Rattlers return to Tucumcari

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By Chelle Delaney: QCS Correspondent Tucumcari’s population has swelled by hundreds as the city celebrates the 39th annual Rattler Reunion this weekend. About 100 Tucumcari High graduates attended a Thursday night mixer, warming up for the weekend, said Norma Jean Crellin, a 1948 THS grad and president of the Tucumcari Alumini Association. Crellin said she’s […]

Area under severe thunderstorm watch

Curry, Roosevelt, De Baca and Quay counties are under a severe thunderstorm watch until 11 p.m. (MDT) Thursday, according to the National Weather Service in Albuquerque.

Quay County 4-H rodeo results

Quay County 4-H Rodeo Friday Quay County Fairgrounds Novice Pole Bending 1. Sidney Sena-San Miguel 2. Colton Rice-Lea 3. John-David Chatfield-Harding 4. Sydnie Morley-Chaves- 5. Dakota Hazen-Lincoln 6. Sage Neff-Lea 7. Ashley Rice-Lea 8. Reagan Washburn-Eddy 9. Katelyn Anthony-Lea

NMSU agriculture experts to give drought condition farming tips

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Special to the QCS The Tucumcari area has not yet received any irrigation water this year, leaving producers to largely rely on natural precipitation to keep their crops growing. Researchers with New Mexico State University’s Agricultural Science Center at Tucumcari plan to give producers ideas to help them manage crops and livestock during drought conditions […]

County commission lifts burn ban

Thomas Garcia: Quay County Sun After the weekend rains the county-wide fire ban was lifted on Monday by the Quay County Commissioners. Quay County Fire Marshall Donald Adams asked the commissioners to consider lifting the ban following the weekend rains. “There are areas of the county that received a good amount of rain,” Adams said. […]

Hatcher reinstated

Press release

Tucumcari man sought for domestic violence offense

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Freedom New Mexico Quay County police are seeking a Tucumcari man they say fled police investigating a domestic violence call Friday night. According to a press release from the Tucumcari Police Department, Moses Earl Ingram, 31, led police on a chase through the city and fled on foot after crashing a stolen vehicle. Ingram has […]

Commissioners lift fire ban

Thomas Garcia After the weekend rains the county-wide fire ban was lifted on Monday by the Quay County Commissioners. Quay County Fire Marshall Donald Adams asked the commissioners to consider lifting the ban following the weekend rains. “There are areas of the county that received a good amount of rain,” Adams said. “We are in […]

Police seeking car chase suspect

Thomas Garcia The Tucumcari Police Department is still searching for a 31-year-old Tucumcari man suspected of leading police on a car chase Friday night. Police responded to a domestic violence call at 9:30 p.m. at a residence on South Fifth Street in Tucumcari. A suspect led police on a car chase across the city before […]

Hearing from former students always a joy

by Lynn Moncus Each year as Rattler Reunion approaches, excitement builds in those of us who are proud of our heritage in the Tucumcari Public Schools. Some of us are fortunate enough to be doubly proud because we graduated from T.H.S. and also were privileged to teach there. For some reason, this former teacher has […]