Country’s pets in need of representation

By Chelle Delaney: Quay County Sun The presidential debates are getting so bad that the moderators are being criticized. So what do the candidates do about it? They ask for their children’s help. John Edwards, for example, has been bringing his two kids, Jack, 7, and Emma Claire, 9, on the campaign trail with him. [...]

Arch Hurley selects McCasland as manager

By Chelle Delaney: Quay County Sun Franklin McCasland was selected Wednesday night as the new manager of the Arch Hurley Conservancy Distirct. The vote was 3-2 in favor of hiring McCasland at $52,000 a year. McCasland is to start Jan. 2. Baord memers Larry Perkins, U.V. Hinson and Pablo Lopez voted in favor of hiring [...]

Candidates stump for senate seat

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By Chelle Delaney: Quay County Sun In back-to-back appearances, two Republican candidates running for the U.S. Senate visited Tucumcari on Monday. The candidates, U.S. Reps. Heather Wilson and Steve Pearce, are vying for the seat to be vacated by U.S. Sen. Pete Domenici. Domenici recently announced he would retire because of health reasons. Wilson stressed [...]

Parties should debate each other, not selves

By Chelle Delaney: QCS associate publisher Yes, it’s early, but shouldn’t Democrats start mixing it up with Republicans? That’s what was just suggested in a recent piece in the New York Times. What we’ve been getting is a series of so-called “debates” that pit Republicans against Republicans and Democrats against Democrats. How long do we [...]

Much always wants more

By Chelle Delaney: Quay County Sun What’s wrong with these people? You know, the people who make headlines because they’ve done something wrong. The problem may be that they’ve done so many things right – and risen to positions of power and authority. So, naturally, we expect a lot of them. But, like the rest [...]

Eight candidates seek police chief job

By Chelle Delaney: Quay County Sun Some of the top ranked candidates for police chief were interviewed Friday, said city manager John Sutherland. Additional candidates are to be interviewed on Monday, said Sutherland at Thursday’s City Commission meeting. Except for one, all of eight candidates who have applied for the position are from the Tucumcari [...]

Without challengers…

No candidates filed on Wednesday for positions on the Board of Trustees of the Mesalands Community College, according to the Quay County Clerk’s Office. Incumbents up for re-election on the five-member board are Bronson Moore, District 4, and Jimmy Sandoval, District 2. The filing day for write-in candidates is Jan. 30 before 5 p.m. at [...]

Arch Hurley to name new general manager

By Quay County Sun staff Arch Hurley to name new general manager The Arch Hurley Conservancy District has scheduled a meeting at 9 a.m. on Monday to announce the appointment of its new general manager. The board of directors met on Tuesday to review applicants. Board chairman, Larry Perkins, said the board had offered the [...]

Arch Hurley’s top pick goes unnamed

by Chelle Delaney: Quay County Sun The Arch Hurley Conservancy District Board of Directors has offered the position of general manager to one of five candidates, said Larry Perkins, chairman of the board. “The majority of the board agreed on the candidate. But the offer has accepted or rejected,” said Perkins. “We called the candidate [...]

May 3, 2006 Notable Notes

Candidate supper set for Saturday Candidates for the June 6 Quay County primary elections have been invited to an enchilada supper from 6 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. Saturday at the Nara Visa Community Center Gym. All candidates will be given an opportunity to speak, and the event will conclude with a pie auction. Proceeds will [...]