Community Notes: Farwell set for Posinski, Republicans plan TaxPayers Brawl, 4-Hers visit D.C.

Hospital holding farewell open houseA farewell open house will be held for Dan C. Trigg Memorial Hospital adminsratior Matt Posinski from 3 p.m. to 6 p.m. on Thursday in the lobby of the hospital. The community is invited to attend.

Hospital auxiliary reaches ‘Season’s Greeting’ goal

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By QCS Staff President of the Dan C. Trigg Hospital Auxiliary, Nancy McNabb, handed over a $10,000 check to hospital administrator Matt Posinski on Friday. The auxiliary raised the funds through its Season’s Greetings campaign. The Presbyterian Healthcare Foundation will match the money. The funds will be used to buy equipment for the hospital.

Voters say yes to hospital tax

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By Chelle Delaney: Quay County Sun With votes coming in at margin of about 6 to 1, the gross receipts tax proposals for Dan C. Trigg Hospital easily passed in Tuesday’s election. The vote on Question No. 1 was 774 for, 11 against. On Question No. 2, a new tax, the vote was 713 for, […]

County to pay hospital $526K

by Chelle Delaney: Quay County Sun The Quay County Commission agreed to a $526,254 payment to Dan Trigg Memorial Hospital for its hospital operations for 2007-2008 at its meeting Monday. The payment request reflects an overall 4 percent increase for inflation, or $71,622, over its payment request last fiscal year for a total budget of […]

Posinski named new administrator of Dan Trigg Memorial Hospital

By Chelle Delaney: Quay County Sun The Dr. Dan C. Trigg Memorial Hospital (DCT) has named Matt Posinski administrator of its 25-bed hospital. Posinski, who currently serves as director of Rehabilitation Services, begins his new position on Monday. “My role as administrator is to serve employees on the front line, the staff and management so […]

Wellness Fair draws 500

By Kevin Wilson: Quay County Sun Health was on the minds of 500 people Saturday at the Tucumcari Convention Center. Approximately 75 booths filled every room of the Tucumcari Convention Center for the Quay County Maternal Child and Community Healthcare Council Wellness Fair. Participants ranged from those conducting eye checks to cholesterol screenings to small […]

Art Festival features local artists

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By William Thompson: QUAY COUNTY SUN The Tucumcari Art Festival is back at the Tucumcari Convention Center for the third year, with more than 30 artists participating. Everything from watercolors to bronze sculptures can be purchased from the artists. A bronze armadillo can be had for $325. A large painting by local artist Doug Quarles […]

Faux accident helps teach

TV Hagenah A potentially deadly accident and people with life-threatening injuries are rushed to the emergency room. ER personnel step into trauma mode, but when it is all over, it is not real. In fact, it was an exercise put on by the administrators of Dan C. Trigg Memorial Hospital and the area’s emergency services […]