Commissioner bids farewell

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Thomas Garcia Quay County Commision Chairman Franklin McCasland adjourned his final meeting on Friday in the company of friends and co-workers.

Community briefs — Dec. 8

Potluck to honor McCasland In honor of Quay County Commission Chairman Franklin McCasland’s eight years of service to the citizens of Quay County as an elected official, the county will be honoring him and his dedication during a pot-luck luncheon following his last commission meeting on Monday.

Historical group offers educational experience

By Lynn Moncus: Comments from the Canyons On the evening of April 19, Tucumcari Historical Research Institute held its annual meeting at the Elks Lodge. The program about the history of education in Quay County was presented by Joy Moon and her daughters, Carolyn Franklin and Janet Griffiths. The daughters prepared their script by doing […]

Arch Hurley allocates water, works on strategic plan

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Chelle Delaney The Arch Hurley Conservancy District board allocated an inch of water Tuesday. In all, four inches of water have been allocated this year in the irrigation project. In mid-August there was a heavy rain that combined with the runoff made it possible to allocate the water, said Arch Hurley manager Franklin McCasland. This […]

Logan schools open new performing arts center

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by Thomas Garcia: Quay County Sun The last building in a $7.2 million improvement project was officially recognized Monday at Logan Municipal Schools. The performing arts and multipurpose room, which includes a stage, opened with a song and dance performance by Logan’s elementary students. “Performing on the new stage was a lot better than being […]

Bob Franklin

Services: 1 p.m. to 7 p.m. Friday there will be a visitation at the Chavez Funeral Home in Fort Sumner. 2 p.m. Saturday at the First Baptist Church in Melrose.   Bob Franklin, 82, of Tolar, died Thursday, August 2, 2007 at his home following an illness. Mr. Franklin was was born Dec. 29, 1924 […]

Weather causes few problems in Tucumcari

by Chelle Delaney: Quay County Sun Tuesday’s slush and icy roads kept many drivers cautious during the storm which arrived late Monday night “We’ve been pretty fortunate,” said Tucumcari Police Chief Larry Ham. “It’s been quiet so far.” However, as the water freezes, the streets will become icy, Ham said, warning drivers to be cautious. […]

Four-day school week discussed at board meeting

By Martha Frost: Quay County Sun Although the four-day school week may be new to Tucumcari, Logan Public Schools Superintendent Carolyn Franklin was at the Monday’s school board meeting to tell the Tucumcari all about it. Franklin has experienced the shortened week at Dora, San Jon, and Logan as a parent, teacher, coach, and administrator. […]

7/16 School News

Triceratops survives Independence Day storm Storm damage not only left its mark at Mesalands Community College but at Tuesday’s regular meeting of the college’s Board of Trustees. Although it was not the only topic discussed, damage to the campus kicked off the meeting with building and grounds supervisor Tommy Jones. Dean of Students Greta Estas […]

Logan seeks new principal

William Thomposn Logan Public Schools are in the process of searching for a new principal and a girls’ basketball coach. Carolyn Franklin, Superintendent of Logan Public Schools , said Principal Tommy Thompson has resigned in order to take a teaching position at San Jon Schools and Bridget Rey, the girls’ basketball coach, has moved to […]