Carole Keith elected chamber president

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By QCS Staff The Tucumcari/Quay County Chamber of Commerce, for the first time in over a year, has a full board of directors, according to a press release from the chamber. Several slots on the board have been vacant through attrition, the release said. The nine member board consists of four newly elected members: John […]

Physicals, 3-on-3 winners, bowling team champs

Rattler physicals set On Aug 7 from 4-7 p.m., there will be athletic physicals for all students attending Tucumcari High and Middle schools interested in participating in the 2007-2008 sports season. The physicals will be conducted at the Rattler Gym. Cost is $15. Trifecta for 3-on-3 Four Quay County athletes won the 15-16 age bracket […]

4-H county, district results

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Quay County served as host to over 200 4-Hers from nine Southeastern New Mexico Counties for district 4-H Contests on June 19 and 20. 4-Hers competed in a variety of contests and enjoyed the hospitality of Tucumcari.  Special thanks goes to all of the Quay County parents, 4-Hers, volunteers, judges, and fairgrounds and convention center […]

School board eyes increase in salaries

By Thomas Garcia: Quay County Sun The Tucumcari Public Schools Board of Education wrestled with how to give raises to school staff for the 2008-2009 school year during their regular meeting Monday night. One school board member said that any raise should be a lump sum that was equal throughout the staff instead of a […]

Golf team thrid in district

By QCS Staff By QCS Staff Tucumcari High School’s golf team took third place at the District Golf Tournament in Raton. School placings: 1st Team Saint Mike’s, Santa Fe 338 2nd Robertson High School 358 3rd Tucumcari High School 368 4th West Las Vegas High School 369 5th Raton High School 373 Individuals Stephen Smith […]

Good Friday pilgrimage draws 100

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Members of the Sandoval family took turns carrying the cross on Friday along Route 66 from Stuckey’s at I-40 to the little church, St. Joan of Arc, in Montoya. The walk is an annual pilgrimage by members of St. Anne’s Catholic Church in Tucumcari. This is the 10th year for the walk – a remembrance […]

Proposals coming in for new high school

By Chelle Delaney: QCS Staff Proposals for a new high school in Tucumcari arrived Tuesday at the school administration building. The school administration and school board are hoping to be able to combine resources from the state and the sale of school bonds to finance about $11 million for a new facility. At Monday night’s […]

02-24-2007: Community Notes

Quay Democrats elect new officers Tuesday The Quay County Democratic Party will meet on Tuesday for its annual election, said Ron Wilmot, chair. Up for election are ward and precinct officers, central committee members, county officers and state central committee members. County officers to be elected include chair, vice-chair, secretary and treasurer. Two state central […]

Arch Hurley allocates water for Quay

by Chelle Delaney: Quay County Sun The Arch Hurley Conservancy District board of directors agreed to allocate six inches of water at its meeting Tuesday night. Chairman of the board Larry Perkins said the allocation would help ranchers and farmers who are members of the district in their planning for crops and in the presentation […]

Arch Hurley Distict names five finalists

by Chelle Delaney: Quay County Sun The Arch Hurley Conservancy Board of Directors will be interviewing candidates for its general manager on Thursday, the board said at its meeting on Tuesday night. To be interviewed are: • William Conrad of Logan • Mike Delano of Roy • Ralph Lopez of Tucumcari • Franklin McCasland, former […]