Freedom to emerge from bankruptcy by end of March

Freedom Communications Freedom Communications Inc., parent company of the Clovis News Journal, Portales News-Tribune and Quay County Sun, should emerge from bankruptcy by the end of March, according to the company’s top executives. Interim Chief Executive Burl Osborne and Chief Financial Officer Mark McEachen said that while some change in the company’s newspapers, magazines and […]

Press release: Rep. Lujan’s events canceled

Freedom New Mexico Rep. Ben Lujan’s visit to Tucumcari has been canceled due to inclement weather in Washington, D.C. The weather has canceledflights out of Washington, D.C. The event has not been rescheduled at this time.

Wallace family get-together a pleasure to attend

By Lynn Moncus On February 13, the Wallace families of Norton celebrated a number of family birthdays and had quite a family reunion at the same time. To be invited to that gathering was most definitely a privilege. The birthdays being celebrated included Mrs. Sue Wallace Tucek, Mrs. Noma Wallace Tillman, Mrs. Maxine Tillman Wallace, […]

Get to know the candidates


QCS staff Voters will head to the polls on March 2 in Tucumcari. The QCS staff sat down with each candidate. District 4 Thomas Even 1. Why do you feel you are a strong candidate for this office? I believe a city needs to run like a business. I can provide the city with a […]

2-24 Senior menus

The following are the lunch menus for Thursday – March 3rd for the Tucumcari Senior Center. Thursday Tamale, vegetable salad, pinto beans, whole wheat tortilla, mandarin oranges, milk. Friday Salmon patty, baked potato and margarine, hominy, spinach, wheat bread, chocolate pie, milk. Monday Italian chicken, broccoli salad, carrots, cheesy Italian bread, peach pound cake, milk. […]

2-24 School menus

Tucumcari Thursday Breakfast: Breakfast pizza, fruit & milk. Lunch: Cheeseburgers, French fries, lettuce/tomatoes/pickles, fruited jell-o. Monday Breakfast: Cereal, graham crackers, fruit & milk. Lunch: Lasagna, green beans, garlic bread stick, diced peaches. Tuesday Breakfast: Breakfast pizza, fruit & milk. Lunch: Chili cheese Coney, tater tots, orange slices & cake. Wednesday Breakfast: Egg & cheese English […]

Maintaining routine key to one’s health

by Leonard Lauriault My life has been somewhat pleasantly disheveled recently. Some of the things I do regularly – almost daily – got pushed aside for more pressing activities including the arrival of my grandson and courtship and marriage, and all the accompanying adjustments. Getting back on track is tough. In fact, getting back into […]

Cattle guard lawsuit dismissed

By Thomas Garcia: Quay County Sun A lawsuit against Quay County over cattle guards was dismissed Thursday in 10th Judicial District Court, according to court reports. “In my opinion, this is a frivolous lawsuit that is costing the county tax payers,” said Quay County Commission Chairman Franklin McCasland on Monday. McCasland said the case brought […]

Nara Visa residents express concern over roads

By Thomas Garcia: Quay County Sun Over a dozen Nara Visa residents listened to the Quay County commissioners as they answered questions about county roads. The residents called the conditions of the county roads after the recent snowstorms the “icing on the cake,” during Monday’s regular commission meeting. “The county needs a better game plan […]

2-24 Police blotter

The following is a sampling of calls recently received by the central dispatch office for Quay County, based at the Tucumcari Police Department. Wednesday • At 1:33 p.m., a man was arrested at 2nd and Cambell Street and taken to QCDC. • At 5:14 p.m., a man reported a prowler at Center and Jackson. Thursday […]