Two tax ordinances proposed at meeting

Russell Anglin The subject of taxes weighed on the minds of Tucumcari city commissioners and citizens at the commission’s Nov. 11 city hall meeting. Pajarito Interiors owner Ruth Nelson was the first to address the commission. She expressed concern over the burned, hazardous Sands Dorsey building and asked the commission to pursue legal action against […]

Tucumcari school board holds closed meeting

QCSun staff The Tucumcari Public Schools Board of Education held a special meeting Friday to discuss threatened litigation. A closed executive session lasted approximately 45 minutes. The board then resumed in open session and delegated authority to the superintendent and the school’s lawyers to negotiate a settlement in a pending litigation. Superintendent Aaron Mckinney and […]

Local briefs — Oct. 27

Republicans holding meeting The Republican Party of Quay County will have a meeting Friday. The meeting will be from noon until 1 p.m. in the back forty room of K-Bob’s. John Sanchez, New Mexico lieutenant governor candidate, will speak at the meeting.

Community calendar — Oct. 27

Thursday City Commission at 6 p.m., City Hall. Tuesday Red Hat Society meeting at noon, Del’s Restaurant. Nov. 3 Museum Advisory Board at 3 p.m., Museum. Nov. 5 Lodger’s Tax Advisory Board at 10 a.m., City Hall. Nov. 8 Economic Development Corp. at 5:15 p.m., EDC. Nov. 11 City Commission Work Session at 5 p.m., […]

Special meeting prompted by voiding of La Mesa gaming license

By Thomas Garcia Quay County Sun Quay County Gaming Authority Executive Director Waren Frost will host a special meeting to discuss the future of a race track and casino in Quay County. Frost said he will hold the meeting at 6 p.m. Wednesday at the Tucumcari Convention Center exhibit hall and it is open to […]

EPCOG meeting in Clovis

The Eastern Plains Council of Governments is holding a special meeting Tuesday to consider updated policies.The meeting will be held at 1:30 p.m. at 418 Main Street in Clovis.

Frost to host meeting at convention center

Warren Frost, executive director of the Quay County Gaming Authority, will host a meeting at the Tucumcari Convention Center exhibit hall Sept. 29 at 6 p.m. to discuss Tucumcari’s future regarding the race track and casino and to give the public an update regarding where the city currently stands on the matter.For more information, call […]

Historical group offers educational experience

By Lynn Moncus: Comments from the Canyons On the evening of April 19, Tucumcari Historical Research Institute held its annual meeting at the Elks Lodge. The program about the history of education in Quay County was presented by Joy Moon and her daughters, Carolyn Franklin and Janet Griffiths. The daughters prepared their script by doing […]

Rep Lujan to be guest speaker at graduation

QCS staff U.S. Rep. Ben Ray Lujan, D-N.M., will be guest speaker at the Mesalands Community College graduation ceremonies on May 7, according to a college news release recapping highlights of the April 14 board of trustees meeting. Also from the meeting: • College President Phillip O. Barry presented an appropriation request that has been […]

Quay history — April 7

April 1962 Gilbert Bonem of Tucumcari was honored at a retirement party held at the office of railroad agent B.D. Kersey. Kersey presented Bonem with a watch and $100 U.S. Savings bond for his service as a train clerk. … The Tucumcari American Legion selected eight delegates from Tucumcari High School to attend the Boys […]