Arch Hurley board allows absentee voting

Thomas Garcia The Arch Hurley Conservancy District Board of Directors approved a resolution updating election rules, timetables and forms during its regular meeting Tuesday. “This will make participation and the process of the election voter-friendly,” Arch Hurley Manager Franklin McCasland said. Governor Suzana Martinez signed HB 358 into law earlier this month, which updated Arch […]

Arch Hurley board applies for federal funds

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Russell Anglin The Arch Hurley Conservancy District Board of Directors passed two resolutions to apply for federal assistance which will help seal the district’s canal system Tuesday. The requests, one for $206,000 and another for $122,000, would require in-kind contributions from the board. District Manager Franklin McCasland said the board expects to hear an answer […]

Looking back — Oct. 13

October 1968 The board of directors for the Nara Visa community center, Travis Nelson, Robert Burns, Jeff Ward, I.L. McAlister and Junior Rock attended a meeting in Clayton in hopes of saving the school building in Nara Visa which is used by the community for all occasions. The Union County Board of Education shut down […]

Veteran editor joins Freedom board

By Mary Ann Milbourn: Freedom News Service Freedom Communications Inc. announced Thursday that Larry Kramer, a former newspaperman and founder of the online financial website MarketWatch, was elected to the board of directors. Freedom owns the Clovis News Journal, Portales News-Tribune and Quay County Sun. “Larry has extensive experience in creating and fostering digital media […]

Sports Notes: NMAA approves new alignment, NMSU to get bucks to play Bulldogs

NMAA approves new alignment for sports classificationsBy QCS StaffThe New Mexico Activities Association’s Board of Directors approved the Alignment and Classification for 2010-2011 through 2013-2014 at its June meeting on Wednesday.For eight months the NMAA board of directors had been discussing the splitting of the state’s 1A schools into two classes 1A and 1B.Starting in […]

Randals tapped by RANM

Randals named special directorA new slate of officers from the Realtors Association of New Mexico began their terms of office last week, including Richard Randals of Tucumcari, according to an association press release.Each of the 20 member boards in the state elects representatives to serve as RANM directors. A director is also elected to represent […]

Arch Hurley approves strategic plan

By QCS Staff The Arch Hurley board of directors approved Tuesday a list of long term and short term goals for its strategic plan. One board member, however, did not approve the

April 1955

The County Board of Education and rural school district directors met in Tucumcari to discuss a proposed merger of the Forrest district with the McAlister and Fields schools. … “The Beauties and Cultures of the Iris” was discussed by Lillian McIntosh at the meeting of La Esperanza Club in the home of Mrs. Bennie F. […]