Woods plans senate run

QCS staff Republican John Patrick “Pat” Woods will run for state senate in District 7, which includes Curry, Quay and Union counties. Woods is a fourth-generation farmer in the Grady and Broadview area, encompassing parts of Curry and Quay counties. He plans to focus on enacting education reforms and repealing the law that allows illegal […]

Sen. Harden announces plans to retire

Kevin Wilson State Senator Clint Harden, R-Clovis, has announced he will not seek a fourth term and plans to retire following 10 years in the state Legislature. “It’s something I’ve been thinking about during the interim, basically since last session,” said Harden, who was appointed to the position in 2002 by then-Gov. Gary Johnson. His […]

Local students awarded scholarships

Jade Smith Scholarships were awarded to local graduating seniors by Cielo Wind Power of Austin, Texas and businesses that have partnered with Cielo to build wind developments currently under construction. Seniors Patrick John Wiegel of Tucumcari, Elizabeth Paredez of House Municipal School, Klay Rogers of Logan, Meghan Kline of Melrose and Garrett Foote of Texico […]

Don’t get caught up in past

By Debra Whittington For I know the plans I have for you,” declares the LORD, “plans to prosper you and not to harm you, plans to give you hope and a future. Jeremiah 29:11 (NIV)

Stay positive with your resolutions

By Lynn Moncus As we begin another year and another decade, we can but wonder what the future holds. We can always hope for the best and learn to take whatever comes along. We can even make plans if we so desire, or we can meet each day as it comes. We can look forward […]

Plans in works to stop furloughs from closing state parks

By Thomas Garcia: Quay County Sun Alternative plans for the state-mandated five-day employee furloughs are being considered to keep area state parks from closing. In November, Gov. Bill Richardson ordered all executive agencies to submit furlough plans by Nov. 30, to help balance the state budget. “This furlough includes all agencies under the governor including […]

Art Space receives two grants for public art at train depot

Chelle Delaney Plans to feature the historical importance of railroads to Tucumcari

Wedding, birthday, law school grad, OK scholar

New graduate…Tara Woodrum will be celebrating her 18th birthday on June 3. Woodrum graduatedfrom Tucumcari High School on Friday. She is the daughter of Debbie Woodrum and the granddaughter of Stan and Patricia Saul, all of Tucumcari.Tara Woodrum plans to be a registered nurse and is beginning her studies at Mesalands Community College this fall. […]

Nationwide swine flu outbreak leads school officials to review plans

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Thomas Garcia Area school superintendents joined a teleconference with state health and education leaders Thursday to review plans in the event a case of swine flu should turn up at one of their schools. Thus far, no cases of swine flu have been confirmed in New Mexico. However, the number of probable cases has climbed […]

Mesalands put residence hall on hold

Thomas Garcia Plans to construct a $3.2 million campus residence hall at Mesalands Community College have put on hold. College President Phillip 0. Barry proposed that the college postpone its plans at Tuesday’s board meeting; and the board approved it unanimously. Barry said the reason for the cautious posture of the trustees is a Dec. […]