Quay County Newswire

Quay County Newswire

Comprehensive Real-Time News Feed for Quay County, NM.

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  1. Thomas Garcia: Temperatures have been extreme for everyoneRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jul 19 | Quay County Sun

    "Hot" is an understatement when it comes to the description of the recent temperatures we in Quay County have been enduring. With my parents living in Nara Visa, I often worry if they are staying cool enough during these hot days.

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  2. HomeEcRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jul 19 | Quay County Sun

    The Quay County 4-H Home Economics Bowl Team took first place at the annual 4-H State Conference and will represent New Mexico during the national competition which will be held in Denver, Colorado, in January. Fourteen Quay County 4-H members competed at the state conference Friday and Saturday at Las Cruces, said Brenda Bishop, Quay County extension service program director.

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  3. Events funding cut due to decrease in Lodgera s Tax fundRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jul 19 | Quay County Sun

    Because of a reduction of funding from the lodger's tax, Tucumcari city commissioners had to reduce the funding of next years events by $21,410. The lodger's tax board had originally requested funding of $94,410 for the Rockabilly on the Route, Tucumcari Rawhide Days, Fired Up! and Tucumcari/Quay County Chamber of Commerce.

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  4. County receives additional DWI compliance fundingRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jul 19 | Quay County Sun

    Quay County commissioners have amended the DWI Compliance Program budget to include an additional $1,800 in funding from the state. "The budget to the DWI program is still greatly reduced due to the cut in funding but this money was a part of the state funding portion," County Manager Richard Primrose.

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  5. NM Wildfire Information, 7.11.16.,Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jul 11 | The Grant County Beat

    Airport Fire: An estimated 1,000 acres of unknown land ownership burned in Quay County. Local resources responded to the fire.

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  6. Lauralann Taylor, left, and her sister Leah Taylor ride on horses...Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jul 5 | Quay County Sun

    Two local women gained experience, confidence and insight after a week of engaging the public and taking part in variety of competitions during the 2016 Miss New Mexico and Outstanding Teen pageant held June 13-18 at Eastern New Mexico University in Portales. "I gained a wealth of experience from competing in the Miss New Mexico pageant," said Leah Taylor, Miss Quay County 2016.

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  7. County sheriff: Prisoner transports are at a highRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jul 5 | Quay County Sun

    Quay County Sheriff Russell Shafer informed county commissioners Friday about a sudden increase in prisoner transports that has kept the office busy. Shafer presented his monthly report during the commission's meeting at the county courthouse.

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  8. Steve Hansen: The recent - Brexit' warrants closer attentionRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jun 28 | Quay County Sun

    ... repulsive. Unless you have British friends and an occasional Briton as a customer, as some motel operators in Quay County do, the Brexit is not high on most Quay County residents' radar. It shouldn't be, I suppose, unless you have a bank account or ...

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  9. Picture 3Read the original story

    Tuesday Jun 28 | Quay County Sun

    ... and minutes from advisory committee meetings and she assists the Quay County Cotton Boll Weevil Control District. "Consequently, Cooksey regularly communicates with faculty and staff in other departments of the College, as well as at the other ...

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  10. Fourth of July EventsRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jun 28 | Quay County Sun

    ... Chamber of Commerce's Fourth of July parade: 9 a.m., at Logan. a Champion Roughstock Challenge rodeo: 10 a.m., Quay County Rodeo Arena. a CRC Dance featuring Ransom Rhodes: 8:30 p.m., Tucumcari Convention Center. a Ute Lake/Logan Chamber of ...

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  11. City approves purchase of ambulanceRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jun 28 | Quay County Sun

    The Tucumcari City Commission has approved the purchase of a new ambulance for the EMS and Commissioner Ralph Moya called for a closer look at the funding to see if Quay County could contribute more money. "We serve a large area including the county residents outside the city," Moya said.

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  12. Former Mesalands student interning with U.S. Army Corps of EngineersRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 21, 2016 | Quay County Sun

    ... Community College's Dinosaur Museum and Natural Sciences Laboratory, to parents and children involved in the Quay County Home Visiting Program. According to their website, SCA's mission is to build the next generation of conservation leaders and ...

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  13. District 4-H resultsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 21, 2016 | Quay County Sun

    More than 200 youth from nine counties participated in the Southeast District 4-H Contests on June 14-16 hosted by Quay County 4-H at the Tucumcari Convention Center. Novice , Junior competed in 22 contests.

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  14. Scenes from Rockabilly on the RouteRead the original story

    Jun 18, 2016 | Route 66 News

    Frank Kocevar, former owner of the Historic Seligman Sundries in Seligman, Arizona, put together this video from the recent Rockabilly on the Route festival in Tucumcari, New Mexico. The Quay County Sun in Tucumcari reported the festival drew more than 3,500 people.

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  15. Duke Begins Work on Solar Project in Quay CountyRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 12, 2016 | Construction Equipment Guide

    With completion expected later this year, the solar installation will generate enough energy to power about 5,000 average homes. Duke Energy Renewables announced construction has begun on the 25-megawatt Caprock Solar Power Project near Tucumcari in Quay County, N.M. The company acquired the project from Infigen Energy.

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  16. Resident takes dead snake into county, city officesRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 9, 2016 | Quay County Sun

    Quay County and city employees are used to handling concerns, complaints and suggestions from residents, but found them selves a bit panicked Thursday when Anthony Anaya walked into their offices with a dead rattlesnake. White said Anaya wanted to complain about the property behind his house on the 1300 block of South Fourth Street, where the snake and more like it were coming from.

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  17. Rough stock rodeo coming to TucumcariRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 7, 2016 | Quay County Sun

    ... ends traveling to support them that means money coming into the community. The CRC will take place July 2 at the Quay County Fairgrounds. For more information visit the CRC website at

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  18. Rockabilly on the Route continues to growRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 7, 2016 | Quay County Sun

    ... New Mexico and hopefully elsewhere too." Along with the events there were vendors at the convention center and Quay County Fair Barn offering a variety of products including, clothing, make-up, jewelry, Route 66 memorabilia and tattoos. "This has ...

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  19. Bomb threat causes evacuation of motelRead the original story

    Jun 3, 2016 | Quay County Sun

    A bomb threat at the Blue Swallow Motel forced the evacuation of guests on Friday and the clearing of several blocks surrounding the area by state, county and local law enforcement. "We are asking that the public please stay out of the blocked off area for their own safety," said Quay County Sheriff Russell Shafer.

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  20. Vets1webRead the original story w/Photo

    May 31, 2016 | Quay County Sun

    ... Heinrich, a Democrat, is seeking to improve veterans' health care access in areas of the state, such as Quay County, where VA medical facilities are one to two hours away. "Veterans in New Mexico - especially in rural parts of the state - have ...

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