Area residents developing food Co-op

Thomas Garcia Area residents have joined together to create Tucumcari Food Cooperative, which plans to offer organic food to area shoppers. The Co-op’s mission is to provide high quality, natural and organic products at the lowest prices possible, according to a press release. “They will be offering a different type of natural food for the [...]

Local colleges offer workforce help

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By Thomas Garcia: Quay County Sun Area community colleges are offering programs designed to help students earn state certification allowing them to enter the workforce with more opportunities. For many, a traditional four-year college education such as programs offered at Eastern New Mexico University is just not an option. While ENMU has adjusted to offer [...]

Businessman making water offer

By Kevin Wilson: Freedom New Mexico T. Boone Pickens, one of the country’s wealthiest and most well-known oil men, is selling something else in the ground

Crimestoppers wants to offer more rewards

By Chelle Delaney: Quay County Sun Members of the local Crimestoppers say they are frustrated because they have $45,000 in their bank account, but no crimes to draw to the public’s attention. But, the recent reward offered for a trailer and tools, valued at $30,000 did catch the public’s attention, and the trailer was recovered [...]

Renew Energy Conference kicks off next week in Tucumcari

By QCS Next week the Renew New Mexico conference will be hosted in Tucumcari. The conference on Wednesday and Thursday will offer some of the

April 8, 2006 Notable Notes

Last Supper performance coming The Center Street Methodist Church will host a performance of The Last Supper on Thursday night at the church, located at 406 E. Center Street. There is no admission for the event. Screening appointments sought As part of the upcoming wellness fair, the University of New Mexico College of Pharmacy, Dan [...]

8/13 Community Notes

Tucumcari online An update made on Tucumcari’s Web site at www.cityoftucumcari.com will soon allow viewers to check out an informative video about Tucumcari and what it has to offer, according to a release from e-LocalLink, a division of CGI who produced the video. The video will allow computer uses a glimpse of all Tucumcari has [...]

UFO Festival events

QCS Staff Eastern New Mexico and the Texas Panhandle offer multiple destinations for Quay County residents looking to take a day trip this summer. One getaway spot is even out of this world, sort of. The Roswell UFO Festival is scheduled July 1-4. Promoters claim more than 10,000 people typically sign in to the International [...]

Mesalands expands programs

On Wednesday, Mesalands Community College President Phillip O. Barry and New Mexico Highlands University President Manny Aragon signed a “memorandum of understanding” which will allow both insititutions to offer coursework on one another’s campuses. According to Barry this will permit Mesalands students to seek four-year and even advanced degrees they were not able to pursue [...]

Woman offers free violence counseling

William Thompson “I would say we have a pretty big domestic violence problem here in Tucumcari,” said Ronni Wright, “and it doesn’t seem to matter what ethnic background people are from or how much money they make. The number of people I see varies month to month. In one recent month I counseled 35 individuals.” [...]