County resident raises tumbleweed concerns

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Thomas Garcia An eyesore, fire hazard and reminder of New Mexico winds has one county resident concerned and asking when county officials will act. “They are everywhere,” Jo Collins, a resident on Quay County’s Elder Street about numerous tumbleweeds which seem to have taken root in the ditches and fence lines along her street. “They [...]

Westward expansion focus of book

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QCS Staff A former Logan resident’s book details the expansion westward for two towns a century apart. “It’s a collection of essays detailing two villages triumphs, conflicts, scandals and tragedies as a result of Americans’ westward expansion,” said J.L. Walker, the book’s author. The book “Southeast by Southwest” contains information about the time, people and [...]

Rollover claims life of 72 year old resident of House

A single-vehicle rollover on State Road 252 Tuesday evening killed a 72-year-old House man, police said.

Press release: Former Quay County resident now Arizona State Senator

Representative Steve Yarbrough, currently Speaker Pro Tempore of the Arizona House, has deep Quay County roots.

Snake surprises resident

Thomas Garcia A non-lethal reptilian predator surprised and shocked a local resident with its natural behavior and origins. Jan Fort has seen her share of snakes living in eastern New Mexico but on July 12 she thought she had come face-to-face with one out of the story books. “I could have sworn it was a [...]

San Jon resident honored at Conchas Dam Anniversary

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By Thomas Garcia: Quay County Sun Even with the applause of 50 people and presentation of gifts Friday was just another day for Earl Flint. “A great deal of people have come out to celebrate this project,” Flint said. The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers held a celebration for the 75th Anniversary of Conchas Dam [...]

Quay County Resident Killed in Crash

Press Release Sarah L. Hargrove, 60, of House, was fatally injured Saturday morning after the vehicle she was passenger in crashed.

Press release: Illinois resident killed in crash on I-40

Tucumcari – Casey Reif, 22 of Decatur, Ill. was fatally injured in a single vehicle roll-over.

Future laws will call for new way for city run animal shelter

Chelle Delaney Tucumcari should prepare for and seek funding to comply with pending state-regulated humane euthanasia of shelter animals and regulation of animal shelters, according to a recommendation from a local resident. Funding could initially come from the non-profit group Animal Protection of New Mexico (APNM) and additional funding from capital outlays from Gov. Bill [...]

Resident pleads to save Sands Dorsey

By Chelle Delaney A Tucumcari resident appealed to the city commission Thursday night to make one more effort to save the remains of the Sands Dorsey building. “Have we exhausted all avenues?” asked Don Falls. “Have we done everything to preserve an important part of downtown?” To demolish the Sands Dorsey building, which was severely [...]