Logan schools delay start to 10 a.m. Monday

Due to snowy and icy road conditions, Logan Municipal Schools will operate on a two-hour delay on Monday, November 25.  Classes will begin at 10 a.m.

Roads are “fair;” warmer, sunny day ahead

Road and weather update, 9 a.m. Tuesday, Nov. 26: All Quay County roads have “fair” driving conditions this morning as of 9 a.m., according to the New Mexico Dept. of Transportation.  Roadways may be wet with icy spots. NMDOT advises caution and reduced speeds today. The National Weather Service is predicting sunny skies with a […]

Logan, San Jon cap season with state volleyball tournament

By Thomas Garcia QCS Senior Writer The Logan Lady Longhorns and San Jon Lady Coyotes capped strong seasons with appearances in the state volleyball tournament in Rio Rancho. The (15-8) (2-3) Lady Longhorns split four sets but eventually fell to the Fort Sumner Vixens 15-9 in the quarter-finals, ending their first 1A state volleyball appearance […]

Water commission may push ahead with Ute study

QCS Staff Quay County URWC members may push ahead with a new study of Ute Lake’s capacity despite rejection last week by the Ute Reservoir Water Commission, provided other funding can be found. State Rep. Dennis Roch told Quay County Commissioners Nov. 12 that he will explore different sources of funding for such a study. […]

Special recall election to target two commissioners

By Steve Hansen QCS Managing Editor A Jan. 2 special recall election in Tucumcari targets two city commissioners, even though enough signatures have been validated to qualify a recall election for a third commissioner. City Clerk Angelica Gray told city commissioners Thursday that District 3 Commissioner Ernie Dominguez won’t face a recall vote. Gray said […]

Commissioner wants demolition to get higher priority

QCS Staff Tucumcari Commissioner Robert Lumpkin wants demolition and disposal of the Sands Dorsey building downtown given a higher priority among city issues. Lumpkin raised the issue Thursday during a commission meeting. One promising approach, he said, may be to entice a private developer to take ownership of the site as part of a larger […]

City commissioners approve funding recommendations

QCS Staff The Tucumcari City Commission approved the last of four funding recommendations Thursday presented earlier by that the city’s Lodgers’ Tax Advisory Board. Commissioners voted unanimously to give $2,610 to the Eastern New Mexico Bluegrass and Old Tyme Music Association’s promotion activities. The lodgers’ tax board had originally recommended $2,000 for the bluegrass group, […]

Legislative wish list includes new roofs, trash compactor

By Steve Hansen and Thomas Garcia Quay County Sun New roofs, a trash compactor and other big-ticket hardware dominated the wish lists of Quay County civic, school and other leaders presented Monday to two members of the New Mexico State Legislature. State Rep. Dennis Roch (R-Logan) and State Sen. Pat Woods (R-Melrose) listened to the […]

Steve: Teachers deserve more respect than they get

I was almost a teacher. That’s why I respect teachers and think our society and culture don’t respect them enough. I stopped short of getting a license twice, and I’ve spent a lot of time in classrooms in recent years, but that doesn’t make me a teacher. Licenses don’t make teachers, anyway. Years of 60-hour […]

State police investigating football player’s injury

By Thomas Garcia QCS Senior Writer New Mexico State Police are investigating an injury to a Santa Rosa Lions football player that occurred during the Lions’ game with the Tucumcari Rattlers Nov. 8. Santa Rosa Consolidated School District Superintendent Ted Hern asked state police to investigate the injury, a cut on the arm that required […]