Mitchell resigns from school board

By QCS Staff Albert J. Mitchell, Jr., a past president and member of the Tucumcari Public Schools Board resigned Monday night. Mitchell resigned to become judge to the 10th Judicial Circuit, a post he was elected to Nov. 4.

County approves contract to update detention center

Thomas Garcia The Quay County Commissioners approved a $284,788 contract with Sierra Detention Systems of Colorado for upgrades at the Quay County Detention Center. The contract will be for upgrades to the control panels for the adult and juvenile sections and cameras at the detention center. The request to approve the contract with Sierra was […]

Families give thanks for their blessings

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Chelle Delaney The rush is on. The grocery carts are filling up at Lowe’s and the colorful autumn table decorations are being selected from the shelves at Kmart.Thanksgiving is tomorrow. But the little community of San Jon got a head start Sunday on the holiday with their “Thanksgiving Git-Together.” They put on a spread with […]

11-26-2008 Fishing Report

QCS Staff 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.

True Christians do more than talk the talk

By Debra Whittington A new commandment I give unto you, That ye love one another; as I have loved you, that ye also love one another. By this shall all men know that ye are my disciples, if ye have love one to another. John 13:34-35

State planning to change antelope hunting regs

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By Thomas Garcia: Quay County Sun Quay County landowners voiced concerns about proposed antelope hunting regulations and how they would affect their safety and access to hunting areas. Fifteen Quay County landowners attended a meeting Wednesday in Logan about the Antelope Private Land Use System (A-PLUS), for the 2009-2011 hunting seasons. The possible changes were […]

City watching its dollars, tabs clean up as priority

Chelle Delaney Tucumcari should be closely watching its dollars because funds from the state and federal government are being squeezed in the economic downturn, said several city commissioners at a regular meeting Thursday and a goal-setting work session on Friday. Other cities are having tough times and Tucumcari should watch its finances, Mayor Antonio Apodaca […]

Auto accident claims Alva Carter Sr.

By Argen Duncan, Freedom New Mexico Friends and family of Alva C. Carter Sr. remembered him as generous, honorable and a hard worker. “He was a big man with a big heart,” said Mary Helen Carter, his wife of 50 years. The Portales businessman and agriculture producer died in a single-vehicle accident Thursday morning at […]

11-22-2008: Library Books

The following books are available from the Tucumcari Public Library.

2008 House honor roll students

The following students from the House Muncipal