Cattle operation comes with catch

Baxter Black As many of you regular readers might guess, people tell me their stories — stories about horse wrecks, cow wrecks, sheep wrecks, dog wrecks, financial wrecks, any kind of wreck you can think of. I met JW in Tennessee. He’s a regular reader of my column and thought his story would fit. It […]

Three questions with Bob McClelland Jr.

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By Thomas Garcia: QCS staff writer 1. What new attractions can people expect at the air show?? This year we are going to use pyrotechnics in parts of the air show. We want to see how the people will respond and if they like it well try and do it every year. 2. What is […]

Feedlot garners support, raises questions

by Chelle Delaney: Quay County Sun Plans for a feedlot in Tucumcari gained more positive comments than negative at a workshop of city commissioners on Thursday. A 3,000-head feedyard is being proposed by Tony Gable of Conchas Dam and Mark Whetten of Newkirk. The first phase of the project is to also include a small […]

3,000-head feedlot planned for Tucumcari

By Chelle Delaney: Quay County Sun Two area ranchers are proposing to develop a feedyard in Tucumcari near the new landfill off of Highway 54. Tony Gable of Conchas Dam and Mark Whetten of Newkirk made a short presentation about their proposal at Monday evening’s regular meeting of the Greater Tucumcari Economic Development Corp. Gable […]

Bears’ Brian Urlacher buys dealership

By Chelle Delaney: Quay County Sun There’s a new bear in town. Brian Urlacher Cross Country Auto Sales is purchasing the Mills-Strebeck Autoplex on Lake Road. On Wednesday, Cross Country took over the management and is purchasing the dealership, said John Everhart, general manager of the new Cross Country operation. He declined to disclose details […]

Love’s plans to build bigger travel stop

by Chelle Delaney: Quay County Sun Construction on a new $4.5 million Love’s travel stop at Mountain Road and I-40 is expected to begin in October, said Jenny Love Meyer, public relations director for Love’s. The new 4,321-square-foot operation, scheduled to open in late April, will add 12 new positions to its existing staff of […]

Tuscon residents want mission moved to Cannon

By Marlena Hartz: Freedom Newspapers A group in Tucson, Ariz., is searching for some quiet. And deliverance could be available in the wide, open spaces of eastern New Mexico. Land up for grabs at Cannon Air Force Base is under evaluation by members of the Military Community Compatibility Committee, according to Tahnee Robertson, a contracted […]