City assigns interim positions in police department

By Thomas Garcia: Quay County Sun As the City of Tucumcari begins advertising for a new police chief, an interim Administrator and Operations Commander have been assigned to keep the department operating. “We want the public to know that the department is still operating as usual with their safety being their top priority,” City Manager [...]

Freedom New takes home 19 NMPA awards

By Freedom New Mexico Freedom New Mexico claimed 19 awards, and the Clovis News Journal took the general excellence award from the New Mexico Press Association, which held its annual awards ceremony Saturday night in Albuquerque. Freedom New Mexico papers, including the Portales News Tribune and Quay County Sun, took 12 first-place awards. Newsroom employees [...]

Students look into commercial appeal

by Chelle Delaney: Quay County Sun “I’ll never watch commercials the same way again,” said Beverly Lansdell, 14. “I wasn’t bored during the whole day,” said Caitlin Deitz, 16 . “It was cool,” said Jennifer Osborne, 14. That was the response of several San Jon teens who attended a media literacy program and ad campaign [...]