Logan seeks storm shelter

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Officials of Logan are exploring the possibility of leasing land owned by the Interstate Stream Commission to build a civic center for meetings, to serve as a storm shelter and to provide space for outdoor activities. “We could use the land to build a new civic center and community storm shelter,” said Larry Wallin, Village […]

Mesalands to buy wind turbine, staff center

By Thomas Garcia: Quay County Sun More steps were put in place for the start-up of the North American Wind Research Training Center (NAWRTC) on Tuesday by the MesaLands Community College Board of Trustees. The board agreed to recruit and fill the the positions of Director of the NAWRTC and a wind energy technician/instructor. Also, […]

FEMA’s Logan office assists tornado victims

By Thomas Garcia: Quay County Sun In the first hours, more than a dozen residents of Logan sought the assistance of FEMA officials at the temporary disaster recovery center. “The staff here were very helpful and nice,” said Robert Simpson, whose house was damaged from the tornado. “They had answers to a lot of the […]

IRS extends deadline for tornado victims

By QCS Staff The Internal Revenue Service is giving a grace period to tornado victims in Quay and Curry counties. It’s pushing back its April 17 deadline for taxpayers struck by tornadoes on March 23-24 in in New Mexico, where a disasters were declared, according to an IRS press release. “I’m sure it would be […]

27 garden clubs to meet in Tucumcari

The annual state meeting of the New Mexico Garden Clubs will be held on Thursday at the Quality Inn, formerly the Holiday Inn, at Tucumcari. Sally Warner of Los Alamos will preside at the meeting of 27 garden clubs from around the state. Meeting events include a Thursday banquet (6 p.m.), a Friday luncheon with […]

Ag/Garden Notes

A grasshopper management workshop will be offered for farmers, gardeners and others seeking information about prevention and suppression of grasshoppers. The state office of the Plant Protection and Quarantine Branch of the Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service will conduct the workshop. It will cover risk management and practical approaches with grasshopper outbreak prevention, intervention […]

04-11-2007: 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 4:38 p.m., an officer reported an open door at a restaurant on West Tucumcari Boulevard. The officer advised that the door was […]

04-11-2007: Calendar

Today: 7 p.m. special meeting of the Quay County Commissions, Commissioners Chambers, Quay County Courthouse, to discuss approval of JPA for Quay County Gaming Authority, appointment of Gaming Authority Member and approval of RFP for misdemeanor court compliance officer. Thursday: 5:30 p.m., monthly meeting, Liberty Water Association, Arch Hurley Meeting Room. Thursday: 6 p.m., regular […]

Support varies for race track, casino

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By Chelle Delaney: Quay County Sun There was little opposition to a proposed race track and casino in Tucumcari at a meeting on Monday night. Here is what some of the attendees had to say: • Wes Stewart, pastor of Temple Baptist Church in Tucumcari, said he opposes the proposed racino or race track plan. […]

‘Racino’ gains JPA support

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By Chelle Delaney: Quay County Sun As of Tuesday night, participants invited to join a joint powers agreement (JPA) to apply for a race track and casino in Tucumcari were: 2:1. Remaining are two unknowns. At its regular meeting on Tuesday evening, the Village of Logan agreed to become a member of the JPA, said […]