Three questions with Bob McClelland Jr.

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By Thomas Garcia: QCS staff writer 1. What new attractions can people expect at the air show?? This year we are going to use pyrotechnics in parts of the air show. We want to see how the people will respond and if they like it well try and do it every year. 2. What is [...]

City looking into money for Sands Dorsey

Thomas Garcia City Commissioners want City Manager Bobbye Rose to find a way to resolve issues at the Sands Dorsey Building. “The city commission has instructed me to move forward with the abatement of this health and safety issue associated with this building,” Rose said after Thursday night’s meeting. More than two years have passed [...]

Mesalands students building house for college credit

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Thomas Garcia A hands-on, house building project is benefiting the students of Mesalands Community College’s building trades program. Taking advantage of Thursday’s warm weather the students of the building trades program worked on the 1600 square foot home they are building at the corner of south Eighth Street and west Miel de Luna Ave. “This [...]

Aug. 20, 2008 Briefs

City football comingThe Quay County Junior League Football is accepting registrations for the upcoming season. Registration for grades 4-6 will be held weeknights from 4-9 p.m. at the Tucumcari Recreation Center. The cost to participate is $30 and registration is open until Aug. 29. For information call 461-1647 or Scott at 403-8491.Volleyball signup setThe Tucumcari [...]

Polling sites may be consolidated?

By Chelle Delaney: Quay County Sun Some polling locations in Tucumcari are expected to be consolidated if the state gives its approval. Quay County Clerk Ellen White requested the consolidation because some locations have fewer than 100 voters at elections and the consolidation will save the county about $4,000 annually, she said. The County Commission [...]

Time to register for city football, volleyball leagues

Registration has begun for the Quay County Junior League Football program and the Tucumcari Recreation Center Girls Volleyball. Children in grades four through six are eligible to participate in the Junior League Football. The cost is $30 per player. Girls in grades three through six are eligible to play volleyball. The cost is $25 per [...]

Koas claims softball championship

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By Thomas Garcia: Quay County Sun Area athletes swept the New Mexico 2007 state softball championship tournament 6-0. The Kaos Undertakers softball team won the New Mexico tournament in class D slow pitch softball held on Aug. 11-12 in Albuquerque. Made up of athletes from Quay and Curry counties the Kaos Undertakers were seeded 19th [...]

City Agrees: Signs need facelift

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By Chelle Delaney: Quay County Sun The Tucumcari “Welcomes you” signs will be getting a facelift and new makeup, the City Commission agreed on Thursday night. The two welcoming signs at the east and west ends of the Tucumcari Boulevard will be revamped and repainted for $1,400 by Rudy Gonzales’ business, “Signs by Rudy.” Individual [...]

Police hope to leg up on inmates

by Chelle Delaney: Quay County Sun A demonstration of electronic ankle bracelets was given to Quay County Commissioners, two judges, law enforcement officials and the district attorney. Commissioners had asked for the demonstration to learn how the system works and if it would reduce costs for adult and juveniles inmates from Quay County. For example, [...]

Commissioners set salary scale

by Chelle Delaney: Quay County Sun By Chelle Delaney Quay County Sun Salaries for Quay County elected officials were set for the next four years by the Quay County Commission. The commissioners agreed that elected officials would receive 85 percent of the maximum allowed by the state at their Monday meeting. At that rate, salaries [...]