Expo reminder of agriculture’s importance

Portales reached a wonderful milestone last week in hosting its 20th New Mexico Ag Expo. Officials estimated 3,000 people came through the gates of the Roosevelt County Fairgrounds to an event that celebrates the region’s agricultural industry and provides opportunity to enhance its growth. More than 100 vendors, most from out of town, were on […]

Police blotter — Feb. 29

The following is a sampling of calls received by the central dispatch office for Quay County, based at the Tucumcari Police Department. Friday • At 1:42 a.m., a woman reported a suspicious man at a fuel station on the 2300 block of S. First Street. • At 2:01 a.m., a woman reported a domestic dispute […]

School menus —

The following are the menus for schools in Quay County.

Police blotter —

The following is a sampling of calls received by the central dispatch office for Quay County, based at the Tucumcari Police Department.

New owners believe community newspapers future of industry

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CMI Staff New owners Garry Ellis and Gary Stevenson say acquisition of the Clovis News Journal, Portales News-Tribune and Quay County Sun marks the end of a 2 1/2-year search “for just the right (media) property.” The two are partners in Clovis Media Inc., which assumed ownership today of the three papers from Freedom Communications, […]

Courthouse funds up for approval

QCS Staff A bill supporting $335,000 in capital outlay funds for Quay County and the City of Tucumcari is in the process of being approved in the state Legislature. House Tax and Revenue Committee substitute for House Bill 191 earmarks $185,000 for Quay County Courthouse renovations and $150,000 for Tucumcari trash collection trucks. “This is […]

Little League registration set

QCS staff Quay County Little League registration will be held 2 p.m.-4 p.m. Feb. 25 at the Tucumcari Recreation Center. Logan registration will be held Friday at the local pee wee basketball tournament. For information call 403-8411.

Police blotter — Feb. 8

The following is a sampling of calls received by the central dispatch office for Quay County, based at the Tucumcari Police Department. Friday • At 8:21 a.m., a woman reported a domestic dispute at a residence on the 700 block of West Sunset Avenue. • At 10:09 a.m., a man went into the Police Department […]

Quay County Sun sold

Robin Fornoff Freedom Communications has agreed to sell the Clovis News Journal, Portales News-Tribune, Quay County Sun and their affiliated publications to Clovis Media Inc., Publisher Ray Sullivan told newspaper employees Tuesday afternoon. All 60 full-time and two part-time associates will retain their jobs in ownership transition, expected to take place before the end of […]

County commission meeting venue moved

QCS staff The Quay County Board of Commissioners’ regular scheduled meeting for 9 a.m., on Feb. 13 will be held at the Extension Service Office at 216 East Center Street.