Police blotter — April 14

QC Sun staff The following is a sampling of calls recently received by the central dispatch office for Quay County, based at the Tucumcari Police Department. Thursday • At 6:19 a.m., a woman reported a man sleeping on top of a garage at a residence in the 900 block of South Adams Street. An officer […]

New street pole banners in works

By Chris Schmaedeke, QCS Managing Editor By Chris Schmaedeke QCS managing editor A small sampling of the new street pole banners for Tucumcari were presented at the City Commission meeting on Thursday. The Chamber of Commerce and the Lodgers’ Tax Board have worked together to produce banners which were on display at City Hall. The […]

Small town Iowa frozen in time

By Karl Terry: Guest columnist It wasn’t hard to find the house, but when we got there the Duke wasn’t home. I’m talking about none other than star of the silver screen John Wayne and my recent search for the home where he was born in Winterset, Iowa, which occurred somewhat by accident. Iowa is […]

3 questions with … Bobbye Rose

QCS staff Rose is Tucumcari’s city manager. 1. Have you adjusted to business as usual since you began as Tucumcari’s city manager? I have found there is no business as usual. Every day is filled with unique problems, concerns, interesting people, and projects. It has been a learning experience for me, but one that I […]

Aug. 12 – police blotter

Following is a sampling of calls recently received by the central dispatch office for Quay County, based at the Tucumcari Police Department. Tuesday • At 12:49 a.m., an officer reported a male subject on the ground at a hotel on East Tucumcari Boulevard. The officer advised that all was OK. The man was taking a […]

Quay County Sun becoming weekly

To our readers, This year and last have been the most challenging facing media companies, large and small, around the country.

Take time to be still, hear the small voice

By Debra Whittingon Be still, and know that I am God: I will be exalted among the heathen, I will be exalted in the earth. Psalm 46:10

Press Release: State sets guidelines for small wind turbine installations

Guidelines and procedures pertaining to permitting and inspection requirements for TWTS, or Tower-Mounted Small Wind Terbuines Systems, have been approved by the Commission for New Mexico’s Regulation and Licensing Department’s of Construction Industries Division, according a CID press release. The guidelines and procedures also clarify the type of electrical contractor’s license and journeyman certification classifications […]

Presentation offers keys to success for small towns

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Thomas Garcia Despite conventional folk wisdom, small towns do have a future, and can succeed, said Milan Wall, a leadership and economic development consultant. Wall, founder of the Nebraska-based Heartland Center for Leadership Development, gave a presentation Tuesday on the “Six myths about the future of small towns” to about 50 area Tucumcari residents. The […]

Small changes can have great effects

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