Logan seniors celebrate graduation

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By Thomas Gracia: : QCS staff writer Sixteen young men and women began new chapters in their lives Saturday with graduation from Logan High School.Seniors hugged, shook hands and visited with family friends and former school mates before the final ceremonies.The Class of 2009′s class motto: “Don’t cry because it’s over. Smile because it happened,” […]

Last day for Longhorns’ Class of 2009

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Thomas Garcia While many seniors decided to take the day off a handful of Logan high school’s class of 2009 stuck out their last day of school. Finishing a journey that began 13 years ago, the eight seniors each had their own reasons for attending Logan once more. “I can not afford to miss anymore […]

Officials brief Quay County on grants

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By Thomas Garcia: Quay County Sun New Mexico Secretary of Taxation and Revenue Rick Homans spoke to about 50 Quay County residents on Wednesday, providing an overview of the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act in New Mexico. He also introduced several members of the New Mexico Recovery and Reinvestment Competitive Grant Advisory Team. “We are […]

Mesalands wind energy center bidding open

QCS Staff The Mesalands Community College’s board of trustees on Tuesday voted to open the bidding for a $7 million North American Wind Research and Training Center building. Mesalands officials received approval from the board to start phase two of the project. This is the construction of a 26,385 square foot building designed by Kilmer […]

Notes from the Church Lady

By Debra Whittington “But speak thou the things which become sound doctrine: That the aged men be sober, grave, temperate, sound in faith, in charity, in patience. The aged women likewise, that they be in behaviour as becometh holiness, not false accusers, not given to much wine, teachers of good things; That they may teach […]

Tucumcari senior Olympians prepare for summer games

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By Thomas Garcia: Quay County Sun Medal hopefuls from Tucumcari are preparing for the New Mexico Senior Olympic Summer Games at Las Cruces. “Currently, there are nine athletes registered to compete in the summer games and we are trying to raise the funds for one more,” said Suzann Martin, director Quay County senior programs. The […]

Students receive Rotary Club scholarships

By Thomas Garcia: Quay County Sun Area students received scholarships from local and state organizations to aid them in their pursuit of higher education. Three Quay County students have received the Tucumcari Rotary Club Quay County Continuing Education Scholarships. Johanna Albright of Logan, David Kneitz of San Jon and Adrian Prieto of Tucumcari will each […]

Economic development corp. seeks pact with city, county for stimulus dollars

By Thomas Garcia: Quay County Sun The Greater Tucumcari Economic Development Corp. is seeking an alliance between Quay County and the city of Tucumcari in hopes of securing more federal stimulus dollars. Patrick Vanderpool, EDC executive director, suggested the alliance during Monday’s regular meeting of the GTEDC. Vanderpool said the alliance could be a way […]

County commission form property tax protest board

By Thomas Garcia: Quay County Sun Quay County commissioners have formed a board to hear 70 protests against property tax increases in the county. The board was formed at the request of Quay County Tax Assessor Janie Murray on Monday at the regular commission meeting. The board will consist of Sally Baker, Keith Bowen and […]

Quay County Schools Menus for May 11-14

The following are the lunch menus for May 11-14 for schools in Quay County. There is no school on Friday. House Monday Breakfast: Toast and jelly, cereal, juice and milk. Lunch: Salisbury steak, mashed potatoes, gravy hot roll, fruit, salad bar, and milk. Tuesday: Breakfast: Hot cereal, juice, and milk. Lunch: Chicken on a bun, […]