Meeting with Tucumcari principal on leave canceled

QC Sun staff Thursday’s meeting related to Tucumcari High School Principal David Castillo has been canceled, school officials announced Monday. The Tucumcari school board had scheduled the meeting at Castillo’s request. It was not immediately clear who asked the meeting be canceled. Castillo has been on paid administrative leave since Nov. 11, following allegations of [...]

Press release: Public meeting to be held on Conchas Lake management plan

Freedom New Mexico CONCHAS DAM, N.M. – New Mexico State Parks invites the public to review and comment on the draft park management plan for Conchas Lake State Park. The plan includes a history of the park, a review of existing park resources and facilities, and proposed management and facility improvements for the next five [...]

Residents voice opinion at Arch Hurley meeting

kwgoch-kwgo9s120conchaslakeweb.jpg

By Thomas Garcia: Quay County Sun More than 75 area residents attended Thursday’s special meeting of the Arch Hurley Conservancy District. The 65 seats for visitors set up inside the meeting room of Arch Hurley, located at 101 East High St., were filled an hour before the 1 p.m. meeting. “It was an overwhelming public [...]

H1N1 vaccine on the way

By Chris Schmaedeke, QCS managing editor A vaccine for the H1N1 flu virus should be in Quay County by November, Quay County commissioners learned at their meeting Monday morning. Jeanne Moralez, a Quay County health nurse, said 300,000 units of the vaccine will be distributed throughout New Mexico. “All those units have to be divided [...]

Udall: Country ‘moving in the right direction’

kpf5yx-94udall.jpg

By Thomas Garcia: Quay County Sun This was no political pep rally. U.S. Sen. Tom Udall, D-N.M., had to answer some tough questions on Thursday as he hosted a 90-minute town hall meeting at the Tucumcari Convention Center. Questions ranged from health care to federal bailouts, and some were even personal, as about 100 Quay [...]

Students rewarded for meeting AYP standards

koyy24-826students.jpg

By Thomas Garcia: Quay County Sun Teachers, staff and school administrators for Tucumcari Middle School held a picnic lunch for the students on Friday, honoring them for a third consecutive year of meeting New Mexico’s Annual Yearly Progress standards. “It was no surprise,” said Principal Roberta Segura. “The students work very hard and did such [...]

Press release: Bingaman hosting town hall meeting in Clovis

ALBUQUERQUE – U.S. Senator Jeff Bingaman will be hosting a health care town hall in Clovis at 4:15 p.m. on Tuesday, August 18. Bingaman will discuss the effort in Congress to reform health insurance as a means of containing rapidly rising health care costs, and hear from constituents. Bingaman’s complete public schedule is as follows: [...]

Reader meeting set for Monday

Freedom New Mexico The Quay County Sun begins weekly publication on Aug. 5 and we’ll have a new look, and new content, to go with the change. Readers are invited to offer input on the changes during a meeting scheduled for 6 p.m. Monday at the Quay County Sun office at 902 S. First St. [...]

7-15 Club notes

Tucumcari DARTucumcari Chapter Daughters of the American Revolution held the annual Community Recognition meeting on May 8.

Events calendar

Sunday-Wednesday: 7 p.m., Desert Reign Singing Group, First Assembly of God Church in San Jon.Sundays ongoing: 2:30 p.m., American Legion Auxiliary Bingo, Bingo Hall, 100 S. Eighth Street, Logan. Call 487-3910.Monday: 8:45-9:30 a.m., Rural Bookmobile, Quay Post OfficeMonday: 9 a.m., regular meeting, Quay County Commission, Commission Chambers, Quay County Courthouse, 300 S. Third St., 461-2112.Monday: [...]