County residents express concerns to Rep. Lujan

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Thomas Garcia More than a dozen Quay County residents met at the Tucumcari Chamber of Commerce Tuesday to speak with U.S. Rep. Ben Ray Lujan. “We always want to meet with the people to hear their concerns,” Lujan said. Lujan met with each resident in a one-on-one session as they voiced their concerns. “We heard […]

Crashes raise safe driving concerns

Thomas Garcia With holiday travel just around the corner, practicing safe and sensible driving can help ensure your road trip does not end in tragedy, according to New Mexico State Police Lt. Cleo Baker. “The obvious thing to do is give yourself plenty of time to get where you are going,” Baker said. “Then remember […]

Letter to the editor: Lujan delighted with progress

I wanted to take this opportunity to thank you all for welcoming me to your community this past weekend. Speaking with New Mexicans from Portales, Clovis, Melrose, San Jon, and Tucumcari, I was honored that you welcomed me into your communities and you opened up about the challenges you are facing. As I traveled the […]

Compassion for animals can be complex

Baxter Black I was sitting on the beach reading the Malibu newspaper to acquaint myself with their local concerns. There were the usual stories — real estate, recession, anti-motorcycle rants, the Interior Secretary’s visit to the park, and the anti-rodenticide brigade.

Commissioner concerned about possible prairie chicken placement

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By Thomas Garcia: QCS staff writer An area county commissioner fears efforts to rejuvenate the declining lesser prairie chicken populations by the New Mexico Game and Fish authorities might effect wind turbine development for landowners. Bobby Casados, chair of the Harding County Commission, last month shared his concerns about the birds’ placement with the members […]

Udall hears Hull overpass concerns

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By Gabriel Monte: Freedom New Mexico U.S. Rep Tom Udall, D-N.M. said Tuesday it was ironic the U.S. government spent money to build bridges in Iraq while the country’s infrastructure, such as the Hull Street overpass, was deteriorating. Udall was responding Tuesday to a statement from Clovis resident Angelina Baca who said, coupled with high […]

Security at courthouse, courtroom raises concerns

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By Chelle Delaney: Quay County Sun Funds are being sought from the state to assess the Quay County Courthouse’s ability to meet present and future judicial needs, said Judge Donald Schutte of the 10th Judicial District Court. A request for $200,000 has been submitted to the state Legislative Finance Council for a needs assessment, Schutte […]

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 […]