December 1948

Rosella Johnson of Logan went to Santa Fe to be sworn in as a private of the Women’s Army Corps. … Vallie Sharp and Maude Burnham asked the city council to contribute utilities and staff for the USO center. … Blass L. Jimenez sustained a broken leg while riding horseback with J.V. Gallegos, assistant district […]

MCCH Council names eight priorities for year

By QCS Staff The Quay County Maternal Child and Community Health Council has outlined eight priorities for 2008 to improve the quality of life and health in Quay County. They are: l Substance abuse l Suicide l Family Violence l Childhood Obesity l Health Care Access l Teen Pregnancy l Childcare l Immunizations Based on […]

Council plans to revive Princess Theater

By Chelle Delaney: Quay County Sun Tucumcari’s Princess Theater on Main Street got a new lease on life at Thursday’s City Commission meeting. The commissioners approved a 10-year lease, renewable each year, of the Princess to the Quay Council for the Arts and Humanities. The council has discussed leasing the theater for several years and […]

Tourism council meets Tuesday

The Quay County Tourism Council will meet on Tuesday, for their regular monthly meeting. The meeting will be at 2:30 p.m. at the Tucumcari Convention Center. The meetings are open to anyone who is interested in tourism. For more information contact Brenda Bishop at Quay County Extension Office, 461-0562. 

School student council looks to purchase mascot gear

By Quay County Sun The Tucumcari Rattlers may soon have a new mascot. “It’s been about six years since the school has had a mascot,” said Michael Martinez, student council president. The Rattlers’ Student Council is asking for donations from local clubs and businesses to raise about $3,500 to purchase a costume, said Martinez. The […]

Council receives $150,000 grant

By Freedom Newspapers An organization that serves eastern New Mexico has been awarded a federal grant of $150,000 for economic development, U.S. Sen. Jeff Bingaman, D-N.M., announced in a press release Wednesday. The Eastern Plains Council of Governments is among six New Mexico economic development districts to receive the federal award from the U.S. Department […]

Grant to focus to combating underage drinking

By QCS Staff Quay County was recently awarded a $40,000 Children Youth and Families Department grant to reduce underage drinking in Quay County. This grant could provide funding for four years. The Office of Juvenile Justice Delinquency Prevention has established guidelines for the grant and proscribes blending community systems to strengthen families and communities. The […]

Wellness fair coming Saturday

By Kevin Wilson: Quay County Sun By all accounts, the Quay County Maternal Child and Community Health Council is ready for its bi-annual Community Wellness Fair, and it hopes for the biggest one in its short history. The fair, which began as a women’s wellness fair, expanded to a community-wide fair in 2000. The 2004 […]

Wellness fair set for April 22

QCS Staff Numerous agencies from Quay County, along with health providers from across New Mexico, will unite in four weeks for the purpose of educating area residents about their health and what resources are available. The Quay County Maternal Child and Community Health (MCCH) Council is planning out the final stages for its bi-annual Wellness […]

Tucumcari among towns targeted for grant

Special to the Sun U.S. Sen. Pete Domenici, R-N.M., announced that 10 small New Mexico communities are the target for a $150,000 federal rural economic development grant awarded to make community development goals a reality. Domenici reported that the U.S. Department of Agriculture Rural Development has issued the grant to the New Mexico Rural Development […]