Republican gubernatorial candidate makes campaign stop

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GOP governor hopeful testing political waters

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By Thomas Garcia: Quay County Sun It may be a year off, but the New Mexico gubernatorial race already has candidates out and about. In a swing through eastern new Mexico, Republican hopeful Doug Turner of Albuquerque met Quay, Curry and Roosevelt county Republican party members Aug. 19 to talk issues. He is traveling across […]

State Police launch campagin targeting drunk drivers Friday

Special to the QCS The New Mexico State Police began this summer’s “100 Days and Nights of Summer” traffic safety campaign on Friday in District 9 which includes District 9 Curry, De Baca, Guadalupe, Roosevelt and Quay counties, according to a press release. The campaign is targeting drunk drivers and within the local area the […]

Hospital auxiliary reaches ‘Season’s Greeting’ goal

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By QCS Staff President of the Dan C. Trigg Hospital Auxiliary, Nancy McNabb, handed over a $10,000 check to hospital administrator Matt Posinski on Friday. The auxiliary raised the funds through its Season’s Greetings campaign. The Presbyterian Healthcare Foundation will match the money. The funds will be used to buy equipment for the hospital.

December 1948

Rosella Johnson of Logan went to Santa Fe to be sworn in as a private of the Women’s Army Corps. … Vallie Sharp and Maude Burnham asked the city council to contribute utilities and staff for the USO center. … Blass L. Jimenez sustained a broken leg while riding horseback with J.V. Gallegos, assistant district […]

Gov. Richardson meets with Quay County’s dems

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By Chelle Delaney Governor Bill Richardson adroitly worked the courtyard filled with well-wishers and supporters at the Tucumcari Convention Center on Tuesday making sure to shake as many hands as he could. He said he had just come from the wind farms, where he was filming several 30-second commercials for his campaign. And he continued […]

Campaign calls family to dinner

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By Ryn Gargulinski@link.freedom.com The Evans family is an anomaly. Not because of their location — they live between San Jon and Logan — but because they said they regularly sit down and eat together. This puts them in the minority of only one-third of families across the nation who dine as a unit on a […]

Local Senate race almost a bargain

Elaine Quarles In this district in the northeastern corner of the state, winning candidates often spend less than $20,000 to get elected. Contributions for the 2004 State Senate race between Sen. Clinton Harden and the Democratic challenger, Robert Frost, are typical. Campaign finance reports filed to date with the Secretary of State and available online […]

Police plan to target drinking and driving

TV Hagenah Tucumcari Police Cpl. Jon Howard announced Friday that on the heels of the “Click It or Ticket” campaign over the July 4 holiday, he is asking the people of Tucumcari to take part in the “You Drink and Drive, You Lose,” campaign. The program will take place from Friday, Aug. 27 through Sunday, […]

Volunteers help clean Tucumcari

TV Hagenah A record number of people ranging in age from 10 to 89 turned out to help beautify Tucumcari Saturday morning as the Chamber of Commerce and a number of other groups sponsored its annual Keep Tucumcari Beautiful campaign by picking up trash in the city. The campaign was part of the nation-wide campaign […]