Homecoming reminder of good times past

By Lynn Moncus Attending Homecoming at NMSU last week was a major treat for this Aggie who earned her first degree there 53 years ago. Seeing people with whom I had attended the College of New Mexico Agriculture and Mechanic Arts reminded me of the great times we had during those years and of the [...]

Quay County official election results

Editor’s note: Plus or minus notes difference from unofficial counts to official. President and Vice President of The United StatesDemocratBarack Obama and Joe Biden — 1,547

11/8 Calendar

Today: 5 p.m., Annual Veterans Day Dinner, American Legion Bingo Hall, Logan. Call 4887-9282. Sundays ongoing: 2:30 p.m., American Legion Auxiliary Bingo, Bingo Hall, 100 S. Eighth Street, Logan. Call 497-3910.Monday: 9 a.m., regular meeting, Quay County Commission, Commission Chambers, Quay County Courthouse, 300 S. Third St., 461-2112.Monday: 11:30 a.m., monthly meeting of NARFE, National [...]

Veterans Day observances set in Quay County

By QCS Staff Veterans Day services set for SundayThe Tucumcari Chapter Daughters of the American Revolution, with the assistance of the Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 2528 will hold a pre-Veterans Day service at 1:30 p.m. Sunday

Voter turnout high in Quay County

By QCS Staff About 66 percent of all eligible voters cast their ballots on Tuesday, said Quay County Clerk Ellen White. “It’s the most I’ve seen,” said White, who has been clerk since 2004. Of the 6,125 eligible voters, 4,021 voted, White said. In the 2004 general election, the countywide turnout was 47 percent of [...]

Roch overtakes Tucumcari native Craig Cosner

By Freedom New Mexico A Clovis native and former Texico school teacher, Republican Roch said he understands the issues that are important to Eastern New Mexico.He said he plans to make education his first priority with funding for rural schools. “The number of rural schools that we have, it’s just crucial that we get the [...]

11-05-2008: Calendar

Today: 10 a.m. – 10:30 a.m. and 2 p.m. – 2:30 p.m., Story time for all children ages 2 ? to 5 years of age, Tucumcari Public Library, 602. Second St. Call 461-0295.Today:

11-05-2008: Police Bloter

By QCS Staff 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. Fridayl At 3:18 a.m., a female reported from Mountain Road that a trucker was threatening her.l At 6:45 a.m., a male reported that that a

Harden returns to state Senate

By Kevin Wilson, Freedom New Mexico Clint Harden is returning to state Senate in an otherwise slow night for Curry County representation. As of 11:15 p.m., state election totals show Harden winning 67.7 percent of the vote over Eagles Nest teacher Jeff Carr. Vote totals were 7,304-3,482 in favor of Harden. “I’m pleased and satisfied,” [...]

Mitchell wins bench in 10th District Court

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Chelle Delaney Albert J. “Scooter” Mitchell defeated incumbent Judge Donald C. Schutte. “I’m happy,” Mitchell said. Mitchell and his wife, Jeanette, and several supporters gathered at the Quay County Courthouse Tuesday night to check on the results. Republican Mitchell won with 3,118 votes, or 56 percent of the vote, compared to Democrat Schutte who garnered [...]