Curnutt selected as new mayor

Thomas Garcia It was down to business Thursday for the newly sworn in city commissioners Daniel Lopez and Dora Salinas Mctigue. McTigue and Lopez were sworn in at a workshop at City Hall before their first commission meeting. The meeting was chaired by senior commissioner Robert Lumpkin, who welcomed the new commissioners. “I’d like to […]

County commission meeting venue moved

QCS staff The Quay County Board of Commissioners’ regular scheduled meeting for 9 a.m., on Feb. 13 will be held at the Extension Service Office at 216 East Center Street.

Logan schools holding work session

QCS staff The Logan Municipal Schools Board of Education will be conducting a work session at 6 p.m., Monday in the board room of Logan School. This meeting is for the purpose of preparing for the Superintendent interviews. A special meeting with an executive session will be held at 8 a.m., on Feb. 11 for […]

Parent committee meeting set

QCS reports The Class of 2017 parent committee will meet at 5:30 p.m. on Dec. 1at the Tucumcari Public Schools central office, 2400 S. Eighth St. For information call Lorinda Martinez at 403-7344.

Public meeting held concerning low altitude flights

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Thomas Garcia More than a dozen Quay County residents attended a public hearing Thursday hosted by officials from Cannon Air Force Base concerning low altitude training flights. Residents commented on the proposed flights during the meeting. Tom Phelps of Clovis, CEO of ENMR Plateau, said the Air Force needs to use the low altitude airspace […]

Meetings watch: Rural development interim committee

The Economic and Rural Development Interim Committee held their committee meeting at Mesalands Comm-unity College on July 6-7. The meeting focused on renewable energy which made Mesalands and the new North American Wind Re-search and Training Center, an ideal location. “The committee wanted to look at energy and this part of the state is known […]

Arch Hurley board allows absentee voting

Thomas Garcia The Arch Hurley Conservancy District Board of Directors approved a resolution updating election rules, timetables and forms during its regular meeting Tuesday. “This will make participation and the process of the election voter-friendly,” Arch Hurley Manager Franklin McCasland said. Governor Suzana Martinez signed HB 358 into law earlier this month, which updated Arch […]

Racing commission members come from various backgrounds

Charles D. Brunt There will be four new faces on the five-member New Mexico Racing Commission when the governor-appointed body convenes for its regular meeting here today. Gov. Susana Martinez has appointed Jerald Glenn Closper of Los Lunas, Gayla McCulloch of Farmington, Rob Doughty III of Albuquerque, and Beverly Bourguet of Albuquerque to the panel, […]

Wheatland Extension Club holds final meeting

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Thomas Garcia Together again for the last time, 11 members of the Wheatland Extension Club met at Del’s for their final official function. “Anyone who has not been part of an extension club does not know how they are missed,” said Maxine Wallace. “We are all going to miss it.” For those unfamiliar with Wheatland, […]

Mayor talks taxes at town hall meeting

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Russell Anglin Tucumcari has a growing list of expenses and a shrinking list of revenue sources, Mayor Jim Witcher said Thursday. About 50 residents showed up to the Tucumcari Convention Center Thursday night to hear what Witcher and city officials had to say about two proposed tax measures that Witcher and others hope will help […]