ENMAS featured artists, fiber artist grand opening

Special to the QCS April’s featured ENMAS artists Local artists Cheston Keck and Denette Johnson will be the featured artists for April at the Eastern New Mexico Art Space Gallery. An opening reception will be at 1 p.m. to 4 p.m. on April 5. Artwork by Keck of Tucumcari is 3-D computer-generated art. His style […]

Renew Energy Conference kicks off next week in Tucumcari

By QCS Next week the Renew New Mexico conference will be hosted in Tucumcari. The conference on Wednesday and Thursday will offer some of the

City prepping for Ute Lake water allocation

By Chelle Delaney: Quay County Sun The city of Tucumcari is making preparations and bankrolling funds to receive its allocation of water from Ute Lake. At Thursday night’s city commission meeting, city manager John Sutherland reported that the city had almost $900,000 set aside from gross receipt taxes earmarked

Delinquent property tax auction results in sale of 30 properties

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By Chelle Delaney: Quay County Sun John Cullum had just spent $400 for some land, but he wasn’t sure exactly what he had bought. Cullum and the Quay County Clerk hunted Thursday through county plat books to see just where the properties were. Some people could easily spend $400 at a gambling outing and “not […]

City approves steps to move forward with demolition of Sands Dorsey

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By Chelle Delaney: Quay County Sun Legal proceedings to take ownership, condemn and demolish the Sands Dorsey Building received unanimous approval Thursday night from the Tucumcari City Commission. Although the two-story downtown landmark had several supporters who suggested saving the building in some fashion, the city commissioners agreed it was time to take action for […]

Tucumcari Arts Festival opens today

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Special to the QCS The Sixth Annual Tucumcari Arts Festival is open today and Sunday at theTucumcari Convention Center The arts festival will be open from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. today and from 1 p.m. to 4 p.m on Saturday. Besides art there will be a couple of collections; a hat collection owned by […]

03-29-2008: Police Blotter

TuesdayAt 12:44 p.m., a female came to the police station to report possible fraud. The officer advised the female subject had been contacted by phone about her banking information. The officer advised that since she did give out her information that she close her account. The female subject advised that she had closed her account. […]

03-29-08: Book Reviews

The following books are available from the Tucumcari Public Library. For more information, call 461-0295. FictionThe First Patient by Michael Palmer. When he becomes doctor to his old friend the president, a country physician discovers a conspiracy to kill him. An Incomplete Revenge by Jacqueline Winspear. The psychologist and private investigator Maisie Dobbs investigates vandalism […]

Factors to consider for proper water management of lawns

By Tom Dominguez, Quay County Extension Are you having problems determining when and how much to water each time you irrigate your lawn? Well, you need to understand that several factors need to be considered to accomplish this task properly. • First, determine the type and depth of your soil. Clay soil will certainly be […]

USDA releases more details on beef recall

By Freedom New Mexico The U.S. Department of Agriculture released a list Thursday of all school districts nationwide that received beef included in last month’s recall of 143 million pounds from a California slaughterhouse. Those districts include several from the area previously reported, plus some not previously listed: Clovis, Portales, Melrose, Grady, Texico, Logan, San […]