Special election on Sept. 18 for hospital tax

A Special Hospital Gross Receipts Tax Election will be held on Tuesday, Sept, 18, the Quay County Clerk Ellen White announced in a press release this. Every registered voter in Quay County may participate in this election. Those who are not registered to vote or desire to make a change to their certificate of registration […]

Sands-Dorsey’s fate to be examined

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By Chelle Delaney: Quay County Sun As residents recall its colorful history, the brick facade of the Sands-Dorsey looks like a sorrowful lady. Sections of her second story brick walls and scrollwork trimmings are gone, and her window trims are scorched. It wasn’t until 9:30 a.m. on Sunday morning that firefighters called off their watch, […]

Gearing up for Rattler Reunion

By Chelle Delaney: Quay County Sun Championed by Norma Crellin, the president of the Rattler Alumni Association, 15 volunteers gathered in the back room of the Citizens Bank on Friday to label 3,300 Rattler Reunion invitations. The “Spirit of ‘76” reunion celebration will be Aug. 3-5 at the Convention Center. The volunteers made quick work […]

College board plans for future retirements

By Kevin Wilson: Quay County Sun Interest rates and retirement dates were key items of discussion during Tuesday’s Mesalands Community College Board meeting. Two items were handled with future retirements of President Phillip Barry and Dean of Administrative Services David Gallatin, and board members also voted on two options for an interest-bearing account for operational […]

2/4 Notable notes

Voters’ registration deadline Tuesday Tucumcari residents need to be registered by Tuesday to be eligible to vote in the city’s municipal elections on March 7, according to a release from the city clerk. For information, call the clerk’s office at 461-3451. Changes and registration can be done at the following locations: Quay County clerk’s office […]

Voters get ready with updated information

QCS staff Voters need to update their registration now, with any change of addresses and other information, according to a release from the Quay County clerk’s office. The deadline for state or county candidates to change their party affiliation is Jan. 30; the deadline for other voters to change their party affiliation is May 9 […]

Bruce Thomas

Bruce Thomas, 58, of Tucumcari, died Thursday, Feb. 3, 2005 at his residence. Mr. Thomas was born Sept. 29, 1946 in Artesia. He and his wife, Gayle, have lived in Tucumcari since 1973. He was the senior vice president and cashier of the original First National Bank where he was on the board of directors […]

Charity director resigns position

William Thompson Bea Laredo, director of La Casa de La Hope food and clothing bank since April of this year, has resigned. In a Dec. 21 letter to the president and business manager of the food bank’s board of directors, Laredo said she was resigning due to the board’s recent restructuring. “Due to the restructure […]

Juanita McCasland

Juanita McCasland Juanita McCasland, 83, died in Durango, Colo. Monday, Nov. 29, 2004. Juanita McCasland was born Feb. 8, 1921 in Eastland, Texas. She was a member of the Center Street United Methodist Church of Tucumcari. For many years she was a teller at the First National Bank, now Wells Fargo Bank of Tucumcari. She […]

Area Veterans’ Day closings

Veterans Day Closures Tucumcari County Offices Department of Motor Vehicles First National Bank of New Mexico Wells Fargo Bank Citizens’ Bank Everyone’s Federal Credit Union Tucumcari Schools Federal Credit Union • • Tucumcari City Offices will be open. Tucumcari Schools will be open Logan Village of Logan First National Bank of New Mexico • • […]