Medical office has history of care

Sunrise

Thomas Garcia QCS Senior Writer Past and current physicians, residents and local officials gathered Friday at Sunrise Medical Group, P.C. for their open house and unveiling of the office renovations for a clinic that has served Quay County for more than 60 years. “It is something else to come in and see the improvements to […]

Police Blotter / Jail Log— Dec. 23

The following is a sampling of calls received by the central dispatch office for Quay County, based at the Tucumcari Police Department. Dec. 14 • 3:23 a.m., a woman reported a disturbance at a residence on the 700 block of West Sunset Avenue. The woman told the officer that a woman was yelling and threatening […]

Las Vegas comedian set to perform in February at Tucumcari Columbus Club

Carlos Medina, right, meets with residents of Tucumcari Thursday to promote his February comedy show at the Tucumcari Columbus Club.

Thomas Garcia QCS Senior Writer Las Vegas-based comedian Carlos Medina made several appearances in Tucumcari to speak with residents today about his upcoming show on Feb. 6, at the Tucumcari Columbus Club. “I have developed a good following in Tucumcari, Clovis and Portales and I wanted to come to eastern New Mexico to perform for […]

Water authority easement denied

By Alisa Boswell Managing editor aboswell@pntonline.com After months of debating the issue, Portales city councilors chose to deny the Eastern New Mexico Water Utility Authority an easement of land for the Ute pipeline project. Tuesday night’s city council meeting was the fourth time the issue was brought in front of Portales city councilors. The issue […]

County looks to form board for finances

By Thomas Garcia QCS Senior Writer Quay County needs to establish a board of finance to manage its banking services and investment policies, County Treasurer Patsy Gresham told county commissioners Monday. Gresham said the purpose of the board would include reviewing requests for proposals on banking services and manage the county’s investments. She said the […]

Cops on lookout for texting drivers

Staff Report The Tucumcari City Commission has approved a $37,400 grant agreement with the United States Department of Agriculture for the purchase of new emergency warning sirens for the city. The commission approved to submit the grant agreement with the USDA and authorized City Manager Jared Langenegger to determine the best way to pay the […]

What’s Happening— Dec. 16

Wednesday Tucumcari/Quay Regional Emergency Communication Board: 10 a.m., City Hall Thursday City Commission special meeting: 5 p.m., City Hall Tuesday Economic Development Corporation: 5:15 p.m., EDC Planning and Zoning Advisory Board: 5:15 p.m., City Hall City Offices will be closed on Dec. 24-25 in observance of Christmas. Dec. 28 Quay County Commission: 9 a.m., Quay […]

Menu— Dec. 16

The following are the menus for the senior centers in Quay County for Dec. 17 – Dec. 23. Senior centers will be closed on Dec. 24 and Dec. 25 in observance of Christmas. Senior centers Coffee, tea and milk served daily Thursday Burrito supreme, Spanish rice, slad, apricots Friday Chicken strips, mashed potatoes and gravy, […]

Students honor friend’s memory

Debbie Montano, Frankie Joe Montano, Noah
Marquez, Nicholas Andrada, Destiny Zukevich,
Alicia DeLeon, Josue Grajeda, LaZara Garcia,
Maribel Lopez, Emma Garcia, Santiago Alires, Kyle
Lopez, and Sergio Reyes., Michael Bilopavlovich
and Patrick Gonzales made different kinds of grilled
cheese snadwiches to honor Patrick “Lil Pat”
Gonzales who died in October, in Tucumcari.

Staff Report Dual enrollment students from Tucumcari High School built a memorial website in honor of Patrick “Lil Pat” Gonzales, a classmate who died in Oct., for their final in CIS 101: Introduction to Computers at Mesalands Community College. Building a website is not a typical finals project for CIS 101, said Michael Bilopavlovich, course […]

City approves warning siren grant

Staff Report The Tucumcari City Commission has approved a $37,400 grant agreement with the United States Department of Agriculture for the purchase of new emergency warning sirens for the city. The commission approved to submit the grant agreement with the USDA and authorized City Manager Jared Langenegger to determine the best way to pay the […]