Quay County official vote

The Quay County official vote count for the November 2006 general was 3,675, according to the Quay County Commission and County Clerk. United States Senator • Jeff Bingaman: 2,236 Democratic Party • Allen W. McCullough: 984 Republican Party United States Representative • Tom Udall: 2,250 Democratic Party • Ronald M. Dolin: 1,004 Republican Party Governor […]

Voters approve education bond

By Marlena Hartz: Freedom Newspapers Higher education officials in eastern New Mexico expressed gratitude Tuesday for voters in the General Election who approved millions of dollars for higher education in the region. With 70 percent of precincts reporting, unofficial election results showed 55 percent of New Mexico voters gave their approval of General Obligation Bond […]

How Quay County Voted

How Quay County Voted 2006 (vote count is based on provisional numbers) United States Senator l Jeff Bingaman: 2,231 Democratic Party l Allen W. McCullough: 981 Republican Party United States Representative l Tom Udall: 2,243 Democratic Party l Ronald M. Dolin: 1,003 Republican Party Governor and Lieutenant Governor l Bill Richardson and Diane D. Denish: […]

Bond OK would fund building

Special to the QCS Special to the QCS If approved by voters, Mesalands Community College is slated to receive $1,500,000 under the General Obligation Bond for Education, also known as Bond B. The bond issue is placed on the ballot by the New Mexico State Legislature every two years. The 2006 cycle proposes allocating nearly […]

School seeks volunteers for steering committee

By Chelle Delaney: Quay County Sun The Tucumcari School system is looking for a few good men and women. “We would like them to serve on the Facilities Steering Committee,” said acting school Superintendent Aaron McKinney. “Ideally, we would have 10 to 14 people,” McKinney said. “You don’t want it too small or large. But, […]

Officer Bond takes a bite out of crime

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by Chelle Delaney: Quay County Sun The Tucumcari Police Department has a new officer. His name is Bond. There is an irrepressible urge to follow that with the appropriate British accent and say: “The name’s Bond, James Bond.” And his partner sometimes jokes that he wants to change the numbers on his cruiser to 007. […]

Judge turns case over to district court

By Staff: Quay County Sun CS Staff Magistrate Judge Edwin Bruhn turned the case of Crystal Cochran and Fred Jaramillo, III, over to district courts Thursday. Cochran and Jaramillo are each charged with more than a dozen felony counts in connection with the death of 12-year-old Augustine Montiel. He died May 18 in a Tucumcari […]

Jaramillo released

QCS Staff Fred Jaramillo III, 23, was released at about 5 p.m. on Thursday on $10,000 bond, a jail official confirmed late last night. Jaramillo had been in the Quay County Detention Center since he was arrested June 13 on charges of purchasing alcohol for five minors, including 12-year-old Augustine Montiel, who drowned May 18 […]

Jaramillo’s request to lower bond denied

By Chelle Delaney: Quay County Sun A man accused of supplying alcohol to a minor who drowned last month will not receive a lower bond, a judge ruled on Tuesday. Judge Edwin Bruhn said bond for Fred Jaramillo III, 23, would remain at $100,000. Jaramillo has been in jail since June 13, when he was […]

Gas prices reach record highs

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By William Thompson: Quay County SUn Larry Bond, owner of Traveler’s One Stop on West Route 66, said customers coming in to buy gasoline are making comments about the high price of gas but are not ready to give up driving just yet. “More people have been making comments or asking me how high the […]