County changing polling venues

QCS staff County Clerk Ellen White said a change of voting centers should result in $6,000 savings for the county. A change of location for the voting centers in Tucumcari for the 2012 primary election will save $6,000 said Quay County clerk Ellen White. White said citizens who live in Precincts 6-12 will all vote […]

White: Voting may change

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Russell Anglin Quay County Clerk Ellen White expressed excitement Monday over new state legislation that allows the county to consolidate voting precincts. “In November we have to establish our polling places and precincts for the next general election and primary election cycle, so what this enables us to do is to locate a facility that […]

Clerk: Voter turnout high

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QCSun Staff More than 53 percent of Quay County residents turned out at the polls for the 2010 midterm election, according to Quay County Clerk Ellen White. “These numbers are very high for a midterm election,” White said. Of the 5,700 voters, 3,044 casted their ballot for Tuesday’s election. “Overall, I think that New Mexico […]

Three questions with …

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Ellen White She’s a member of the 1979 host class for the 39th annual Rattler Reunion held last weekend. What was your most enjoyable conversation this year? They were all enjoyable. I saw so many friends that I had not seen in many years. Some of my friends I had not seen since middle school. […]

Voter turnout high in Quay County

By QCS Staff About 66 percent of all eligible voters cast their ballots on Tuesday, said Quay County Clerk Ellen White. “It’s the most I’ve seen,” said White, who has been clerk since 2004. Of the 6,125 eligible voters, 4,021 voted, White said. In the 2004 general election, the countywide turnout was 47 percent of […]

02-07-2007: Notable Notes

White NMMI-bound, letter-of-intent coming Tucumcari High School senior Drew White will sign a letter-of-intent tonight with the New Mexico Military Institute at Roswell. White played on the varsity football team and is currently playing on the varsity basketball team. He is the son of Ben and Ellen White of Tucumcari. Drew White will be accepting […]

Mary Ellen Minnard

Services: Have been held. Mary Ellen Minnard, 68, died Monday, July 3, 2006 in Albuquerque. Mrs. Minnard was born April 10, 1938 in New Mexico. She was a long-time member of the St. Anne’s Catholic Church. She was preceded in death by a son, Vern Minnard, who died in 2004. Survivors include her husband, Allen […]

Area group names ‘Woman of the Year’

The Altrusa International Club of Tucumcari held their Installation of Officers, May 18, at the La Cita Restaurant. Glenda Reid presented the “Program of the Year” awarded to Doris McCoy and the Vocational Committee for their program presented by Nate Allen, of Mesalands Community College in January of 2004. Glenda Reid was chosen the 2003-2004 […]