Roch, Tucumcari’s assistant super, announces candidacy

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By Chelle Delaney: Quay County Sun Dennis J. Roch, assistant superintendent for Tucumcari schools, has announced his candidacy for the District 67 state representative position. Roch�s announcement Friday was made jointly with District 67 incumbent, Republican Brian Moore of Clayton, who said he would not seek re-election. Moore�s term expires December 2008. �I think he�s […]

Community Notes: Rep. Brian Moore to visit, craft fair in Logan, free self-defense class, library’s book sale

Rep. Brian Moore to visit Thursday State Rep. Brian Moore will be hold a public meeting at 5 p.m. Thursday at the Quality Inn Conference Room. The meeting will be a no-host dinner. For more information call 461-3460 or 487-2367. Artists rally for food bank Individual artists and businesses have banded together to keep food […]

MCCH Council names eight priorities for year

By QCS Staff The Quay County Maternal Child and Community Health Council has outlined eight priorities for 2008 to improve the quality of life and health in Quay County. They are: l Substance abuse l Suicide l Family Violence l Childhood Obesity l Health Care Access l Teen Pregnancy l Childcare l Immunizations Based on […]

Thankfullly, it was quiet over holiday

By QCS Staff It was a quiet Thanksgiving holiday weekend in Quay County, according to police officials There were two accidents and one DWI arrest in Quay County, New Mexico State Police Lt. Cleo Baker said. There were no fatalities. “It was a safe holiday weekend,” Baker said. “The fact that people knew the DWI […]

Candidates stump for senate seat

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By Chelle Delaney: Quay County Sun In back-to-back appearances, two Republican candidates running for the U.S. Senate visited Tucumcari on Monday. The candidates, U.S. Reps. Heather Wilson and Steve Pearce, are vying for the seat to be vacated by U.S. Sen. Pete Domenici. Domenici recently announced he would retire because of health reasons. Wilson stressed […]

Tucumcari school’s field house running on warm water

By Thomas Garcia Quay County Sun Tucumcari’s school system’s athletic field house would be in hot water if it had any hot water. But with a contract for new hot water heaters and repairs to existing heaters, the water’s expected to get warmer, said school officials. Why there was no hot water at the Rhodes […]

Post office losing skin

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By QCS Staff The Tucumcari Post Office is down to its second skin. The stone panels were coming off the walls of the Post Office building on Tuesday. And it was being done on purpose. The building’s outer skin has been an item of concern and interest for about three years. In July 2004, a […]

Advent is time of anticipation

By Debra Whittington For by grace are ye saved through faith; and that not of yourselves: it is the gift of God: Not of works, lest any man should boast. For we are his workmanship, created in Christ Jesus unto good works, which God hath before ordained that we should walk in them. Ephesians 2:8-10 […]

11-28-07: Police Blotter

The following is a sample of calls received during the last few days by the central dispatch office for Quay County, based at the Tucumcari Police Department. According to reports: Saturday l At 7:11 p.m., a female reported vandalism at an apartment on West Hancock Street. An officer advised that the window on the back […]

11-28-07: Business Notes: Cornerstone Deli opening, IRS business mileage

Cornerstone official opening today A new restaurant in town, the Cornerstone Deli at and Route 66 Boulevard will be having it ceremonial ribbon cutting ceremony at 10:30 a.m. today. IRS sets business miles at 50.5 cents per mile The Internal Revenue Service issued the 2008 optional standard mileage rates used to calculate the deductible costs […]