License application window closed

Charles D. Brunt The New Mexico Racing Commission is no longer accepting applications for the state’s sixth racino because of a court injunction, the five-member panel announced Monday. Following a nearly 90-minute closed executive session, board chairman Rob Doughty III announced the moratorium, saying 8th Judicial District Judge John Paternoster in Raton is expected to […]

Racing license up for grabs

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QCSun staff Tucumcari may be back in the running for a race track. The New Mexico Racing Commission announced Thursday that a license granted La Mesa Racetrack in Raton has expired and the commission plans to consider applications from other interested communities across the state. The La Mesa license is the last non-reservation racing license […]

Sping tips for a healthy lawn

By Tom Dominguez, Quay County Extension Lawn FertilizationFertility should be referenced to a soil test report for your lawn. Contact the Quay County Extension office for a soil test kit. Apply fertilizer every six to eight weeks. To lengthen the greening between fertilizer applications use a

Commission set to review racetrack applications Wednesday

Chelle Delaney The New Mexico Racing Commission will announce Wednesday the date it plans to declare its selection for the last remaining racetrack license in the state, according to the agenda for the commission’s next regular meeting on Wednesday. The commissioners will also meet in a closed session to discuss three separate license applications, including […]

Alpha Mu accepting scholarship applications

Alpha Mu Chapter of Beta Sigma Phi is accepting scholarship applications from area graduating high school seniors.Two $200 scholarships will be awarded, based on academic performance, leadership, extracurricular activities, civic and other personal factors, according to a chapter news release.High school counselor offices can provide applications. Deadline for receiving applications is April 11. They may […]

Arch Hurley set to interview candidates for manager

By Chelle Delaney: Quay County Sun The Arch Hurley Conservancy District could have its new manager selected by Wednesday evening, said Larry Perkins, president of the board. On Tuesday, the board will review applications for the position of manager of the irrigation project, Perkins said. All applications were due to the conservancy on Friday afternoon, […]

USDA applications for EQIP program sought

By QCS Staff The USDA-New Mexico Natural Resources Conservation Service has announced that individuals who wish to apply for the Environmental Quality Incentives Program (EQIP) during FY2008 should submit their applications at the very earliest time possible, according to a news release. NRCS New Mexico will be grouping the applications and beginning to process these […]

09-26-07: Community Notes

Museum to host trip to Zebra Ranch The Tucumcari Historical Research Institute will have a field trip for its members to the Zebra Ranch between Roy and Wagon Mound on Friday Oct. 5. The group will leave the museum at 8 a.m. at 416 S. Adams. Bring a picnic lunch. Cars can make the trip. […]

Applicants sought for Congressional page

U.S. Rep. Tom Udall is seeking Congressional page applications for the 2007 autumn semester, according to a press release. Pages are appointed for one semester, with the fall semester beginning Labor Day and concluding in late January.  “I am very pleased my office will have the opportunity to nominate a page,” said Udall in the […]

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 […]