By Thomas Garcia: QCS staff writer Members of the Center Street United Methodist Church in Tucumcari continued a tradition on Saturday, preparing an enchilada dinner to raise money for their church.
By Thomas Garcia, Quay County Sun A unanimous vote by Mesalands Community College trustees on Tuesday starts the process on the construction of the North American Wind Research and Training Center. In a special meeting, Dean of Administrative Services David Gallatin presented a motion to the trustees to award the bid for the center to [...]
By Thomas Garcia: Quay County Sun This was no political pep rally. U.S. Sen. Tom Udall, D-N.M., had to answer some tough questions on Thursday as he hosted a 90-minute town hall meeting at the Tucumcari Convention Center. Questions ranged from health care to federal bailouts, and some were even personal, as about 100 Quay [...]
Doug Powers He is Tucumcari’s community development director. 1. What is your No. 1 priority as community development director? The No. 1 priority over the past several years has been the continuing improvement of Tucumcari’s infrastructure. I have always felt that the No. 1 function for any city is the provision of basic services such [...]
Friday • Lodgers’ Tax Advisory Board, 10 a.m., City Hall, 215 E. Center St. Tuesday • Museum Advisory Board, 3 p.m., Museum, 416 South Adams St. Sept. 10 • City Commission, 6 p.m., City Hall. Sept. 11 • Quay County Commission, 9 a.m., Commission Chambers, Quay County Courthouse, 300 S. Third St. Sept. 14 • [...]
Freedom New Mexico Larry Moore He’s the Quay County road superintendent whose day usually begins with a 6 a.m. meeting with staff. (Editor’s note: Answers have been edited for clarity and space constraints.) 1. What are some of the day-to-day operations you oversee? Roads that need to be worked that county residents have called in [...]
By Thomas Garcia: Quay County Sun Local youth are working to improve the image of the Tucumcari Recreation Center. Six area teens on Friday planted flowers and plants in one of the two newly constructed planters in front of the center. “The guys built the planters,” said Scott Simpson, center director. “They have been giving [...]