Frost: La Mesa injuction “desperate”

Thomas Garcia La Mesa Racetrack and Casino at Raton filed for an injunction to halt the application process for the state’s last racing license, a move that Quay County Gaming Authority officials are calling frivolous. “This is their last desperate effort to stop the application process,” said Warren Frost, executive director of the Quay County […]

Press release: La Mesa requests injunction to stop racing commission

By Tom Carroll ALBUQUERQUE, NM – La Mesa Racetrack and Casino today filed for an injunction in district court, asking the court to stop the New Mexico Racing Commission from giving away its license to another racetrack operator. La Mesa was awarded a license for a racetrack and casino in 2009 and has spent several […]

State gaming board works to reverse La Mesa license appeal

QCSun Staff The New Mexico Gaming Control Board asked hearing officer David Chacon at a Friday meeting in Albuquerque to act on a motion dismissing La Mesa Racetrack and Casino’s appeal to keep its gaming license, gaming board executive director Greg Saunders said. “The hearing officer heard both sides and gave the state until next […]

Raton gaming license revoked

By Thomas Garcia: Quay County Sun The New Mexico Gaming Control Board has revoked a gaming license for La Mesa Racetrack and Casino at Raton, GCB Deputy Executive Director Greg Saunders said on Tuesday. “What this means for Quay County, is we have another opportunity,” said Warren Frost, executive director of the Quay County Gaming […]

Mesa Redondo 3D archery shoot set for Aug. 1

Special to QCS The Quay County 4-H Shooting Sports program is hosting its first annual 3D archery shoot as a fundraiser to provide equipment for the archery and shooting program. The Mesa Redondo Shoot will be at 7:30 a.m. on Aug. 1. It will be held at the former site of the Cowboy Camp meeting […]

Cafeteria food fails inspection

QCS staff Tucumcari Middle School’s Mesa Cafeteria was shut down briefly on Tuesday and food already distributed was thrown away, according to a letter sent to parents from Summit Food Service Management. The letter states the New Mexico Environment Department found the food was not in compliance after an inspection. “The serving temperature was below […]

Tuck’s Turf

Howie Tucker Quick golf notes: The finals are set for the Match Play Championship — Steve Mills vs. Larry Roybal Srin in the Mesa Flight and Frank Gutierrez vs. Vicki Frost in the Country Club Flight. Special note for all junior high and high school students: Get in touch with Howie Tucker at 461-1849 for […]

Mesa Country Club golf results

Mesa Country Club held its annual golf tournament last weekend at Tucumcari Municipal Golf Course. Here are the results: 1. Team 3 – Roger Bowe and John L. Frost. 21- under par. 2. (Tie) Team 6 – Ted Woolridge and A. Chavarria. Team 4 – Steve Mills and Jerry Wright. 17- under par. 4. Team […]

Alta Gay Johnson, Elizabeth Zimmerman, Benedicto Lucero

Alta Gay Johnson Alta Gay Johnson, 65, died in Shreveport, La. Thursday, Jan. 22, 2004. She was born Dec. 2, 1938 in Tucumcari. Johnson spent most of her adult life in Shreveport, La. where she was a member of the Assembly of God Church. She is survived by her husband, Shorty Johnson, of Shreveport as […]

Girls finish fourth

By TV Hagenah The success the Tucumcari Lady Rattlers had on Thursdays in their defeat over Lake Arthur did roll over into Friday and Saturday as they dropped both their next two games to their opponents. They lost 52-32 to Floyd and 45-36 to Monte Vista. In the Friday game against Floyd in the first […]