucumcari Police Department. Tuesdayl At 2:21 a.m., a female reported a theft from a fuel station on south First street. An officer was told that a gas skip had occurred. l At […]

04-06-09: Police Blotter

The following is a sample of calls received during the last few days by the central dispatch office for Quay County, based at the Tucumcari Police Department. Fridayl At 12:25 a.m., an anonymous caller reported a loud verbal argument at an apartment building on west Sunset Avenue.l At 4:04 p.m., a female on west Sunset […]

03-25-09: Police Blotter

The following is a sample of calls received during the last few days by the central dispatch office for Quay County, based at the Tucumcari Police Department. Friday At 12:55 a.m., a male working in his shop on east Aber Avenue reported hearing a single gunshot coming from the direction of Collage and High streets. […]