Help kids stay safe in the pool this summer

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Niesha Lofing I’ve done it more than once. My two preschool-age children are happily splashing around in the wading pool just outside the screen door to our backyard when something calls me inside. A ringing phone, a buzzing oven timer, a lemonade request from one of the kids. I dart into the house to fetch […]

Rep. Roch to serve on Legislative Education Study Committee

By QCS Staff State Rep. Dennis Roch (R-Tucumcari) said Friday he was appointed as a voting member of the Legislative Education Study Committee, one of several interim legislative committees which meet between legislative sessions. “This committee was my first choice,” Roch said, “and I’m pleased that my colleagues recognized the contributions I can make to […]

They study together, earn degrees together

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Chelle Delaney For the Lucero couple, James and Michelle, Friday night was an early present for Mother’s Day and Father’s Day all wrapped into one. Each of them walked to receive their degrees at Mesalands Community College’s graduation ceremonies. In addition to studying for their classes, they are the parents of three children and each […]

Bible study helps shape young minds

By Debra Whittington

Moriarty comes out to show its support for Downs move

By Laura Nesbitt About 500 people from the Estancia Valley showed up in support of a proposed move by the Albuquerque Downs to Moriarty at a New Mexico Racing Commission hearing on Tuesday night at the Moriarty Civic Center. Moriarty annexed 700 acres north of Interstate 40 and east of N.M. 41 at the request […]

Population stable, unemployment falls

By QCS Staff The population in Quay County has stabilized, according to a labor report presented at a recent Quay County Commission meeting. The Labor Study’s executive summary noted the stabilization is “the estimate of the most recent population projections by the University of New Mexico Bureau of Business and Economic Research (UNMBBER).” However, the […]

City Agrees: Signs need facelift

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By Chelle Delaney: Quay County Sun The Tucumcari “Welcomes you” signs will be getting a facelift and new makeup, the City Commission agreed on Thursday night. The two welcoming signs at the east and west ends of the Tucumcari Boulevard will be revamped and repainted for $1,400 by Rudy Gonzales’ business, “Signs by Rudy.” Individual […]

FAA helps to fund runway expansion

By QCS Staff The Tucumcari Municipal Airport will receive $150,000 for planned upgrades and safety equipment from the Federal Aviation Administration, according to a press release from U.S. Sen. Jeff Bingaman. “We receive this money every year for the improvement and upkeep of the airport,” said airport manager Steve Stephenson. “I would like to see […]

03-03-2007: Community Notes

Scholarship applicants sought The Alpha Mu Chapter of Beta Sigma Phi is now accepting scholarship applications from area graduating seniors for two $200 scholarships. Applications can be picked up from your high school counselor’s office. Applications must be returned by April 2 to your high school counselor’s office or they must be postmarked by April […]

Rattlers work for academic victories

By Thomas Garcia: Quay County Sun Before the Rattlers lifted any weights or ran any plays on their first day of practice, they gathered in the locker room around coach Dub Smith. Smith told the Rattlers what to expect this season and that hard work was going to be key — hard work on the […]