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Tucumcari Quay County Sun (Newspaper) - June 3, 2015, Tucumcari, New Mexico Quay county Sun visit us online @ and follow us on of serving the High Plains and Ruby Smitj Nom Mitt inc 75< High 97 Low 60 High 93 Low fit High 91 Low 59 wednesday june 3,2015hollywood comes to Tucumcari filming in City gives residents a Chance to see Thomas Garcia aes senior writer Garcia @ scenes of the upcoming movie a co Manchuria a starring Jeff Bridges Chris Pine and Ben Foster were filmed monday in Tucumcari bringing Revenue and National attention into the City a but the filming of them also created some mixed reactions from arca officials offices and businesses. A this was an excellent Opportunity for Tucumcari said City manager Jared Langenegger. A anytime we can have some National attention is a Good Langenegger said the area Economy benefited from the arrival of the film Crew stars and staff on saturday As they spent Money at local motels restaurants and stores. He said there could be added Benefit if the movie does Well at Box offices. The scenes filmed in Tucumcari could be site attractions for tourist and future films May consider using Tucumcari the City manager added. Several streets in the downtown area were closed to traffic while the film Crew operated from 7 . To noon. The Street closure caused some offices and business to close completely while others remained open with impaired Access by clients and customers. Staff photo Thomas Garcia actor Chris Pine Waits patiently in a car with co Star Ben Foster to begin filming a scene for the movie a co Manchuria a monday morning in Tucumcari. One of the offices affected clients try ing to make their by the Street closures was the Quay county do i compliance office at 113 East main Street. As police officers manned a Roadblock at East Center Street and South first Street several required monday Check in where turned away. Some of the clients were Able to get through a j some called to make arraignments to come in later said Bryan Rinestine. Do coordinator. Rinestine said he is Happy the film Crews chose Tucumcari but he added there could have been a Little bit More planning to perhaps permit the filming to be finished during the weekend. He said mondays Are a Busy Day f it a the Dpi compliance office considering every client must make a required Check in that Day each week. Rix Security at 105 South first Street had to close the morning of the filming because of its location and the film Crews requested that no vehicles be parked along the Street a it was a big inconvenience having to close monday the morning a said business owner Susan Taylor. Taylor said several appointments that had been made for monday had to be rescheduled and while they could make out of office service Calls. Rix was limited on what services it could provide. She said her staff could not Access the building because of tools or equipment. Direct Access by customers of citizens Bank at 211 East main. Was disrupted while the filming took place. Although Liz Estrada executive vice president at citizens Bank said there was actually Little Impact on the Bank a business. She said she and the staff at the Bank were excited about the filming and believe it was a positive development for Tucumcari. Notebook j the third annual rockabilly i the route is Only four weekends away. On june 4-7, the annual rockabilly on the route will be taking Over the Mother Road in Tucuman with music classic cars pin up girls parades and multiple events throughout the weekend at the Tucuman convention Center. J Little dribbles basketball Camp will be held on fridays beginning Friday june 26 at the Tucumcari elementary gym. Grades 1-2 will be held at 8 .-noon and grades 3-5 will be held at 1 .-5 . There is no Cost for the Camp. A Logan Bass club is Spon song a kids fishing Derby from 8 30 . Noon saturday at Ute manna at Ute Lake state Park in Logan. There will be free poles and bait and hot dogs will be served at lunch. A there is no terror in the bang Only in the anticipation of Alfred Hitchcock compiled by Thomas Garcia Index classified.11-12 calendar.3 commentary.4 crossword.3 obituaries.9 pages past.2 police blotter.9 sudoku.7 to listing. 5 word salsa.,.6 cont ail pcs senior writer Thomas Garcia can be reached at 575-461-1952 or Garcia 0 vol. 44 104 no. 31 local Man jailed after car Pursuit j icel Energy forced to replace a Power pole that broke during the police Pursuit by Thomas Garcia pcs senior writer Garcia @ a local Man was arrested on May 27 following a Tucumcari police Chase that ended in a crash and a downed Power pole. Santiago Romero. 20. Is charged with aggravated driving under the influence of intoxicating liquor aggravated fleeing a Law enforcement officer criminal damage to property Over $1,000. Possession of an alcoholic beverage by a minor open Container and two charges of failure to Stop or yield at an intersection. At 9 30 . Wednesday officers responded to a 911 Call reporting a fight on the Comer of South fifth Street and West Aber Avenue said Jason Braziel. Chief of police. Braziel said upon arrival numerous subjects began to in from the area and officer Abel Cullum engaged in a vehicle Pursuit with a Black Chevy suburban fleeing the scene. He said the vehicle travelled South on South fifth Street at a High rate of Speed failing to yield at Stop signs and running the intersection at route 66. Braziel said after crossing route 66 the Driver later identified As Romero for reasons unknown lost control of the vehicle and struck a Power pole at the Comer of South fifth Street and West Hines Avenue. He said the vehicle spun after the Impact and came to rest next to Tucumcari Middle school. Braziel said Romero fled the Accident scene but was later located by officers and taken into custody. There were no reports of Power outages in Tucumcari crash on Page 2 new chamber director starts j chamber director ready for challenges of promoting the area. By Thomas Garcia pcs senior writer Garcia @ eve Calderon began her duties on May 26 As the new director of the Tucumcari Quay county _ chamber of Commerce a i m becoming famil Lur with Lite Nistra live portion of the Job Bip the rest is just getting out eve and introducing myself Calderon to the Community a Calderon said. Calderon said during her first week As the chamber director she spent time learning about the Job and its duties from former director Patsy Gresham. Calderon replaces Gresham who quit following her appointment on april 17 As the Quay county treasurer by county commissioners. Gresham was appointed to fill out the remainder of the term vacated by the resignation of elected treasurer Nadine Angel the term ends dec. 31. 2016. Gresham had served As chamber director since 2011. A i am just so thankful for All the help and guidance Patsy has Given me since i began this Job Quot Calderon said. Calderon said there has been a lot of walk in traffic seeking information about the rockabilly on the route event that starts thursday in Tucumcari. She said Gresham had done the leg work promoting this event. The continued interest in the event by tourists both in person and on the phone has her excited about the beneficial Impact it will have on the Community. Calderon said the reason she applied to be the chamber director was to help make a difference in the Community. She said she is looking Forward to meeting the Public and businesses owners As she works to promote Tucumcari and Quay county. The chamber Board Felt that eve w As the Best applicant for the Job and w ill do a great Job As chamber director. Said chamber president Kathi Mcclelland. Mcclelland said the chamber Board had a lot of qualified applicants and appreciates All applicants interest in the position. She said the chamber Board has Complete Confidence in Caldere. Calderon said she has lived in Tucumcari for two years and had worked As a Secretary at new Mexico property group. Calderon said she lived in Elpaso. Texas where she worked As an operations manager for go serv ices before moving to Tucumcari. A i m still settling in but my door is open and i m ready to do what i Calderon said. Rockabilly returns staff photo the crowd takes pictures of mad Max and the wild ones during the rumble on the route at last years rockabilly on the route. Check out our special rockabilly insert in today s paper. Photos of last years event and the 2015 schedule for this year s event that begins thursday Are on Page 10. Offering Quality and personal healthcare for you and your family. We look Forward to partnering with you and the Community of All Ages in promoting Good health. I see women pregnancy related children adult and geriatric patients. I encourage everyone to be physically Active. Thirty minutes a Day will help elevate your mood alleviate minor aches and pains and manage other chronic medical conditions. Our goal is your Good health u Sunrise medical group 220 s 3rd Street Aku mean no kk401 phone 575 46i-hh3t mum

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