Bill to abolish death penatly gets go-ahead

By Steve Terrell: The Santa Fe New Mexican With shaking hands and a quivering voice, a Las Vegas, N.M., woman whose son was executed by the state of Texas asked the New Mexico House of Representatives on Thursday to end capital punishment in this state. Though committee members’ minds probably were made up before Muina […]

Webcast issue under discussion

By Kate Nash House Speaker Ben Lujan will appoint a subcommittee to look into what’s become a hot-button issue this session: webcasting. Lujan, D-Nambe, will appoint a panel to look into what the rules should be for webcasts from the Roundhouse after Rep. Janice Arnold-Jones, R-Albuquerque, for the first time on Monday broadcast on the […]

Ute pipeline passes committee

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Schools seek to combat bullying

By Chelle Delaney: Quay County Sun Nobody likes a bully, right? The Tucumcari Schools plan to do something about bullying that occurs on the playground as well as in cyberspace. They are developing an anti-bullying policy that’s required by the state’s Public Education and staff will go through 11 weeks of book study that will […]

Jan. 8: Day to apply for candidacy, members sought for gray wolf committee

Jan. 8 is date to file to run for City Commission The city of Tucumcari will be taking declarations of candidacy for City Commission districts 1, 2, 3 and 4 on Jan. 8. Persons interested in running for the City Commission must obtain a certified copy of their current “Affidavit of Voter Registration” on file […]

11-3-07 Letter to the editor

Festival committee extends thanks The Six Shooter Siding Festival Committee would like to thank our community for all of its help in producing our recent festival here in Tucumcari. We have had help from businesses, civic organizations, the National Guard, VFW, local clubs, extension, our community college, city of Tucumcari and many individuals. Our goal […]

10-24-2007: Tuck’s Turf

Just a few important things coming up in the near future. Thanksgiving Turkey Scramble Nov. 18 12:30 p.m. shotgun entry fee $20 per player, 4-Person Scramble. Teams will be selected by a blind draw by the committee. Deadline to sign up is noon Nov. 17. Sign up today for a lot of great turkeys certificates […]

Quay County pioneering woman honored with marker

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By Thomas Garcia: Quay County Sun The members of the Cultural Properties Review Committee met Friday and approved a state Historical Marker honoring Yetta Kohn that will be placed in Quay County. Kohn’s granddaughter is Yetta Bidegain of Tucumcari. “It’s an honor for her to be considered for the marker,” said Bidegain. “I live a […]

Proposals coming in for new high school

By Chelle Delaney: QCS Staff Proposals for a new high school in Tucumcari arrived Tuesday at the school administration building. The school administration and school board are hoping to be able to combine resources from the state and the sale of school bonds to finance about $11 million for a new facility. At Monday night’s […]

02-24-2007: Community Notes

Quay Democrats elect new officers Tuesday The Quay County Democratic Party will meet on Tuesday for its annual election, said Ron Wilmot, chair. Up for election are ward and precinct officers, central committee members, county officers and state central committee members. County officers to be elected include chair, vice-chair, secretary and treasurer. Two state central […]