TPD annouces non-emergency phone number, saturation patrols

By QCS Staff Police designate number for non-emergenciesThe non-emergency number for the Consolidated Dispatch Center is 461-2280, announced the Tucumcari Police Department in a press release this week. Callers are asked to use

Commission set to review racetrack applications Wednesday

Chelle Delaney The New Mexico Racing Commission will announce Wednesday the date it plans to declare its selection for the last remaining racetrack license in the state, according to the agenda for the commission’s next regular meeting on Wednesday. The commissioners will also meet in a closed session to discuss three separate license applications, including [...]

2008 Quay County Fair department qualifications for entries

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2008 Quay County Fair schedule

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Tucumcari schools to hold late registration Wednesday

Parents and families who missed registering their children for the 2008-2009 school year are invited to attend “late registration” at each school building between 1 p.m. and 4 p.m. on Wednesday, according to a press release. “We had a great turnout at registration but some families were unable to make it. We still want them [...]

08-09-08: Police Blotter

Paul McCartney spotted in Tucumcari

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Chelle Delaney Beatlemania hit Tucumcari Thursday. Paul McCartney and his new girlfriend were seen visiting an antique shop and a getting a take-out order from Del’s Restaurant.“He looks pretty good,” said Shirley Hancock, a hostess at Del’s. Yvonne Braziel and Yvette Peacock, the sisters who own Del’s

Rattlers hit record reunion attendance

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Chelle Delaney Rattlers alumni have another challenge: To beat the attendance record at this year’s Rattler Reunion luncheon and banquet.“It was the best ever,” said Norma Jean Crellin, president of the Rattler Alumni Association. With 169 in attendance at the Golden Rattler Luncheon and 560 at Saturday night’s banquet, Crellin said, “I think this is [...]

‘Deceased’ classmate found alive at reunion

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Chelle Delaney Many probably thought Eddie Rimel met his demise in a cycling accident four years ago. That’s when he fell in a 150-mile race and ended up with about 200 stitches, mostly from injuries on his right side. “Thanks to a good plastic surgeon,my arm looks normal,” said Rimel who is a triathlete. Or [...]

08-06-08: School Notes

Tucumcari Schools to hold open houseThe Tucumcari Public Schools will hold open houses for parents and students to become acquainted with school programs, clubs and other activities on each of the campuses. Open houses will be held on the following dates and times:l Monday: 6 p.m., Tucumcari High School will host its open house at [...]