05-09-2007: Police Blotter

The following is a sample of calls received by the central dispatch office for Quay County, based at the Tucumcari Police Department, during the last few days. According to reports: Friday l At 3:02 p.m., a female reported vandalism on South Fourth Street. An officer advised that a window on the south side of a […]

05-09-2007: Calendar

Thursday: 5 p.m., Tucumcari City Commission meeting, Commission Chambers, City Hall, 215 E. Center St. Fridays ongoing: 7 p.m., Alcoholics anonymous Unity Group Meeting, 1424 S. Sixth St. Monday: 9 a.m., Quay County Commission meeting, Commission Chambers, Quay County Courthouse, 300 S. Third St. Monday: 11:30 a.m., monthly meeting of NARFE, National Association of Retired […]

Youth recognized for Character Counts, FCCLA

Character Counts… The Tucumcari Middle School held a Character Counts assembly recently honoring students participating in the program. The purpose of the Character Counts program is to fortify the lives of America’s young people with ethical values called the “Six Pillars of Character.” These values, which transcend divisions of race, creed, politics, gender and wealth, […]

Rattlers baseball advances to regionals

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By Thomas Garcia The Rattlers advanced to the regionals after sweeping the Clayton Yellowjackets in doubleheader action Tuesday afternoon at Clayton. “We needed to win the first game of the doubleheader,” said Rattlers Coach Tony Alarcon. “We used up our good pitchers for the first game and if we lost, I’m not sure we would […]

Arch Hurley auctions off water rights

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By Chelle Delaney In a friendly bidding fray that saw bids topped by as little as $1 and as much as $100, the Arch Hurley Conservancy District sold off about 40 acres in water rights Tuesday. The action was approved by the district’s board after owners defaulted on their payments. Nine lots of about 5 […]

Mesalands ready to buy turbine

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By Thomas Garcia Mesalands Community College will be moving one step closer towards the opening of The North American Wind Research and Training Center (NAWRTC) today. “Our attorneys will review the bids (today) and tell us which one we should move forward with,” said Phillip O. Barry during an update of the institute’s progress at […]

New signage coming for hotel

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QCS Staff Next month, the official Quality Inn sign will be placed on its hotel at 3716 E. Tucumcari Boulevard, said Sarah Hittson, acting general manager. The hotel/motel which was built in the 1960s as a Holiday Inn is entering a new stage as its old Holiday Inn franchisor trends toward hospitality units that are […]

May 5, 2007 Around Town

Forty with surprises… Look who’s 40: Wanda Williams, shown here at 2 years old. Wanda’s family and friends wish her a great day on her 40th, Sunday. She’ll be celebrating with lots of surprises from her friend Lori Caldera, her mom, Alice King, her daughter, Jessica Williams and her granddaughter, Ayisha Nathan. Affinity for fisheries… […]

City’s newest hotel opens for business, guests

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By Chelle Delaney: QCS Associate Publisher The opening of a new hotel, the Holiday Inn Express, has created 15 new jobs in Tucumcari. And when it gets into full swing, it’s expected to provide five additional jobs, said hotelier Neil Patel. The 80-unit hotel opened April 20 and has gradually been picking up overnight traffic […]

Logan approved for $8 million in waste water funds

QCS Staff The Village of Logan has been approved for more than $8 million in federal funding for a waste water project, U.S. senators Jeff Bingaman and Pete Dominici, announced this week in press releases. The funds are comprised of a $4.34 million low-interest loan and a $4.08 million grant from the federal government. Logan […]