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 By Ron Warnick    News    February 26, 2020 

Commission approves final audit for fiscal year

The Quay County Commission on Monday approved its final audit for the fiscal year ending June 30 that flagged five findings — with four that were minor. A.J. Bowers of the Carr, Riggs & Ingram... Full story

 
 By Ron Warnick    News    February 26, 2020 

Voters approve $3 million bond issue

Voters in the Tucumcari school district on Feb. 18 approved by more than a 2-to-1 margin a $3 million bond issue that will be used for a proposed...

 
 By Ron Warnick    News    February 26, 2020 

Legislature awards Quay more than $2.5 million

The New Mexico Legislature awarded Quay County more than $2.5 million in capital-outlay projects before its session adjourned last week. The City of Tucumcari, villages of Logan and San Jon,... Full story

 
 By Ron Warnick    News    February 26, 2020 

Mesalands hears report on strategic plan

The Mesalands Community College board of trustees on Feb. 18 heard a preliminary report on a strategic plan that lays out the college’s goals for the next five years and authorized a purchase order... Full story

 
 By Ron Warnick    News    February 26, 2020 

School board hears details on dorm project

Tucumcari school board members listened during a work session Feb. 17 as Mesalands Community College’s president gave more details about a plan to build a 150-bed dormitory on a district-owned...

 

Calendar - Feb. 26

• March 8-14 —22nd Iron Pour. Mesalands Community College will host its 22nd annual Iron Pour workshop. Meet sculpture artists and make your own creation from molten metal. The actual iron pour...

 

Menus - Feb. 26

Tucumcari schools Wednesday — Breakfast: Cheesy scrambled eggs, bagel, whole-wheat toast, strawberry cream cheese, fruit, milk, juice; Lunch: Bean burrito, American harvest salad, diced potatoes,...

 

Police blotter - Feb. 26

These calls were made to the Tucumcari-Quay Regional Emergency Communications Center from Feb. 17 to Feb. 23: Monday • 9:33 a.m.: Traffic accident with damage at U.S. 54 and Yucca Street, Logan....

 

Jail log - Feb. 26

These individuals were booked into the Quay County Detention Center from Feb. 14 to Feb. 23: • Shelby Cahill, 26, Spring Hill, Florida, driving under the influence of drugs (first offense), driving...

 

Pages past - Feb. 26

On this date ... 1970: Three people were hospitalized after two separate accidents in Quay County. Brodie Webb, 15, and Steve Holcomb, both of McAlister, were taken to Trigg Memorial Hospital in...

 
 By Steve Hansen    News    February 19, 2020

City narrowly passes sign ordinance

Amid questions about its validity, the Tucumcari City Commission on Thursday passed by a 3-2 vote an ordinance designed to help the city keep...

 
 By Ron Warnick    News    February 19, 2020

Voters easily approve bonds for ballpark redevelopment

Voters in the Tucumcari school district on Tuesday approved by more than a 2-to-1 margin a $3 million bond issue that will be used for a proposed redevelopment of baseball and softball diamonds. A...

 
 By Ron Warnick    News    February 19, 2020

Tucumcari students take on robotics

Twice a week after school, about a dozen Tucumcari High School freshmen gather in a classroom to dig into a Zip-lock bags and tangles of switches,...

 
 By Steve Hansen    News    February 19, 2020

Tucumcari city manager announces resignation

Tucumcari city manager Britt Lusk on Thursday evening announced his resignation from the city manager’s post and gave the city commission his 60-day notice at a regular meeting of the commission.... Full story

 
 By Ron Warnick    News    February 19, 2020

Methane facility work delayed

Because of a bureaucratic delay, major construction work on converting a former ethanol plant on Tucumcari's north side into a methane facility has...

 
 By Staff report    News    February 19, 2020

Clerk's office sends out voting reminder

The Quay County Clerk’s Office is reminding residents to get their voting information correct for the 2020 primary and general elections. Please verify you are a registered voter in Quay County... Full story

 

Calendar - Feb. 19

• March 8-14 — 22nd Iron Pour. Mesalands Community College will host its 22nd annual Iron Pour workshop. Meet sculpture artists and make your own creation from molten metal. The actual iron pour... Full story

 

Menus - Feb. 19

Tucumcari schools Wednesday — Breakfast: Whole-grain egg sausage breakfast burrito, assorted cereal, salsa, cinnamon graham cracker, fruit, juice, milk; Lunch: Teriyaki chicken, American harvest...

 
 By Steve Hansen    News    February 19, 2020

City votes to end contract with Sunny505

The Tucumcari City Commission voted Thursday to end the city’s contract with Sunny505, an Albuquerque advertising and marketing firm, after the recommendation of the city’s lodgers tax board. The...

 
 By Ron Warnick    News    February 19, 2020

Future Logan school board meetings to be streamed

Future board meetings of Logan Municipal Schools will be streamed live on the internet and archived online. The board authorized the livestreaming during its meeting Feb. 10. The first meeting...

 
 By Staff report    News    February 19, 2020

Winter storm prompts closings, delays

A winter storm last week prompted a couple of school closings and delays with other classes, but the meager accumulations of snow proved to be more of an inconvenience than a major problem. About two...

 

Police blotter - Feb. 19

These calls were made to the Tucumcari-Quay Regional Emergency Communications Center from Feb. 10 to Feb. 16: Monday • 2:52 a.m.: Breaking and entering in 300 block of West Aber Street, Tucumcari....

 

Jail log - Feb. 19

These individuals were booked into the Quay County Detention Center from Feb. 10 to Feb. 14: • Steven Blea, 26, Tucumcari, negligent use of a deadly weapon (discharge). • Jonathan P. Wolfe, 29,...

 

Pages past - Feb. 19

On this date ... 1970: District Judge J.V. Gallegos sentenced a man and two women for their roles in an armed robbery and theft of a car at the Cedar Hill Service Station between San Jon and Tucumcari...

 
 By Ron Warnick    News    February 12, 2020

Farmers market recognized for award at county meeting

Quay County Commission Chairman Franklin McCasland during the commission's meeting Monday congratulated and recognized the Tucumcari Farmers Market...

 

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