District attorney declines re-election

QCS staff QCS staff After 12 years of serving as the Tenth Judicial District Attorney Ron Reeves, has announced he will not seek re-election as district attorney and will retire at the end of his term in December. “I feel good about my decision to retire, particularly in light of the fact that the District [...]

Sen. Harden announces plans to retire

Kevin Wilson State Senator Clint Harden, R-Clovis, has announced he will not seek a fourth term and plans to retire following 10 years in the state Legislature. “It’s something I’ve been thinking about during the interim, basically since last session,” said Harden, who was appointed to the position in 2002 by then-Gov. Gary Johnson. His [...]

Local officials seek more information on state’s grading process

Thomas Garcia Results of the New Mexico Public Education Department’s new school grading system show all Quay County schools are passing yet have the administrations questioning how the data was compiled. On Tuesday, Governor Susana Martinez unveiled the preliminary, baseline grades for New Mexico’s schools based on a unique A-F School Grading Law that passed [...]

No excuse not to seek spiritual knowledge

Debra Whittington “Ask, and it shall be given you; seek, and ye shall find; knock, and it shall be opened unto you.” Matthew 7:7

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 [...]

Press Release: House Republicans seek ideas from public

State Rep. Dennis Roch, R-Tucumcari, announced today that the House Republican Caucus has established a new e-mail address where citizens can submit suggestions for how to address the estimated $650 million shortfall in the state budget.

City to seek other opportunities after losing bid for track

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By Chelle Delaney: Quay County Sun Although many residents feel deflated and are disappointed that Raton was chosen over Tucumcari for the last racetrack license, Tucumcari will have to seek out other opportunities, say city leaders. “We’ll just have to get up,

Seek righteousness through grace

by Leonard Lauriault In Matthew 25: 31-46, the sheep and goats were separated because of what they had or had not done. In meeting people’s needs, the sheep knew they were doing right because they were following God’s plan (Deuteronomy 15: 11; 14: 28, 29; Leviticus 25: 35). Apparently, they didn’t realize that in serving [...]

Easter is a perfect time to seek Jesus

By Debra Whittington And the angel answered and said unto the women, Fear not ye: for I know that ye seek Jesus, which was crucified. He is not here: for he is risen, as he said. Come, see the place where the Lord lay. And go quickly, and tell his disciples that he is risen [...]

Police hope to leg up on inmates

by Chelle Delaney: Quay County Sun A demonstration of electronic ankle bracelets was given to Quay County Commissioners, two judges, law enforcement officials and the district attorney. Commissioners had asked for the demonstration to learn how the system works and if it would reduce costs for adult and juveniles inmates from Quay County. For example, [...]