Fight promoter found innocent

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Thomas Garcia: QCS staff writer

Press Release: State confirms third human plague case from Santa Fe County

SANTA FE – The New Mexico Department of Health confirmed today a third case of bubonic plague in Santa Fe County so far this year. A 56-year-old man was hospitalized and is back home recovering. The Department of Health is conducting an environmental investigation at the man’s residence to determine if there is any ongoing […]

County retains fire ban indefinitely

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Thomas Garcia By Thomas GarciaQuay County Sun The Quay County Commissioners voted to keep a fire ban in place indefinitely in Quay County at Wednesday’s meeting. “If we continue to get rain and the conditions improve, the commission could vote to lift the ban at their next meeting,” said Donald Adams, Quay County Fire Marshal. […]

4-Hers compete in county elimination contest

Special to the QCS Quay County 4-Hers recently competed in their County Elimination Contests at the Quay County Fairgrounds. The 4-Hers spend hours studying and preparing for the contests. The novices and juniors will be competing at district level contests on June 17-18 in Capitan. The seniors will be traveling to Las Cruces in July […]

06-10-09: Calendar

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06-10-09: 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. Fridayl At 11:23 a.m., a female reported a light colored pit bull with part of a chain attached to its collar tried to bite her 3-year-old daughter. The […]

Will your TV go dark on DTV-day?

Beginning Saturday all televisions in the United States are to transition to digital television marking the end of analog television. Starting Friday at midnight television stations will be settling into their permanent digital television transmission and channel listing. They will discontinue the use of their analog signal completely on Saturday. With those dates near at […]

Arch Hurley files protest against Turner Enterprises water request

Chelle Delaney The Arch Hurley Conservancy District has filed a protest with the Interstate Stream Commission against a request for the diversion of water in Colfax County by Turner Enterprises, Inc., a private company that oversees land holdings and other business interests owned by former media mogul Ted Turner. The request is to change the […]

City wrestles with budget deficit

Chelle Delaney Tucumcari Mayor Antonio Apodaca asked city staff Monday to come with several options to lower a proposed 15 percent

Yearout attends last meeting of trustees at Mesalands

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Thomas Garcia It was a night of goodbyes and introductions on Tuesday at the Mesalands Community College board of trustees meeting. The board thanked John Yearout, retiring director of the Public Relations, for nine years of dedicated service to the college.Yearout was attending his last meeting of the board. “This is John’s swan song,” said […]