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Friends: Reporter's lust for life his legacy
The longtime senior writer for the Quay County Sun died Saturday afternoon following a brief illness. His legacy, according to dozens of friends, will be his sense of humor, dedication to community, and friendly disposition.
Ag program pairs old hands with new ones
A program to match apprentice farmers with experienced farmers willing to donate time and land in Quay County is well-timed, according to Jason Lamb, the county's New Mexico State University Cooperative Extension agent.
Commission: Hospital gross receipt tax appears on ballot
Dick Smith, administrator for Trigg Hospital and the Eastern Plains Medical Center in Clovis, told Quay County Commissioners Monday that public affairs employees at Presbyterian headquarters are working on a campaign to tell voters they are not considering a new tax but one that is necessary to keep
Sun fixture gone way too soon
Thomas Garcia could be exasperating, frustrating and aggravating at times, but it was seldom that he was anything but cordial, cheerful and persuasive.
New things to do at county fair
There may be a bit more sheen at the Quay County Fair, which starts today and runs through Saturday, with the addition of competition in artistic metal-smithing categories in arts and crafts.
Debate is welcome, but investors decide if ponies get to run
Horse races outside a casino — or racino — would bring more people, possibly more trouble, and certainly more entertainment to eastern New Mexico.
Quay calendar - Aug. 15
Thursday — Mesalands Fall Enrollment Stampede, 9 a.m.to 6 p.m. for new and returning students. Commons area, Mesalands Community College.
Disc golf course named after late commissioner Robert Lumpkin
Tucumcari’s new disc golf course at Five-Mile Park has been officially named for the city commissioner who championed it, Robert Lumpkin, who passed away on July 17.
Quay County Sheriff's Office looking for 2 missing people
According to officials, Gloria Langley, 67, and Christopher Murray, 18, were last seen on May 25 in Tucumcari.
Racino candidates number 11 now
Just as a horse race can change suddenly and rather unexpectedly, so too, apparently, can the contest for the state’s sixth and last available racino license.
Pages past - Aug. 8
•Mountain States Telephone announced plans to change its name to "Mountain Bell," according to Red Braziel, local manager, said the company is changing for brevity and to provide easier identification with the nationwide Bell Telephone Systems and its research and development capabilities.
Work starts on new wind farm in eastern New Mexico
The San Francisco-based Pattern Energy, an affiliate of Pattern Development, is helping construct the 221-megawatt project and it's expected to power around 90,000 homes each year.
Officials celebrate next phase of wind project
The new Grady wind facility will be a 550 MW wind farm with 84 turbines. With the existing Broadview facility, that brings the total number of turbines in the area to 225, according to Givens.
Tucumcari Police search for man connected to motel shooting
TUCUMCARI, N.M. (KRQE) - - Police are trying to track down a man in eastern New Mexico.Quay County Deputies say shots were fired earlyTuesday morning at a motel on West Route 66in Tucumcari.The sheriff's office and Tucumcari Police are now on the hunt for Joseph Quintana.A $1,000 reward is being off
Quay County Sheriff's Office looking for suspect in Tucumcari motel shooting
QUAY COUNTY, N.M. (KVII) —Quay County Crime Stoppers is looking for a suspect wanted in connection withTuesday's shootingin Tucumcari.According to the Quay County Sheriff's Office, Joseph Quintana is a 30-year-old Hispanic male, about 6-foot tall, 160 pounds, with brown hair and brown eyes.Anyone wi
Tucumcari Police and Quay County Sheriff's Office Investigating Morning Shooting at Motel
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One arrested in Tuesday morning shooting
With the assistance of multiple agencies, one person has been apprehended following a more than eight-hour search, said Russell Shafer, Quay County Sheriff.
Local man sentenced to 10 years
Anthony Groomas, 29, appeared before District Judge Albert J. Mitchell, who sentenced Groomas to 10 years behind bars based upon his convictions and results of his 60-day pre-sentencing evaluation in the Department of Corrections.
Police: Argument leads to stabbing
TUCUMCARI - A man was arrested, while another was airlifted to an Amarillo hospital after being stabbed during an argument at an apartment complex in Tucumcari, according to the Tucumcari Police Department.
Lumpkin honored, mayor pro tem named
A single rose in a vase marked the place where the mayor pro tem, Tucumcari District 4 Commissioner Robert Lumpkin, would have sat at Thursday's city commission meeting.