Tucumcari wins FFA Sweepstakes

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QCS Staff y QCS STAFFTucumcari’s FFA Chapter brought home the State Championship Horticultural Sweepstakes Award – its fifth consecutive win. “No other chapter in our state has won it more than three times consecutively except us,” said FFA Advisor Glenda Sours. “Sweepstakes is figured on the average highest percentages achieved by your top five teams […]

Tax Day Tea Party highlights April 15

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By Thomas Garcia

THS class of 1969 searching for classmates

Special to the QCS Members of the class of 1969 are preparing for their 40-year reunion and are seeking addresses and/or phone numbers of class members. If anyone has information as to how to contact the following individuals, please call Jeannette Maddaford at (575) 461-1913 or email newzelander@rocketmail.com Here are the missing classmates from our […]

Mesalands approves $17.1 million operating budget

Thomas Garcia

Arch Hurley wants to collect $53,370 in delinquent assessments

Chelle Delaney The Arch Hurley Conservancy District is seeking $53,370 in late assessment payments from district members. The delinquent assessments are for four or more years. And one payment is 17 years in the arrears, said Arch Hurley Manager Franklin McCasland. The delinquent amount does represent a 1 percent interest fee, as allowed by state […]

Arch Hurley seeking to protect watershed

Chelle Delaney A one-year, four-month protest against the drilling of water wells in Largo Canyon has paid off for the Arch Hurley Conservancy District. A rancher who wanted to drill the wells has withdrawn his request to the state for the wells, said Franklin McCasland, Arch Hurley manager, at Tuesday’s district board meeting. Arch Hurley […]

04-15-09: Calendar

Wednesdays ongoing: 7 p.m., VFW Post # 2528 Bingo, 105 E. Main St., Tucumcari. Call 461-3061.Thursdays ongoing: Noon, Tucumcari Rotary Club, Pow Wow Restaurant, 801 W. Rt. 66 Blvd. Call 461-2587.Friday: Noon, regular meeting. Library Board, Tucumcari Public Library, 602. Second St. 461-0295.Fridays ongoing: 7 p.m., regular meeting, AA Unity Group, 1424 S. Sixth St.Sundays […]

County to spend $1.3 million on fire equipment

Chelle Delaney Quay County expects to spend $1.3 million for equipment for six of the county’s nine fire departments, according to Donald Adams, Quay County fire marshal. Adams reported on the anticipated 2009 Fire Protection Grant Awards at Monday’s Quay County Commission meeting. The awards totaled $460,000, Adams said. In all, an estimated $1.3 million […]

04-15-09: Police Blotter

By QCS Staff 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. Saturdayl At 6:27 p.m., a male requested officers to his neighbor’s house on east Heman Avenue in reference to damage to the handrail and door […]

04-15-09: Fishing Report

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. Conchas LakeFishing for white bass was fair using crank baits and grubs. Fishing was fair using senkos, worms, chigger […]