Recycling day scheduled

QCS staff Participants in the Leadership Development Program have scheduled a recycling day from 8 a.m. to noon on May 22 in the Lowe’s grocery store parking lot. Proceeds from the event will be used to provide scholarships for next year’s participants. Members are asking residents to donate aluminum cans, copper, brass, iron, tin, batteries, […]

Looking for leaders to stand up

By Thomas Garcia: Quay County Sun In an effort to reach out to the future city leaders, a local group asked the Tucumcari Public School Board of Education to help locate candidates for their new leadership development courses. Jim Lafferty approached the school board members Monday night to ask for their support of the leadership […]

Tucumcari’s economic success discussed at town hall meeting

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Thomas Garcia Keys to Tucumcari’s economic development success are community collaboration and engaging the youth, said a leadership and economic development consultant. Fifty local residents attended a town hall meeting Wednesday led by Malin Wall, founder and director of the Nebraska-based Heartland Center for Leadership Development. “There are many well intentioned groups and people doing […]

Presentation offers keys to success for small towns

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Thomas Garcia Despite conventional folk wisdom, small towns do have a future, and can succeed, said Milan Wall, a leadership and economic development consultant. Wall, founder of the Nebraska-based Heartland Center for Leadership Development, gave a presentation Tuesday on the “Six myths about the future of small towns” to about 50 area Tucumcari residents. The […]

03-31-2007: Around Town

Birthday for six … Kristen R. Gonzales will be celebrating her 6th birthday today with family and friends. Her birth date is March 27. Her parents are Liz Esquebil and Daniel Gonzales and her brother is Cameron Montano, 13. Kristen’s grandparents are Eloy and Madeline Esquibel and Danny and Susan Gonzales/ Ambassador Pete … Nickolaus […]

Conchas girl goes to D.C.

By William Thompson: Quay County Sun A Conchas middle schools student whose favorite subject is American History, will be representing her town on at a leadership conference in March in Washington, D.C. Sara Miller, 12, will be attending the People to People World Leadership Forum in the nation’s capital from March 14-20. Miller’s mother Kelly […]

Candidate – Billy R. “Bill” Curry

TV Hagenah Billy R. “Bill” Curry 1. What is it that makes Quay County special to you? 1. It is special to me because my neighbors are some of the best people in New Mexico. I was born and raised in Quay County and I live in this beautiful mesa country of Eastern New Mexico, […]

Local LDS branch changes leadership

The Tucumcari Branch of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints hosted stake officials who visited from Amarillo to release Hoyt Skabelund as Branch President and install new leadership at the Tucumcari church. John H. Yearout was sustained as the new branch President and he selected Freddy W. Curnutt as first counselor and Kim […]

Election – Curry seeks county commission seat

TV Hagenah Billy Ray Curry 1. What is it that makes Quay County uniquely Quay County? “Quay County is unique, because of its history. It began as cowboy country. The county was totally agricultural until the railroad pushed westward and brought with it small business and settlers from the East. Then came the “Mother Road” […]