Seniors set for Olympics

By Thomas Garcia: Quay County Sun Sixteen Quay County senior athletes will compete early next month in the New Mexico State Senior Olympics in Las Cruces. The athletes qualified for state competition at the Quay County Senior Olympics games on May 11-12. The number of athletes who competed this year was higher than the previous […]

Two Pre-K programs tagged for funds

By Thomas Garcia: Quay County Sun Two schools in Quay County will receive a portion of a $14 million dollar Pre-K Expansion Fund, according to a press release from Gov. Bill Richardson. The schools are in Logan and San Jon. “We are happy to receive the funds to continue with early childhood development,” said Logan […]

4-H horsewomen hope to repeat wins this weekend

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By QCS Staff Lucky threes, again ?… Quay County will once again strive to keep the coveted saddles at home as contestants from the entire State of New Mexico come to Tucumcari to compete. This Friday and Saturday about 45 contestants will ride their 4-H horse projects to show how hard they have worked to […]

County Oks hospital taxes

By QCS Staff The Quay County Commission approved two special county hospital gross receipts taxes to raise money for the Dan Trigg Hospital on Monday. Quay County residents can vote on the proposed taxes at the polling booths in the fall. The first tax is an extension of an existing tax at 1/8 of 1 […]

Building boom at Mountain Road and i-40

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Look east or west from Mountain Road at 1-40, and you’ll see two competitors: the Flying J and Love’s. Each is after 18-wheelers and their diesels steaming across the interstate. In Love’s corner, at the bottom left, is a $4.5 million travel stop. The new 4,321-square-foot operation will add 12 new positions to its existing […]

Snapped pole causes outage on city’s west side

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By Thomas Garcia: Quay County Sun A crane on a railroad track clipped a power line about 4 p.m. on Tuesday causing a power outage on the west side of Tucumcari, said Tucumcari City Manager John Sutherland. No one was injured in the mishap, said an Union Pacific supervisor at the site of the accident. […]

07-25-2007: Calendar

Today: 10 a.m., regular meeting, Tucumcari/Quay County Regional Emergency Communications Board, City Hall 215 E. Center St. Thursday: 5 p.m., regular meeting, Housing Authority, City Hall 215 E. Center St. Thursday: 6 p.m., regular meeting, Tucumcari City Commission,  City Hall, 215 E Center St. Fridays ongoing: 7.p.m., regular meeting, Alcoholics Anonymous Unity Group, 1424 S. […]

Schutte named 10th Judicial District Judge

By Chelle Delaney: Quay County Sun Local prosecutor Donald C. Schutte was appointed to fill the vacant position in the 10th Judicial District Court on Thursday by Gov. Bill Richardson. Schutte’s swearing in ceremony will be Sept. 7, he said. There are several trials that he said he wants to see through to completion before […]

Haley named acting police chief

By QCS Staff The Tucumcari Police Department has an acting police chief who was appointed by city manager John Sutherland. On Tuesday, Lt. Deputy Chief Ron Haley was named as acting police chief for the City of Tucumcari until the position can be filled full time, said Sutherland. “We have had people inquire about the […]

Physicals, 3-on-3 winners, bowling team champs

Rattler physicals set On Aug 7 from 4-7 p.m., there will be athletic physicals for all students attending Tucumcari High and Middle schools interested in participating in the 2007-2008 sports season. The physicals will be conducted at the Rattler Gym. Cost is $15. Trifecta for 3-on-3 Four Quay County athletes won the 15-16 age bracket […]