Fire ban extended for Quay County

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Thomas Garcia The burn ban in Quay County has been extended at least two weeks until Quay County commissioners can review it again. The ban was placed in effect indefinitely on June 8. Commission Chairman Franklin McCasland said Monday that areas of Quay County have received rain in the past week, but the moisture has […]

Quay County Arts Council receives $6K donation

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Thomas Garcia The Quay Council for Arts and Humanities received a $6,000 grant from the Xcel Energy Foundation,

Recycling: Grant helping city to launch green pla

By Chelle Delaney: Quay County Sun A $10,000 grant for office recycling containers will put the city of Tucumcari in green mode. The grant to Tucumcari was one of 10 grants, totaling $260,000, awarded by the New Mexico Environment Department to communities and pueblos. The money is to be used for recycling and illegal dumping […]

Trigg Hospital gets grant for roof

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Mesalands gears up to plan for arrival of wind turbine

By Thomas Garcia Quay County Sun Mesalands Community College is fine tuning its scheduling for the installation of its 1.5 megawatt wind turbine from General Electric, said college president, Phillip O. Barry. “The college is at a crucial crossroads with the manufacturing, delivery and set up of the wind turbine,” Barry said at the college’s […]

Success Center to close end of September

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By Thomas Garcia: Quay County Sun The Mesalands Community College’s Success Center will close its doors on Sept. 30. The closing means the center will no longer offer its after-school tutoring program or family academies, said Success Center director Beth Sisneros. “I loved the center,” said nine-year-old Robert Marez, who attended the center twice a […]

Granted, it’s a beautiful day for $12K award

By Thomas Garcia: Quay County Sun The city of Tucumcari received a $12,600 grant to aid in the beautification of Tucumcari. The grant is made possible by the New Mexico Clean and Beautiful program started by the New Mexico Tourism Department. “It is a yearly competitive grant based on population,” said Community Development project coordinator, […]

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 […]

ArtSpace takes initial measures

By QCS Staff One of the first steps in launching Eastern New Mexico ArtSpace was made Tuesday with the preliminary approval of a $12,500 grant by the Greater Tucumcari Economic Development Corp. Final approval of the grant will have to come next from the City Commission, said GTEDC board president, Franklin McCasland. Eastern New Mexico […]

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 […]