Construction worker killed near Tucumcari

QCS staff A Santa Rosa construction worker died Jan. 6 near Tucumcari on U.S. Interstate 40 while he was involved in painting stripes on the highway between Santa Rosa and Tucumcari. Chris Marquez was driving a vehicle owned by San Bar Construction, the middle vehicle of three involved with the striping of the highway, about […]

Tucumcari girl wins showmanship award

QCS staff Lisa Mitchell of Tucumcari was named the winner of the 2004 New Mexico Junior cattle Growers association Showmanship Award at the recent Joint Stockmen’s Convention in Albuquerque. Kate White of the Junior Cattle Growers Association said the showmanship award is given every year to a member who exhibits cattle in the junior beef […]

Teachers among Who’s Who

QCS staff Twenty area teachers or instructors were named to Who’s Who among America’s Teachers recently. Students listed in Who’s Who Among American Students were requested to nominate the one teacher from their academic experience they felt made a difference in their lives by “Helping to shape their values, inspire interest in a particular subject […]

Students among Who’s Who

QCS staff Forty-three area high school students have been included in the 38th annual edition of Who’s Who Among American High School Students, 2003-2004. Students are nominated by high school principals and guidance counselors, churches, and educational organizations based on students’ academic achievement and involvement in extracurricular activities. Students named in Who’s Who also compete […]

Road department gets new boss

By TV Hagenah Some changes wil be made regarding the city and county road departments with a new superintendent coming in. County roads Superintendent Harry Heckendorn has retired. New superintendent of county roads will be Larry Moore, who currently holds a similar position with the city of Tucumcari. Appointed to be his second in command […]

Jan. 15, 2005

Herbert Williams Jr. Herbert Lee Williams Jr., of Wynne, Ark., died Dec. 31, 2004, in Memphis at Memorial Hospital East. He was born Nov. 11, 1943, in East Prairie, Mo., to Herbert L. Williams Sr. and Tessie Johnson Williams. He was a retired truck driver having worked for the ABF trucking company. He was a […]

Governor seeks money for rodeo

TV Hagenah Rodeo in Tucumcari and across New Mexico will get a boost if Gov. Bill Richardson has his way. A proposal from the governor’s office is aimed at promoting rodeoing and at least three of Richardson’s goals would directly affect the Quay County area: • College scholarships totaling $400, 000 for New Mexico residents […]

Tucumcari Truck Stop closes

William Thompson Tucumcari Truck Stop closed for the winter on Sunday and its owner said he’s looking to sell the business. “We closed for the winter because it’s just not feasible to keep it open during the winter months,” said Armand Ortega, from his office in Arizona. “It will reopen in April unless I sell […]

Rattlers take Cimarron

William Thompson Tucumcari defeated the Cimarron Rams, 66-57, Saturday in a basketball game marked by streaks at the Santa Rosa Invitational. The Rattlers led 8-0 early, but also trailed 10-9. Playing without ailing Nemie Salvador and injured Eric Holt, the Rattlers improved their record to 7-3. Matt Braziel hit several crucial threes and Jeremy Lopez […]