Clovis task force to review animal euthanasia

Kevin Wilson: Freedom Newspapers Clovis is creating a task force to work on controlling the pet population. The Clovis City Commission heard an offer from Animal Protection of New Mexico to change euthanasia methods at the Clovis Animal Shelter.Most of Thursday’s meeting was dedicated to testimony from local veterinarians and APNM employees. The issue was […]

Scholarhsips donated, birthday, retirement and VFW Valentine queen

Donor provides for scholarships Because of the very positive image presented at Mesalands Community College’s Dinosaur Museum, an anonymous donor has given a $20,000 donation to be used for scholarships. The donor, a geologist living in the Midwest, wanted to make a contribution that would help students at Mesalands for years to come. The funds […]

11-17-07 Around town

Birthday wishes… Greyson Bollinger celebrated his first birthday on Nov. 3 at his home in Tucumcari. Helping him celebrate were his parents, Justin and Kerri Bollinger, and big brother, Garrett Bollinger. His grandparents are Darrel and Brenda Bollinger of Clovis, and Mona Rutter of Logan. His great-grandparents are Johnnie and Velma Bollinger of Clovis, and […]

Ceremony ushers in new Cannon mission

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By Tonya Fennell: Freedom New Mexico CANNON AIR FORCE BASE — Hand over hand, four white gloves methodically traveled over a wooden flag pole, exchanging the old 27th Fighter Wing colors for the new 27th Special Operations Wing flag. Performed by the 27th Fighter Wing Honor Guard, the flag ceremony signified the official change of […]

Stunt pilots acrobatics thrill air show crowd

By Thomas Garcia: Quay County Sun About 1,000 people attended the 15th Annual Tucumcari Rotary Club Air Show Wednesday at the Tucumcari airport. The performance also received sky-high marks from students. “They had a lot of new stuff this year at the air show,” said Brent Rusk, 14, of San Jon. “It is a great […]

DWI Task Force, Birthday, special School Board meeting

The Tucumcari Police Department is organizing a City DWI Task Force/Planning Council to serve for the purposes of the CDWI Grant. This meeting will be at noon on Sept. 4, 2007 at the Tucumcari Police Department Training Room. Please feel free to bring a bag lunch. This meeting will be an organizational meeting to set […]

He runs to help others

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By QCS Staff Even before Anthony Macias went to Tucumcari High School he was biking, swimming, and running. He’s an athletic type, one who takes being fit very seriously. The THS graduate, after attending the University of New Mexico, joined the Air Force at 21. And, today, he’s SSgt. Anthony Macias and stationed at Barksdale […]

DWI Task Force denied again

by Chelle Delaney: Quay County Sun After meeting with the Quay County Commission on Friday, the county’s DWI program is without a fiscal agent. The county could not take any official action because its meeting was set up as a work session. Members of the DWI Task Force, an advisory group to the DWI program, […]

DWI Task Force optimistic

By Chelle Delaney: Quay County Sun The DWI Task Force will meet on Friday morning with the Quay County Commission in hopes the commission can be persuaded to, again, become the program’s fiscal agent. “I feel positive because of this meeting,” said Pam Tompkins, DWI Task Force chairman, at a meeting of the task force […]

City denies DWI Task Force request

by Chelle Delaney: Quay County Sun The fate of the Quay County DWI program got tossed back to Quay County by the Tucumcari City Commission on Thursday night. “We’ve done more than enough, they should go back to the county,” said Commissioner Chris Maestas. The DWI program is a much needed entity, said Commissioner Jim […]