Still time to plant veggies

By Tom Dominguez There’s still have time to put in your vegetable garden! Warm weather is here and the conditions for establishing many plants begins to diminish, except for those plants that like it hot.Several vegetables can be planted right now. Here are a few warm season vegetables that really like warm conditions. Here’s a […]

Shopping locally benefits locals, those beyond

By Lynn Moncus Those of us who have lived here for a few days recall the many stores we could choose from when we wanted to go on a shopping spree. We had but to park on Main Street in then decide which direction we wanted to go from there. Little did we dream that […]

More voters are casting early votes

By QCS Staff By late Friday, early and absentee voters totaled 415, said Quay County Clerk Ellen White. Early voting will continue through today from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. at the Quay County Courthouse. Only registered Democrats and Republicans are eligible to vote in the primary on Monday. Voters who have declined to state […]

05-31-08: Calendar

Today: 9:30 a.m. – 1:30 p.m., Kids Fishing Clinic for kids ages six through

05-31-08: Police Blotter

Community Notes: Swimming lessons, Pest scout school

Swimming classes openThere are still openings in swimming classes in the second session which is being offered from 9 a.m.-10 a.m. and 10 a.m.-11 a.m. on the weekdays from June 23-July 3, said Kim Garcia, pool manager. For more information, call Kim Garcia at 461-4582. Scout your own fields for insectsFirst-hand experience in scouting your […]

City adopts Adopt-A-Highway

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By QCS Staff Following an appeal by a service organization, the Tucumcari City Commission approved the adoption of the Adopt-A-Highway program.The Rotary Club of Tucumcari wanted to assist in city clean up efforts and found the Adopt-A-Highway was already supported by the state’s Department of Transportation, said Diane Morency, a member of the Rotary. “It’s […]

Recycling: Grant helping city to launch green pla

By Chelle Delaney: Quay County Sun A $10,000 grant for office recycling containers will put the city of Tucumcari in green mode. The grant to Tucumcari was one of 10 grants, totaling $260,000, awarded by the New Mexico Environment Department to communities and pueblos. The money is to be used for recycling and illegal dumping […]

Some say emergency plan fell short during storm

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By Chelle Delaney: Quay County Sun After experiencing Wednesday night’s threatening storm and tornado warning, several local families say the city should activate its warning sirens and have an emergency plan to provide shelter. “There was bad weather and people didn’t know where to go or what to do,” said Martha Sandoval. “Nowadays with more […]

Brunt of storm hits north of Tucumcari, Conchas

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By QCS Staff Athough a tornado touched down about nine miles north of Tucumcari, no inuries were reported and damage was limited from Wednesday night’s storm, the Naitonal Weather Service said. Several funnel clouds were spotted, but there was only one touch down, said NWS meteorologist Jonathan Suk. It was one of the most active […]