Flash flood watch issued

Freedom New Mexico The National Weather Service in Albuquerque has issued a flash flood watch for Curry, Quay, De Baca and Roosevelt counties through Friday afternoon. Moisture from the remnants of Tropical Storm Lowell will result in widespread showers and embedded thunderstorms across portions of the southeast and east central plains through Friday afternoon. Rain […]

Police dog, Bond, dies


Chelle Delaney The Tucumcari Police Department’s police dog, Bond, died Sunday. “It’s sad deal,” said Police Chief Roger Hatcher. “That dog was a very good asset.” Bond became sick earlier in the week and appeared to be getting better, but then relapsed, Hatcher said. The cause of death of the four-year-old German Shepherd is not […]

Arch Hurley allocates water, works on strategic plan


Chelle Delaney The Arch Hurley Conservancy District board allocated an inch of water Tuesday. In all, four inches of water have been allocated this year in the irrigation project. In mid-August there was a heavy rain that combined with the runoff made it possible to allocate the water, said Arch Hurley manager Franklin McCasland. This […]

Greater Tucumcari EDC elects officers

09-10-08: Calendar


Mesalands welcomes new fitness director


Special to the QCS

09-10-08: 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. Fridayl

The race to subjection is still on

By Leonard Lauriault The race to subjection is still on

School Menus for Sept. 8-11

The following are the menus for Sept. 8-11 for schools in Quay County. There is no school on Friday. LoganMondayBreakfast-Fruit pies, juice and milk.Lunch- Spaghetti w/wo meat, breadsticks w/sauce, salad or peas & carrots, fruit and milk.Tuesday-Hash-brown pattie, juice and milk.Lunch-Corn dogs, baked beans, salad or carrots, fried okra, dessert and milk.WednesdayBreakfast-Cinnamon toast, juice and […]

Pruning keeps landscape looking good

By Tom Dominguez, Quay County Extension To keep your landscape at its healthy best, start a regular pruning program. The following guidelines from the American Nursery and Landsape Association (ANLA) explains the basics. Nursery professionals are an excellent source of additional information. l Remove spent flowers to stimulate growth and additional bloom; otherwise, plant energy […]