Past and present mayors share a laugh

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By QCS Staff Before the Tucumcari City Commission convened Thursday night, commissioners presented past Mayor Mary Mayfield with a plaque and proclaimation for her service to the city.Mayfield, the city’s first woman mayor, resigned last year for health reasons.At last night’s meeting, commissioners re-elected Antonio Apodaca mayor and Jim Witcher mayor pro tem.Former Mayor Mary […]

Mayor Mayfield resigns

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By QCS Staff Mary Mayfield resigned Thursday as city commissioner and mayor of Tucumcari, effective immediately. Mayfield, elected mayor in 2004, is the first woman in the city’s history to serve as mayor. She had been advised by medical professionals to resign, according to her letter of resignation. “As some of you know, my health […]

City Agrees: Signs need facelift

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By Chelle Delaney: Quay County Sun The Tucumcari “Welcomes you” signs will be getting a facelift and new makeup, the City Commission agreed on Thursday night. The two welcoming signs at the east and west ends of the Tucumcari Boulevard will be revamped and repainted for $1,400 by Rudy Gonzales’ business, “Signs by Rudy.” Individual […]

D.L. “Pete” Bogard

 Services: At 5 p.m. to 8 p.m., Sunday there will be visitation at the family’s home, 1806 Talon Court, Keller, Texas. At 3 p.m., Monday, services at Bluebonnet Hills Memorial Chapel, Colleyville, Texas. At 2 p.m., Thursday there will be a service at the First Baptist Church of Tucumcari.  D.L. “Pete” Bogard, 55, died Wednesday, […]

City manager finalists named

by Chelle Delaney: Quay County Sun Tucumcari city commissioners announced the names of three finalists for the city manager’s position on Thursday. The finalists are • John D. Berchtold of Charlotte, Mich. • Boyd A. Kraemer of Benson, Ariz. • John R. Sutherland of Flagstaff, Ariz. All the candidates met the minium requirements and a […]

Tuesday’s Scores

Tuesday’s Scores Class 1A Quarterfinals Cimarron 48, Tatum 30 Elida 45, Magdalena 33 Hagerman 50, Fort Sumner 39 Class 2A Quarterfinals McCurdy 57, Navajo Pine 54 Navajo Prep 61, Clayton 53 Penasco 68, Capitan 31 Texico 52, Eunice 27 Class 3A Quarterfinals Hope Christian 68, Wingate 59 Pojoaque 39, West Las Vegas 32 Portales 41, […]

Celebrating the Cat

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Library volunteer Tomoko Bahrs, aka Cat in the Hat, greeted guests as they came in for the Dr. Seuss’ Cat in the Hat’s 50th birthday. More than 175 children and parents turned out Thursday for the 50th birthday bash of Dr. Seuss’ classic, “The Cat in the Hat.” Guest Dr. Seuss readers included Mayor Mary […]

Rey tapped as interim city manager

by Chelle Delaney: Quay County Sun Clara Rey, administrative assistant to Tucumcari city manager Richard Primrose, was named interim city manager by the City Commission Thursday night. Rey will take over as manager on March 1 when Primrose moves to the Quay County Courthouse several blocks away to become the county manager. She has worked […]

City to broaden city manager search

by Chelle Delaney: Quay County Sun The Tucumcari City Commission has decided to revise its search for a new city manager, said Mayor Mary Mayfield on Friday. “We decided we need to broaden the search,” Mayfield said. The commissioners are searching for a replacement for the current city manager, Richard Primrose, who leaves his post […]

Commissioners revise appointment procedures

by Chelle Delaney: Quay County Sun Several city comissioners and Mayor Mary Mayfield got into a little verbal sabre rattling over the way candidates for city agency advisory boards are appointed and the use of Robert’s Rules of Order at Thursday night’s City Commission meeting. Commissioner Jim Lafferty said he knew that a new procedure […]