City OKs beer, wine at golf course

By Chelle Delaney: QCS Staff It’s OK for the Tucumcari Municipal Golf Course and pro shop to serve beer and wine when they get their license, commissioners agreed at the City Commission meeting on Thursday. Being able to serve alcoholic beverages at the golf course would be an “improvement for city businesses and the citizens,” [...]

There are worse jobs in sports

By Kevin Wilson I hate my job. It’s a comment lament. From the fictional account of the man who works with an office full of monkeys in the Careerbuilder.com commercial to the person who’s just trying to get by on minimum wage and the occasional hour of overtime, everybody has an aspect of their job [...]

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 [...]

National Guardsmen return home

William Thompson Five National Guardsmen from Tucumcari are coming home after nearly two years at Cannon Air Force in Clovis. Guardsmen Jason Braziel, Roberto Gallegos and Ricardo Sanchez will be returning to their jobs with city government while Sgt. Tim Clark and Anthony Alarcon will be returning to their jobs as special education teachers with [...]

Parties gear up for Nov. election

William Thompson Members of the Quay County Republican Party and the Quay County Democratic Party are busy calling potential voters to gauge voter interest and persuade voters as the Nov. 2 election looms. Ron Wilmot, Chairman of the Quay County Democratic Party said Kerry-Edwards yard signs are on the way to the area. “We should [...]

Garcia running for commission seat

Daniel Garcia !. What is it that makes Quay County uniquely Quay County? First, its history. You find here evidence of prehistoric times, dinosaur bones, seashells, petrified wood, etc; evidence of when Quay County lay under a shallow sea. Then there is its cultural diversity; evidence of when Native Americans dominated here. You can find [...]

City hires new economic leader

By TV Hagenah Tucumcari has a new economic development director and he has big plans for the community. Executive Director of the Greater Tucumcari Economic Development Corporation Ben Kendrick has moved into his office in “C” building of Mesalands Community College where he hopes to be directing the development future of Tucumcari for the next [...]

A place to come home to

Freedom Newspapers To the ancients, four elements — earth, water, air and fire — were the building blocks of all things. While we now have a better understanding of the atomic and subatomic makeup of matter, these four elements remain the building blocks to the future of Quay County. Earth is the foundation. Agriculture is [...]