Write-in candidate joins District 3 race

By QCS Staff Jerry Dale Williamson, a write-in candidate, declared his candidacy Tuesday for election in Tucumcari’s District 3 race for city commissioner. It was the only uncontested race in the upcoming elections. The District 3 post is held by city Commissioner James L. Witcher. Now, nine candidates are running in the municipal election. They […]

Right vs. right calls for tough choices

Two newspapers in Seattle were asked by the FBI to publish a photograph of two men “so that the public might help in identifying them.” “These men have been seen aboard Washington State Ferries … and have exhibited unusual behavior, which was reported by passengers,” conceding that the behavior might have been harmless, the FBI […]

Bruhn wins school board in Logan, most of school races uncontested

by Chelle Delaney: Quay County Sun With mostly uncontested races in Tuesday’s school board elections in Quay County, the school board race for position 2 in the Village of Logan was the one to watch. Tommy J. Bruhn won the race against Kent Terry by one vote, 119 to 118, for Position 2, according to […]

School Board Elections on Tuesday

Quay County school board elections are from 7 a.m. to 7 p.m. on Tuesday. The elections will be held at the following locations: Tucumcari District 1 – Del Norte Center Tucumcari District 2 – Tucumcari Recreation Center Tucumcari Districts 3 and 4 – Tucumcari High School Auditorium Tucumcari District 5 – Immanuel Baptist Church House […]

Write-in candidates sought for House

Because nobody filed to run for the school board in House, persons interested in running for those positions may still file as a write-in candidate, according to a press release from the Quay County Clerk’s Office. The filing day for write-in candidates is Jan. 2, the release stated. According to state law, any member of […]

Experience common among candidates

By Kevin Wilson: Quay County Sun Editor’s Note: The following is the first in a series of stories about the upcoming county elections. Today’s focus is on the District 1 spot in the County Commission. between incumbent Robert Lopez and challengers Doyle Frasier and Jimmy Sandoval. When election ballots are cast, those who voted for […]

Senator Quay has interesting history

By Ryn Gargulinski: Quay County Sun Even those who live in Quay County may not be aware the term “Quayism” exists. No, it does not mean full of motels, grassland and ranchers and snaked by Route 66. Quayism is synonymous with “shrewd or even ruthless,” according to the Web site bookrags.com, and it was a […]

School board races set to go

TV Hagenah Every school district in the county will have at least one contested race for their school board seats. Tucumcari Public Schools, Mesalands Community College and House Public Schools each have one contested seat while Logan and San Jon schools each have two contested seats. According to Quay County Assistant County Clerk Ellen White, […]

Economic Development Head focuses on goals

TV Hagenah Executive Director of the Grater Tucumcari Economic Development Corporation Ben Kendrick has been in office one month and has been operating under his new vision statement and short term goals for just under two weeks and he feels he is moving in the right direction. At the economic development “Visioning Session” he asked […]