Quay County election results

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By QCS Staff Quay County provisional election results.Canvassing of the votes will be at 9 a.m. at the Quay County Commission meeting in the Quay County Court House. President and Vice President ofThe United States Barack Obama and Joe Biden Democratic Party11 Precinct No. 110 Precinct No. 244 Precinct No. 37 Precinct No. 498 Precinct […]

Analysis: Obama and Dems scored

By Steven Thomma: McClatchy Newspapers DENVER — Barack Obama and the Democrats had their moment, and it was a quite a moment. Now America pivots to John McCain and the Republicans.

City approves $20.6 million budget

By Chelle Delaney: Quay County Sun A 20.6 million budget was approved by the Tucumcari City Commission Tuesday night. Included in the 2008-2009 budget are about $9 million in capital and infrastructure expenditures, said city Manager John Sutherland.The projects include those at the city’s water treatment, new piping to bring in water from wells and […]

05-14-08: Military Notes

Navy Seaman John P. Vuras, son of Sonja J. Vuras-

City prepping for Ute Lake water allocation

By Chelle Delaney: Quay County Sun The city of Tucumcari is making preparations and bankrolling funds to receive its allocation of water from Ute Lake. At Thursday night’s city commission meeting, city manager John Sutherland reported that the city had almost $900,000 set aside from gross receipt taxes earmarked

Delinquent property tax auction results in sale of 30 properties

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By Chelle Delaney: Quay County Sun John Cullum had just spent $400 for some land, but he wasn’t sure exactly what he had bought. Cullum and the Quay County Clerk hunted Thursday through county plat books to see just where the properties were. Some people could easily spend $400 at a gambling outing and “not […]

03-29-08: Book Reviews

The following books are available from the Tucumcari Public Library. For more information, call 461-0295. FictionThe First Patient by Michael Palmer. When he becomes doctor to his old friend the president, a country physician discovers a conspiracy to kill him. An Incomplete Revenge by Jacqueline Winspear. The psychologist and private investigator Maisie Dobbs investigates vandalism […]

Aim for selecting leaders after His own heart

By Leonard Lauriault It’s a Presidential election year; our senior U.S. Senator is retiring, as is our State Legislator, and several are vying for local offices. We’re likely, therefore, to hear much double talk from those campaigning as well as the news/entertainment media about what America needs. Many promises won’t be kept, sometimes because they […]

01-12-2008: Book Reviews

The following books are available from the Tucumcari Public Library. For more information, call 461-0295. Fiction Death Song by Michael McGarrity. The bushwhack killing of a deputy sheriff in Lincoln County and the brutal murder of the deputy’s wife in Santa Fe bring Police Chief Kevin Kerney and his Mescalero Apache son, Sergeant Clayton Istee, […]

Concentrating on God’s love can bring overflowing joy

By Leonard Lauriault “Joy to the world, the Lord is come! (Watts, 1719; Luke 2: 1-20; be sure to read all the scripture references).” We should be glad Jesus came to earth because we can have many blessings in him, including righteousness, peace, and joy in the Holy Spirit and the hope of glory – […]