Swine recycling program has merit

By Baxter Black: On the edge of common sense Years ago I crossed the Arizona border into the village of Sasabe, Sonora. The public statuary that marked the plaza was not of Father Kino, Coronado, or Pancho Villa. It was a nose-dived Cessna 182 nestled in a pile of rubble. I don’t know if the […]

Flying J Travel Plaza opens

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By Thomas Garcia About 40 people crowded the south east entrance to the Flying J Travel Plaza Tuesday for its ribbon cutting ceremony. Customers and Flying J officials and employees enjoyed live music from Eastern New Mexico Bluegrass and Old Tyme Music Association. Interim Tucumcari Mayor Jim Witcher and Chamber Of Commerce president Carol Keith […]

Flying J readying site for construction

By QCS Staff For the next 10 days trucks will be dumping about 80,000 tons of dirt at the site of the New Flying J truck stop, said Ryck Voisard, construction manager for the Flying J company. At 20 tons per truckload, that’s 4,000 runs of dirt that will be used to fill the site […]

Russell’ s grab ‘em at the Texas border

by Chelle Delaney: Quay County Sun A truck stop plaza developer plans to round up those semis in Quay County before they leave New Mexico and right after they cross the Texas border. New Mexico businessman and entrepreneur, Emory Russell, is building a truck stop and plaza at Endee, said an official of Russell’s company […]

New truck plaza – Flying J -coming to Tucumcari

By Chelle Delaney:Quay County Sun By Chelle Delaney Quay County The City Commission agreed on Thursday to rezone a section of Mountain Road at Highway 54, so that the Flying J, Inc. could develop a truck plaza on the property. John McSweeney, project director, of PDG, Inc., a subsidiary of Flying J. Inc., told the […]

Plaza holds memories of times gone by

By Lyn Moncus: Comments from the Canyon Not long ago, Mrs. Donah Cooper and I read an article about the San Jacinto Plaza in El Paso and exchanged some of our memories of what to us had been a very exciting place. Most of us just referred to it as The Plaza and often spent […]