Udall visits county

Thomas Garcia Over a dozen Quay County farmers, ranchers and small business owners met with Sen. Tom Udall on Friday during an Agribusiness Roundtable. The roundtable was held at the New Mexico State University Agricultural Science Center north of Tucumcari. “The Science Center is a big asset to the community and area,” said Udall, “to […]

Xcel to build back up power station north of Tucumcari.

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Fire burns 25,000 acres

Liliana Castillo and Sharna Johnson Officials estimate a fire Saturday on the Curry and Quay county line burned 20,000 to 25,000 acres. Karen Burns with the Clovis Fire Department said the number is a rough estimate and officials will get a better figure in daylight. Five structures were burned but there were no injuries, she […]

Commodities to be distributed

Commodities will be distributed Feb. 16 at the Travis Nelson building, 9-11 a.m. and 1-2 p.m. They will be distributed at the north side of the exhibit building at the fairgrounds.

Bid awarded for college wind center

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By Thomas Garcia, Quay County Sun A unanimous vote by Mesalands Community College trustees on Tuesday starts the process on the construction of the North American Wind Research and Training Center. In a special meeting, Dean of Administrative Services David Gallatin presented a motion to the trustees to award the bid for the center to […]

State police: Vehicle rollover north of Melrose

New Mexico State police responded to a one-vehicle rollover about 10:20 p.m. Friday on State Road 268 about 14 miles north of Melrose. At 11:15 p.m. a state police dispatcher said she did not have information on how many people were in the vehicle or possible injuries. More information will be posted as it becomes […]

Firefighters fighting grass and hay fire north of Tucumcari

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By QCS Staff Dozens of firefighters responded early this afternoon to a grass and hay fire on State Highway 104 north of Tucumcari. The fire followed a fence line and was confined to two storage areas for hay at a residence about 4 miles north of

Student muralists hope to bring visitors to Mosquero

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Thomas Garcia To the north of Quay County sits the small community of Mosquero, where its school students are trying to revitalize the town through murals based on Harding County’s history. Mosquero High School senior Jerome Wheeler and junior Gabriel Trujillo have been working with their classmates to prepare three walls of local business buildings […]

03-04-09: Police Blotter

The following is a sample of calls received during the last few days by the central dispatch office for Quay County, based at the Tucumcari Police Department. Fridayl At 8:32 a.m., a male reported vandalism to a white van on east High Street. The rear passenger window had been broken.l At 1:31 p.m., a female […]

10-29-2008: Calendar

Today: 8 a.m.- 10 p.m., New Mexico Association of Conservation Districts 62nd Annual Conference, Tucumcari Convention Center, 1500 W. Route 66 Blvd. Call (575) 461-3064 or toll free 877-795-2200. Today: 9 a.m. – 4 p.m., Commodities distribution, Travis Nelson Building north side of exhibit building, Quay County fairgrounds. Recipients must have verification of name, income […]