Seniors given legal rundown at workshop

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By Thomas Garcia Legal problems that sometimes catch senior citizens off guard were presented at a workshop on Nov. 7 by Susan E. Page, staff attorney for the State Bar of New Mexico. The workshop was held at Tucumcari Senior Citizens Center to inform senior citizens about the Lawyer Referral for the Elderly Program, which […]

Officials to test military for depleted uranium levels

QCS Staff The New Mexico Department of Health will test military veterans and active duty personnel who may have been exposed to depleted uranium in the Persian Gulf War, the Afghanistan conflict or the current war in Iraq in Quay and surrounding counties the week of Dec. 13, a spokeswoman for the department said. The […]

Hospital vote tax set for Tuesday

By Chelle Delaney: Quay County Sun On Tuesday, voters are being asked to weigh in on two proposals for a gross receipts tax to support the Dan C. Trigg Memorial Hospital. In the election, the first question asks residents to vote for an existing tax and the second asks residents to vote for a new […]

Helping kids feel safe after storm

By QCS Staff It’s been a slightly more than a month since a tornado hit Logan and changed many people’s lives. Yet, for some, the reaction to the tornado is not over, said Ann Largent, a counselor at the schools in House, Logan, Tucumcari and San Jon through the Quay County School Health Partnership and […]

04-21-2007: Around Town

Hurricane talk set… Leon Cooper of Albuquerque will be a guest speaker at the 11 a.m. Sunday worship service at First Presbyterian Church, 306 E. Aber St., in Tucumcari. He will be speaking and making a slide presentation on Hurricane Katrina that hit Waveland, Miss., where his son was living. Cooper taught science at Tucumcari […]

Tornadoes can affect victims long after, counselors say

By Thomas Garcia: Quay County Sun Free counseling is being offered to the residents of Logan after the March 23 tornado. “The crisis might have passed but it is far from over for those who were affected by it.,” said Tucumcari Mental Health Resource Director Heidi Fenton. “After a crisis people are so busy putting […]

Gov. Bill Richardson’s 2007 State of the State Address

Governor Bill Richardson’s 2007 State of the State Address (As prepared for delivery on Jan. 16, 2007) Lt. Governor Denish, Senate Pro-tem Ben Altamirano, and Speaker Ben Lujan; Native American and spiritual leaders; Chief Justices and members of the Judiciary; Democratic and Republican leaders, members of our state House of Representatives and Senate; former Governors, […]

New tax proposed for back up of 911 system

by Chelle Delaney: Quay County Sun Tucumcari City Manager Richard Primrose proposed a sales tax increase in Quay County to cover the costs of radio back up system for the county’s consolidate dispatch, or 911 system, at Tuesday’s County Commission meeting. Primrose said the system currently has no back up and that it “extremely critical […]

Community

Amistad celebrates centennial Saturday For its 100th birthday, historic Amistad is going all out on Saturday to celebrate with a day of fun and in recognition of the national day of the “America Cowboy.” Planned events include: pioneer exhibits from area museums, Blue Grass and Western music all day, a flea and farmer’s market (you […]

Wellness Fair draws 500

By Kevin Wilson: Quay County Sun Health was on the minds of 500 people Saturday at the Tucumcari Convention Center. Approximately 75 booths filled every room of the Tucumcari Convention Center for the Quay County Maternal Child and Community Healthcare Council Wellness Fair. Participants ranged from those conducting eye checks to cholesterol screenings to small […]