Partner sought for DWI program

By Thomas Garcia: Quay County Sun The Quay County DWI Task Force has formed a committee to ask city commissioners to become their fiscal agent at the commissioner’s next meeting on Feb. 8. Quay County is currently the DWI’s fiscal agent, but at the last meeting of the Quay County Commission it was decided that [...]

County opts out of fiscal duties for DWI program

by Chelle Delaney: Quay County Sun Quay County will not serve as the fiscal agent beyond June 30, 2007 for the DWI program based in Tucumcari the Quay County Commission said on Friday. Commissioners voted unanimously not to serve as DWI’s fiscal agent for the upcoming fiscal year beginning July 1. As its fiscal agent [...]

Baskett catches on with Vikings

By Jesse Wolfersberger: Freedom Newspapers CLOVIS — Hank Baskett III watched and waited for 14 hours over two days as 255 players were picked in the National Football League draft. His name was not one of them. Although Baskett, a wide receiver from the University of New Mexico, did not get selected in pro football’s [...]

Protecting the land

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By Ryn Gargulinski: QCS If it were up to Quay County’s Pete Walden, he said the world would be a better place. Actually, it is up to Walden — and it is a better place. This fact has not only been noted by local folks and area kids but the entire state as Walden recently [...]

Area cattle not threatened by Mad Cow

By TV Hagenah It is Quay County Extension Agent Pete Walden’s opinion that there is nothing to fear in regard to the nation’s Mad Cow scare except the proverbial “fear itself.” “Indications are,” said Walden, “that the cow came from Canada and it ate the feed before the ban took effect.” Walden said anyone going [...]

Water authority to discuss fiscal agent

Special to the Sun The Eastern New Mexico Rural Water Authority will meet at 2 p.m. today at the Melrose School Building. Among the items on the agenda are: –A new agreement between the U.S. Bureau of Reclamation and the authority. –Evaluation of proposals and selection of a fiscal agent for the authority. –Discussion and [...]