Early voting off to slow start

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Early voting is light

By QCS Staff Early voting in Tucumcari’s election for city commissioners is light, said City Clerk Jeannette Maddaford. So far, there have been 10 absentee ballots and 22 early voter ballots that have been cast at the machines, Maddaford said. Based on records from the Quay County Clerk’s office, as of Jan. 7, there are […]

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Meeting set Tuesday for Schools The Tucumcari Public Schools Board of Education will have a special work Session at 5:30 p.m. on Tuesday. The meeting will be at the Multipurpose Room of the School Administration Office, 2400 S. Eighth St. Absentee, early voting for city elections ongoing at City Hall Absentee and early voting for […]

Early birds find deep discounts

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By Chelle Delaney: Quay County Sun Looking for some good deals for Christmas, shoppers showed up Friday at some retailers before 6 a.m. Sisters Rhonda Cioner and Amy Giordano said they were at Kmart before the doors opened. “I found some DVDs and there were a lot of clothes,” said Giordano, from Rio Rancho, who […]

Early and absentee voting for Sept. 18 hospital tax is ongoing

The Quay County Clerk’s office is conducting early and absentee voting for the Special Hospital Tax Election on Sept. 18. Voting began Tuesday, said Ellen White, county clerk. Voters can cast their early ballots on weekdays between 8 a.m. and noon and from 1 p.m. to 5 p.m. at the Court House. Eligible voters may […]

Two Pre-K programs tagged for funds

By Thomas Garcia: Quay County Sun Two schools in Quay County will receive a portion of a $14 million dollar Pre-K Expansion Fund, according to a press release from Gov. Bill Richardson. The schools are in Logan and San Jon. “We are happy to receive the funds to continue with early childhood development,” said Logan […]

Car show results from Route 66 festival

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Below are the results from the Rotary Route 66 Car Show: Late sport trucks First: Matt Guillian, GMC Sierra Second: David Romero, 2007 Ford Third: Robert Munoz, 2000 Ford Military truck 4×4 First: Art Barnard, 1934 Chevy Second: Charles Dunn, 1981 CJB Scrambler Tie-Third: Diena and Charley Crossly, 1976 CJ7 Jeff Ellison, 1984 Chevy Street […]

Shoppers make early Black Friday trips

By Chelle Delaney: QCS Staff Sunrise sales on Friday brought out some of Tucumcari’s early birds who wanted to take advantage of retailers’ deep discounts. “We were here at 5:30 a.m.,” said James Mowles, who was shopping at RadioShack. “I spent all my money.” On Christmas presents? “Remote cars for me,” said Mowles, smiling. Mowles’ […]

Early vote totals high

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By Kevin Wilson: Quay County Sun Tony and Patsy Gresham made a short walk Friday in the Quay County Courthouse. The Greshams thought it was important to have honesty, experience and commitment from their elected officials, and they took advantage of the early voting period to let their voices be heard. More than 400 people […]

Library offers many services

By Chelle Delaney: QCS Correspondent Mary Ann Molinas visited the maternity ward at Dr. Dan C. Trigg Memorial Hospital on March 29. Her mission? To make a delivery. She wanted to make sure newborn baby James got his first hardback book. That might not be a typical duty for a librarian, but at the Tucumcari […]