Fazekas, Apodaca play in All Stars Game, MCC Rodeo Team members at CNFR

By QCS Staff Fazekas, Apodaca play in All-Star gameRecent Rattler graduates, Michael Fazekas and

06-21-08: Police Blotter

In the winners circle at the Mother Road Rally were …

By QCS Staff A bike built by Steel Heating, Cooling and Electric took top honors at last weekend’s 2008 Mother Road Rally at the Tucumcari Convention Center. The blue chopper took first place in the custom bike division and was also voted best of show. Local salesman Don Watts took home $5,000 in the cash […]

School board moves forward on plans for new $23.8 million THS

Chelle Delaney After months of planning and moving classrooms around on blueprints, the Tucumcari School Board approved Thursday the basic design for the new Tucumcari High School project by architects Greer Stafford, SJCF of Albuquerque. A combination of new and renovated buildings, the project will cost an estimated $23.8 million, according to Tucumcari’s application to […]

Road funds OKed for Quay County

By QCS Staff The New Mexico Transportation Commission announced Friday it had approved over $26 million on Thursday to assist local governments in road improvements, according to a DOT press release. In Quay County almost $850,000 was approved for county, school and municipal roads.The DOT’s District 4 Local Government Road Fund Breakdowns for Quay County […]

Sweep helps protect No. 1 cash crop

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Chelle Delaney A sweep net may be one of the farmers’ best tools to protect and improve alfalfa crop yields, said Mark Muegge, entomologist specialist from the Texas Cooperative Extension office based in Fort Stockton. Muegge demonstrated how to sweep sample insects from an alfalfa test field Friday at the Pest Scout School at the […]

Ute Water Project passes House

By Gabriel Monte A bill authorizing federal funding for the Ute Water Project has passed what area officials call a major milestone. The House voted 301-124 Thursday to pass the bill authorizing the U.S. Bureau of Reclamation to spend $327 million on a project that would pipe water from the Ute Lake Reservoir to eight […]

Severe thunderstorm warning for East Central New Mexico

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By QCS Staff A severe thunderstorm warning for East Central New Mexico has been issued by the National Weather Service. The severe thunderstorm will be near or south Newkirk in Guadalupe County, bordering Quay County about 3:50 p.m., the NWS said. Severe storms produce damaging winds and large hail. The NWS said move indoors and […]

2008 4-H Quay County Contest Results

Quay County 4-Hers recently competed in the county 4-H contests. Novice and Junior 4-Hers are now competing in the District Contest in Roswell. The Senior 4-Hers will be participating in State Conference in Las Cruces in July.

Pest Scout School set for Friday

The Alfalfa/Forage Pests Scout School is 9 a.m. to noon Friday at the NMSU Agricultural Science Center in Tucumcari. Guest speakers are