County officials oppose low-altitude flights

Thomas Garcia By Thomas Garcia Quay County Sun Quay County Commissioners passed a resolution opposing low altitude tactical navigation flights from Cannon Air Force Base. “There has been no opportunity for citizens or elected officials to adequately address the LATNs,”

School board opposes pledge proposal

By Thomas Garcia: Quay County Sun The Tucumcari Board of Education has approved a resolution opposing the New Mexico Department of Education’s proposed rule change aimed at the Pledge of Allegiance. “A letter opposing the rule change will be sent from our board of education to New Mexico Secretary of Education Veronica C. Garcia,” said […]

Burn ban initiated in Quay County

By QCS Staff The Quay County Commission approved a open fire ban which will be effective 8 a.m. Tuesday. The commission approved the resolution on the recommendation of Donald Adams, Quay County Fire Marshal, at its Monday meeting. The resolution says the county is joining other Eastern New Mexico and West Texas counties in the […]

To resolve or not, it’s resolution time

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Thomas Garcia Halloween has trick-or-treating. Thanksgiving has turkey dinner.

January 1985

Briana Moore, daughter of Larry and Veronica Moore, was the first baby born in Quay County in 1985. … Daniel Lopez was Southwestern Wrestling Classic’s heavyweight champion and Quay County Sun’s Athlete of the Week. … The Board of Directors of Arch Hurley Conservancy District adopted a resolution requesting that state legislation be introduced so […]

Quay County resolutions match most popular ever

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By Ryn Gargulinski: QCS Tucumcari’s Jim Davis said he’s not going to make a New Year’s resolution. “I don’t have to,” he laughed, “I don’t have any bad habits.” Although he quickly added he may need to change his answer to “quit lying,” he’s among the dozens of Quay County denizens who said they shalt […]

County recognizes Constitution proclamation

By Ryn Gargulinski A whole lot of John Hancocks were scrawled at Monday’s Quay County Commission meeting, with the commissioners approving a number of resolutions and even a proclamation. The proclamation declared Sept. 17-23 as Constitution Week and was presented by Chief Deputy County Clerk Jeannette Maddaford on behalf of the Daughters of the American […]

Developers clash with officials

Mike Linn Two area developers with big plans for Ute Lake have met resistance from officials who fear development may contaminate the lake’s water, reserved as a future drinking supply for residents of Eastern New Mexico. Clovis’ Sid Strebeck and Logan developer Warren Frost, who both sell lots along Ute Lake’s south shore but are […]

Letter to editor

Letter to the Editor 8-2-04 In last Saturday’s edition of the Quay County Sun City Commissioner Maestas states and I quote from the article, “City Commissioner Chris Maestas said he and fellow Commissioner Antonio Apodaca voted against the utility rate hikes but were outvoted 3-2 by Commissioners Betty Ditto and Jim Witcher and Mayor Mary […]