Tucumcari, Logan to get water upgrade money

QCS staff WASHINGTON — Tucumcari and Logan will benefit from $27.6 million in American Recovery and Reinvestment Act funds released to help cover the costs of water and wastewater upgrades across New Mexico.The funding is coming through the Environmental Protection Agency, according to a news release from U.S. Sens. Tom Udall and Jeff Bingaman.According to […]

Government of the money, by the money, for the money

Government of the money, by the money, for the money The first thing that comes to mind when I hear the anti-tax spiel is “make a list of things that taxes pay for.” Taxes make the American lifestyle possible. Taxes are a part of the responsibility of living in a civilized society.

Avoid needless spending to stretch your garden dollar

By Tom Dominguez Many New Mexico homeowners are unfamiliar with the art and technique of gardening, and spend needless dollars each year on landscaping. Although dollars spent on landscaping can pay big dividends, the trick is to stretch those dollars and make the most of the money invested. Here are some money-saving dollar-stretching suggestions for […]

Blessings come to those who give cheerfully

By Debra Whittington But this I say, He which soweth sparingly shall reap also sparingly; and he which soweth bountifully shall reap also bountifully. Every man according as he purposeth in his heart, so let him give; not grudgingly, or of necessity: for God loveth a cheerful giver. And God is able to make all […]

Man abandons $205,950 after traffic stop

By QCS Staff Tucumcari police said they took $205,950 in cash for safekeeping Wednesday following a routine traffic stop near Love’s truck stop at Mountain Road and Interstate 40. A police news release reported the money was found in the trunk of a Minnesota man’s four-door sedan after the man ran a stop sign and […]

Can-do: Community responds in thousands

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By Chelle Delaney: Quay County Sun The Ministry of Hope may be serving up some birds for Christmas. �The way it looks now, if everything comes through, we�ll be able to do turkeys for Christmas,� said Louise Mitchell, director of the ministry. Recently, when food stocks in their cupboard and its funds got low, Ministry […]

Altrusa nets $11,000 from party

By Thomas Garcia Quay County Sun Tucumcari Altrusa International netted more than $11,000 during its annual “cash party” fund-raiser, which wrapped up Saturday night at the Tucumcari Elks Lodge. Quay County Sun Managing Editor Chelle Delaney picked up the top prize in the raffle — $15,000 in cash. “I was very excited and shocked,” Delaney […]

Much always wants more

By Chelle Delaney: Quay County Sun What’s wrong with these people? You know, the people who make headlines because they’ve done something wrong. The problem may be that they’ve done so many things right – and risen to positions of power and authority. So, naturally, we expect a lot of them. But, like the rest […]

Donor helps museum preserve Quay heritage

By Lynn Moncus A few months ago, Robert Farmer passed away and left a sizable bequest to the Tucumcari Historical Research Institute to be used as the board chooses to help preserve the history of our area at the Tucumcari Historical Museum. He said he wanted to leave the money in memory of his mother, […]

Relay for Life reaches its $10k goal

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By QCS Staff When they took their first lap there were a few that fell behind during the June 8 Relay for Life to raise money to fight cancer. But when they came around the last corner, the ones in the lead stopped and waited for them to catch up so they could cross the […]