Sibling rivalry can be funny … eventually

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The psychologists call it “sibling rivalry.” I call it brothers and/or sisters hassling, and country kids seem to have abundant aggravation resources. My brother and I, as I recall, argued about most everything, but especially the important stuff like which bait would work best when we were fishing or whose turn it was to milk […]

Rattlers defeat Clayton

QCS Staff The Rattlers baseball team defeated Clayton Tuesday at Clayton, 12-2 and 17-4. The win brings the Rattlers to 4-2 in district, and 15-4, overall, said baseball coach Tony Alarcon. Highlights from Clayton, according to Alarcon, included: • Jake Martinez, winning pitcher in the first game • Andrez Apodaca, winning pitcher in the second […]

Going after the Mayor’s Cup

Nine students from the Tucumcari American Karate Studio traveled to Carlsbad last weekend to participate in the 2008 Mayor’s Cup Taekwondo Tournament, hosted by the Elite TKD of Carlsbad.

Opera on tap

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QCS Staff The Santa Fe Opera’s annual Spring Tour will be in Tucumcari on Tuesday with a performance of Menotti’s “The Telephone.” After a morning performance for students there will be a free public concert at 7 p.m. Both performances will be at the Tucumcari High School Auditorium. In the evening, they will perform Susanna […]

Extension Service to get new home

By Chelle Delaney In the next two weeks, Quay County expects to complete its purchase of a downtown building that will house the new offices for the Quay County Extension Service, said Richard Primrose, Quay County manager. “As soon as we close on the property, we’ll get them out of basement,” Primrose said. For almost […]

Trigg Hospital gets grant for roof

By Chelle Delaney

Resident pleads to save Sands Dorsey

By Chelle Delaney A Tucumcari resident appealed to the city commission Thursday night to make one more effort to save the remains of the Sands Dorsey building. “Have we exhausted all avenues?” asked Don Falls. “Have we done everything to preserve an important part of downtown?” To demolish the Sands Dorsey building, which was severely […]

April 26, 2008 Around Town

Tres arrives …J.W. and Joni Norris of Lubbock, Texas, celebrated the birth of their son, Tres Norris, on March 17. The proud grandparents of Tres are Cindy and Craig Brashear of San Jon, Kenn Romero of Dallas and Jim and Sarah Norris of Tucumcari. The great-grandparents delighting in Tres’s arrival are Tom and Pat Meier […]

April 26, 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 the Tucumcari Police Department. According to reports: Tuesday• At 5:52 a.m., a male reported his vehicle had been vandalized on East Aber Street. • At 7:09 p.m., a male reported that two juveniles […]

Complaints have their place in helping bring change

By Chelle Delaney: QCS Associate Publisher Which? Which of these three topics is most important? Your needs? Your wants? Your dissatisfactions? It’s the third of these topics that’s most important, according to the CEO of Procter & Gamble, A. G. Lafley,