08-06-08: Calendar

Today: Noon, Tucumcari Kiwanis Club, Pow Wow Restaurant, 801 W. Rt. 66 Blvd. Call 461-3715 for information.Today: 7 p.m., VFW Post # 2528 Bingo, 105 E. Main St., Tucumcari. Call 461-3061.Thursdays: Noon, Tucumcari Rotary Club, Pow Wow Restaurant, 801 W. Rt. 66 Blvd.Thursday: 5:30 p.m., monthly meeting, Liberty Mutual Domestic Water Association, Arch Hurley Meeting [...]

Quilters sew up prize for hospice

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By QCS Staff Mary Jimenez, president of Helping Hands Hospice of Tucumcari was presented a

Market area’s natural assets, leave the headaches and heartaches of casinos alone

By Nancy Hoff I was appalled when I read in the newspaper that over 8,000 signatures have been collected in favor of the proposed racetrack/casino. I wondered where these signatures had come from as there certainly are not 8,000 supporters in Tucumcari. If Clovis and Amarillo want a casino so bad, let them fight for [...]

08-06-08: 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. Friday

An homage to spiritual mentors

By Debra Whittingon And these words, which I command thee this day, shall be in thine heart: And thou shalt teach them diligently unto thy children, and shalt talk of them when thou sittest in thine house, and when thou walkest by the way, and when thou liest down, and when thou risest up. Deuteronomy [...]

New Deal photo exhibit opens today in Tucumcari

By QCS Staff The National New Deal Association’s traveling exhibit of New Mexico’s photo-documented New Deal Treasures will be on display in Tucumcaru today through Sept. 7. The New Mexico Economic Development Department (NMEDD), through its New Mexico MainStreet Program, borrowed the exhibit from the National New Deal Association late last year, according to a [...]

Community Notes: Nara Visa reunion, new regs for at home energy systems to connect to grids, federal loan granted to utility

Nara Visa honoring 8s at reunion on SundayThis year’s celebration will be the 53rd Nara Visa Reunion and Homecoming Sunday.The program will honor those who graduated in the 8s—1928, 1938, 1948 and through the current year. If you are a member of a class that graduated in the 8s, please come and represent your class, [...]

08-02-08: Calendar

Today: 10 a.m.- 4 p.m., Rt. 66 Quilt and Fiber Art Show, Featured quilter – Martha Shafer, admission $2, children under 10 – no charge, demonstrations all day, Hoffman challenge Exhibit of Doll Collections, vendors from Texas and New Mexico, Senior Citizens Center, 523 South Third St.

How to determine if your plants are absorbing iron

By Tom Dominguez, Quay County Extension SymptomsIron chlorosis is the most common micronutrient problem of ornamentals, shrubs, vines, small fruits, and trees in Nort Eastern New Mexico.

Racino not what entire town wants

By Brian Haines Last week we held a rather well advertised rally regarding the potential coming of a “racino” to our community. During the course of the week I overheard several statements made that I wanted to use this forum to address: First: at some point it was stated that “99 percent” of Tucumcari residents [...]