Roch announces re-election plans

QCS Staff Dennis Roch, R-Texico, has announced he is running for re-election in District 67 of the state House of Representatives. The district includes all or parts of Curry, Roosevelt, Quay, Harding Union, San Miguel and Colfax counties. Roch, 38, is the only candidate who has announced candidacy for the position. He is assistant superintendent […]

Rose applies for Lincoln County manager’s position

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Thomas Garcia Tucumcari City Manager Bobbye Rose said Friday that she has applied for the position of the Lincoln County Manager. “This is in no way a resignation on my part,” Rose said. “I am merely keeping my options open.” Rose is one of 19 applicants for the position, said Billie-Jo Guevara with Lincoln County […]

Raymond Mondragon named to EPCOG post

Former Clovis police chief and city manager Raymond Mondragon has been hired as economic development director for the Eastern Plains Council of Governments. Mondragon began in the position Monday, replacing Gregg Williams. Interim-Director Sandy Chancey said Williams, who held the position for about four years, left March 25, under a “mutual agreement” with EPCOG. Williams […]

Jane Frost eleced to NCBA position

Dina Reitzel Jane Frost, a commercial cow/calf producer from San Jon, has been elected Region VI vice president for the Federation of State Beef Councils, a division of the National Cattlemen’s Beef Association (NCBA), based in Denver. New Mexico is part of NCBA’s Region VI, which also includes Arizona, California, Hawaii, Nevada and Utah. Frost […]

Logan School Board candidates weigh in on education

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Thomas Garcia Two candidates have filled to run for Position 1 of the Logan School Board as incumbent Cinda Barber will not seek re-election. “It was a personal decision not to seek re-election,” said Barber. “My oldest child is graduating this year. I felt it was time for someone to give it a go.” Barber […]

Hospital staffing top priority for new recruits

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Russell Anglin Lance Labine, Dan C. Trigg Memorial Hospital administrator, settled into his new position during his first day of work Monday.

City elections on Tuesday

By QCS Staff The election for Tucumcari Commissioners will be from 7 a.m. to 7 p.m. Tuesday. The following candidates are running in the following districts: l District 1, Ralph L. Moya and Robert W. Ciolli are running for the District 1 position now held by Mayor Antonio J. Apodaca. l District 2, Jimmy R. […]

Tucumcari hires new police chief

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By Chelle Delaney: Quay County Sun Former Curry County Sheriff Roger Hatcher has been named Tucumcari�s new police chief. �We�re real excited to have him,� Tucumcari City Manager John Sutherland said. Sutherland and the City Commission met Thursday evening in a closed session to discuss the position. Because Hatcher was one of the final candidates […]

Three city commissioners face contested races

By Chelle Delaney: Quay County Sun Three incumbent city commissioners will face contested races in the upcoming election for the Tucumcari City Commission. Eight candidates filed their intent on Tuesday to run in the municipal election. l In District 1, Ralph L. Moya and Robert W. Ciolli declared their candidacies for the District 1 position […]

Cpt. Lopez chosen for police chief

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By Chelle Delaney: Quay County Sun New Mexico State Police Capt. Daniel Lopez has been offered the city�s top law enforcement position in Tucumcari, said city manager John Sutherland. �This is the best choice,� Sutherland said. Lopez was one of eight candidates for the position. However, the city may not be able to hire Lopez […]