Mesalands to buy GE turbine

A contract for a $2.2 million wind turbine from General Electric was approved Tuesday by the Mesalands Community College Board of Trustees. The wind turbine will be the centerpiece of the college’s North American Wind Research & Training Center (NAWRTC). It will cost an additional $628,000 to install the turbine, said Jim Morgan, the college’s […]

Big checks to help Quay waste water treatment

By Thomas Garcia: Quay County Sun Officials of Tucumcari and Logan were happy to see Ryan Gleason, New Mexico state director of the USDA Rural Development Office, on Tuesday. They especially liked the part when he signed the huge ceremonial checks to the tune of $8.4 million for Logan and $2.1 million for Logan. Gleason […]

Jose Conrado “Joe” Lujan

Jose Conrado “Joe” Lujan Services: 10 a.m. a rosary will be recited and at 11 a.m. a mass of Christian burial will be celebrated at Our Lady of Sorrows Catholic Church in Bernalillo. At 1:30 p.m., burial will be at the Santa Fe National Cemetery. Jose Conrado “Joe” Lujan, 78, died on Wednesday, July 4, […]

Alice C. Williams

Services: 11 a.m. Tuesday graveside at Nevill’s Chapel Cemetery in Mount Pleasant, Texas. Alice C. Williams, 90, died Saturday, July 7, 2007, at Titus Regional Medical Center.   She was born Dec. 9, 1916 in French, N.M. A retired school secretary, Mrs. Williams lived most of her life in Tucumcari until moving to Mount Pleasant. […]

City to study annexation of properties

By Thomas Garcia: Quay County Sun The annexation of city-owned properties and privately held properties served by city water was discussed Tuesday at a special meeting of the City Commission. One of the city-owned properties, in particular, up for discussion for annexation is the new landfill located off of U.S. Highway 54, about three miles […]

Two local lawyers nominated for judgeship

By QCS Staff The District Court Nominating Commission met Thursday in Tucumcari and completed its evaluation of the two applicants for the vacancies on the 10th Judicial District Court nominees. The commission recommended two local attorneys to Gov. Bill Richardson: attorney Albert J. Mitchell, Jr. and Don Schutte, deputy district attorney. A vacancy on the […]

Land donation for feed yard up for approval

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By Thomas Garcia: Quay County Sun A contract for land for a feedlot will be up for review by City Commissioners on Thursday at a regular meeting. The contract is to call for the donation 218 acres of land to the Tucumcari Economic Development Corp. which will in turn donate the land to the developers […]

Fred Ray Lawrence

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Services: 10:30 a.m. Tuesday at the Logan Cemetery, Logan. Fred Ray Lawrence, 71, died Wednesday, July 4 , 2007, at his home in Logan. He was born Jan. 26, 1936 in Clayton to Fred and Verda Lawrence. He married Joyce Stottlemyre on July 7 1956. Survivors include his wife, Joyce, of Logan, a daughter Loretta […]

07-07-2007: Police Blotter

The following is a sample of calls received during the last few days by the central dispatch office for Quay County, based at the Tucumcari Police Department. According to reports: Monday l At 12:10 a.m., an alarm was reported at a lounge on West Route 66. An officer said the building was secure and the […]

07-07-2007: Calendar

Today: 8 a.m., Ranch Horse Competition, Rodeo Arena, Fair Grounds. For information call 461-0562. Monday: 9 a.m., regular meeting, Quay County Commission, Commission Chambers, Quay County Courthouse, 300 S. Third St. Monday: 11:30 a.m., monthly meeting, National Association of Retired Federal Employees (NARFE), K-Bob’s Restaurant. Call 461-1453. Monday: 5:15 p.m., regular meeting, Greater Tucumcari Economic […]