Ute Lake Ranch Golf Course gets green light from ISC

By Chelle Delaney: QCS Staff The New Mexico Interstate Stream Commission (ISC) approved an agreement on Thursday that allows Ute Lake Ranch to construct and operate a golf course on the shores of Ute Lake, according to a news release from ISC. The project has had strong backing from Quay County area governments as a […]

County OKs joint powers agreement with Logan

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by Chelle Delaney: Quay County Sun Warren Frost, an attorney representing interests of the Ute Lake Ranch development, asked the Quay County Commission at Wednesday’s meeting for a joint powers agreement with the City of Logan to supply the development with water. Frost said the state’s Interstate Streams Commission had approved the start-up of 112 […]

County gets update on Ute Lake Ranch; New requirements on control burns

By Quay County Sun Staff In a presentation before the Quay County Commission at their regular meeting, Lonnie Phelps, engineer for the Ute Lake Ranch development project, discussed the developer’s progress regarding the planned golf course and development of homes around the course. Phelps said The Interstate Stream Commission had concerns about possible pollutants getting […]

Rain spells brief relief

Chelle Delaney Thursday night’s rain brought sighs and smiles of relief to many ranchers and farmers in Quay County. And none could be happier than the Sidwells, a ranching couple, who own and operate the JX Ranch near the Caprock. “It’s the best thing that could have happened. We’re just going to ride around, check […]

March 15, 2006 Obituaries

Billie Martin Garrison Services: Have been held. Billie Martin Garrison, 64, died Sunday, March 12, 2006. Mr. Garrison was born Feb. 16, 1942, in Gran Quivera to Joseph Woodrow and Mary C. Garrison. He served in the U.S. Navy aboard the U.S.S. Cornstock for four years, then returned to settle in Albuquerque. Mr. Garrison held […]

Ute Lake Ranch gets rollicking reaction

By Ryn Gargulinski: QCS Tucumcari Ranch Supply owner Jimmy Watson said he’s already seeing the bucks roll in from Ute Lake Ranch, the 25,000-acre development under construction on the outskirts of town. And his entire family is excited about the project. “It brings people into the community with the purpose of staying — we think […]

12/31 Obituaries

Laheeta Harvey Services: Have been held. Laheeta L. Harvey, 87, died Sunday, Dec. 25, 2005, at her ranch home at Encino. She was born Nov. 12, 1918, north of Fort Sumner to John Richard Luna and the former Martha Lou Humphrey. After graduating from Fort Sumner High School, she worked as a bookkeeper and married […]

Upscale community approved to move in

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By Ryn Gargulinski: QCS A possible economic boon is coming to Quay County in the form of a scenic golf course, marina, equestrian club and lakefront homes. Officially known as Ute Lake Ranch, this multi-million dollar complex will be built on the outskirts of Tucumcari, on the south side of Ute Lake, seven miles north […]

Local man lassos in annual cowboy award

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By Martha Frost: QCS staff Richard Clyde Shepherd Jr., may not have walked those proverbial 10 miles to school uphill and barefoot — but he said he did ride a horse to his Buffalo Flats, Texas, classroom. He also said the roof was so leaky in the small, two-room Texas house in which he grew […]

9/17 Senior citizen menus

Tucumcari/Logan/House Monday: Spiced beef over noodles, broccoli, cheese, peanut butter cookie, apricots, milk. Tuesday: Green chili chicken enchilada, tossed salad, Spanish rice, baked apple slices, crackers, milk. Wednesday: Rio Grande pot roast, mashed potatoes, gravy, potluck roll, margarine, spice cake, milk. Thursday: Pepperoni pizza, salad, dressing, whole kernel corn, chocolate pudding, topping, milk. Friday: Hot […]