Mesalands museum gets visitor 100,000

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By QCS Staff The Mesalands Dinosaur Museum welcomed its 100,000 visitor on Nov. 3. Attendance at the museum has grown to about 15,000 annually since it opened, said Craig Currell, museum director. The 100,000 visitor was Matteo Wisthoff. Matteo was traveling with parents, Tammy Wisthoff and Jacob Vaughn, and his brothers and sisters. The family […]

11-17-07 Calendar

Sunday: 2 p.m., Quay County 4-H Awards Program, Quay County Fair Barn. Call 461-0562. Sundays ongoing: 2:30 p.m., American Legion Auxiliary Bingo, Bingo Hall, 100 S. 8th Street, Logan, NM. Call497-2977. Monday: 11 a.m., regular meeting, Senior Citizens Advisory Board, Senior Citizens Center, 523 S. Third St. Monday: 6 p.m., regular meeting, Tucumcari Public Schools […]

11-17-07 Police blotter

The following is a sample of calls received during the last few days by the central dispatch office for Quay County, based at the Tucumcari Police Department. According to reports: Tuesday • At 10:31 a.m., a female reported a burglary on East McGee Street. An officer was told that several items were taken from the […]

Tucumcari student receives anonymous $8,500 scholarship

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By QCS Staff A check for $8,500 from an anonymous donor has been presented to Tucumcari High School (THS) student Donnie Price, 15, to be used for his education at Mesalands Community College. The donor toured Mesalands Dinosaur Museum where Price works as a volunteer and was favorably impressed with Price’s knowledge, volunteerism and goals […]

Cable industry should push back against FCC regs

Perhaps it’s not all that surprising. Any government agency set up with a mission to regulate some aspect of commercial life develops an institutional imperative to regulate ever more aspects. So the Federal Communications Commission, which was barred by law in 1984 from regulating cable television — to give the industry a chance to grow […]

Ministry of Hope deserves town’s help

By Chelle Delaney The Ministry of Hope says it needs help. In the recent past, the ministry has received financial aid from groups outside the Quay County area. However, because of the lingering need from Katrina, tornadoes here and in the southwest, and other natural disasters, the ministry has not received that aid, said a […]

Feeding fellow man major responsibility

By Baxter Black In the month before our county fair, our mail box is filled with letters from 4-H kids inviting us to the fair and to take a look at their show animals. For example: “I’m in the sixth grade, my second year in 4-H in the beef project, and I love it! My […]

Quay County hosts some valuable friendships

By Lynn Moncus Those of us who call Quay County home are among the most privileged people in the world because we have such a wealth of good friends who just naturally know how to step in when tension is a bit much and to show their friendship by sharing it. Dorothy and Jimmie Randals […]

Rattler runners claim second place, earn All District honors

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By QCS Staff For the first tine in 16 years, the Tucumcari High School Girls Cross Country team are District 6-2A Runners up. “It’s really a great achievement. The program was done away for three years, it’s only been back for two. They really worked hard all year long,” said Gary Hittson, coach of the […]

Charles Franklin Marshall

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Services: At 10 a.m. on Saturday at the Dunn Chapel in Tucumcari. Charles Franklin Marshall, 86, of Tucumcari died in Amarillo, Texas, on Tuesday, Nov. 13, 2007. Mr. Marshall was born Jan. 7, 1921 in Jean, Texas, the youngest son of Fred and Jewell Marshall. At age 3, Charles’s family moved from east Texas to […]