Senior fitness program expanding

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QCS staff Following the success of the Strong Seniors Stay Young Program, the Quay County Extension Service and Mesalands Community College will be offering additional work out classes. “Last year we had such an interest in the program that we could not fit everyone into our room,”said Brenda Bishop, Extension Home Economist. Bishop said the […]

Additional snow fall expected across the Quay County

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Thomas Garcia The Winter storm system covering Quay County will drop an additional 2-4 inches over the next seven hours, according to the National Weather Service, Albuquerque. “Forecast show snow will continue to fall in Quay County tapering off around 6 p.m.,” said Deirdre Kann, NWS meteorologist. Kann said the north eastern winds will continue […]

I-40 eastbound reopens

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QCS staff I-40 eastbound from Santa Rosa to the Texas state line has reopened after the highway was closed since Thursday afternoon according to New Mexico State police. U.S. Highway 54 from Tucumcari to the Texas state line remains closed. A severe snowstorm on Thursday forced road, school and government offices to close and made […]

Head Start program awarded grant

By Thomas Garcia: Quay County Sun A Head Start program in Tucumcari is getting $245, 202 in federal stimulus money, U.S. Rep. Ben Ray Lujan announced Friday. The grant was awarded to Eastern Plains Community Action Agency, Inc. The money will be used for their Early Head Start programs established in 1995 as an extension […]

Quay County Gaming Authority gives up 4 percent interest in proposed ‘racino’

By Chelle Delaney, Quay County Sun The Quay County Gaming Authority agreed today to give up 4 percent of its 9 percent ownership to major investors in a proposed race track and casino in Tucumcari. The authority’s proposal for a “racino” has gained the interest of a major investor, Don Chalmers of Rio Rancho, and […]

K-9 helps sniff cache of marijuana

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By Thomas Garcia Quay County Sun With the help of a police dog, local police were able to seize 342 pounds of marijuana, police officials said. The dog sniffed out marijuana that was hidden in a pontoon boat, said Tucumcari Police consultant Daniel Lopez. The marijuana was found last month during a routine traffic stop […]

12-02-2006: Community Notes

QCS Staff The Chinese Gold Dragon Acrobats are bringing their show to Tucumcari. An additional show for the 2006 line-up, the acrobats’ appearance is sponsored by the Quay Council for Arts and Humanities. The Chinese acrobatic show, which features several balancing acts using everyday objects such as chairs, tables and jugs. They are billed for […]