Ten questions about Tucumcari’s bid for racetrack, casino

Chelle Delaney By Chelle DelaneyQuay County Sun 1. What are Racing Commission members looking for in Thursday’s presentation? From any applicant, we are looking for the type of support locally. Ultimately, it’s going to be what is in the best interest of New Mexico’s horse racing. Our focus is racing. Everybody is going to have […]

Rattlers are looking forward to all-class reunion

By Lynn Moncus

Mesalands grads looking to future

By QCS Staff Twenty-eight students received their associate degrees at

Rattlers, Quay teams prep for Friday matchups

By Thomas Garcia: Quay County Sun This weekend two Quay County football teams are hoping to pick up fourth wins and another is looking for its second. The Tucumcari Rattlers want to chalk up another win against the Loving Falcons before they begin what they call the heart of their season with five home games. […]

Rose ingrained with multiple roles in San Jon

By Thomas Garcia: Quay County Sun Bobbye Rose has been San Jon’s city manager, clerk and treasurer since 1983. Before working for the city of San Jon, Rose worked with her husband on their ranch, then she worked at the First National Bank of Tucumcari (now Wells Fargo) from 1972-1976. “The job was open and […]

Windy season making clean sweep

By Lynn Moncus When the Scottish broom begins to bloom in February, or even earlier, many of us have the notion that spring can’t be far behind and begin to look for other sighs of the coming of that special season. We see the greening of some delicate looking weeds and know they are a […]

Emergency lane leads to love

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By Chelle Delaney: QCS Staff Some people find love on the Internet. Greta Estes and Ron Siegel found love on the Interstate. Estes, the Dean of Student Services at Mesalands Community College, said romance was the last thing on her mind when she pulled off of Interstate 40 because of a problem with a tire. […]

Rotary looking for good causes to assist

By QCS staff A performer at last year’s Rotary Air Show returned his check for $3,000 to the Rotary, said Elmer Schuster, Rotary Club president. The club, in turn, decided to return the money to the community, and Tom Broom has been appointed head of a committee to review community activities and programs that could […]

Tucumcari real estate market upbeat

by Chelle Delaney: Quay County Sun Residential real estate sales in Tucumcari in 2006 were upbeat, according to the principles of several real estate companies. “It’s been a pretty good year,” said Mickey Trousdale, of Trousdale Real Estate. “It’s been the best year since I’ve been in business for the last four to five years.” […]

Tucumcari dentist uprooting and moving on — sort of

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By Ryn Gargulinski: QCS Tucumcari’s Clarence Bernard Fitzner Jr. said it has not been odd for him to get emergency calls in the middle of the night. No, not to put out a fire or deliver a baby, but to alleviate what he deems one of the worst pains people can endure — a toothache. […]