Freedom sells TV stations

Mary Ann Milbourn IRVINE, Calif. — Freedom Communications Inc. has agreed to sell its television division to Maryland-based Sinclair Broadcast Group Inc. It’s a $385 million deal that will leave the company and its newspapers free of debt, Freedom announced Wednesday. Freedom newspapers include the Clovis News Journal, Portales News-Tribune and Quay County Sun. The […]

Gas station project makes progress

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QCSun staff A beautification project started last fall by the Tucumcari Chamber of Commerce and MainStreet organization made some progress before a winter hiatus, chamber of commerce director Bob Beaulieu said.Beaulieu said work on the gas stations has stopped until warmer temperatures permit painting. Before colder conditions prevailed, Doug and Sharon Quarles and a group […]

Volunteers hatch revitilization plan

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Russell Anglin The Tucumcari Chamber of Commerce and MainStreet organization have undertaken a new initiative to beautify the city. Local volunteers want to dress up the handful of old gas stations around town, designing the buildings with images of what the gas stations looked like in the glory days of the Route 66 era. Chamber […]

Will your TV go dark on DTV-day?

Beginning Saturday all televisions in the United States are to transition to digital television marking the end of analog television. Starting Friday at midnight television stations will be settling into their permanent digital television transmission and channel listing. They will discontinue the use of their analog signal completely on Saturday. With those dates near at […]

Petty Recording Studio to be featured on public televison

Freedom New Mexico Clovis and the Norman Petty Recording Studio are the focus of a The New Mexico Music Commission documentary set to air Thursday on PBS stations across the state. Nancy Laflin, director of the NMMC, said the commission worked with You And Me Productions and Public Broadcasting Service stations on the project. Laflin […]

Fire stations recruiting volunteers

By Ryn Gargulinski: Quay County Sun Area fire departments have their sirens blaring for some basic necessities, according to Quay County Fire Marshal Donald Adams at Monday’s Quay County Board of Commissioners meeting. The biggest alert goes out for volunteers, Adams said. While the county has about 250 volunteers, “they’re not always there when you […]