Puppet theater group raises awareness for insomnia

Special to the QCS Last week Mesalands Community College had two performances of “Insomnia: A Dark and Stormy Night” by the M. Loren Kahn Puppet and Object Theatre from Albuquerque. The group has performed this show throughout the state, in Europe and in Canada. “Insomnia” is an adult targeted puppet show geared towards the awareness […]

Storm raises question of being prepared

By Debra Whittington …”The day of the Lord so cometh as a thief in the night”. 1 Thessalonians 5:2

Church raises money with enchilada dinner

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By Thomas Garcia: QCS staff writer Members of the Center Street United Methodist Church in Tucumcari continued a tradition on Saturday, preparing an enchilada dinner to raise money for their church.

Security at courthouse, courtroom raises concerns

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By Chelle Delaney: Quay County Sun Funds are being sought from the state to assess the Quay County Courthouse’s ability to meet present and future judicial needs, said Judge Donald Schutte of the 10th Judicial District Court. A request for $200,000 has been submitted to the state Legislative Finance Council for a needs assessment, Schutte […]

County employees to receive pay raises

By William Thompson Quay County employees will be receiving fatter paychecks next month. County Manager Terry Turner said county employees will be receiving an average 5-percent pay raise beginning with the first pay period in July. “We received a letter from the state Department of Finance Authority (on) June 9 approving our 2006 budget, which […]

County nixes pay raises

William Thompson The Quay County budget was finalized July 12 and no pay raises for county employees were included in the budget. According to the minutes of a special budget session on June 4, former County Manager Paula Chacon, acting as a consultant, reported to county commissioners that no pay raises would be forthcoming. “The […]