Scary setups needed for haunted house

QCS STAFF DECA wants to scare up some friends. And the scarier the better. They need volunteers to take on the decorating of about seven spaces at the haunted Dungeon House. As part of Red Ribbon Carnival and its anti-drug campaign, the group is putting up the haunted house for the community for Halloween, said […]

Route 66 grant funds available

Special to the Sun WASHINGTON — U.S. Senator Pete Domenici encouraged New Mexico communities and organizations along Route 66 to apply for cost-share grants offered by the National Park Service Route 66 Corridor Preservation Program. The Route 66 Corridor Preservation Program is now accepting applications for its FY2006 cost-share grant cycle. The deadline for applications […]

2/4 Editorial

President Bush played Jekyll and Hyde in his State of the Union speech Tuesday. For each small-government conservative idea — making tax cuts permanent, for example — he offered at least one awful statist proposal — new subsidies for alternative-energy research. The pattern was no more apparent than in what he called his American Competitive […]

Classes offered for youngsters

By William Thompson Want to go on a dinosaur dig or learn to paint a mural on a wall? Then you may want to go to “summer camp” at Mesalands Community College. The college is also offering science and cheerleading classes for area youth, in addition to other summer activities. Beginning Monday, Mesalands paleontology student […]

Commissioners meet about pool

By William Thompson: Quay County Sun – Commissioners receive phone calls to get pool ready for summer. At a city commissioners’ meeting Thursday, City Manager Richard Primrose said city hall has $10,000 in reserve to go for repairs to the municipal swimming pool. City commissioners urged him to move swiftly in getting needed repairs. Commissioner […]

Officials: Landfill will save money

By Tova Fruchtman: QUAY COUNTY SUN Editors note: This is the third of a three-part series about Tucumcari’s proposed landfill and the upcoming public hearings on the issue. This story lays out the argument of those who support the landfill. The others explained the public hearings and told the other side of the story. All […]

Pipeline project cost increased

By Jack King: Freedom Newspapers The board of directors of the Eastern New Mexico Rural Water Authority voted Wednesday to raise the official cost of the Ute Pipeline Project by $52 million. A peer review of the conceptual design of the project estimated that its total capital cost should be estimated at $296 million, instead […]

City faces water rates increase

Jack King, Freedom Newspapers TUCUMCARI — Monthly water rates in some area communities could double or triple once the Ute water pipeline is in place, a financial study says. The rates of all communities participating in the project would rise and beyond some communities’ capacities to pay without various types of support, Clovis Public Works […]

Water authority to discuss fiscal agent

Special to the Sun The Eastern New Mexico Rural Water Authority will meet at 2 p.m. today at the Melrose School Building. Among the items on the agenda are: –A new agreement between the U.S. Bureau of Reclamation and the authority. –Evaluation of proposals and selection of a fiscal agent for the authority. –Discussion and […]

Church of Christ

Leonard Lauriault ( Read Luke 9: 57-62) In Luke 9: 62, Jesus said that his disciples were to be forward-looking. But, there are some things we must take care of to do that. First, we must know our destination. In Luke 9: 58, Jesus said that he had no place to lay his head (Luke […]