Treasure hunting

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By Ryn Gargulinski: QCS Live parakeets and Rattler-hued gold and purple scarves were just a couple of the items that dappled Tucumcari’s first Route 66 flea market on Saturday. The convention center parking lot was also strewn with a handful of vendors and dozens of treasure hunters for the all-day event. As with most flea […]

10/5 Police blotter

The following is a sampling of calls received by Tucumcari police during the past several days. According to the reports: Thursday • At 2:23 p.m., a male called to report shoplifting at a local supermarket. Police arrived to arrest two subjects for stealing laundry soap. • At 2:41 p.m., a female reported a burglary of […]

10/5 Just passing through

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Who: Stony Davis — yes, it’s on his ID — and his friend Tyler Smith from Wheatland, Wyo. Where they’re going: Davis said they were trekking to Fort Worth where some relatives of his promised them a job. He also said this was their first lengthy trip in the car they were driving, which had […]

Rattlers primed for Homecoming with the Demons

By Paul Lyon: QCS Friday night marks homecoming and the Tucumcari Rattlers are celebrating by taking on the Dexter Demons (2-4). Undefeated thus far, the Rattlers (6-0) are primed to keep it that way, according to Coach Dub Smith. “The Demons are ranked sixth in AA…that means they must be a skilled team,” said Smith. […]

Travel the road of the Romans

By Leonard Lauriault: QCS columnist I prepared another article for this week, but last week I received a tract others also probably got and I’m compelled to respond (1 Corinthians 9: 16; Romans 1: 14-17; Acts 20: 25, 26). First, I commend the tract’s distributors for acting on their faith (James 2: 14-26; Matthew 28: […]

10/5 Calendar

Today — Story Time for children 2 1/2 to 5 begins at the Tucumcari Public Library. Registration is continuing for Story Time, which will be held in three different sessions every Wednesday through Dec. 14. The second session will begin Jan 18 and continue through April 5. Call 461-0295 for more information. Today — Altrusa […]

10/5 Obituaries

James Willis Services: 6 p.m. on Saturday a celebration of his life at First United Methodist Church in Carlsbad. James Joseph (Joe) Willis, 79, died Sunday, Sept. 25, 2005, in Carlsbad. He was born April 28, 1926, in Nara Visa. He attended Melrose High School where he was a three-year letterman in football, basketball and […]

Commissioners held a taxing meeting

A new county tax assessor was the main point of the most recent Quay County Commissioners meeting. Chief Deputy Assessor Janie Murray beat out four other applicants to nab the position; her experience includes six years working directly under former assessor. Murray was already onto the details at the Sept. 26 meeting. Upon reviewing the […]

Unbeaten Rattlers roll over Texico

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By Kevin Wilson: Freedom Newspapers The flu was making Tucumcari junior Drew White sick, but the thought of another loss to Texico made him sicker. White recovered in time to play, and make a marquee defensive play, as the Rattlers rolled 38-6 over visiting Texico to stay perfect on the season. D.J. Martinez and Josh […]