Airport gets money for study

By Kevin Wilson: Quay County Sun The U.S. Department of Transportation has awarded two grants totaling $1.8 million to facilitate construction to two east-central New Mexico airport facilities. Tucumcari will receive $100,000 to develop an environmental assessment for an 1,100-foot extension of Runway 26 at the Tucumcari Municipal Airport. Meanwhile, the town of Vaughn will […]

March 29, 2006 Notable Notes

Second round of water meetings Tuesday The public is invited to see proposed actions for the Northeast New Mexico Regional Water Plan in one of four meetings next week. The Tucumcari Convention Center will host a meeting from 10 a.m. to noon Tuesday. Representatives from Curry, Harding, Quay, Roosevelt and Union counties and consultants from […]

Wellness fair set for April 22

QCS Staff Numerous agencies from Quay County, along with health providers from across New Mexico, will unite in four weeks for the purpose of educating area residents about their health and what resources are available. The Quay County Maternal Child and Community Health (MCCH) Council is planning out the final stages for its bi-annual Wellness […]

Residents plead for commodity location

By Kevin Wilson: Quay County Sun Volunteers with Quay County’s commodity program asked the Tucumcari City Commission for its help during Thursday’s regular meeting. During the public comments segment of the meeting, Toni Blea requested that commodities still be distributed at the Tucumcari Recreation Center. The center has been a temporary distribution point while the […]

March 25, 2006 Police Blotter

The following is a sample of calls received by Tucumcari police during the last few days. According to the reports: Wednesday At 3:56 a.m., a female requested a welfare check at a hotel. A man was calling for help in one of the rooms. Officers determined during a visit that he was fine, and told […]

March 25, 2006 Notable Notes

ASAP office closed next week The offices of the Quay County ASAP Coalition will be closed next week. The office will reopen April 3. Messages can be left at either 461-4922 or qcasapc@plateautel.net Debt workshop coming in April The New Mexico Bar Foundation, with funding from the New Mexico Legal Services Commission, will hold a […]

Harden speaks at Roundhouse Review

By Kevin Wilson: Quay County Sun Local business leaders gathered Tuesday to get a first-hand impression of the 2006 New Mexico Legislature from Sen. Clint Harden, R-Clovis. Harden was the featured guest of the Association of Commerce and Industry’s Roundhouse Review, one of 25 scheduled sessions in an eight-week period. Sayuri Yamada, the vice president […]

School board talks about master plan

By Kevin Wilson: Quay County Sun Tucumcari School Board members viewed a presentation of the facilities master plan during Monday’s board meeting. Architectural Research Consultants, Inc, of Albuquerque is building a master plan for Tucumcari, and two representatives came to the meeting to present growth and enrollment projections and building utilization, among other items. Stephen […]

Candidates file for county spots

QCS Staff Three county positions will have some type of competition during the primary stage, as candidates filed for six elected offices Tuesday at the Quay County Courthouse. Ballot positions were drawn at 5 p.m. at the courthouse, with candidates drawing capsules. Each capsule included a number for a place on the ballot. No more […]

March 22, 2006 Police Blotter

The following is a sampling of calls received by the Tucumcari police during the last few days. According to the reports: Friday • At 5:52 a.m., an officer reported an open door on Center Street. The gate was locked, but the wood door on the building was not. The officer alerted the person leasing the […]