By Thomas Garcia: Quay County Sun A lawsuit against Quay County over cattle guards was dismissed Thursday in 10th Judicial District Court, according to court reports. “In my opinion, this is a frivolous lawsuit that is costing the county tax payers,” said Quay County Commission Chairman Franklin McCasland on Monday. McCasland said the case brought [...]
By Thomas Garcia: QCS staff writer The 10th-seeded Tucumcari Rattlers will take on No. 7-seed Dexter at 7 p.m. Friday in Dexter in the first round of the Class 2A state football playoffs. “If we play like we know we can, we will win,” said Rattlers head coach Daniel Hutchins. “We just have to limit [...]
By QCS Staff Albert J. Mitchell, Jr., a past president and member of the Tucumcari Public Schools Board resigned Monday night. Mitchell resigned to become judge to the 10th Judicial Circuit, a post he was elected to Nov. 4.
Chelle Delaney Albert J. “Scooter” Mitchell defeated incumbent Judge Donald C. Schutte. “I’m happy,” Mitchell said. Mitchell and his wife, Jeanette, and several supporters gathered at the Quay County Courthouse Tuesday night to check on the results. Republican Mitchell won with 3,118 votes, or 56 percent of the vote, compared to Democrat Schutte who garnered [...]
By Chelle Delaney: Quay County Sun Local prosecutor Donald C. Schutte was appointed to fill the vacant position in the 10th Judicial District Court on Thursday by Gov. Bill Richardson. Schutte’s swearing in ceremony will be Sept. 7, he said. There are several trials that he said he wants to see through to completion before [...]