College board plans for future retirements

By Kevin Wilson: Quay County Sun Interest rates and retirement dates were key items of discussion during Tuesday’s Mesalands Community College Board meeting. Two items were handled with future retirements of President Phillip Barry and Dean of Administrative Services David Gallatin, and board members also voted on two options for an interest-bearing account for operational […]

Water officials worry about concerns being ignored

By Kevin Wilson: Quay County Sun Quay County representatives are concerned their citizens’ needs for water will be trumped by areas with bigger populations in a state water plan. They voiced such concerns during Tuesday morning’s Northeast New Mexico Regional Water Planning meeting at the Tucumcari Convention Center. Quay County is part of Region No. […]

School board talks about master plan

By Kevin Wilson: Quay County Sun Tucumcari School Board members viewed a presentation of the facilities master plan during Monday’s board meeting. Architectural Research Consultants, Inc, of Albuquerque is building a master plan for Tucumcari, and two representatives came to the meeting to present growth and enrollment projections and building utilization, among other items. Stephen […]

Public welfare considered in water plan

By Kevin Wilson: Quay County Sun Public welfare and future water projections took center stage Monday at the Tucumcari Convention Center, as the Northeast New Mexico Regional Water Plan’s public steering committee met throughout the afternoon. The committee, made up of representatives of cities and counties throughout eastern New Mexico, is now in the process […]

9/17 Letters to the editor

I recently received a citation in your town for improper seat belt use. I had my seatbelt on but it was rubbing on my neck so I put the shoulder belt under my arm. I did not know that was a violation that I could get a citation for. … It would have been nice […]

Tucumcari plan appears “hit”

William Thompson Doug Powers, Community Development Director, said the recently adopted Comprehensive Plan for Tucumcari is a hit with city government employees. “Everybody here is behind this plan one hundred per cent,” said Powers. “It offers a very positive outlook for Tucumcari, plus it is easy to read. City employees should enjoy perusing this plan.” […]

Turkey day safety tips

By Angela Peacock By planning ahead, applying common sense and adhering to a few simple travelers tips, everyone can help to create safer driving conditions on all New Mexico roadways this Thanksgiving, according to state highway officials. “We want everyone traveling New Mexico’s highways to have a safe and happy Thanksgiving holiday,” said New Mexico […]