The road warriors

Warmer weather means there is going to be a lot more traffic out on our county and state roads. While we rush off to get somewhere, they are working to ensure we can get there. Living in Quay County, there are two major roads on which traffic never seems to come to a standstill. The […]

Miller moth migration in full swing

I stirred slowly from sleep when I felt her soft velvet touch on my shoulder. With the sheet thrown back to my knees because of the hot night, my mind followed her willowy touch as she traced a delicate line down my back toward my buttocks. As she reached my waist I was suddenly wide-awake. […]

Press release: State and federal support for Eastern New Mexico Rural Water System remains strong

On April 25, 2012 the NM State Water Trust Board acted to approve $3,788,834 in FY 2012 for the Eastern New Mexico Rural Water System (ENMRWS). This state sponsored regional rural water project is also one of seven federally authorized rural water projects. "On behalf of the ENMWUA I would like to extend my deepest […]

Food for thought

When it comes to politics I have heard some people say the candidates don't take the time to meet with the public and hear what they have to say. With their plates loaded with enchiladas the people move to the gym where the candidates will speak and answer questions. While some have held events to […]

Fishing report – April 26

This fishing report, provided by Bill Dunn and the Department of Game and Fish, has been generated from the best information available from area officers and anglers. Conditions encountered after the report is compiled may differ, as stream, lake and weather conditions alter fish and angler activities. Northeast Charette Lakes: Fishing was fair using Power […]

Who was that masked man

It's sad that you remember things about a person more when they pass away than you did while they were with us. Carl Ziegler was a fan of the Lone Ranger. A friend of mine, Carl Ziegler, died Monday. He was a resident of Logan and member of the American Legion Post 77. In fact […]

Ute project bids higher than projected

The Eastern New Mexico Water Utility Authority had a pair of firsts Monday. CNJ staff photo: Kevin Wilson Bids for the first phase of construction for the Eastern New Mexico Rural Water System are unsealed Monday afternoon at Clovis City Hall. Seated are, from left, Clovis City Manager Joe Thomas, Project Manager Paul von Gulick, […]

Local historians share stories

More than a dozen residents attended a historical recounting Saturday at the Tucumcari Historical Museum. Local historians shared stories of their experiences growing up in and near Quay County, Horace Woods was one of those historians. A video of this and more of Woods' story can be seen online at Woods said he was […]

Police blotter – April 25

The following is a sampling of calls received by the central dispatch office for Quay County, based at the Tucumcari Police Department. Friday At 12:18 a.m., a woman reported a domestic dispute at a residence on the 300 block of E. Turner Avenue. At 12:37 a.m., a man reported shots fired at the corner of […]

School menus

The following are the menus for schools in Quay County. San Jon Monday Breakfast: Eggs and hashbrowns, fruit, cereal, milk. Lunch: Chicken fajitas, pepper and onions, chips and salsa, fruit, milk. Tuesday Breakfast: Muffins, fruit, cereal, milk. Lunch: Hamburgers, French fries, corn, fruit, milk. Wednesday Breakfast: Bacon and eggs, fruit, cereal, milk. Lunch: Barbecue on […]