Quay County Sun - Serving the High Plains

State goal: Full school re-entry by April 5

SANTA FE -- The New Mexico Public Education Department and Department of Health announced Monday a goal to reach full school re-entry by April 5, with the caveat that all school staff members will...

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Zamora accepts position as new county manager

Quay County Emergency Manager Daniel Zamora on Monday afternoon accepted an offer to become the county's new manager later this month. Zamora, who's...

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Quay improves to green

Quay County improved from the yellow to green zone in COVID-19 assessments last week, and the governor's office also announced a loosening of health...

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Commissioners consider zoning law changes

Tucumcari city commissioners considering changes to the city's zoning laws and their enforcement wrestled with issues that included poor landowners,...

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Pastor ministers with sign

If you see a man walking around Tucumcari carrying a cardboard sign, chances are good he's a former motorcycle gang member who now is pastor at First...

Jail log - March 3

These individuals were booked into the Quay County Detention Center from Feb. 22 to Feb. 28: • Misty D. Aragon, 38, Tucumcari, contempt of court. • Seth A. Chavez, 32, Tucumcari, probation...

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San Jon student wins national video contest

A San Jon High School student was a grand prize winner of a national video contest that urges utility customers to call before starting digging...

New Mexico Bank and Trust acquires FNB New Mexico

New Mexico Bank & Trust, a wholly owned subsidiary of Heartland Financial USA Inc., announced last week it completed its acquisition of FNB New Mexico at the close of business on Feb. 19. FNB New...

Police blotter - March 3

These calls were made to the Tucumcari-Quay Regional Emergency Communications Center from Feb. 22 to Feb. 28: Monday • 7:29 a.m.: Theft in 2000 block of South Mountain Road, Tucumcari. • 9 a.m.:...

Las Cruces superintendent mourned by community

New Mexico's education community was stunned Thursday to learn about the death of Las Cruces Public Schools superintendent Karen Trujillo. Trujillo, 50, died Thursday evening after being struck by a...

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Sports teams learn schedules

Tucumcari and Logan's varsity football teams finally learned about their shortened-season schedules Thursday, with a possible fifth or postseason...

Dem governor, lawmakers can't face truth

When Gov. Michelle Lujan Grisham penned her name to Senate Bill 10, she signed a death warrant. She, along with dozens of New Mexico Democratic lawmakers, approved the order to end the lives of...

Hoping Tres Amigas will revive

I was fortunate to watch Texas’ power supply difficulties from afar. Tucumcari was far enough. I didn’t have to go to Cancun. In Tucumcari, the closest we got to Texas’ Texas-size electricity...

Streaming oral arguments good for New Mexico

As I drive to work, past the barricades and the fencing surrounding the New Mexico Roundhouse, I think how it informs public perception about our democratic process and understanding of the “rule...

Thinking on the Parable of the Two Sons

A reader asked for my thoughts on the Parable of the Two Sons given in Matthew 21. Anyone can contact me with questions about my articles or any other biblical topic of interest to them; I’ll...

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