Harden says he will run for re-election

Freedom New Mexico State Sen. Clint Harden, R-Clovis, announced Tuesday his intent to run for re-election. Harden said he believes his experience will help to address several important issues the state will face during the next four or five years.

Commissioners take oath of office

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By Chelle Delaney: Quay County Sun Tucumcari’s newly elected city commissioners were sworn in Friday at City Hall. They were Mayor Antonio Apodaca, Mayor pro tem James Witcher and commissioners Robert Lumpkin and Jimmy Sandoval. Except for Sandoval all the commissioners were incumbents and the term of Jim Lafferty, commissioner for District 5, had not […]

Early voting begins today for Tucumcari municipal elections

By QCS Staff The City of Tucumcari is now conducting absentee voting by mail for the March 4 regular Municipal Election. An Absentee Ballot Application may be picked up at City Hall or you may call 461-3451 to request an Absentee Ballot Application be mailed. No reason has to be given to vote absentee. City […]

Write-in candidate joins District 3 race

By QCS Staff Jerry Dale Williamson, a write-in candidate, declared his candidacy Tuesday for election in Tucumcari’s District 3 race for city commissioner. It was the only uncontested race in the upcoming elections. The District 3 post is held by city Commissioner James L. Witcher. Now, nine candidates are running in the municipal election. They […]

Local election briefs

White to run for Quay County Clerk Ellen White, Quay County Clerk has announced her candidacy for re-election as Quay County Clerk in the June 3 Primary Election. White is a life-long resident of Quay County and has been the Quay County Clerk since January 2005. She served as Chief Deputy Clerk from January 1998 […]

City Commissioners vote to increase salary for mayor, commissioners

By Chelle Delaney: Quay County Sun The Tucumcari City Commission approved a $9,000 annual increase to salaries for the mayor and commissioners. The vote was four to one in favor of giving the mayor a $4,800 annual salary and commissioners a $3,600 annual wage. The salaries are currently $2,700 for the mayor and $2,100 for […]

Special election on Sept. 18 for hospital tax

A Special Hospital Gross Receipts Tax Election will be held on Tuesday, Sept, 18, the Quay County Clerk Ellen White announced in a press release this. Every registered voter in Quay County may participate in this election. Those who are not registered to vote or desire to make a change to their certificate of registration […]

Sandoval, Moore win unopposed

By QCS Staff Votes for the election of two positions on the Board of Trustees at the Mesalands Community College were tallied last night at the Quay County Courthouse. Turnout in the election – for the two candidates who were unopposed – was sparse. Jimmy R. Sandoval, who ran from District 2, received 8 votes […]

03-03-2007: Around Town

Avery John joins family… James and Heather Malone of Bloomfield, Ind., announce the birth of a son, Avery John, on Jan. 5 at Greene County General Hospital in Linton, Ind. Avery John weighed 7 pounds, one ounce and was 21 inches long. He was welcomed by his brothers, Alex and Aiden. Maternal grandparents are Paul […]

Mesalands Board Elections: March 6

By QCS Staff The Quay County Clerk’s Office is currently conducting absentee voting for the Mesalands Community College Board of Trustees Election on March 6, 2007. Absentee Voting hours are 8 a.m. to noon and 1 p.m. to 5 p.m. on Monday through Friday The last day to vote absentee is 5 p.m. on March […]