Company donates resources to youth football league

Interstate Automotive Complex of Tucumcari is partnering with Quay County Youth Football League to provide the league’s players and coaches with equipment, a monetary donation, and a chance to raise up to $10,000. In support of Tucumcari’s youth, Interstate Automotive Complex will provide Quay County Youth Football League with football kits, which include equipment bags, […]

Eastbound I-40 reopens

Eastbound Interstate 40 has been reopened east of San Jon according to New Mexico State Police dispatech. Tucumcari Fire Chief Mike Cherry said the fire started near mile marker 366 on the south side of the highway. He said four fire crews were called out to the scene.

U.S. Highway 54 closed out of Logan

Quay County fire departments have responded to a grass fire on U.S. Highway 54 about 15 miles northeast of Logan. The westbound highway out of Logan has been shut down due to a traffic accident. We will provide more information as it becomes available.

Community briefs — March 2

City workers close road The City of Tucumcari will be working on Date Street to provide improvements to the water and wastewater systems. Due to this work, the following road closure will occur: Date Street from Tucumcari Boulevard to McGee Street will be closed for approximately the next two weeks, until March 11. The City […]

State gaming board works to reverse La Mesa license appeal

QCSun Staff The New Mexico Gaming Control Board asked hearing officer David Chacon at a Friday meeting in Albuquerque to act on a motion dismissing La Mesa Racetrack and Casino’s appeal to keep its gaming license, gaming board executive director Greg Saunders said. “The hearing officer heard both sides and gave the state until next […]

Mesa Redondo 3D archery shoot set for Aug. 1

Special to QCS The Quay County 4-H Shooting Sports program is hosting its first annual 3D archery shoot as a fundraiser to provide equipment for the archery and shooting program. The Mesa Redondo Shoot will be at 7:30 a.m. on Aug. 1. It will be held at the former site of the Cowboy Camp meeting […]

Ministry of Hope deserves town’s help

By Chelle Delaney The Ministry of Hope says it needs help. In the recent past, the ministry has received financial aid from groups outside the Quay County area. However, because of the lingering need from Katrina, tornadoes here and in the southwest, and other natural disasters, the ministry has not received that aid, said a […]

Citizens question city’s annexation plan

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By Thomas Garcia: Quay County Sun Twenty-two residents attended a workshop on Tuesday by the City Commission to discuss annexation of properties just outside the Tucumcari’s city limits. Commissioner Jim Witcher outlined potential advantages to residents and the city. For individuals, Witcher said, there could be: • Savings in fire insurance • More voting privileges […]

Tax Help New Mexico comes to Mesalands

QCS STAFF Taxes may not have to be stressful this year. Senior citizens, students, and anyone with an income less than $35,000 per year can benefit from a free service provided at Mesalands Community College in conjunction with Tax Help New Mexico, a part of the Internal Revenue Service’s (IRS) Volunteer Income Tax Assistance Initiative, […]

New doctor joins health center

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By Angela Peacock Being in a position to provide affordable health care for people of all economic status is what Mudassir Saleemi, family practice medical doctor, said he enjoys most about his new job with the Quay County Health Care Center. “You get paid handsomely with this job, but the best part is that there […]