Press release: Turbine manufacturing firm considers Mesalands

Kimberly Hanna Mesalands Community College is currently in discussion with an international turbine manufacturing firm to bring one of the largest wind turbines in the industry to Tucumcari. If Tucumcari is selected, the manufacturing firm plans to install the turbine before the end of next year. According to Phillip O. Barry, Mesalands president, this project [...]

Private firm to review Taser shooting

By Sharna Johnson: Freedom New Mexico A private firm is investigating last week’s Taser-dart shooting of a Tucumcari teen to determine whether any policies were violated and whether excessive force was used.Tucumcari City Manager Bobbye Rose wrote via e-mail the Albuquerque-based Robert Caswell Investigations was recommended by the New Mexico Municipal League. She said state [...]

Firm recommends demolition for Sands-Dorsey

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By Thomas Garcia: Freedom New Mexico

October 1964

Arch Hurley and city crews sprayed mosquito breeding places to eradicate the threat of encephalitis from the Texas Panhandle area. … U.S. Rep. Thomas G. Morris returned to Tucumcari for a Democratic rally. … FHA Emergency Loans were made available to Quay farmers because of a … Alan Green, president of Alan Green and Associates, [...]

Mesalands seeking funds for wind institute

By Thomas Garcia: Quay County Sun Mesalands Community College’s Board of Trustees approved the services of a new lobbying firm for the 2008 legislative session on Tuesday at its monthly meeting. Mesalands president Phillip O. Barry asked the board to approve Butch Maki and Associates as the college’s lobbyist. Barry said the firm was being [...]

Design firm OKed for THS renovation

By QCS Staff The Tucumcari School Board agreed to hire the architectural firm of Greer Stafford/SJCF, Inc. for the high school’s planned renovation. The project is estimated to take about three years and to cost about $20 million, said officials from the state and Greer Stafford at Monday’s board meeting. The school system has received [...]

Gaming authority waits to hire architectural firm

By Chelle Delaney: Quay County Sun Any decisions about a architectural firm to design a proposed casino and race track in Tucumcari were tabled on Monday at the meeting of Quay County Gaming Authority. Warren Frost, executive director of the authority, recommended that the authority hold off on making a decision until a management firm [...]

Consultants hired to evaluate police

TV Hagenah The scene was set for a typical meeting of the Tucumcari City Commission Thursday evening with supporters of the embattled Chief of Police Dennis Townsend on one side of the aisle and those accusing him or the Tucumcari Police Department of malfeasance on the other side. Each side seemed waiting for the “citizen [...]

Forrest Fire Department to acquire new fire truck

TV Hagenah FORREST – The Forrest Volunteer Fire Department are not crazy about Forrest fire puns, but they are even less fond of Forrest fires. That is one of the big reason they are getting another fire truck. “We’re glad we’re getting a new truck,” said the Forrest Fire Chief David Rush Tuesday. “Our equipment [...]

Local firm garners national attention

QCS Reports All Rite Towing and Repair, Inc. of Tucumcari has received national recognition from the trade publication American Towman Magazine. The area towing a repair firm has been included in Towman 500 — The Most Progressive Towmen in America. “I am ecstatic about the honor,” said All Rite Towing and Repair owner Linda Unruh. [...]