Mother and daughter charged in connection with theft of gift cards for foster children

By QCS Staff Correction: The suspect in the theft is employed by the Aging and Long Term Care Agency. The suspect’s employer was reported incorrectly in an earlier online version.

12-24-2008: Calendar and holiday closings

Mesalands wind turbine connected to electric grid

By QCS Staff Mesalands Community College’s wind turbine is now producing power that’s being added to the area’s electrical grid. The 1.5 megawatt GE turbine is totally assembled and was commissioned last week, according to a press release from the college. GE, manufacturer of the turbine, had been testing and fine tuning the turbine’s computer [...]

Teambuilders shares in the gift of giving

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Staff at the Teambuilders Counseling Center and the High Desert Family Services gathered toys for children enrolled in the Teambuilders program. Toys were also collected for the

Holiday cooking warms up family ties

Thomas Garcia During the holiday season many families look for ways to bring them closer together, from decorating the house or tree, to caroling or cooking up a holiday feast or treats. Cooking with family can provide many opportunities for bonding and sharing , said Nelda Burson of Tucumcari who works at the Quay County [...]

Letters to Santa

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By QCS Staff It’s a high-tech world and Santa’s workshop is no different. He and his elves have apparently had to learn a whole new vocabulary that includes microchips and SIM cards to please today’s kids. And Tucumcari’s youth are no exception. Kids still ask for baseball gloves, baby dolls and bicycles, but today’s first [...]

Holidy birthdays, College graduate

Holiday Birthday…Rhonda Miller of Logan will celebrate her 34th birthday today.Her family and friends wish her a happy birthday and say they cannot believe that this little Christmas angel is turning 34. Those that know Rhonda are happy to have her in their life and could not imagine how dull life would be without her.Her [...]

Remember to capture, share Christmas spirit

By Lynn Moncus Didn’t we just finish celebrating Christmas a couple of days ago? As we get farther over the hill, the days seem to pass all too rapidly and to keep us confused as to just where we are on the calendar. When I was gainfully employed, I never began preparations for the season [...]

12-20-2008: Calendar

Calendar for Saturday 12-20-08 Sunday: 10:30 a.m., the cantata “A Christmas Offering” performed by The Center Street United Methodist Church Chancel Choir, Center Street United Methodist Church, 406 E. Center Street.Sundays ongoing: 2:30 p.m., American Legion Auxiliary Bingo, Bingo Hall, 100 S. Eighth Street, Logan. Call 497-3910.Mondays ongoing: 7 p.m., VFW Post # 2528 Bingo, [...]

12-20-2008: 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. TuesdaylAt 1:10 a.m., an anonymous caller reported s suspicious subject on west Barnes Avenue looking through the neighbor’s window and banging on the caller’s door.l At 11:51 p.m., [...]