Tucumcari Does set to host annual meeting

By QCS Staff About 130 members from the Benevolent Patriotic Order, or BPO, Does organizations from three states are expected to be in Tucumcari from Thursday through Saturday. Tucumcari Drove #210

Lodgers’ Tax Board reviews $450,000 annual budget

By Thomas Garcia Members of the

School officials select new high school design


By Thomas Garcia After months of planning, work sessions and meetings with the school board officials and the public, a final design for the new Tucumcari High School has been selected, said Tucumcari Schools Superintendent Aaron McKinney. “It has been a long hard three months,” McKinney said. “We have had the teachers, school board and […]

March 1946

Yetta B. Hoover, daughter of physician T.B. and Clara Hoover, headed the University of Arizona’s

Iron pour attracts artists to Mesalands


By QCS Staff Artist Eric Wolfe sculpts his zia-inspired woman in preparation for the Mesalands Community College iron pour on Friday. Wolfe is one of 11 art students from Adams State College in Alamosa, Colo., who have joined this year’s pour. About 40 artists from both coasts, Alaska and North Carolina, and in between have […]

Arch Hurley allocates one inch of water


By Thomas Garcia The Arch Hurley Conservancy District allocated one inch of water for 2008 at its Tuesday board meeting. The board agreed that allocating an amount now would allow farmers and ranchers to start making preparations for the water release. The board approved the allocation of one inch of water, an amount that could […]

Two muncipalities agree to option for ‘racino’

By Chelle Delaney Two of the four government entities that comprise the Quay County Gaming Authority have agreed to sign options for a reduced percentage of the ownership in a proposed application for a race track and casino. The Quay County Commission agreed Monday that it would sign an option for a 1.5 percent ownership […]

Trigg Hospital administrator resigns


By Chelle Delaney Matt Posinski, administrator of Dan C. Trigg Memorial Hospital, resigned late last week, effective April 11. Posinski said he has accepted a position with St. John’s Mercy Hospital in Washington, Mo., as vice president of clinical and ancillary services.Washington is close to St. Louis and family, which makes the job attractive, Posinski […]

Citizens rally to save police officer’s job in San Jon


By Chelle Delaney San Jon’s police officer Ben Gates still has a job — for now. But a pink slip could still be on his horizon if San Jon doesn’t figure out a way to cover his $33,900 annual salary without “busting its budget,” or a way to negotiate help from a cooperating agency. A […]

Quoting the bard gives her joy, vexes others

By Lynn Moncus Last year, the woman from lma learned what the Soothsayer meant when he told Julius Caesar, “Beware the Ides of March.” Of course, we all recall from reading Shakespeare’s Julius Caesar what happened on that day when Caesar was stabbed rather fatally. Well, mid-March can be rather dangerous for the ordinary person […]