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Articles from the November 6, 2012 edition

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Unofficial Quay County General Election results

Quay County General Election Ballot Results unofficial until Friday's canvass President/Vice President Barack Obama/Joe Biden, Democratic — 1,382 Mitt Romney/Paul Ryan, Republican — 2,194 Virgil...


Outgoing senator tours Tucumcari

A visit to Tucumcari Thursday gave retiring U.S. Sen. Jeff Bingaman a chance to see projects he helped fund while in office. "It's great to actually see the projects which I fought for in Washington...


Mesalands president placed on leave

Mesalands Community College President Mildred Lovato was placed on paid administrative leave Oct. 31 in a closed-door executive session, according to board Chairman J. Bronson Moore. Lovato Moore...


Improvements for wells approved

Grants were approved Wednesday at a special session of the City Commission from the Water Trust Board for improvements of three water wells at five mile park. For infrastructure improvements and... Full story


Fun run/walk T-shirts available

Get Moving Quay County Fun Run/Walk T-shirts are available for those who finished the course. They can be obtained at the Quay County Extension office in the Terry Turner Building, 216 E. Center St.,... Full story


Veteran service scheduled

Tucumcari Chapter Daughters of the American Revolution will hold a service honoring veterans and active duty military on 1:30 p.m. Nov. 11 at Veterans Park, Main and Second Street. Guest speakers...


On the shelves - Nov. 7

The following books are available from the Tucumcari Public Library. For more information call 461-0295. Fiction "Telegraph Avenue," by Michael Chabon. Fathers and sons in Berkeley and Oakland,...


Students donate food to ministry

Kindergarten through fifth-grade students held a contest at the elementary school to see which class could collect the most canned and dry goods to be donated to the Ministry of Hope. QCs photo:...


Altrusa hosting fundraiser party

Altrusa International of Tucumcari is hosting its annual cash party at 6 p.m. Saturday at the Quay County Exhibition Center. The theme is "Country Barbeque." Attendees are encouraged to wear their... Full story


Comments from the Canyons: Hard to adjust to time change

One more time, we have done as told and turned back our clocks in order to create confusion. We will now be on standard time just long enough to begin to get used to it before returning to daylight... Full story


Bond C on way to passing

With 61 percent of the votes in, state higher education Bond C was passing easily. That means $1 million for renovations at Mesalands Community College in Tucumcari. According to the New Mexico... Full story


Dowell wins Quay commission seat

Democrat Sue Dowell received about 60 percent of the vote and defeated Independent Wendell Smith in the race for Quay County Commission District 1. Officials said the unofficial vote total was 2,061... Full story


Police blotter - Nov. 7

The following is a sampling of calls received by the central dispatch office for Quay County, based at the Tucumcari Police Department. Friday At 8:44 a.m., an alarm was reported at a residence on...


Editor's Election Day blog: Ashley close to winning county seat

Tim Ashley seems to be closing in on a Curry County Commission seat. Officials say Ashley is leading Paul D. Barnes, 1,660 votes to 1,540, with about 200 votes to be counted. Debbie Spriggs will be...


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