Recycling: Grant helping city to launch green pla

By Chelle Delaney: Quay County Sun A $10,000 grant for office recycling containers will put the city of Tucumcari in green mode. The grant to Tucumcari was one of 10 grants, totaling $260,000, awarded by the New Mexico Environment Department to communities and pueblos. The money is to be used for recycling and illegal dumping […]

Bonds proposed to save Sands Dorsey

By Chelle Delaney: Quay County Sun Saving the Sands Dorsey should be put to a vote of the residents through a bond issue, suggested commissioner Jim Witcher at Thursday’s city commission meeting. Commissioner Jim Lafferty said he was perplexed by Witcher’s suggestion because Witcher had voted in a previous city commission meeting to have the […]

UNM students present downtown redevelopment designs

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By Chelle Delaney: Quay County Sun Plans for downtown redevelopment by students from UNM were received with enthusiasm by local residents. “I like what I see here,” said Beth Parmer, who joined more than a dozen residents as the presentation on Saturday. The students from the UNM School of Architecture and Planning provided illlustrated drawings […]

Four arrested for meth possession

Four Tucumcari residents were arrested Thursday for possession of a controlled substance — 18.2 grams of methamphetamine, which has a street value of about $1,100, according to court documents and State Police Lt. Cleo Baker. The possession of a controlled substance is a fourth-degree felony. The four, arrested at an apartment at W. Route 66 […]

County residents request livestock law

By Chelle Delaney: Quay County Sun A Quay County resident has requested the Quay County Commission to enact a section of the New Mexico Livestock Law 77-14-5 that prohibits livestock running at large. Christina Fleming presented a petition signed by 29 residents in the Arch Hurley Conservancy District that is required to request that the […]

11-24-2007: Calendar

Sundays ongoing: 2:30 p.m., American Legion Auxiliary Bingo, Bingo Hall, 100 S. 8th Street, Logan, NM. Call 497-2977. Monday: 9:30 – 10:30 a.m., Heather Wilson’s Listening Tour, Pow Wow Restaurant, 801 West Route 66 Blvd. Candidate for US Senate to field questions and discuss issues with Quay County residents. Monday: 5 p.m., Special work session, […]

August 1965

The Chamber of Commerce planned a day-long dedication for the new Trigg Memorial Hospital. … Seventy-one members of the Bell Ranch Cowboys Association and their families came from seven states and the country of Rhodesia in Africa to their annual reunion held at the Chappell-Spade headquarters. … Numerous Quay County residents reported seeing UFOs in […]

Texico residents allowed to go back home

By Sharna Johnson More than a dozen Texico residents were allowed to return to their homes around 2:30 p.m. Friday, two days after a truck accident resulting in a fuel spill forced their evacuation, according to Texico Fire Chief Lewis Cooper. The residents of five homes in the 300 block of north State Line Road […]

Residents plead for commodity location

By Kevin Wilson: Quay County Sun Volunteers with Quay County’s commodity program asked the Tucumcari City Commission for its help during Thursday’s regular meeting. During the public comments segment of the meeting, Toni Blea requested that commodities still be distributed at the Tucumcari Recreation Center. The center has been a temporary distribution point while the […]

7/16 Udall Brief

Tucumcari residents who have something to say to U.S. Representative Tom Udall, D-N.M., can do so through one of his staff members from 10 to 11 a.m. Monday at Tucumcari City Hall, according to a release from the representative’s office. Udall aide Peter Wells will be available to meet with area residents and anyone wishing […]