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 By Thomas Garcia    News    January 17, 2018 

Local restaurant owners retiring

After 23 years of building up, establishing and refining Del's and Kix on 66, restaurant owners Yvette Peacock and Yvonne Braziel have decided it's...

 
 By Steve Hansen    News    January 17, 2018 

City manager resigns

Tucumcari City Manager Jared Langenegger has resigned from his post, effective April 11. Langenegger made the announcement at Thursday’s city commission meeting. After an executive session...

 

A look at who's who in municipal elections

QCS STAFF Incumbents in two Tucumcari City Commission districts will face challengers in municipal elections March 6. The Tucumcari Convention Center will be the polling place for the city municipal e...

 
 By Pages past    News    January 17, 2018 

Pages past - Jan. 17

January 1965 • District three Quay County Commissioner T.G. Rose was elected to be the chairman for the Quay County Commissioners office. • Construction of the Trigg Memorial Hospital was still...

 

Menus - Jan. 17

The following are the menus for the Tucumcari and Logan senior centers and schools in Quay County for today through Jan. 24: Senior centers Coffee, tea and milk served daily Logan Thursday: Pigs in a...

 

Jail log - Jan. 17

The following individuals were booked into the Quay County Detention Center Jan. 9-15: • Jimmy Armstrong, 48, warrant • William Burnett, 23, negligent use of a deadly weapon • Orlando...

 
 By Steve Hansen    News    January 17, 2018 

Commission gets behind 'Solo Work' facility

The Tucumcari City Commission Thursday resolved to support efforts to establish a “Solo Work” facility in the city, which would provide offices and equipment for area residents who work for...

 
 By Thomas Garcia    News    January 10, 2018

Big K calling it quits

The announcement of the impending closure of the Kmart store in Tucumcari has local officials scrambling to find replacement retail option for...

 
 By Steve Hansen    News    January 10, 2018

Department of Tourism officials make visit to town

While New Mexico Department of Tourism officials marveled at the passion they saw in the owners of businesses and volunteer leaders they met Monday... Full story

 
 By Thomas Garcia    News    January 10, 2018

Security increase at courthouse denied

A request by 10th Judicial District Court Judge Albert Mitchell for increased security measures for the county courthouse building was denied Monday by County Commissioners. “I did some research,... Full story

 

Pages past - Jan. 10

January 1970 • The Tucumcari Police Department started a fund raiser for fellow officer Sgt. Marvin Hennig. Sgt. Hennig was fighting an illness and had used up all of his sick leave and members of... Full story

 

Jail logs - Jan. 10

The following individuals were booked into the Quay County Detention Center Jan. 5-8: • James Cordova, 39, battery on a household member • Victor Rivera, 49, warrant • Baxton Bridges, 23,...

 

Menus - Jan. 10

The following are the menus for the Tucumcari and Logan senior centers and schools in Quay County for today through Jan. 17: Senior centers Coffee, tea and milk served daily Logan Thursday: Pork...

 

'They' is you and me

I received the following at a meeting late last year. The person distributing it couldn’t recall the source, but I suspect it’s one of those forwarded emails. It’s entitled, “’They’ is... Full story

 
 By QCS Staff    News    January 10, 2018

Municipal election candidates file

he following are the candidate filings for the upcoming March 6 municipal elections throughout Quay County. All terms are for four years unless otherwise marked. Filing was 8 a.m.-5 p.m. Tuesday at...

 
 By Steve Hansen    News    January 10, 2018

City manager leaving post, effective April 11

Tucumcari City Manager Jared Langenegger has resigned from his post, effective April 11. Langenegger made the announcement at Thursday's city commissi...

 

Year in Review: City sees death, mayhem

Feb 16: Former Police Chief arrested New Mexico State Police arrested recently retired Tucumcari Police Chief Jason Braziel on Feb. 15 after an...

 
 By Steve Hansen    News    January 3, 2018

Year in Review: Voices victorious against boreholes

Determined Nara Visa residents in 2017 successfully marshaled opposition to a proposed three-mile-deep borehole to test a way to dispose of highly...

 
 By Steve Hansen    News    January 3, 2018

Year in Review: Local fought the law and the law won

Tucumcari’s nuisance law, which seeks to enforce yard and building standards in a city riddled with abandoned, deteriorating buildings and weed-choked lots, survived opposition in 2017 that included...

 

Year in Review: 2017 snapshot

Here is a timeline of significant events reported in the Quay County Sun in 2017: Jan. 11: McCasland repeats as commission chair The Quay County...

 
 By Steve Hansen    News    December 27, 2017

Artist adds to 'City of Murals'

Seamus Wray remembers that he painted his first wall mural when he was six years old. Then he got punished, but his current wall mural will bring him...

 
 By Steve Hansen    News    December 27, 2017

West end properties focus of environmental cleanup

A small army of government officials, college professors, students and local officials from as far away as Manhattan, Kansas, near Topeka, are...

 

Local roundup - Dec. 27

Nara Visa man accused of sex crimes with minor A 24-year-old Nara Visa man has been accused of 11 counts of sexual penetration of a minor age 13-16 and one count of criminal sexual contact of a minor...

 

Thank God for Santa

Here’s an ear-witness account of part of a child’s bedtime prayer on Christmas night 2016: “Dear Heavenly Father, Thank you for all the presents I got today (naming each one twice). Please...

 

Water authority condemns land for pipeline

CLOVIS — Board members of the Eastern New Mexico Water Utility Authority on Thursday unanimously condemned a section of land southwest of Clovis. The action allows officials to continue on schedule...

 

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