Outwitting new dog tricky task

I entered the lockup through the sallyport doors and got a report from the warden of the day. “All present and accounted for, sir,” said my relieved wife, wiping a cold sweat from her brow. We’d been through several weeks of pure hell trying to keep our youngest dog Ranger on the property. It was [...]

Grandparents provide fresh perspective

Russell Anglin If there is one aspect of the human condition I find more prevalent than its tendency to sweet leisure and lethargy, it is a predisposition to self-doubt. Almost every person I have ever met, including myself, wallows in the muck and mire of anticipating an unpleasant task or being afraid to fulfill an [...]

Wike named new drug task force coordinator

Former police officer Heather Wike is the new Region V Drug Task Force Coordinator. Wike will receive a salary of $40,000 under a contract subject to a performance review in six months, according to a press release received Monday from the Clovis Police Department. Retired Clovis Police Chief Bill Carey held the position since Oct. [...]

Clovis task force to review animal euthanasia

Kevin Wilson: Freedom Newspapers Clovis is creating a task force to work on controlling the pet population. The Clovis City Commission heard an offer from Animal Protection of New Mexico to change euthanasia methods at the Clovis Animal Shelter.Most of Thursday’s meeting was dedicated to testimony from local veterinarians and APNM employees. The issue was [...]

DWI Task Force, Birthday, special School Board meeting

The Tucumcari Police Department is organizing a City DWI Task Force/Planning Council to serve for the purposes of the CDWI Grant. This meeting will be at noon on Sept. 4, 2007 at the Tucumcari Police Department Training Room. Please feel free to bring a bag lunch. This meeting will be an organizational meeting to set [...]

Quay area students to compete in design contest

By QCS Staff Of the 62 students to compete in an upcoming contest, 40 are students from the Quay County area making up more than half of the students and over half the teams. Students from House, Logan and San Jon high schools in Quay County and from Grady High School in Curry County and [...]

DWI Task Force denied again

by Chelle Delaney: Quay County Sun After meeting with the Quay County Commission on Friday, the county’s DWI program is without a fiscal agent. The county could not take any official action because its meeting was set up as a work session. Members of the DWI Task Force, an advisory group to the DWI program, [...]

DWI Task Force optimistic

By Chelle Delaney: Quay County Sun The DWI Task Force will meet on Friday morning with the Quay County Commission in hopes the commission can be persuaded to, again, become the program’s fiscal agent. “I feel positive because of this meeting,” said Pam Tompkins, DWI Task Force chairman, at a meeting of the task force [...]

City denies DWI Task Force request

by Chelle Delaney: Quay County Sun The fate of the Quay County DWI program got tossed back to Quay County by the Tucumcari City Commission on Thursday night. “We’ve done more than enough, they should go back to the county,” said Commissioner Chris Maestas. The DWI program is a much needed entity, said Commissioner Jim [...]

Partner sought for DWI program

By Thomas Garcia: Quay County Sun The Quay County DWI Task Force has formed a committee to ask city commissioners to become their fiscal agent at the commissioner’s next meeting on Feb. 8. Quay County is currently the DWI’s fiscal agent, but at the last meeting of the Quay County Commission it was decided that [...]