Vet repairs equipment for disabled

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By Thomas Garcia Quay County Sun The disabled in Tucumcari have benefited from more than a dozen aids, such as wheel chairs, walkers, and other equipment donated a Clovis veteran and benefactor. James Freeman of Clovis calls it his “Aid to the Disabled Program.” “James originally started the program to collect medical equipment for disabled […]

Hospital auxiliary launches its ‘Season’s Greeting’ fundraiser

Special to the QCS Special to the QCS The Dan C. Trigg Memorial Hospital Auxiliary members will begin their Season’s Greetings fund drive on Thursday. The auxiliary, which has 28 members, has chalked up numerous hours of volunteer work this past year, said Evelyn Coughenour, Season Greetings, chairperson. “One of our volunteer jobs is to […]

Mesalands fitness center moves

Special to the QCS Work on the new addition to Building A on Mesalands Community College’s campus is just about completed, making it possible to move the Fitness Center from its location in Building C to the new location in the southwest corner of the new addition. But the move involves more than moving a […]

FAA helps to fund runway expansion

By QCS Staff The Tucumcari Municipal Airport will receive $150,000 for planned upgrades and safety equipment from the Federal Aviation Administration, according to a press release from U.S. Sen. Jeff Bingaman. “We receive this money every year for the improvement and upkeep of the airport,” said airport manager Steve Stephenson. “I would like to see […]

Cold has big costs

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By Chelle Delaney: QCS Staff The tab for the clean up of the snow storm over New Year’s weekend will cost an estimated $150,000, say officials of Quay County and city of Tucumcari. County road superintendent Larry Moore asked the Quay County Commission to declare the county a disaster for snow removal at their Monday […]

01-06-2007: Community Notes

Blood bank’s reserves low, drive coming here Jan. 24 Recent storms have created a shortage in reserves at the state’s blood bank, United Blood Services reported. “We have less than a half day’s supply,” said Lora Uebelhart, donor recruitment representative, who was in Tucumcari to promote the drive here on Jan. 24. “We’ve had three […]

Clovis man dives into business

by Kevin Wilson When you sell a product that has no particular use within a 100-mile radius, it helps when your customers are your friends. That’s the key to business for Jeremy Kitzhaber, who has taken a love for scuba diving and some extra space in his house and turned it into Clovis SCUBA. Kitzhaber, […]

Wind research may propel MCC interest

Special to QCS Despite windy conditions, two men worked recently at the top of the 55-meter ENMR Plateau communications tower on Eleventh Street to attach new wind monitoring equipment to the tower for Mesalands Community College. The work was done on June 21 by an Albuquerque firm, Class One Technical Services, as part of a […]

Quay may expect $33 million, statesman said

By Ryn Gargulinski: QCS Quay County will be rolling in the money — nearly $33 million — if the request from State Rep. Brian Moore, R-Clayton, comes through as he said he expects. This one-time capital investment fund from the state will go to help pay for a number of projects throughout Quay County, according […]

Federal grant helps area fire department get new equipment

Members of the House Fire Department will finally have the funds to get some much needed equipment. The fire department found out Wednesday night they will be receiving a federal grant worth $90,828. House Fire Chief Mike Morrow said the money will be used to purchase new equipment. “The first thing we are going to […]