Quay County Fair results— Aug. 31

The following are results from the 2016 Quay County Fair. Junior Horse Show Class 1  Mares 1. Amber Owen 2. Amanda Kanapilly Class 2  Geldings 1. Bailey McEwen 2. Dylan Owen 3. Ashton Smith 4. Amanda Kanapilly 5. Rilee Nials 6. Jenna Lopez 7. Payson Nials Class 4  Junior Showmanship 1. Amber Owen 2. Jenna […]

Calendar — Aug. 31

Today New Mexico State Park Series Marathon: Ute Lake State Park Friday Museum Advisory Board: 9 a.m., Museum Saturday Labor Day activities: 9 a.m. – 3 pm., Tucumcari Historical Museum Monday Banks, U.S. Post Offices, City, County, Village and State offices will be closed Monday in observance of Labor Day Tuesday Senior Advisory Board: 3 […]

Review: Don’t wait to rent ‘Hell or High Water’

By Kevin Wilson Clovis News Journal kwilson@cnjonline.com “Hell or High Water” is a 102-minute argument that a good Western can be told with flashy casinos instead of dark saloons, Camaros and extended cabs instead of trustworthy horses and asphalt joining the dusty, unpaved roads. Shot partially in eastern New Mexico, including in Quay County, with […]

Q&A: New principal of Logan schools talks about goals, duties


Logan Municipal Schools’ new principal is not all that new. He was in Logan from 2000 to 2004 in the same position. Most recently, he was principal at the elementary school in Texico. In all, Tommy Thompson has been an educator for 27 years. Thompson said his first official day back at Logan was on […]

Local organization donates school supplies to Logan schools

By Thomas Garcia QCS Senior Writer A local organization’s desire to help and the generosity of a community helped ensure Logan students are equipped with school supplies. “I cannot say enough about the community’s support of the students of this school,” said Tommy Thompson, principal of Logan municipal school. In July, the American Legion Auxiliary […]

City, county submit capital outlay wish list

By Steve Hansen Correspondent   The city of Tucumcari and Quay County last week submitted their Infrastructure Capital Improvement Plans (ICIP) to state authorities, but there are serious doubts about how many, if any, ICIP items will receive funding from state severance tax revenues, officials said. County Commissioner Mike Cherry said the state’s current budget […]

State testing results show improvement at all Quay County schools

By Thomas Garcia QCS Senior Writer The 2015-2016 Partnership for Assessment of Readiness for College and Careers tests show growth in all three Quay County public schools. PARCC scores were released last week. Logan, Tucumcari and San Jon elementary, middle schools and high schools all showed growth in student proficiency in English language arts and […]

City approves funds for airport improvements

By Steve Hansen Correspondent Tucumcari’s airport received a little more than $500,000 in attention from the City Commission on Thursday that will renovate a parking lot, install a generator and, if another grant comes through, take care of some regular maintenance. The money for the improvements comes mostly from the Federal Aviation Commission and New […]

Jail Log—Aug. 24

The following individuals were booked into the Quay County Detention Center Aug. 8 – 19. • Burk Benally, 40, possession of drug paraphernalia • Jonathan King, 36, reckless driving • Daniel Martinez, 18, warrant • Shelly Reuland, 29, warrant • David Abeyta, 51, warrant • Richard Amparano, 35, parole violation • Donald Bruhn, 44, warrant […]

Calendar— Aug. 24

Thursday Housing Authority Board: 5 p.m., City Hall City Commission: 6 p.m., City Hall Aug. 31 New Mexico State Park Series Marathon: Ute Lake State Park Sept. 3 Labor Day Activities: 9 a.m. – 3 pm., Tucumcari Historical Museum Banks, U.S. Post Offices, City, County, Village and State offices will be closed Sept. 5 in […]