Police chief vacancy draws 10 applicants

By Thomas Garcia: Quay County Sun City officials are planning to create a committee to review a list of 10 applicants for Tucumcari’s chief of police. City Manager Bobbye Rose said the intent is to narrow the list down to finalists in about a week. Deadline for applications was March 5, said City Clerk Christine […]

Judge Purcell to retire, court seeking applicants

By QCS Staff U.S. District Judge Ricky D. Purcell is slated to retire on July 1, and the process to find his replacement is under way, said Sandra Bauman, judicial selection coordinator for the nominating commission. In the meantime, the Chief Justice of the New Mexico Supreme Court has been requested to seek a interim […]

Rey tapped as interim city manager

by Chelle Delaney: Quay County Sun Clara Rey, administrative assistant to Tucumcari city manager Richard Primrose, was named interim city manager by the City Commission Thursday night. Rey will take over as manager on March 1 when Primrose moves to the Quay County Courthouse several blocks away to become the county manager. She has worked […]

01-06-2007: Community Notes

Blood bank’s reserves low, drive coming here Jan. 24 Recent storms have created a shortage in reserves at the state’s blood bank, United Blood Services reported. “We have less than a half day’s supply,” said Lora Uebelhart, donor recruitment representative, who was in Tucumcari to promote the drive here on Jan. 24. “We’ve had three […]

Contract rejected by Arch Hurley Board

By Chelle Delaney: QCS Staff A contract to allow property owner Skip Vernon to have some of the water from the Tucumcari canal was rejected by the board of the Arch Hurley Conservancy District on Tuesday. Board chairman Larry Perkins voted to let Vernon have the water, under a proposed contract by the Board of […]