Assistant’s day doesn’t end at 5

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By William Thompson Many Tucumcari residents have gone to Clara Rey in search of information. Rey worked more than 20 years at the Tucumcari Public Library and for the past three years has been the administrative assistant to City Manager Richard Primrose. “Working at the library was a lifesaver for my current job,” Rey said. […]

New pool bid significantly lower

QCS Staff Tucumcari City Manager Richard Primrose told city commissioners Thursday the city has received an estimate for repairs to the city pool that is far lower than previous estimates. The latest estimate is about $90,000, Primrose said. Previous estimates had ranged as high as $200,000. The city will now advertise for bid proposals for […]

Meeting set to discuss animal ID

QCS Staff The New Mexico Livestock Board, in conjunction with New Mexico State University, will hold a meeting at 2 p.m. Wednesday at the Tucumcari Convention Center for area livestock owners. The meeting is designed to let livestock owners know about the New Mexico Animal ID Project, according to Pete Walden, NMSU’s county extension agent. […]

Around Town, June 11

Mr. and Mrs. Wesley Baker of Tucumcari announce the engagement and approaching wedding of their daughter Dorsha Kober of Tucumcari to Tim Gutierrez of Tucumcari, son of Mr. and Mrs. Edward Gutierrez of Tucumcari. The couple will exchange vows at 2 p.m. June 25 at St. Anne’s Catholic Church. The reception will follow at the […]

Honors, June 11

Here are honors announced by Tucumcari High School. Some students may not be listed due to privacy concerns: Academic letters Seniors — Jessica Borden, Lyndsey Teakell Juniors — Brandon Bell, Brittany Rodgers Sophomore — Julianna Romero, Brandon Sours Freshmen — Justin Alvarez, Andrez Apodaca, Samuel Cantwell, Taylor Cordova, Tyler Cordova, Andre DeBord, Cecelia Holguin, Desiree […]

Aggie makes return despite harsh weather

I, Aggie, am in charge of the computer this week because I sent the slave to the south forty to look for her mind, and she won’t be back for ages because she won’t find it there. Besides, I haven’t had a chance to visit with my fan club for months and need to impart […]

Fishing Report, June 11

New Mexico Game and Fish Department fishing report Conchas Lake Fishing slowed a bit this week for all species. A few white bass were taken by anglers trolling and casting crank baits and sassy shad. A few walleye were taken on curly tail grubs and bottom bouncer/crawler rigs. Some black bass were taken on salt […]

San Jon gets set for all-class reunion

San Jon schools are having a reunion celebration June 24-26 for all graduates of all classes and their families and friends. Students who have not yet graduated are also invited. A registration fee of $15 for adults and $10 for current students will entitle one to a luncheon June 25 and a dance at 8 […]

Menus, June 11

Logan schools Monday: Breakfast – Belgian waffle, juice, milk. Lunch – Chicken fried steak sandwich, chips, milk. Tuesday: Breakfast – Donut, juice, milk. Lunch – Corn dogs, milk. Wednesday: breakfast – Cereal, juice, milk. Lunch – Chicken nuggets, milk. Thursday: Breakfast – Biscuit and jelly, juice, milk. Lunch – Turkey sandwich, milk. Logan, House and […]

Library Books, June 11

The following titles are available at the Tucumcari Public Library:                    FICTION The Closers by Michael Connelly. A detective looking into unsolved cases for the Los Angeles Police Department probes the mysterious death of a 16 year-old girl in 1988.   Double Homicide by Faye Kellerman. Jonathan and Faye Kellerman team up to deliver the launch book […]