Snowbound in Tucumcari

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by Chelle Delaney: Quay County Sun It’s back to business as usual for most residents, hoteliers and city officials. But, for three days, it seemed all traffic flowed into Tucumcari. In fact, an estimated 7,500 semi-trucks and passenger vehicles converged in Tucumcari between Friday and Sunday when access to I-40 was closed due of hazardous […]

City’s Primrose tapped for county manager post

By Chelle Delaney: Quay County Sun The Quay County Commission agreed to hire Richard Primrose, the city manager of Tucumcari, to be its new county manager at its Wednesday meeting. Franklin McCasland chair of the commission said Primrose was the strongest candidate following interviews with applicants on Tuesday. During a five-minute recess, Commissioner Bill Curry […]

Contract rejected by Arch Hurley Board

By Chelle Delaney: QCS Staff A contract to allow property owner Skip Vernon to have some of the water from the Tucumcari canal was rejected by the board of the Arch Hurley Conservancy District on Tuesday. Board chairman Larry Perkins voted to let Vernon have the water, under a proposed contract by the Board of […]

Molinas enjoys last run

By Thomas Garcia: Quay County Sun Krystal Molinas has been on the Rattlers’ side and sidelines for half a decade. Molinas is the head team manager for the Rattlers varsity and junior varsity football teams. Molinas got her start as manager of the Rattlers during her sophomore year in 2001 when her brother A.J. Molinas […]

County taps Cunningham for interim city manager

by Chelle Delaney: Quay County Sun Wayne Cunningham will come into the Quay County manager’s office today as the interim county manager, said Franklin McCasland, chair of the Quay County Commission. The Quay County Commission agreed during Monday’s meeting to offer the interim county manager position to Cunningham. His salary has not yet been determined, […]

County chiefs learns new interim procedures

by Chelle Delaney: Quay County Sun County Commissioners and Quay County department heads met Friday morning at a special meeting to discuss operating procedures following the Aug. 30 death of Quay County manager Terry Turner. Don Schutte, district attorney and attorney for the county, went over the public meetings regulations for public officials with department […]

Arch Hurley picks interim district manager

by Chelle Delaney: Quay County Sun The Board of the Arch Hurley Conservancy District selected ditch rider and foreman Mark Precidao as its interim district manager at a special meeting on Tuesday. The board had put the selection of a new manager on its agenda at its special meeting Aug. 30, but took no action […]

County faces decision on county’s manager’s post

By Chelle Delaney: Quay County Sun Last week’s death of Quay County Manager Terry Turner from a heart attack has left a void in the county’s leadership. Quay County Commission Chairman Franklin McCasland was at the county manager’s office Tuesday trying to grapple with some of the issues facingLast week’s death of Quay County Manager […]

New general manager for Arch Hurley?

by Chelle Delaney: Quay County Sun A decision about the new intermin general manager of the The Arch Hurley Conservancy District could be made today at 9 a.m. at a special meeting of the district’s board of directors. Included on the board’s agenda was the topic of a interim general manager. The district’s current general […]

Board dismisses district manager of Arch Hurley Consevancy District

By Chelle Delaney: Quay County Sun The board of the Arch Hurley Conservancy District agreed Tuesday to dismiss district manager Wayne Cunningham in a closed executive session. None of the board members offered an explanation for the action after the meeting. Cunningham, who serves on Gov. Bill Richardson’s Blue Ribbon Water Committee, has been manager […]