Arch Hurley seeking to protect watershed

Chelle Delaney A one-year, four-month protest against the drilling of water wells in Largo Canyon has paid off for the Arch Hurley Conservancy District. A rancher who wanted to drill the wells has withdrawn his request to the state for the wells, said Franklin McCasland, Arch Hurley manager, at Tuesday’s district board meeting. Arch Hurley […]

United Way auction set for Wednesday

The annual United Way of Quay County Auction at Wells Fargo Bank kicks

Arch Hurley to protest drilling in Largo Canyon

By Thomas Garcia Quay County Sun Representatives of the Arch Hurley Conservancy District will meet with the Office of the State Engineer to protest the drilling of 10 wells by Robert Ritter Rimrock Rose LLC in the Largo Canyon in San Miguel County. Arch Hurley manager Franklin McCasland and the district’s legal counsel will attend […]

United Way raises $7,500

By QCS staff The annual auction on Tuesday was the best ever for the United Way of Quay County. “We raised about $7,500,” Doyle Frasier, president of the United Way, said. Things started moving slowly at first, but after the dinner hour more people showed up at Wells Fargo Bank, he said. Tires were a […]

Commission says cattle guards will stay

By Chelle Delaney: Quay County Sun Like it or not, the cattle guards are going to stay on Quay Road 70, the Quay County commissioners told rancher Dusty Stone at their Friday meeting. Stone and his dad, Lee Stone, drive a team of horses on the road to check their land and animals. The installation […]

Lucretia A. Wells

Services: 10 a.m. Monday at Royal Estates, El Paso, Texas. Lucretia A. Wells, 94, died Thursday, Aug. 30, 2007. She was a long time El Paso resident after moving here from Tucumcari. She was preceded in death by husbands, Josh Babers and Clyde L. Wells and son Charles T. Babers. She is her survived by […]

City water and delivery for treatment a priority

By Chelle Delaney: Quay County Sun How to deliver more water and how to move more waste water out faster in Tucumcari’s city pipes received the most notice at the City Commission on Thursday. The city’s pipes from its wells at Five Mile Park are not as large as they should be and are more […]

Excessive uranium levels found in city water

By Chelle Delaney: Quay County Sun Uranium in the city of Tucumcari’s water supply has exceeded the maximum allowed by federal guidelines and the city has quit using three wells to help alleviate the problem, city officials said. Uranium is toxic to the kidneys and over a long period, in large quantities, may cause cancer, […]

Altrusa Sets book drops

TV Hagenah According to Glenda Reid of the Tucumcari Altrusa organization, on Monday, March 8, the Altrusa International Club of Tucumcari placed a “little blue house” book drop box in the lobby of the Wells Fargo Bank on First Street in Tucumcari. Reid said the book drop box will serve as a focal point for […]

Natural gas pipeline construction half finished

By Dave Gragg Finding enough natural gas to make digging a well worth the while isn’t the problem around Tucumcari, said Rick Partain. “Geologists think there’s 30 to 40 years worth of natural gas in the Tucumcari Basin,” he said. “That’s a long time.” The trick is to get the natural gas to market. That’s […]