Pair of contested races set for June primary elections

QCS staff Quay County voters will have a pair of contested primary elections, and nothing contested in the November general elections. Tuesday was the lone day to file for elections at the Secretary of State’s Office in Santa Fe and at county courthouses for the June 5 primaries. There will be a race for Senate […]

Senior menus —

The following are the lunch menus for November 24 – November 30 for the Tucumcari Senior Center. Thursday Closed for Thanksgiving Holiday Friday Closed for Thanksgiving Holiday Monday Pork posole, pinto beans, spinach salad with dressing, flour tortilla, strawberries and peaches. Tuesday Steak and stuff, spinach, parmesan potato rounds, wheat roll, lemon bar. Wednesday Stuffed […]

Looking back — Nov. 24

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Early voting begins

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Russell Anglin No contested county offices appear on the ballot for November’s elections in Quay County, but an open seat in the governor’s office and the chance to extend term limits for county officials give local voters incentive to show up to the polls. Early voting began Tuesday and the county courthouse will be open […]

General obligation bonds up for election

Freedom New Mexico State Representative Dennis Roch (R-Tucumcari) announced that the House of Representatives has passed Senate Bill 1, legislation which would allow voters to consider four General Obligation (G.O.) bonds in the November election. “In this tough economic climate, capital outlay funding is simply unavailable,” Roch said. “My colleagues and I therefore felt it […]

H1N1 vaccine on the way

By Chris Schmaedeke, QCS managing editor A vaccine for the H1N1 flu virus should be in Quay County by November, Quay County commissioners learned at their meeting Monday morning. Jeanne Moralez, a Quay County health nurse, said 300,000 units of the vaccine will be distributed throughout New Mexico. “All those units have to be divided […]

Garden checklist for November

By Tom Dominguez, Quay County Extension Garden Checklist for November l Don’t get in a hurry to prune woody plants. Late December through February is usually the best time to prune them.l Place orders for seeds this month so you will have them available when you are ready to plant. By ordering early, you will […]

Board discusses new school funding

By Thomas Garcia: Freedom New Mexico By Thomas Garcia Freedom New Mexico The Tucumcari Public School Board discussed the need for additional fund-raisers and Capital Outlay funds to aid in the cost of the new high school. The board approved the design for the new high school and construction is scheduled to begin in November, […]