State auditor calls for Patrick Lyons resignation at PRC

State Auditor Hector Balderas today called for the resignation of Public Regulations Commission chairman and former Clovis resident Patrick Lyons, accusing the chairman of using equipment for unauthorized purposes. The audit is part of continuing probe of alleged corruption within the PRC. Calls to Lyons were not immediately returned. Specifically, Balderas said auditors found that [...]

Press Release: Pat Lyons announces run for N.M. Public Regulation Commission

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SANTA FE – Patrick Lyons, who made history by being the only Republican elected Commissioner of Public Lands for two consecutive terms, today announced his candidacy for the New Mexico Public Regulation Commission (PRC) District 2.

Democrats claim big wins

By Chelle Delaney: QCS Staff Quay County Democrats made a strong statement Tuesday, unseating an incumbent magistrate judge and electing a Democratic candidate for sheriff. David Joel Garnett defeated incumbent Republican Magistrate Judge Edwin Bruhn by 898 votes — 64 percent to 36 percent. “I ran a good race,” Bruhn said. “But the governor (Democrat [...]

Commissioner speaks on State Trust Land

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By Ryn Gargulinski: QCS What takes up more than 13 million acres across the state, is found in every county except Los Alamos and raked in $386 million in revenues last year? Anyone who answered State Trust Land may have been listening in Thursday when Public Lands Commissioner Patrick Lyons spoke to the Rotary Club [...]

Mesalands graduation ceremony takes place

By William Thompson: Quay County Sun – College days not over for some. Mesalands Community College held its graduation ceremony Friday evening at Tucumcari High School Auditorium. About 100 friends and family members of the 38 graduates attended the ceremony. New Mexico’s Commissioner of Public Lands, Patrick Lyons, gave the graduation address. He spoke briefly [...]

House public school publishes honor roll

House Municipal Schools has announced the honor roll students for the first quarter of the 2004-2005 school year. Those listed on the “A” Honor Roll are seniors, Nathan Foust and Lindsy Lee; sophomores Sara Lee and Shannon Lane; eighth grader, Kristopher Foust; and fifth graders, Daniel Lyons and Kaylee Tibbs. The “A” and “B” Honor [...]

House places second at Vaughn Tourney

TV Hagenah The house girls traveled to the annual Vaughn Girls Invitational Basketball Tournament over the weekend and the small school walked away with second place. “I am proud of the girls,” said House Head Girls’ Coach Marc Foust about the contest. “They went into this tournament, played tough basketball and came out with a [...]

House school releases honor roll

HOUSE – House schools released their first grading period honor roll and 28 House students are on the list. Representatives from House said Eight students were placed on the all “A” honor roll and the other 20 are on the “A” and “B” honor roll. “A” honor roll Seniors Nathan Foust, Lindsy Lee and Jonathan [...]

Quay County GOP go to convention

Three Republicans representing Quay County traveled to Albuquerque over the weekend to the quadrennial Republican State Convention. Attending the convention were County Party Chairperson Travis Nelson, and Quay County Representatives Jimmy Pierce and Betty Ditto. Nelson said that a number of other area Republicans were present including: New Mexico State Agriculture Secretary from Quay County [...]