Jan. 31: Legislative Tidbits

By The Santa Fe New Mexican

Bill to abolish death penatly gets go-ahead

By Steve Terrell: The Santa Fe New Mexican With shaking hands and a quivering voice, a Las Vegas, N.M., woman whose son was executed by the state of Texas asked the New Mexico House of Representatives on Thursday to end capital punishment in this state. Though committee members’ minds probably were made up before Muina […]

School board elections set for Tuesday

By Q The School Board Elections in Quay County will be held from 7 a.m. to 7 p.m. on Tuesday at the following locations: Tucumcari District 2 – Tucumcari Recreation Centerl John M. Garcial Chris M. BirchTucumcari Districts 3 – THS Auditoriuml Christine Doughertyl Douglas N. PowersTucumcari District 5 – Quay Schools Federal Credit Unionl […]

Biologist: Feral hogs growing issue

Thomas Garcia The feral hog is rapidly becoming the new coyote, or new pest, of the state’s Ag agency, said a New Mexico Ag official at the 41st annual Agricultural and Home Economics Seminar in Tucumcari. Feral hogs can cause damage to irrigated land and crops and carry 37 parasites that can affect people, pets, […]

Gaming authority extends option on race track land


Chelle Delaney It’s a long shot — but betting that a race track license may become available within the next two years — the Quay County Gaming Authority agreed Friday to extend its option on land near Interstate 40. The authority, which has $9,224 left in its bank account from its $60,000 efforts last year […]

A four-legged view of four wheels

By Aggie Moncus The slave is off to have coffee with friends so I am going to do some writing in order to get this column out of the way before she returns to complain that she doesn’t have a subject this week. If she would let me write more frequently, she wouldn’t have to […]

01-31-09: 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. Tuesday At 11:05 a.m., an anonymous caller reported an accident at the intersection of First Street and Route 66 Boulevard. The caller said the cars were blocking one […]

School Menus: Feb. 2-6

The following are the lunch menus for Feb. 2-6 for schools in Quay County. There is no school on Friday, except for Logan which will have a make-up day this Friday. Logan Monday Breakfast: Un-crustables, juice and milkLunch:

School board elections: Friday last day for absentee votes

By QCS Staff Friday is the last day to vote absentee in the School Board Elections in Quay County that will be held on Feb. 3, according to a press release from the Quay County Clerk. Absentee voting is being conducted in the Quay County Clerk’s Office at 300 South Third St., Tucumcari. The School […]

Phone scam targeting Quay County residents


Thomas Garcia A phone scam is targeting the customers of the First National Bank of New Mexico in Quay and Colfax counties. There were 20 suspicious calls reported Wednesday to bank headquarters in Clayton, said Craig Reeves, FNBNM president. This is the second time that FNBNM customers in Quay County have received “vishing scam” calls. […]