County nixes pay raises

William Thompson The Quay County budget was finalized July 12 and no pay raises for county employees were included in the budget. According to the minutes of a special budget session on June 4, former County Manager Paula Chacon, acting as a consultant, reported to county commissioners that no pay raises would be forthcoming. “The […]

City gets waterline support

TV Hagenah According to Tucumcari City Manager Richard Primrose, he recently received information from the federal government that Tucumcari would be receiving federal money to help with its aging waterlines. Primrose said the city would be receiving a grant of $265,000 and low interest loans up to $615,200 specifically ear-marked to “revamp” the city’s waterlines. […]

Dismissal sought in case

William Thompson Hal Greig, attorney for local rancher Kyle Evetts, has filed a motion in 10th Judicial District Court to dismiss all criminal sexual charges levied against his client. Evetts was indicted in February on nine counts of criminal sexual contact with a minor. The alleged acts were to have occurred between June 1989 and […]

Obituaries- Carmichael, White, Mares, Mills, Landess, Walters

RUBIE HELEN CARMICHAEL Rubie Helen Carmichael, 100, of Clinton, Okla., died Thursday, Aug. 5, 2004, at the Integris Clinton Regional Hospital in Clinton. Rubie Carmichael was born on Nov. 12, 1903, in Rush Springs, Okla., to Joe and Elizabeth Sanders Beevers. Her family moved to Quay County in 1907 and homesteaded in the Forrest community. […]

Reunion time rekindles memories

Lynn Moncus, Comments from the Canyons Last week, we wandered a few miles down Memory Lane in order to give us a little practice for Rattler Reunion and to help us recall some of our favorite events and pastimes. Since then, several people have commented on some of their special memories and suggested that we […]

Letter to editor

Letter to the Editor 8-2-04 In last Saturday’s edition of the Quay County Sun City Commissioner Maestas states and I quote from the article, “City Commissioner Chris Maestas said he and fellow Commissioner Antonio Apodaca voted against the utility rate hikes but were outvoted 3-2 by Commissioners Betty Ditto and Jim Witcher and Mayor Mary […]

San Jon to build village hall

William Thompson San Jon’s village administration employees will be moving from their cramped quarters at the San Jon Community Center into the spacious confines of a new village hall in early 2005. Rosalie Rachor, San Jon Administrative Assistant, said San Jon has received more than $230,000 in grants to build the new village hall. “The […]

Logan limits DMV jobs

TV Hagenah By TV Hagenah Quay County Sun The Village of Logan Department of Motor Vehicles is trimming down the level of services they offer to people who come into their building at least for a month or two. According to Village Administrator Assistant Rose Kelly who is in charge of the motor vehicle department […]

Carnival coming to city

Sun Valley Rides will be returning to Tucumcari for a fourth year and will be providing rides at the Quay County Fair Wednesday, Aug. 17 through Saturday, Aug. 21 beginning at 5 p.m. According to Quay County Home Extension agent Brenda Bishop, the carnival will have a variety of rides for all ages.  An all […]

Commissioners to meet Monday

The Quay County Commissioners have shifted some dates for their meetings during the month of August. The Thursday, Aug. 12 meeting has been moved to Monday, Aug. 9 and the Thursday, Aug. 26 meeting has been moved to Monday, Aug. 23. According to Marissa Gabel of the Quay County Commissioners office, the change was necessary […]