Events calendar — Aug. 19

Today • Red Ribbon Planning Meeting, noon, Quay County ASAP Coalition Office, 109 E main Street. • Regular meeting for Southwest Quay Soil Conservation District, 7 p.m., Forrest Fire Station, Forrest. Friday • Library Advisory Board, noon, Library, 602 Second St. Saturday • Tucumcari Historical Research Institute Field Trip, 7 a.m., Tucumcari Historical Museum. Monday […]

Tucumcari Senior Center lunch menus

Thursday Enchilada casserole, broccoli, banana, apple spice cake, milk. Friday Chicken tenders, mashed potatoes and gravy, spinach whole-wheat roll, Jell-O with fruit, milk. Monday Hamburger steak with mushroom gravy, mashed potatoes, green beans, roll, milk. Tuesday Lemon baked chicken, rice, cucumber, beets, spice cake, milk. Wednesday Hot turkey sandwich, mashed potatoes and gravy, bread, peas […]

Obituaries: Marcos Garcia

Marcos “Eloy” Garcia, 77, of McDonough, Ga., died Saturday in Georgia. He was born June 12, 1932, in Garita, N.M. He was a retired National Transportation Safety Board investigator of 17 years. Survivors include his wife, Martha Garcia, and seven daughters: Diana Loper, Gloria Russell, Cathy Garcia, Marti Piper, Georgia Thorp, Evelyn Beville and Yvonne […]

City sells water to Ute Lake Ranch

By Thomas Garcia: QCS staff writer Tucumcari city commissioners on Thursday approved a bulk sale of water to Ute Lake Ranch and set a new water rate for two Quay County water cooperatives. Commissioners agreed to sell 500 acre feet of water to the Ute Lake Ranch Public Improvement District 2 for $75,000. “The sale […]

Police blotter — Aug. 19

QCS staff Following is a sampling of calls recently received by the central dispatch office for Quay County, based at the Tucumcari Police Department. Aug. 11 • At 12:22 a.m., a woman reported a suspicious person at a residence on East Main Street. An officer was told a man was seen walking around the back […]

3 questions with … Bobbye Rose

QCS staff Rose is Tucumcari’s city manager. 1. Have you adjusted to business as usual since you began as Tucumcari’s city manager? I have found there is no business as usual. Every day is filled with unique problems, concerns, interesting people, and projects. It has been a learning experience for me, but one that I […]

Comments from the Canyons: Fond memories of school, teachers

By Lynn Moncus: QCS columnist A friend asked recently if I still miss teaching and the beginning of school. I had to admit that I do, and apparently always will, but that I am sort of glad I don’t have to prepare any lectures or grade any essays. Actually, I miss the students and the […]

Press release: Bingaman hosting town hall meeting in Clovis

ALBUQUERQUE – U.S. Senator Jeff Bingaman will be hosting a health care town hall in Clovis at 4:15 p.m. on Tuesday, August 18. Bingaman will discuss the effort in Congress to reform health insurance as a means of containing rapidly rising health care costs, and hear from constituents. Bingaman’s complete public schedule is as follows: […]

Quay County Fair: Needle work results


Quay County Fair: Crafts and hobbies results