Fire restrictions established

William Thompson The New Mexico State Forestry Division has set new fire restrictions for forest lands and parks throughout New Mexico. According to Eugene Pino, Fire Management Officer for the Las Vegas District, the restrictions are in effect indefinitely. “The new restrictions will be in effect until we get precipitation or until we get even […]

Three travel to recital

Three piano students of Patricia Davidson traveled to Amarillo early in May to take part in the 34th Annual Greater Southwest Music Festival. Performing in Amarillo at the festival May 8 were Ellen Bone, Matthew Trujillo and Jessyka Trujillo. Bone played Bagatelle by Tcherepnin and received an “Outstanding” rating. Matthew Trujillo played Spanish Nocturne by […]

Madrid, Curry, Frost win

TV Hagenah Most were not expecting a huge turnout at Tuesday’s election and according to Quay County Clerk Jeannette Maddaford that was, for the most part, what they got. Despite that, people were chosen to serve or to compete again in November. Quay County had two different competitions on the ballot for county commissioner, one […]

Trucker’s Spa prostitutes receive probation

William Thompson Three women formerly employed at the now defunct Trucker’s Spa, ten miles west of Tucumcari, were each given six months probation in Quay County Magistrate Court Wednesday. Jane Yoh, Myung Choi and Woo S. Yoo each had entered pleas of no contest to charges of prostitution. If any of the women violate their […]

Frasier running for commission seat

Doyle W. Frasier 1. What is it that makes Quay County uniquely Quay County? “I have lived numerous places traveling with road construction and Quay County is definitely unique. I feel the diversified cultures and compatibility of our county gives us an inner strength you don’t see in other places. We live here because we […]

Madrid running for commission seat

Grace Madrid 1. What is it that makes Quay County uniquely Quay County? Quay County’s uniqueness comes from the people who reside here. The people are warm and friendly with a deep faith in their fellow man. My experience is that they are generous to a fault. We possess a quality of life that I […]

Garcia running for commission seat

Daniel Garcia !. What is it that makes Quay County uniquely Quay County? First, its history. You find here evidence of prehistoric times, dinosaur bones, seashells, petrified wood, etc; evidence of when Quay County lay under a shallow sea. Then there is its cultural diversity; evidence of when Native Americans dominated here. You can find […]

Residents think dogs poisoned

William Thompson Three local dog owners who live in close proximity to one another think their dogs have been poisoned. John Cruze, of the 2000 block of South Eighth Street, said that as of Thursday his Australian blue heeler was still in Tucumcari Animal Hospital as a result of unwittingly ingesting anti-freeze or possibly freon. […]

Ute Lake Water project heads to Senate

Jack King Federal authorization legislation for the Ute Water Project will be submitted to the U.S. Senate in June, a spokeswoman for Sen. Jeff Bingaman, D-N.M., said Thursday. Officials have said authorization legislation is required before the project can be eligible for federal funds. Jude McCartin, Bingaman’s Washington press representative, said authorization legislation will not […]

DECA honors fellow students

TV Hagenah Five Tucumcari Distributive Education Club o America students were honored with the “Top Five” awards which according to Antonio Pacheco honor the best five DECA students at the high school. “Selecting the top five is not an easy task,” said Pecheco, “being that all of my DECA students are winners and have been […]