Mitchell resigns from school board

By QCS Staff Albert J. Mitchell, Jr., a past president and member of the Tucumcari Public Schools Board resigned Monday night. Mitchell resigned to become judge to the 10th Judicial Circuit, a post he was elected to Nov. 4.

Bipartisanship good beginning for new president

Freedom New Mexico It is an exciting and historic development for an African American to be elected president of the United States. People still alive can remember when racial segregation was enforced by law in some states. Racial discrimination has not been completely erased and pockets of bigotry remain in this country. For a country […]

Quay County election results

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By QCS Staff Quay County provisional election results.Canvassing of the votes will be at 9 a.m. at the Quay County Commission meeting in the Quay County Court House. President and Vice President ofThe United States Barack Obama and Joe Biden Democratic Party11 Precinct No. 110 Precinct No. 244 Precinct No. 37 Precinct No. 498 Precinct […]

Number of early voters growing

Chelle Delaney

Quilters sew up prize for hospice

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By QCS Staff Mary Jimenez, president of Helping Hands Hospice of Tucumcari was presented a

Ministry of H.O.P.E. takes a new look at its mission

By Chelle Delaney: Quay County Sun The Ministry of H.O.P.E. is taking time off to reevaluate its mission and minstry, said David P. McAfee, president of H.O.P.E.’s executive board. “We’re recognizing that we’re not as efficiently organized as we’d like to be,” McAfee said. The ministry which provides emergency funds, food and clothing to those […]

Notable Notes: Attorneys moving to Clovis, VFW Auxiliary supports Junior Girls, Through With Chew starts Feb. 17

Two prosecutors moving to Clovis office Two Tucumcari attorneys, Camille Pedrick Chavez and husband, Kirk Chavez, are leaving this month for jobs in Clovis. They are going to work for the District Attorney’s office there, Camille Chavez said. Camille Chavez was, for a time in private practice, and joined the DA’s office late last year. […]

October 1963

Bill Speed was student council president for the 1963-1964 academic year at ENMU. …Violet McBryde was named Woman of the year by the Tucumcari Business and Professional Women’s Club. …Thomas B. Hoover, medical advisor for the selective service, received a certificate of appreciation from President Kennedy and Gov. Jack Campbell. …Donna Kinkead, daughter of Lewis […]

Mesalands seeking funds for wind institute

By Thomas Garcia: Quay County Sun Mesalands Community College’s Board of Trustees approved the services of a new lobbying firm for the 2008 legislative session on Tuesday at its monthly meeting. Mesalands president Phillip O. Barry asked the board to approve Butch Maki and Associates as the college’s lobbyist. Barry said the firm was being […]

Economic development targets six industries

By QCS Staff The area’s economic development agency plans to target segments of six growth industries in hopes of creating 595 new jobs over the next five years, said Patrick Vanderpool, executive director of the Greater Tucumcari Economic Development Corp. The targeted areas have a predicted growth rate of between 12.3 percent and 62 percent, […]