Burn ban in effect in Quay County

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Thomas Garcia The Quay County Commission has initiated a open fire ban which became effective at 8 a.m. Tuesday. The commission approved the resolution on the recommendation of Donald Adams, Quay County Fire Marshal, at its Monday meeting. The resolution says the county is joining other Eastern New Mexico and West Texas counties in the […]

03-03-2007: Community Notes

Scholarship applicants sought The Alpha Mu Chapter of Beta Sigma Phi is now accepting scholarship applications from area graduating seniors for two $200 scholarships. Applications can be picked up from your high school counselor’s office. Applications must be returned by April 2 to your high school counselor’s office or they must be postmarked by April […]

County gets update on Ute Lake Ranch; New requirements on control burns

By Quay County Sun Staff In a presentation before the Quay County Commission at their regular meeting, Lonnie Phelps, engineer for the Ute Lake Ranch development project, discussed the developer’s progress regarding the planned golf course and development of homes around the course. Phelps said The Interstate Stream Commission had concerns about possible pollutants getting […]

Tucumcari burning

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By Ryn Gargulinski: QCS Another fire burned through Quay County on Saturday, but this one was started on purpose. Tucumcari Fire Chief Mike Cherry said a prescribed burn was ignited by the fire department in the field just east of Tucumcari Memorial Cemetery around 10 a.m. Smoke was still billowing around 2 p.m. “I could […]

Child burn victim continues progress

By William Thompson: Quay County Sun Tucumcari grandfather John Frost said his two-year old granddaughter, Callie Rae Frost, is making good recovery. Callie Rae was severely burned Dec. 6 by hot cooking oil in an accident at home in Farmington. Callie Rae was transported soon after the accident to the Shriner’s Hospital burn unit in […]

Burn victim in process of recovering

William Thompson John and Vicki Frost, of Tucumcari, said their two-year-old granddaughter Callie Rae Frost is recovering after she was seriously burned Dec. 6 on the entire left side of her head and face, her chest, neck and arms. The young girl was watching her mother fry sopapillas in hot oil inside their home in […]