Early residents eager to settle in state

As we prepare to celebrate the 100th birthday of New Mexico, we might look back to see what was happening in our area as we became a state. By looking at a few of the businesses already in place, we can see how our growth had begun during territorial days. For instance, we had contractors […]

NMSU reunion brings back pride of being an Aggie

A trip to New Mexico State University to attend Homecoming was quite an event for this woman from lma.As I wandered around on campus one afternoon, I realized one more time how far over-the-hill I am. While looking at those young people, I really felt my age because I was aware that most of them […]

March 1964

Bill Hagler of Tucumcari received the salesman of the year award from Rainbow bread president Al Milner of Clovis. … Demolition of buildings on West Main Street was halted by Judge J.V. Gallegos. The buildings were condemned, but questions were raised about properly acquired permits. … Two Tucumcari seniors were awarded scholarships from the Eastern […]

County wish list for 2007 Legislature

By QCS Staff The Quay County Commissioners have put together a $4.875 million wish list to present to the 2007 New Mexico Legislature. The sum covers four projects and the commissioners’ top priorities for 2007, said Franklin McCasland, chairman of the commission. While the commissioners are making their case to legislators, they and other representatives […]

MainStreet initiative building support

by Chelle Delaney: Quay County Sun Business owners express interest in the state MainStreet program About 25 business owners and city officials met Tuesday morning to foster the beginning of what is hoped will become Tucumcari’s new MainStreet initiative. Peter Kampfer, executive director of the Greater Tucumcari Economic Development Corp., and David Buchen, director of […]

Tucumcari School buildings up for sale

William Thompson Tucumcari Public Schools have decided to put five buildings up for sale. The buildings formerly housed Tucumcari schools. The buildings up for sale are, Granger Elementary and Gymnasium on S. Third Street, Zia Elementary on E. Aber, Coronado Elementary on N. Fifth Street and the “Fifth Street Building” on S. Fifth Street which […]

Quay County buys buildings on Main Street

TV Hagenah On Monday, the Quay County Commission agreed to purchase two buildings for the county’s ASAP and DWI programs in order to save money. According to County Commissioner Grace Madrid the buildings which the two substance abuse programs are currently housed in at 109 and 113 East Main St. came available earlier this summer, […]