October 1935

Roy Hutchens from the Quay valley constructed a tank on his place and stocked it with catfish. Ducks were already on the lake, so he got his ducks and fish right in his own back yard. …Six hundred men, drawn from Quay, Guadalupe, San Miguel, Harding, Mora and Union counties, were at work on Conchas [...]

10-31-2007: Calendar

Today: 5:30 p.m. – 7:30 p.m., Halloween Carnival for kids 5th grade and under, American Legion Bingo Hall, 100 S. 8th St., Logan. No charge for games, concessions available, dunking booth. Hosted by Unit 77 as a fundraiser for Girls State. Call Jessica Knight 505-487-2966. Thursdays ongoing: 6:30 p.m., American Legion Auxiliary Bingo, Bingo Hall, [...]

October 1974

C.J. Wiegel was the THS senior class student saluted by the Elks for the month of October. … J. Bronson Moore was appointed Magistrate Judge. … Dan Barks began his 75-hour marathon walk to raise money for the parks of Tucumcari. …The Tucumcari Public Schools Board of Education was declared its own Board of Finance, [...]

Homecoming made special by memories

By Lnn Moncus Homecoming at NMSU was very special this year for the woman from lma. Seeing so many people from a major chapter in my life was overwhelming, providing an emotional high that will last indefinitely. Thanks to my young Aggie friend, Debbie Widger, I attended several events that I would otherwise have skipped [...]

Letter to Editor: Spay clinic boon to community

by Lynn C. Rodgers Our town was lucky. We had the spay and neuter mobile clinic here on Oct. 17. We need that clinic here again. And if we could arrange for two or three days, what a lifesaver in dogs and cats that would be. Twenty-nine animals were sprayed and neutered that Wednesday. Over [...]

Community input sought on high school project

By Aaron McKinney Tucumcari Public Schools has recognized for a number of years that our existing high school facility is showing its age. While we have a wonderful new library and a band and music facility that is more than adequate for our needs, the classrooms we must use everyday have challenges. We have heard [...]

New Mexico’s frotier real American idea

By Chelle Delaney: Quay County Sun Gov. Janet Napolitano of Arizona was invited by a magazine, celebrating its 150th anniversary, to write an essay on “The Future of the American Idea.” She wasn’t the only one invited to write such an essay, but her essay was a bit unusual. It’s headed “The Arizona Idea” and [...]

Tucumcair Middle School honor roll, first nine weeks

Special to the QCS The following are students on the honor roll for the first nine weeks at Tucumcari Middle School. Tucumcari Middle School All A Honor Roll 1st Nine Weeks, 2007-2008 6th Grade Roxanne Awais Merissa Cooper Vincent Grap Carlos Marquez John Martinez Cody Massey Michael Olivas Olana Romero 7th Grade Jayde Arguello Stephen [...]

Hospital auxiliary launches its ‘Season’s Greeting’ fundraiser

Special to the QCS Special to the QCS The Dan C. Trigg Memorial Hospital Auxiliary members will begin their Season’s Greetings fund drive on Thursday. The auxiliary, which has 28 members, has chalked up numerous hours of volunteer work this past year, said Evelyn Coughenour, Season Greetings, chairperson. “One of our volunteer jobs is to [...]

Renewable energy aficionados connect at MCC

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Mesalands Community College was visited by a electric hybrid car that can get up to 100 miles per gallon. A representative of Electric Auto Association’s East Chapter, Jerry Asher, was at Mesalands to promote the Toyota Prius, Plug-In Hybrid Electric Vehicle. Asher spoke with students in the automotive and diesel courses about the technology used [...]