June 1963

Frontier Theatres of Dallas took over operations of the Odeon and Canal Drive-In movie houses. … The local Girl Scouts moved from the national G.S. Council and joined the Camp Fire Girls. …Tucumcari is noted to have one of the lowest property tax rates in the state at $4.058 per $1,000. … The City’s 1963-1964 […]

Tucumcari karate students to compete at nationals

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Robert Ciolli Five students from the American Karate Studio in Tucumcari will be competing for five days beginning Monday at the National Amatuer Athletic Union Tae Kwon Do Championships in Madison, Wisc. Kaycee Lease, 9, her brother Kyle Lease, 12, Melanie Jones, 8, and her cousin Jasmin Jones, 6, and Andrew Casteel 6, will be […]

06-25-08: Fishing Report

Fishing report 6-24-08 This fishing report has been generated from the best information available from officers and anglers. Conditions encountered after the report is compiled may differ, however, as stream, lake and weather conditions alter fish and angler activities. CONCHAS LAKE Fishing for largemouth bass and smallmouth bass was fair-to-good this past week. Anglers did […]

Bible study helps shape young minds

By Debra Whittington

Second day for severe thunderstorm warning in Quay County

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By QCS Staff A severe thunderstorm warning remains in effct today for west central Quay, southeastern San Miguel and northeastern Guadalupe Counties until 5:15 p.m. The NWS said severe thunderstorms are capable of producing nickle-sizec hailand damaging winds in excess of 60 mph.At 3:39 p.m., this storm was located near Newkirk or about 36 mileseast […]

Results announced for 2008 Route 66 Team Roping competition

By QCS Staff The Route 66 Festival Team Roping competition attracted 64 roping teams from New Mexico and Texas

New Mexico announces tomato embargo

By QCS Staff The New Mexico Environment Department and the New Mexico Department of Health recommended today that no one buy, eat, sell or serve food containing raw red plum, raw red Roma, or raw red round tomatoes grown and harvested in Mexico or Florida unless cleared by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration, according […]

Results of 2008 4-H District Contests

Special to the QCS Twenty-three Quay County 4-Hers traveled to Roswell for the Southeast District 4-H Contests on Wednesday and Thursday.

Conchas Dam celebration set for Friday

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By QCS Staff On Friday a celebration will be hosted at Conchas Lake Dam by the Corps of Engineers and New Mexico State Parks to mark the 75th anniversary of the New Deal programs and the 75 anniversary of New Mexico’s parks, said a Corps of Engineers spokeswoman. “This event is for the public’s benefit, […]

Letter writing: Keeping in touch the old-fashioned way

By Lynn Moncus Not long ago, I was sitting in my book room and paging through an old book in order to refresh the memory when a letter from Mother showed up. Although I saved many of her letters, I hadn’t taken time to read one in a number of years and just sat entranced […]