Economic development director leaving

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By QCS Staff Pete Kampfer, executive director of the Greater Tucumcari Economic Development Corp., said he will be leaving his post on Feb. 9. Kampfer is taking a new position in Texas and will become the executive director of the Paris Economic Development Corp. and president of the Lamar County Chamber of Commerce. Paris is […]

Economic develop top priority among city commissioners

By Quay County Sun staff City Commissioners were asked to name their top priiorities for 2007. Tops among the commissioners were economic development projects and programs that would provides more jobs and increase gross receipts for the city in 2007. Here are their responses: Mayor Mary Mayfield 1 Continued economic development 2 Continued fiscal management […]

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 […]

12-16-2006: Letters to Editor

I would like to congratulate the leadership of Quay County including the Quay County Commission, the village of Logan, city of Tucumcari, village of San Jon and all of their citizens for the success they’ve had with the New Mexico Interstate Stream Commission and the recent approval to allow Ute Lake Ranch Development to construct […]

12-06-2006: Calendar

Wednesdays ongoing: Alcoholic Anonymous Unity Group meeting from noon to 1 p.m. at 1424 S. Sixth St. Wednesdays ongoing: Vintage Quilting Society meets 1 p.m. to 3 p.m. at the Senior Citizen’s Building on Third Street. There is no cost. For information, call 461-6186 or 461-2342. Thursday: 6 p.m., regular meeting, City Commission, City Hall. […]

Ute Lake Ranch Golf Course gets green light from ISC

By Chelle Delaney: QCS Staff The New Mexico Interstate Stream Commission (ISC) approved an agreement on Thursday that allows Ute Lake Ranch to construct and operate a golf course on the shores of Ute Lake, according to a news release from ISC. The project has had strong backing from Quay County area governments as a […]

10-07-2006: Calendar

Saturdays ongoing: Alcoholic Anonymous Unity Group meeting from 7 p.m. to 8 p.m. at 1424 S. Sixth St. Saturdays ongoing: Narcotics Anonymous Roadrunner Group meeting from 7 p.m. to 8 p.m. at St. Anne’s Church, 306 W. High St., in the Madonna room. Monday: 9 a.m., regular meeting of the Quay County Commssion, Quay County […]

Public invited to MainStreet presentation

By QCS Staff Officials from New Mexico MainStreet will be evaulating the city of Tucumcari on Thursday and interviewing city officials, downtown business and property owners, business and economic development organizations and officials from financial institutions. A general meeting and presentation about the proposed MainStreet will be held for the public at noon on Thursday […]

HUD grant to help Mesalands launch building trades program

by Chelle Delaney: Quay County Sun A $600,000 grant will be awarded to Mesalands Community College from the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development, announced U.S. Sen Pete Domenici on Friday in a press release. “It will allow us to develop three programs that will not only help the college but the city of […]

County OKs joint powers agreement with Logan

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by Chelle Delaney: Quay County Sun Warren Frost, an attorney representing interests of the Ute Lake Ranch development, asked the Quay County Commission at Wednesday’s meeting for a joint powers agreement with the City of Logan to supply the development with water. Frost said the state’s Interstate Streams Commission had approved the start-up of 112 […]