Local probation, parole office closing

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Thomas Garcia A lower caseload and fewer offenders over the past five years has prompted the New Mexico Corrections Department to downsize the local probation and parole office, a department spokesperson said.

Using clotheslines a matter of opinion

An item in a recent edition of The New York Times caught the eye and caused a momentary pause. In some areas of our country, hanging clothes on clotheslines in the yards has been outlawed. Some communities simply wrote those lines out of existence and would not permit their use. Some realtors even reported the […]

City wrestles with budget deficit

Chelle Delaney Tucumcari Mayor Antonio Apodaca asked city staff Monday to come with several options to lower a proposed 15 percent

07-04-2004: Tuck’s Turf

This week starts off with a bang. The Annual Legends of Mesa CC 3 Person Scramble is at 12:30 p.m. today. The tournament is held each year to remember or departed members and friends from the past. I have been here two years and the families and friends have donated or purchased Pine Trees behind […]

New pool bid significantly lower

QCS Staff Tucumcari City Manager Richard Primrose told city commissioners Thursday the city has received an estimate for repairs to the city pool that is far lower than previous estimates. The latest estimate is about $90,000, Primrose said. Previous estimates had ranged as high as $200,000. The city will now advertise for bid proposals for […]

New fire marsal hired

By William Thompson: Quay County Sun Fire chiefs from nine fire departments in Quay County elected a first-ever Quay County Fire Marshal on Tuesday. Donald Adams, fire chief for the Bard-Endee fire district, is the new fire marshal and he said he looks forward to helping county fire departments keep up with paperwork and regulations. […]