EPCOG approves reduced budget, cuts staff

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By Robin Fornoff: Freedom New Mexico The Eastern Plains Council of Governments cut almost a third of its staff Wednesday while approving a significantly reduced budget for the 2010-2011 fiscal year. [image #1, align=right, size=medium] The EPCOG board approved the $1.9 million budget at its annual meeting held at Leal’s Mexican Food Restaurant. It’s a […]

Hutchins signs on to play football at NMMI

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By Thomas Garcia: Quay County Sun A local senior signs a letter of intent to play football for the New Mexico Military Institute Broncos this fall. Alex Hutchins, a senior at Tucumcari High School was surrounded by his parents, Daniel and Darla Hutchins and members of the coaching staff Wednesday as he signed the letter […]

Top ten stories of the decade

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By Thomas Garcia: Quay County Sun As the decade comes to a close, the Quay County Sun staff has compiled the top ten stories of the decade.

Sharing thoughts on Thanksgiving

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QCS Staff QCS staff Tucumcari Elementary School students share with us their likes, dislikes and what is important to them about Thanksgiving.

Project request approved

QCS Staff QCS staff County commissioners approved to send the 2011 Appropriation Project request to the state during Monday’s meeting. County Manager Richard Primrose said the request would be to either combined the city and county offices into one new building or to build an add-on to the existing building. “This is just an application […]

City wrestles with budget deficit

Chelle Delaney Tucumcari Mayor Antonio Apodaca asked city staff Monday to come with several options to lower a proposed 15 percent

Tucumcari wins FFA Sweepstakes

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QCS Staff y QCS STAFFTucumcari’s FFA Chapter brought home the State Championship Horticultural Sweepstakes Award – its fifth consecutive win. “No other chapter in our state has won it more than three times consecutively except us,” said FFA Advisor Glenda Sours. “Sweepstakes is figured on the average highest percentages achieved by your top five teams […]

Volunteers pack up Christmas spirit for others

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Thomas Garcia The giving nature of the staff at Dan C. Trigg Memorial Hospital, Comcast and K-Bobs provided a complete holiday meal and toys for 14 Tucumcari families. The staff prepared 14 boxes filled with everything one might need for a complete holiday meal, including the turkey, mashed potatoes and even pumpkin pie mix. “These […]

Logan School and Community reunion set for this weekend

QCS staffThe Logan School and Community Reunion will be Saturday and Sunday.

Letter to Editor: Veterans medical services could use more staff

Veterans need to tell legislators that medical services need more staff