Second Street project begins

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By Thomas Garcia: Quay County Sun City officials, state transportation officials and State Rep. Dennis Roch were on hand Monday for the groundbreaking of the Second Street Project, which includes paving and new water lines. “With this project we begin to see, locally, the benefits of the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act,” Roch said. “When […]

Press release: Rep. Lujan’s events canceled

Freedom New Mexico Rep. Ben Lujan’s visit to Tucumcari has been canceled due to inclement weather in Washington, D.C. The weather has canceledflights out of Washington, D.C. The event has not been rescheduled at this time.

Press release: Rep. Lujan to visit Tucumcari

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Press release: Rep. Roch meets with Tucumcari FFA members

Freedom New Mexico SANTA FE – State Rep. Dennis Roch, R-67, met this morning in Santa Fe with members of the Tucumcari FFA chapter. “FFA programs have a long history of preparing students for leadership roles,” said Roch, “and I was pleased to meet with these future leaders during their visit to the State Capitol.” […]

Press release: Rep. Roch proposes greater role for landowners in renewable energy

Freedom New Mexico SANTA FE – State Representative Dennis Roch (R-Tucumcari) introduced House Bill 104 this week in an effort to increase the input of landowners in the renewable energy industry. “With the construction of wind turbines and transmission lines on private property,” said Roch, “it is vital that landowners have a voice in the […]

Rep. Lujan visits Tucumcari

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By Thomas Garcia: Quay County Sun Area residents met with Rep. Ben Ray Luj

New babies

May baby…Malaki Devian Alderete, was born May 21 to Davida Salas and Marguis Alderete of Tucumcari. He has a big brother, Marquis Jr. and a big sister, Alissa. His grandparents are Cora Lucero, Geno Ulibarri and Mark and Gina Alderete, all of Tucumcari. His great-grandparents are Beatrice and the late Joe “Mere” Lucero and the […]

Upcoming events during July 4 weekend

Lujan set to open distirct office…U.S. Rep. Ben Ray Lujan (D) will be in Tucumcari to officially open his district here at 1:30 p.m. on Friday. The Tucumcari District Office is at 404 W. Route 66 Blvd. Former Quay County Democratic Party president Ron Wilmot heads up the office.Local GOP set for July 4 tea […]

Rep. Roch to serve on Legislative Education Study Committee

By QCS Staff State Rep. Dennis Roch (R-Tucumcari) said Friday he was appointed as a voting member of the Legislative Education Study Committee, one of several interim legislative committees which meet between legislative sessions. “This committee was my first choice,” Roch said, “and I’m pleased that my colleagues recognized the contributions I can make to […]

Iraq, Afghanistand vets can apply for new GI benefits

By QCS Staff On Monday, Iraq and Afghanistan veterans can apply in Tucumcari for the new college benefits, said a spokesman for U.S. Rep. Ben Ray Lujan’s office.