Many races unopposed

By Kevin Wilson: Quay County Sun Sue Moore spent Tuesday night at the Quay County Courthouse, doing what she’s done every two years for the last 42 years. This time it was different, but not necessarily better for Moore. Moore won the probate judge race Tuesday night with 1,160 votes in an unopposed Democratic primary. […]

Many county races unopposed

By Kevin Wilson: Quay County Sun Editor’s Note: This is the fourth story in a series about the June 6 primary elections. This story focuses on unopposed candidates. Sue Smith Moore was interested in the position of Quay County probate judge. She just wasn’t interested in campaigning. There are no such worries for Smith, who […]

Harden speaks at Roundhouse Review

By Kevin Wilson: Quay County Sun Local business leaders gathered Tuesday to get a first-hand impression of the 2006 New Mexico Legislature from Sen. Clint Harden, R-Clovis. Harden was the featured guest of the Association of Commerce and Industry’s Roundhouse Review, one of 25 scheduled sessions in an eight-week period. Sayuri Yamada, the vice president […]

Lawmakers expect OK from governor on capital outlay

By Kevin Wilson: Quay County Sun Usually, Brian Moore jokes, the only way a 30-day state legislative session is better than a 60-day session is that he’s home earlier. “This was a crazy session,” the District 67 representative said. “Trying to cram it all in 30 days is just insane.” The session resulted in $1.9 […]

Feb. 22, 2006 Obituaries

Rex P. Kennedy Services: 3 p.m. (CST) today, city of Lubbock Cemetery. Rex P. Kennedy of Lubbock, 76, died Sunday, Feb. 19, 2006. He was born Nov. 17, 1929, in Muleshoe, to William Gordon Kennedy and Ola Rosalind Page. He attended grammar school at Muleshoe and the family ultimately settled in Grady, where he graduated […]

Quay may expect $33 million, statesman said

By Ryn Gargulinski: QCS Quay County will be rolling in the money — nearly $33 million — if the request from State Rep. Brian Moore, R-Clayton, comes through as he said he expects. This one-time capital investment fund from the state will go to help pay for a number of projects throughout Quay County, according […]

Museum to offer barbecue

By William Thompson The Tucumcari Historical Museum hosts a chuck wagon barbecue at 5:30 p.m. on Thursday. Duane Moore, head of the museum’s research institute, said it’s a good chance for the museum’s 90 or so members to socialize and for non-members to find out what museum membership offers. “Members of the museum and research […]

State legislators visit with area residents

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By William Thompson: Quay County Sun More than 50 area business leaders and government officials had lunch with state legislators Tuesday. Rep. Brian Moore and Sen. Clint Harden were in town for the annual ACI Roundhouse Review — an event organized by the Association for Commerce and Industry and the Tucumcari/ Quay County Chamber of […]

Nona Moore Lizut

Nona Moore Lizut, 81, died April 6, 2005 in Albuquerque. Lizut was the youngest of seven children born to Charles “Doc” Moore and Alba Smith in Quay. Her parents homesteaded in Dobson in 1919 and moved to Quay in 1921. Lizut graduated from Tucumcari High School and moved to Santa Fe and married Charles Price, […]

Governor declares county in state of emergency

By Tova Fruchtman Governor Bill Richardson signed an executive order after the snowstorm Tuesday declaring a state of emergency in seven New Mexico counties, including Quay. The county will be eligible for a 75 percent reimbursement for expenses incurred while dealing with the storm. County Manager Terry Turner said most of the county’s expenses will […]