San Jon to take over Caprock Amphitheater

by Chelle Delaney: Quay County Sun The Village of San Jon has asked to take over the operation of the Caprock Amphitheater from the Quay County Commission. Village of San Jon administrator, Bobbye Rose, said, “We’re trying to do economic development” through nature and other tours that could be developed with the Caprock Amphitheater at […]

New location for MVD office

By QCS Staff The Motor Vehicle Department’s field office in Tucumcari will temporarily close today and reopen on Monday, according to a press release from the state’s Taxation and Revenue Department. The MVD’s phone number will be (505) 461-4105 and the office is open from 8 a.m. to 4: p.m., Monday through Friday only, the […]

Ethanol plant set to receive $220K training bonus

by Chelle Delaney: Quay County Sun The Route 66 Ethanol plant — to be operational in late summer — is to receive $223,783 for creating 27 jobs from the state’s Job Training Incentive Program (JTIP). The program is one of the state’s economic development tools to bring in new businesses and to assist existing businesses […]

President given salary bump

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by Chelle Delaney: Quay County Sun Phillip O. Barry, President of Mesalands Community College, was given a 3 percent raise in a unanmious vote at a meeting of the college’s Board of Trustees on Tuesday night. The raise is an increase of about $3,630 in Barry’s salary, which is currently about $121,000 a year. The […]

A case of litter in the first degree?

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By QCS Staff Missing something from your pickup? This overhead camper was found sitting in the middle of Main Street at about 5:50 p.m. Tuesday, said Tucumcari Police Officer Shane Strand. Witnesses said it fell off of a pickup towing another pickup. “And they just left,” Strand said. “It was full of trash and they […]

02-28-2007: Police Blotter

The following is a sample of calls received by the central dispatch office for Quay County, based at the Tucumcari Police Department, during the last few days. According to reports: Saturday • At 12:46 a.m., a male reported a fight at a lounge on West Tucumcari Boulevard. An officer advised all was OK. The parties […]

02-28-2007: Calendar

Fridays ongoing: Alcoholics Anonymous Unity Group meeting 7 p.m., at 1424 S. Sixth St. Saturday: 9 a.m., City Commission, closed executive session, City Hall. Monday: 3 p.m., regular meeting of the Museum Board, at the museum. Monday: 6 p.m., annual meeting of the RAD (Rural Area Development) Water Users Coop at K-Bob’s Restaurant. For more […]

Ramon Aragon

Services: 7 p.m., today a rosary will recited at St. Anne’s Catholic Church in Tucumcari. At 10 a.m. on Thursday a mass of Christian burial will be celebrated at St. Anne’s Church. Ramon Aragon, 58, died Feb. 26, 2007 at his residence in Tucumcari following an illness. Mr. Aragon was born June 20, 1948 in […]

Logan, San Jon set for first round

By Thomas Garcia: Quay County Sun Two schools in Quay County will be on the road to their own March Madness, the New Mexico State 1A basketball tournament. The district 4 1A champions Logan Longhorns will play at 6 p.m. on Saturday against the District 1-1A runner-up Springer Red Devils at Logan. The Logan Longhorns […]

Martha Chavez Shoemaker

Services: 10 a.m., Wednesday visitation at Tarpening & Son Chapel, 1 West Grand, Artesia, N.M. At 6:30 p.m. Wednesday, a rosary will be recited at the Terpening & Son Chapel. 9:30 a.m. Thursday, at Our Lady of Grace Catholic Church of Artesia, N.M..   Mrs. Shoemaker, 80, died Saturday, Feb. 24, 2007, at her home […]