Commissioners take oath of office

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By Chelle Delaney: Quay County Sun Tucumcari’s newly elected city commissioners were sworn in Friday at City Hall. They were Mayor Antonio Apodaca, Mayor pro tem James Witcher and commissioners Robert Lumpkin and Jimmy Sandoval. Except for Sandoval all the commissioners were incumbents and the term of Jim Lafferty, commissioner for District 5, had not […]

Commuity Notes:

Meeting set Tuesday for Schools The Tucumcari Public Schools Board of Education will have a special work Session at 5:30 p.m. on Tuesday. The meeting will be at the Multipurpose Room of the School Administration Office, 2400 S. Eighth St. Absentee, early voting for city elections ongoing at City Hall Absentee and early voting for […]

February 1990

H. Fred Pomeroy, superintendent of Tucumcari Public Schools, was one of 100 outstanding school managers in North America, according to “The Executive Educator,” a magazine for school professionals. … Only 25 percent of the eligible voters turned out at Tucumcari polls for a vote to continue a two-mill levy for three years for the schools. […]

Early voting begins today for Tucumcari municipal elections

By QCS Staff The City of Tucumcari is now conducting absentee voting by mail for the March 4 regular Municipal Election. An Absentee Ballot Application may be picked up at City Hall or you may call 461-3451 to request an Absentee Ballot Application be mailed. No reason has to be given to vote absentee. City […]

Quay County Democrats choose Clinton

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By Chelle Delaney: Quay County Sun Hillary Clinton swept Super Tuesday in Quay County with 383 votes in the Democratic Presidential Preference Caucus. Barack Obama brought in 215 votes from the county’s Democrats who voted on Tuesday. In all, 668 Democrats from Quay County participated in the caucus, said Ron Wilmot, co-chair of the Quay […]

Early and absentee voting for Sept. 18 hospital tax is ongoing

The Quay County Clerk’s office is conducting early and absentee voting for the Special Hospital Tax Election on Sept. 18. Voting began Tuesday, said Ellen White, county clerk. Voters can cast their early ballots on weekdays between 8 a.m. and noon and from 1 p.m. to 5 p.m. at the Court House. Eligible voters may […]

Special election on Sept. 18 for hospital tax

A Special Hospital Gross Receipts Tax Election will be held on Tuesday, Sept, 18, the Quay County Clerk Ellen White announced in a press release this. Every registered voter in Quay County may participate in this election. Those who are not registered to vote or desire to make a change to their certificate of registration […]

Commissioners revise appointment procedures

by Chelle Delaney: Quay County Sun Several city comissioners and Mayor Mary Mayfield got into a little verbal sabre rattling over the way candidates for city agency advisory boards are appointed and the use of Robert’s Rules of Order at Thursday night’s City Commission meeting. Commissioner Jim Lafferty said he knew that a new procedure […]

Final votes counted

QUAY COUNTY SUN QCS Staff Quay County’s votes were verified Friday morning by Quay County Commissioners and the Clerk of the Court, Ellen White. The Canvassing Committee reviewed and verified the 3,576 ballots from Tuesday night’s 13 polling places, absentee and early ballots, and 18 ballots that could not be included until they were hand […]

Some people just don’t do it

By Chelle Delaney: QCS Staff Some people just don’t do it. These people are perfectly normal. They pay their taxes. They’re law abiding. (They may take a drink or two, may even have a little too much, sometimes, but everybody considers them good people.) These people work so they can make ends meet and maybe […]