04-12-08: Fishing Report

This fishing report has been generated from the best information available from officers and anglers.

Community Notes: Photo class, geneology class

Photography class offered at ENMASA three-part photography class sponsored by Eastern New Mexico Art Space will begin at 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. on Tuesday.The second part of this class will be offered at 8:30 a.m. to 11: 30 a.m. on April 19, and the third class will be from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. […]

School Menus for: April 14-17

The following are the menus for schools in Quay County. There is no school on Friday. HouseMondayBreakfast: Biscuit & jelly, cereal , juice and milk.Lunch: Chili dogs, tater tots, pork n beans, fruit, jello, salad bar and soup. Variety of milk.TuesdayBreakfast: Cinnamon toast, cereal, juice and milk.Lunch: Pork roast, mashed potatoes, gravy, hot roll, green […]

Contrary to Wolf’s declaration, you can go home again

By Lynn Moncus Members of Tucumcari Historic Research Institute were treated by the presence of two favorite Quay County natives at our annual dinner Monday evening at the Elks Lodge. Dr. David Stratton, Professor Emeritus of History at Washington State University was met by his high school English teacher, Mrs. Kathryn Stephenson who now lives […]

Time for serious talk about race

By Kevin Wilson Complaints are kind of like fruitcake. Everybody seems to give them, but I’ve never met anybody who likes to receive them. I especially hated the complaint I saw from the NAACP online this morning, because I see no chance of it eliciting any change. Cue the “Barbie Bandits,” who became a media […]

Local vets offering rabies clinics

By QCS Staff Rabies clinics will be offered at four locations in Quay County on April 26 by two local veterinarians.

04-12-2008: 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.

Four arrested for meth possession

Four Tucumcari residents were arrested Thursday for possession of a controlled substance — 18.2 grams of methamphetamine, which has a street value of about $1,100, according to court documents and State Police Lt. Cleo Baker. The possession of a controlled substance is a fourth-degree felony. The four, arrested at an apartment at W. Route 66 […]

City agrees to $4,000 spay, neuter clinic

By Chelle Delaney: Quay County Sun The Tucumcari City Commission agreed Thursday to spend $4,000 for a two-day spay and neuter clinic for dogs and cats on May 24-25. Robert Ciolli, who organized a free clinic last year in Tucumcari, said the Santa Fe Animal Shelter was available to bring its van again this year […]

Local groups, volunteer honored with statewide award


Special to the QCS Three Tucumcari based organizations and Relissa Nials were recipients of USDA-Natural Resources Conservation Service (NRCS) statewide Earth Team Volunteer awards on Wednesday in Albuquerque. The awards were presented by NRCS state conservationist, Dennis Alexander, to the Canadian River Soil & Water Conservation District (SWCD), El Llano Estacado Resource Conservation & Development […]