Quay County Sun sold

Robin Fornoff Freedom Communications has agreed to sell the Clovis News Journal, Portales News-Tribune, Quay County Sun and their affiliated publications to Clovis Media Inc., Publisher Ray Sullivan told newspaper employees Tuesday afternoon. All 60 full-time and two part-time associates will retain their jobs in ownership transition, expected to take place before the end of [...]

Blizzard-like conditions expected for area

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Thomas Garcia An arctic cold front has moved into Quay County this morning, turning the much needed rain into snow, and is expected to produce blizzard-like conditions, according to the National Weather Service in Albuquerque. The key ingredient to starting this winter storm system is the cold front, which forecasts show will pass directly through [...]

Snow expected tonight, Monday

The National Weather Service has issued a winter storm warning for Curry, Quay and Roosevelt counties until 11 a.m. Tuesday.

Heavy snow fall expected in Quay County

Thomas Garcia Temperatures will drop to freezing or below as a winter storm system moves into Quay County, said Jennifer Palucki of the National Weather Service Albuquerque. “The actual snow fall will begin Friday evening,” Palucki said. “The heaviest band of snow is expected to pass over Quay County or just to the west of [...]

High wind warning

The National Weather Service in albuquerque has issued a high wind warning in effect from 8 a.m. to 8 p.m. Tuesday. West to southwest winds of 35 to 45 m.p.h. with gusts up to 60 or 65 m.p.h. are expected. The strongest winds are expected across Guadalupe, DeBaca and Chaves counties. Blowing dust is possible, [...]

Police chief investigation conclusion expected next week

By Sharna Johnson: Freedom New Mexico The investigation into the Tucumcari police chief’s use of a Taser on a 14-year-old girl has not been completed. City Manager Bobbye Rose said Friday the investigation firm handling the case requested additional documentation Thursday and she anticipates a conclusion next week. Chief Roger Hatcher remains on paid administrative [...]

Winter snow storm expected to hit Quay County tonight

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Thomas Garcia Late tonight and Friday, snowfall in Quay County could reach 8 inches for the northern sections of the county and as little as 2 inches in the southern half of the county, said National Weather Service officials in Albuquerque. Forecasters were also predicting wind gusts of up to 45 mph, creating possible blizzard [...]

Road improvements under way on South Adams Street

By Chelle Delaney: Quay County Sun About $750,000 in street improvements are under way in Tucumcari. The improvements on South Adams from Main Street to Route 66 are expected to be completed in about 90 days, said Doug Powers, director of the city’s Community Development department. Construction on the GRIP II

Tucumcari Does set to host annual meeting

By QCS Staff About 130 members from the Benevolent Patriotic Order, or BPO, Does organizations from three states are expected to be in Tucumcari from Thursday through Saturday. Tucumcari Drove #210

RAD hopes water woes fixed

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BY QCS Staff A valve with a broken gate, that prevented water from flowing east in the water line along the Frontage Road, may be culprit in a local water coop delivery system. “We’re hoping this will fix it,” said Shane Jennings, who conducts maintenance for RAD, the Rural Area Development Coop, and who serves [...]