Ministry helping with food program

QCS Staff A newly formed Manna Ministries, similar to Angel Food Ministries, is providing food in bulk so that it’s more affordable to area residents, said Cora Lucero, a program specialist with the Community Services Block Grant program in Tucumcari. Programs like this, Lucero said, “Help in the fight against poverty and provide better nutrition.” […]

01-24-2007: Calendar

Wednesdays ongoing: Alcoholics Anonymous Unity Group meeting 7 p.m., at 1424 S. Sixth St. Thursday: 5 p.m., regular meeting Housing Authority, City Hall. Thursday: 6 p.m., regular meeting City Commissioners, City Hall. Saturday: 7 p.m., Eastern New Mexico Blue Grass & Old Tyme Music Association, Quay County Fair Grounds. Ongoing: Eastern Plains Head Start program […]

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 […]

Mesalands Rodeo Team faces first match in Portales

Lawrence Harmel, a member of Mesalands Community College Rodeo Team, practices bull riding for the team’s upcoming match, Thursday through Saturday, at Eastern New Mexico University in Portales. “We have a good nucleus of returning team members and a lot of strong first-year numbers as we prepare for competition,” said rodeo team coach Shawn Patrick. […]

Grant to bring digital broadcasting to the rural areas

Freedom Newspapers Eastern New Mexico University has been awarded a $629,898 grant from the USDA to bring digital broadcasting to the rural areas of eastern New Mexico, according to a press release from Sen. Pete Domenici’s office. The grant will be used to construct digital and high definition television transmitters in Artesia, Fort Sumner, Ruidoso […]

Logan hoops it up for championship at EPAC tourney

By Albert Trujillo: QCS The Logan Longhorns defeated Texico’s Wolverines for the championship in the Eastern Plains Athletic Conference (EPAC) Tournament o Saturday in the Eastern New Mexico University gymnasium at Portales. The EPAC Tournament began in 1958 and the Longhorn’s have been a part of EPAC for its entire 48 years. “This was the […]

Carroll D. Hunton obit

Carroll D. Hunton, 79, of Farwell, Texas, died Feb. 5, 2005 at Farwell Convalescent Center in Farwell. Hunton was born April 17, 1925 in Forrest to Ethel and Ludvil E. Hunton. He grew up in Forrest and graduated from high school there in 1943. He served in the U.S. Navy and returned to the family […]

Commodities distributed in Tucumcari

By William Thompson Wednesday morning approximately 100 area residents showed up at the Quay County Fairgrounds Exhibition Hall to receive free U.S. Department of Agriculture commodities. Volunteer Delfinio Garcia, one of 17 volunteers on hand, said he expected around 400 people to visit over the course of the day. “We give out food items once […]

Senate race Bob Frost

TV Hagenah Bob Frost 1. What makes the district special to you? 1. District 7 is special to me because it is “home”. That may seem to be too simple of an answer but when I started my family and my business, I chose to locate in Eastern New Mexico. This decision was made because […]