Commission approves development funding

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By Ryn Gargulinski: QCS Imagine Quay County a thriving hub of successful business, new high-paying jobs and a fully stocked 650-acre industrial park. Greater Tucumcari Economic Development Corp’s Pete Kampfer has that vision. But he also knows the adage says it takes money to make money. Thus he was on hand at a special City […]

Combined resources

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By Ryn Gargulinski: QCS Money was a hot topic between Tucumcari’s City Commission and the Board of Education at their special meeting on Thursday. The meeting, which Mayor Mary Mayfield said was called for the purpose of “what I hope is the continuation of a working relationship,” also included talks about preparing a city street […]

Something eggy going on

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By Ryn Gargulinski: QCS What the heck can you do with an ostrich egg? Decorate it, of course. Great Eggspectations is open to local businesses, organizations, groups, offices and individuals. A release from Eastern New Mexico Art Space said all are invited to participate in this ostrich egg decorating contest, which they hope will become […]

Home maintenance as lesson for the soul

By Leonard Lauriault It’s warming up outside and, believe it or not, that time of year will soon be upon us again. Things are beginning to grow again and our attention will turn toward those projects we just love, like yard work (M’boy! Lawn mowing! Thank God for teenagers!) Anyway, if you’ll remember, we mostly […]

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Rattlers host Clayton

By Albert Trujillo: QCS Junior Varsity action started the action in the “Snake Pit” against Clayton on Friday where the Clayton girls led after the first quarter 11-10. The Jackettes’ pressure forced the Lady rattlers to numerous turnovers which caused the Lady Rattlers to fall behind 37-12 at intermission. In the third quarter the Lady […]

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Mental health legislation backed Treatment for mental illness in New Mexico got another boost when U.S. Sen. Pete Domenici, R-N.M., backed legislation that would help those with serious mental illnesses receive the care they need before their illness drives them to commit a crime, according to a release from the legislator’s office. Domenici backed the […]

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Today: New Mexico State Police blood drive from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. at North Plains Mall in Clovis. For information call Cheryl Terry at 763-3427 or visit www.bloodhero.com and enter sponsor code nmstatepolice. Saturdays ongoing: N.A. meetings from 7 p.m. to 8 p.m. at St. Anne’s Church, 306 W. High St., in the Madonna […]

Rattlers rake in first district win

By Albert Trujillo: QCS In the second district game of the season on Tuesday, the Rattlers and Lady Rattlers visited Texico. Junior varsity boys and girls were first on the slate. In the JV boys game the Wolverines defeated the Rattlers by a score of Texico 55 and Tucumcari 40. Leading the Wolverines past the […]

Despite dogged determination, still human

By Ryn Gargulinski: QCS Managing Editor Those positive-thinking people who say you can envision what you want and get it are usually on the mark. However, I have been breaking my brain to achieve my latest desire. Alas, to no avail. I am still not my dog. There are several reasons someone would want to […]