Three questions with … Veronica Marez

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Veronica Marez is an assistant at the Quay County clerk’s office. Did you have a good summer? It seemed like a short summer. Although my family and I did go to Disney World. Do you look forward to school starting? No. I would like to spend more time with my kids. What is the hardest […]

School board elections: Friday last day for absentee votes

By QCS Staff Friday is the last day to vote absentee in the School Board Elections in Quay County that will be held on Feb. 3, according to a press release from the Quay County Clerk. Absentee voting is being conducted in the Quay County Clerk’s Office at 300 South Third St., Tucumcari. The School […]

Voter registration open for school board elections

By QCS Staff The Quay County Clerk’s Office will be conducting the school district elections for the Tucumcari, House, Logan and San Jon school districts.

City clerk says she’s looking forward to family time

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Thomas Garcia After two decades of working for the city of Tucumcari and Quay County, Jeannette Maddaford will retire today. Maddaford, who was interviewed earlier this week, is looking forward to starting the new year by catching up with family, friends, and postponed plans and hobbies. Maddaford is married to Rex Maddaford who is part […]

Districts to hold elections on Feb. 3 for school boards

By QCS Staff The Quay County Clerk’s Office will be conducting the school district elections for the Tucumcari, House, Logan and San Jon School Districts.

Certification of voting machines set to begin Oct. 21

The Quay County Clerk will begin certification of the voting machines to be used during the 2008 General Election at 9 a.m. Oct

Presidential race adding to voter interest, registrations

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Chelle Delaney Pat Hunter came running into the Quay County Clerk’s office on Friday afternoon. “Is this where I register to vote,” Hunter asked. A staff member in the Clerk’s Office quickly gave her a form and Hunter just as quickly began writing in the blocks. It was 4:59 p.m. Just one minute before the […]

Total voter registrations on a slow uptick

Chelle Delaney The number of eligible voters in Quay County has edged up slightly for the presidential election compared to the number of eligible voters in the June primary, according to statistics from the Quay County Clerk’s office. “I attribute it to interest in the presidential election,” said Quay County Clerk Ellen White. There have […]

Trial set in slaying of motel clerk

By Chelle Delaney: Quay County Sun The case against James Benuska, 39, who was arrested and charged in the slaying of a Tucumcari motel clerk last fall, was bound over Thursday for trial in district court. District Court Judge Don Schutte said there was probable cause to try the case in district court following testimony […]

Filing dates set for Quay County candidates

By QCS Staff The following are the guidelines and fees for running for Quay County political offices, according to the Quay County Clerk. l Candidates for County Commissioner Districts 1 and 2 – (4 yr term); Quay County Treasurer ( 4 yr term); Quay County Clerk – (4 yr term) must file their Declarations of […]