Heavy rains cause road closure

By QCS Staff Heavy rains have closed a section of State Road 252 about two miles north of House, according a resident in the House area. “There’s a draw north of House and the road is blocked,” said Denese Runyan who lives on Quay Road

Science teachers tour Mesalands

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Special to the QCS Twelve science teachers, who were selected by Sandia Laboratories to work on research projects, recently visited Mesalands Community College to learn about its North American Wind Research and Training Center (NAWRTC) and the college’s Mesalands Dinosaur Museum.

Brunt of storm hits north of Tucumcari, Conchas

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By QCS Staff Athough a tornado touched down about nine miles north of Tucumcari, no inuries were reported and damage was limited from Wednesday night’s storm, the Naitonal Weather Service said. Several funnel clouds were spotted, but there was only one touch down, said NWS meteorologist Jonathan Suk. It was one of the most active […]

Logan inducts two into hall of fame

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By Robert Ciolli: Quay County Sun Two athletes were inducted into the Longhorn Hall of Fame and Logan Schools’ athletes and coaches were recognized Tuesday night for their contributions at the Logan Booster Club’s Longhorn Sports Banquet. “Tonight we get together to honor our athletes and coaches, and recognize their achievements and hard work over […]

Luxury residential community under development in Logan

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By QCS Staff Dos Rios at Ute Lake is the first luxury residential community to be developed on the the north shores of Ute Lake near Logan.

GE, Mesalands ink deal for wind turbine

Special to the Quay County Sun SANTA FE – Gov. Bill Richardson approved $2 million in appropriations to help finance a 1.5 megawatt wind turbine to be installed at Mesalands Community College for the North American Wind Research and Training Center, according to a press release. The turbine is expected to provide clean electricity generation […]

Mesalands continues steps toward wind center

By Thomas Garcia: Quay County Sun An interconnection application between Xcel Energy and Mesalands Community College for its wind center was reviewed at the Mesalands board of trustees meeting Tuesday night. “This application is another step forward in the development of the North American Wind Research & Training Center here at Mesalands,” said Mesalands president […]

North vs. South selections

Three Quay County athletes will compete in the 2007 A/AA North vs. South baseball game. Richard Vasquez of San Jon and Drew White and Matt Garcia of Tucumcari will play June 1-3 at Sandia Prep High School in Albuquerque. All three players competed in the first round of the 2007 New Mexico A/AA tournament. Vasquez […]

Parks offer gateway to great outdoors

By Thomas Garcia: Quay County Sun Wayne Clark of Tucumcari loves fishing, and 65 years of it has helped him develop a few methods. “At Ute, I fish for bass or channel cat (catfish),” Clark said. “For the bass, I use a plug or spinner bait and cast and troll. And for the channel cat, […]

Baskin’ in Fort Bascom

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By Thomas Garcia: Quay County Sun A Tucumcari businessman has re-constructed a piece of New Mexico’s past. Stanley Jennings, owner of the Fort Bascom Trading Post, has built a model of Fort Bascom. He started work on the model in July of 2005 and finished it in February of this year. The completed model is […]