Cutest kids help raise funds for United Way

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Sometimes the cutest kids can do the darnest things. And that’s what happened with Alco’s Cutest Baby Contest. Funds raised from the project, about $450, were donated to the Quay County United Way.

Tug of war over funds

Chelle Delaney Whose $80,000 is it anyway? The city of Tucumcari says it is theirs. Quay County says they asked for it first. At stake is $80,000 appropriated to “Tucumcari in Quay County” during the last state legislative session, City Manager John Sutherland said.Sutherland said the city asked for the money to pay for infrastructure. […]

Road funds OKed for Quay County

By QCS Staff The New Mexico Transportation Commission announced Friday it had approved over $26 million on Thursday to assist local governments in road improvements, according to a DOT press release. In Quay County almost $850,000 was approved for county, school and municipal roads.The DOT’s District 4 Local Government Road Fund Breakdowns for Quay County […]

Commissioners hope health care funds stay in county

By Chelle Delaney, Quay County Sun Quay County Commissioners expressed concern over the financial health of rural hospitals, if they lose funds to a proposed statewide health care plan. In a discussion about whether or not pending legislation on Gov. Bill Richardson’s desk would survive, the governor’s proposed health care coverage plan, if it taps […]

Mesalands to fund faculty endowment

By Thomas Garcia: Quay County Sun Mesalands Community College took its first steps to establish a higher education faculty endowment. The endowment would provide funding for chairs, lectureships, professorships, scholarships, graduate assistantships and faculty development, said Phillip O. Barry, president of Mesalands, at the college’s Board of Trustees meeting Tuesday. The New Mexico Higher Education […]

Hospital auxiliary reaches ‘Season’s Greeting’ goal

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By QCS Staff President of the Dan C. Trigg Hospital Auxiliary, Nancy McNabb, handed over a $10,000 check to hospital administrator Matt Posinski on Friday. The auxiliary raised the funds through its Season’s Greetings campaign. The Presbyterian Healthcare Foundation will match the money. The funds will be used to buy equipment for the hospital.

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 […]

Voters say yes to hospital tax

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By Chelle Delaney: Quay County Sun With votes coming in at margin of about 6 to 1, the gross receipts tax proposals for Dan C. Trigg Hospital easily passed in Tuesday’s election. The vote on Question No. 1 was 774 for, 11 against. On Question No. 2, a new tax, the vote was 713 for, […]

Logan approved for $8 million in waste water funds

QCS Staff The Village of Logan has been approved for more than $8 million in federal funding for a waste water project, U.S. senators Jeff Bingaman and Pete Dominici, announced this week in press releases. The funds are comprised of a $4.34 million low-interest loan and a $4.08 million grant from the federal government. Logan […]

Park improvements planned for funds

By Quay County Sun Staff This summer, a Youth Conservation Corps (YCC) grant will make improvements possible at Jennings Park and provide funds to hire six youths. The $25,561 YCC grant will be used at the softball complex to pave walkways and create a platform next to the bleachers, said Yvette Fazekas, project coordinat Construction […]