Aug. 12 — Events calendar

Today • Tucumcari Mainstreet Master Plan Meeting, 5:30 p.m., City Hall, 215 E. Center. Thursday • City Commission regular meeting, 6 p.m., City Hall, 215 E. Center. Monday • Tucumcari Public Schools Board of Education, 7 p.m., Administration Building Board Room, 2400 S. Eighth St. Call 461-3910. Aug. 21 • Library Advisory Board, noon, Library, […]

Officials: County fair day shorter

QCS Staff The Quay County Fair, set for next Wednesday through Aug. 15, will be a day shorter than usual and feature a new schedule this year, fair officials said. “This shortened schedule is sort of a trial run,” said Brenda Bishop, the Quay County home extension agent. “I think the (fair) board will see […]

Reader meeting set for Monday

Freedom New Mexico The Quay County Sun begins weekly publication on Aug. 5 and we’ll have a new look, and new content, to go with the change. Readers are invited to offer input on the changes during a meeting scheduled for 6 p.m. Monday at the Quay County Sun office at 902 S. First St. […]

Mesa Redondo 3D archery shoot set for Aug. 1

Special to QCS The Quay County 4-H Shooting Sports program is hosting its first annual 3D archery shoot as a fundraiser to provide equipment for the archery and shooting program. The Mesa Redondo Shoot will be at 7:30 a.m. on Aug. 1. It will be held at the former site of the Cowboy Camp meeting […]

Aug. 20, 2008 Fair Results

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Aug. 20, 2008 Police Blotter

The following is a sample of calls received during the last few days by the central dispatch office for Quay County, based at the Tucumcari Police Department. Friday • At 12:40 p.m., an anonymous caller on E. Aber Street reported a female subject attempting to run over a male subject with her vehicle. • At […]

Aug. 20, 2008 Calendar


Aug. 16, 2008 Calendar

Today: 8 a.m. – 9 p.m. daily, 2008 Quay County Fair, fairgrounds. Bluegrass Music daily in the Exhibit Hall. 4-H Concession stand open daily, all day. Call 461-0562. Today: 5 p.m., Tucumcari Farmers’ Market, Wailes Park on Route 66 Blvd. at Date Street. Call 461-0562. Today: 7 p.m.-10 p.m., Tucumcari Tonite Summer Music Fest, Featured […]

Aug. 16, 2008 Letters to the Editor

Enthusiasm for racino evident in Tucumcari The article in the Quay County Sun’s Aug. 13 issue about racetracks favoring Raton over Tucumcari makes me ask: Why can other racetracks weigh in about a decision when their management will be in direct competition with Coronado Park over the gambling dollar? The people of Tucumcari showed their […]

Racetrack announcement due Aug. 25

Chelle Delaney The New Mexico Racing Commission will announce which city will receive the sixth racing license at 1:30 p.m. on Aug. 25 at its Albuquerque offices, according to an official from Quay County who attended today’s commission meeting. The commission met in closed session at its regular meeting to discuss which group — Raton, […]