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 […]

Play hurt, pain later

By Thomas Garcia: Quay County Sun Mend now and you’ll probably play later. High school students who participate in athletics may experience a sports-related injury in one of their four years before they graduate. However, playing through the pain, and not recognizing how imporant it is to fully heal, may not equal any gains later, […]

Time for early voting

By QCS Staff Absentee voting — for those who cannot participate on the Nov. 7 general election — begins on Tuesday, said Quay County Clerk Ellen White. Absentee voting is available for all residents who would like to cast their vote prior to the general election, White said. Voting can be done in person or […]

Voters invited to try out new voting machines before Nov. 7

By Chelle Delaney: Quay County Sun Do you want to test your voting skills before Nov. 7? Two styles of new voting machines that will be used for the Nov. 7 elections are up and operating at the Quay County Courthouse for voters to try out, said Ellen White, Quay County clerk. The machines are […]

Double check your voter registration ID card

By QCS Staff New voter registration identification cards, generated by the New Mexico Secretary of State, have been and are being received by Quay Count residents, said Ellen White, clerk of the court. “It’s important to check and see if the information is correct,” she said. “If the information is incorrect, please bring your card […]

Early vote totals high

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By Kevin Wilson: Quay County Sun Tony and Patsy Gresham made a short walk Friday in the Quay County Courthouse. The Greshams thought it was important to have honesty, experience and commitment from their elected officials, and they took advantage of the early voting period to let their voices be heard. More than 400 people […]

Quay employees see bonuses — finally

By Ryn Gargulinski: QCS Quay County Clerk Ellen White got a surprise this holiday season she’s never seen before — an employee bonus. “We’ve never gotten bonuses since I’ve been here,” said White, a county employee since 1998. “It was a nice surprise,” White said of the $125 allotted each of the county’s 87 employees, […]

1/7 Senior citizen menu

Tucumcari/Logan/House Monday: Sub sandwich, lettuce, tomato, cheese, Jell-o, fruit cocktail, broccoli, pork and beans. Tuesday: Beef stew, cornbread, tossed salad and white cake. Wednesday: Tacos, tomato, lettuce, onion, pinto beans, salsa, bananas and strawberries. Thursday: Chili dog, onions, cheese, potatoes deluxe, brussels sprouts and quick brownies Friday: Hamburger, lettuce, tomato, onion, spicy fries and white […]

Mariachi in Tucumcari

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What: The annual Christmas Mariachi concert, headlining Reynaldo Maestas with special guest Romano Enrique, a professional mariachi from Spain who is Reynaldo’s cousin, along with Mariachi Tenampa, New Mexico’s premiere mariachi group, and the Baila, Baila Dancers. The show was sponsored by Quay Council for Arts and Humanities, Mesalands Community College and the Elks’ Lodge. […]

Cowboy has one of those days

By Baxter Black: QCS columnist It’s the kind of day every cowboy dreams of. Almost makes you wish they weren’t numbered. When the desert is green, it’s like Wyoming when the wind’s not blowing, or a sunny winter day in Ohio. It’s early fall. Still supposed to be hot today but we’ve got morning cloud […]