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. [...]

Gearing up for Rattler Reunion

By Chelle Delaney: Quay County Sun Championed by Norma Crellin, the president of the Rattler Alumni Association, 15 volunteers gathered in the back room of the Citizens Bank on Friday to label 3,300 Rattler Reunion invitations. The “Spirit of ‘76” reunion celebration will be Aug. 3-5 at the Convention Center. The volunteers made quick work [...]

Harden speaks at Roundhouse Review

By Kevin Wilson: Quay County Sun Local business leaders gathered Tuesday to get a first-hand impression of the 2006 New Mexico Legislature from Sen. Clint Harden, R-Clovis. Harden was the featured guest of the Association of Commerce and Industry’s Roundhouse Review, one of 25 scheduled sessions in an eight-week period. Sayuri Yamada, the vice president [...]

Jailed for a good cause

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By Ryn Gargulinski: QCS Several Quay County business people spent part of Thursday behind bars. They weren’t guilty of any seedy or illegal practices, however — they were raising money for the Muscular Dystrophy Association, Inc. (MDA). K-Bob’s Steakhouse was the scene of the “lockup” where 17 local business members donated one hour each to [...]

City approves $16.8 million budget

By William Thompson: Quay County Sun – Budget $1.3 million more than year ago. Tucumcari’s finance director Marty Garcia said Tuesday the city’s budget has increased by $1.3 million from last year, mainly due to increases in payroll for city employees and money set aside for renovation of the city’s wastewater treatment plant. The $16.8 [...]

Help wanted

By William Thompson: Quay County Sun Department of Labor says summer jobs available for teenagers and adults in Quay County. Tucumcari’s economy is a service economy, according to New Mexico Department of Labor employment representative Bill Griffin. Griffin tries to find jobs for Quay County residents who come into his office on West Route 66 [...]