Pair of contested races set for June primary elections

QCS staff Quay County voters will have a pair of contested primary elections, and nothing contested in the November general elections. Tuesday was the lone day to file for elections at the Secretary of State’s Office in Santa Fe and at county courthouses for the June 5 primaries. There will be a race for Senate [...]

Proposal an invitation to voter fraud

Freedom New Mexico More dead people could be voting if U.S. Attorney General Eric Holder has his way. Speaking last week at the Lyndon Baines Johnson Presidential Library in Austin, Texas, Holder decried new laws in South Carolina and Texas that require voters to present a state-issued ID at the polls. He said the Justice [...]

Biographies reveal proud history

Many of us are interested in the general history of our area and are always eager to gather more. When we have an opportunity to read about individuals who have participated in that history, we feel fortunate because their stories give us personal views of the past. Recently, Linda Moore at Tucumcari Historical Museum handed [...]

King wins attorney general race

Kevin Wilson Gary King never thought victory would come easy. But he said the spoils had to be short. “I feel like it was a good, hard battle,” King said after defeating 9th Judicial District Attorney Matt Chandler and securing his second term as attorney general. “We’ll have a chance to enjoy the victory tonight, [...]

Attorney general candidates discuss open government

General obligation bonds up for election

Freedom New Mexico State Representative Dennis Roch (R-Tucumcari) announced that the House of Representatives has passed Senate Bill 1, legislation which would allow voters to consider four General Obligation (G.O.) bonds in the November election. “In this tough economic climate, capital outlay funding is simply unavailable,” Roch said. “My colleagues and I therefore felt it [...]

Local company under fire

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By Thomas Garcia Complaints of non-delivery and loss of money filed against a Tucumcari playground equipment company have been referred to the New Mexico Attorney General’s Office. The 130 complaints were originally filed with the Better Business Bureau against Dome Climber, which is owned and operated by Rodney Ward of Tucumcari. “The complaints were referred [...]

11-01-2008: Calendar

Today: 8 a.m – 5 p.m., C.R.A.F.T. Fair, Quay County Exhibit Hall, Quay County Fairgrounds.Today: 10 a.m. – 6 p.m., In Person Absentee Voting and Early Voting for the Nov. 4 2008 General Election, Quay County Clerk

Freedom New takes home 19 NMPA awards

By Freedom New Mexico Freedom New Mexico claimed 19 awards, and the Clovis News Journal took the general excellence award from the New Mexico Press Association, which held its annual awards ceremony Saturday night in Albuquerque. Freedom New Mexico papers, including the Portales News Tribune and Quay County Sun, took 12 first-place awards. Newsroom employees [...]

Mesalands wind turbine recalled by General Electric

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Chelle Delaney