Tuck’s Turf: Upcoming Events

By Howie Tucker A couple of special things coming up this month at your course: Methodist Scramble on Sept. 15 Nite Lite Scramble, hosted by Randy and Carol Block on Sept. 22. American Legion Riders of Conchas Scramble on Sept. 29 For more details contact, Howie at 461-1849. And it’s going to be a fun […]

New interim super at House brings legacy of experience

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By Thomas Garcia: Quay County Sun House school system’s new interim superintendent, Donna McGee, recently took the position. McGee said she was contacted by a member of the House School board to join the administrative staff. She replaces superintendent Art Brokenbek who resigned to take a position with a school in Texas. Here is a […]

Haley named acting police chief

By QCS Staff The Tucumcari Police Department has an acting police chief who was appointed by city manager John Sutherland. On Tuesday, Lt. Deputy Chief Ron Haley was named as acting police chief for the City of Tucumcari until the position can be filled full time, said Sutherland. “We have had people inquire about the […]

Bruhn wins school board in Logan, most of school races uncontested

by Chelle Delaney: Quay County Sun With mostly uncontested races in Tuesday’s school board elections in Quay County, the school board race for position 2 in the Village of Logan was the one to watch. Tommy J. Bruhn won the race against Kent Terry by one vote, 119 to 118, for Position 2, according to […]

School Board Elections on Tuesday

Quay County school board elections are from 7 a.m. to 7 p.m. on Tuesday. The elections will be held at the following locations: Tucumcari District 1 – Del Norte Center Tucumcari District 2 – Tucumcari Recreation Center Tucumcari Districts 3 and 4 – Tucumcari High School Auditorium Tucumcari District 5 – Immanuel Baptist Church House […]

City to review applications for city manager

By Quay County Sun staff City Commissioners to review applicants Tucumcari City commissioners are to have met at 9 a.m. today in a closed executive session in the City Police Training Room, 214 E. Center Street. Commissioners were to review applications for the position of city manager. The current city manager, Richard Primrose, has resigned […]

City’s Primrose tapped for county manager post

By Chelle Delaney: Quay County Sun The Quay County Commission agreed to hire Richard Primrose, the city manager of Tucumcari, to be its new county manager at its Wednesday meeting. Franklin McCasland chair of the commission said Primrose was the strongest candidate following interviews with applicants on Tuesday. During a five-minute recess, Commissioner Bill Curry […]

Gilbertson wins Arch Hurley precinct 2 position

By QCS Staff Gilbertson grabs votes…John Gilbertson won the popular referendum for the Pricinct 2 position on the board of the Arch Hurley Conservancy District, said Larry Perkins, board chairman. “It was a close race,” Perkins said. Gilbertson recieved 3,658 votes versus Donald Bidegain who recieved 3,221 votes, Perkins said. At a special meeting of […]

County taps Cunningham for interim city manager

by Chelle Delaney: Quay County Sun Wayne Cunningham will come into the Quay County manager’s office today as the interim county manager, said Franklin McCasland, chair of the Quay County Commission. The Quay County Commission agreed during Monday’s meeting to offer the interim county manager position to Cunningham. His salary has not yet been determined, […]

Former law enforcement officials square off

By Kevin Wilson: Quay County Sun Editor’s Note: This is the third in a series of stories about the upcoming Quay County primary elections. Today’s story focuses on the Democratic primary for the county’s magistrate judge position between Joel Garnett, Wayne Thibodeaux and Dennis Townsend. A history in law enforcement and a determination to be […]