Officials release Curry County jail investigative report

By Sharna Johnson: Freedom New Mexico Inmates who escaped from the Curry County jail last month may have gained freedom with a key swiped from guards who were busy with plumbing repairs. There is no indication the eight inmates who escaped received intentional help from jail staff, District Attorney Matt Chandler said after reviewing a […]

One Lane: Repairs under way on US 54 bridge

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Traffic over the Canadian River Bridge on U.S. 54 near Logan, is reduced to one lane for emergency repairs of a bridge expansion joint, according to the state’s Department of Transportation. Traffic control devices are in place and estimated time of completion of bridge repairs is about one month ending on Nov. 24.

Bridge at Logan rated “fair”

By Chelle Delaney: Quay County Sun A state bridge engineer is scheduled to inspect the Logan bridge on U.S. Highway 54 across the Canadian River on Thursday. The bridge is rated “fair” on a three-phased scale of good to fair to poor, said Heather Sandoval, assistant district engineer and bridge engineer with the New Mexico […]

Officials hope to open pool by end of summer

QCS Staff Closed since the summer of 2004, Tucumcari’s city swimming pool could possibly be open by the dog days of summer, said city officials. The city has received a conditional permit to begin repairs and hopes to solicit bids for repairs bids this coming week, said Doug Powers, director of the city’s Community Development. […]

New pool bid significantly lower

QCS Staff Tucumcari City Manager Richard Primrose told city commissioners Thursday the city has received an estimate for repairs to the city pool that is far lower than previous estimates. The latest estimate is about $90,000, Primrose said. Previous estimates had ranged as high as $200,000. The city will now advertise for bid proposals for […]

Commissioners meet about pool

By William Thompson: Quay County Sun – Commissioners receive phone calls to get pool ready for summer. At a city commissioners’ meeting Thursday, City Manager Richard Primrose said city hall has $10,000 in reserve to go for repairs to the municipal swimming pool. City commissioners urged him to move swiftly in getting needed repairs. Commissioner […]