City gets loans, grants to update sewer system

By Chelle Delaney: Quay County Sun U.S. Sen. Pete Domenici announced Friday that the city of Tucumcari has been awarded a $2.17 million federal loan and grant package to support upgrades to its aging wastewater system, according to a press release. “I’m thrilled,” said city manager John Sutherland Friday when he heard of the award. [...]

Aging not a popular thought

By Lynn Moncus: QCS columnist Aging seems to have taken its place along side the seven deadly sins these days. We are battered by all sorts of information about products that will prevent it and are learning that the young fear even the thought of growing old. Of course, to them old may be 25, [...]

County commissioners express concern about underage drinking

QCS Staff County Commissioners spoke candidly with attendees about underage drinking and how to solve the problem after seeing a presentation on the issue at the meeting Monday. Noreen Hendrickson, the area DWI coordinator, and high school students gave a presentation on the problem of underage drinking. Hendrickson presented statistics about the prevalence of underage [...]

Local governments consider control of senior centers

By Dave Gragg By Dave Gragg Quay County Sun Quay County commissioners will discuss taking control of area senior centers at their meeting Monday. For the past year, the Pioneer Senior Center in Tucumcari and the Logan Senior Citizen’s Center have been operated under the auspices of the Eastern New Mexico Area Agency on Aging [...]