Local group finds homes for stray pets

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Thomas Garcia A local animal placement group is working to find homes and new owners for animals in Quay County and beyond. “We have placed dogs, cats and even horses in and out of the county,” said Christina Fleming, Tucumcari Animal Rescue coordinator. “We give animals like dogs that are scheduled for destruction a fighting […]

Marriage worth every hurdle

By Chris Schmaedeke, QCS managing editor I begin my journey of marriage today as I head back to Colorado for my wedding on Saturday. It’s a journey I cannot wait to begin. Love and marriage are two things that go hand in hand. I love my future wife and she loves me right back. Love […]

10-24 Our Page

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Jay Hugh Richardson celebrated his fifth birthday on Sunday at the village park in Logan. He celebrated with friends and family with a “Spider-Man” theme party. He is the son of Rhonda Miller and Jory Richardson of Logan. Chris McKinney and Crystal Dominguez of Tucumcari are the parents of a 7-pound, 5-ounce baby girl on […]

Mesalands president suspended

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Thomas Garcia Mesalands Community College Board of Trustees on Tuesday suspended President Phillip O. Barry without pay. Board members met in executive session in response to allegations Barry was driving under the influence of liquor or drugs last week in Albuquerque. Court records show Barry was charged with DUI on Friday. Barry could not be […]

Ancient ways not always so far fetched

by Leonard Lauriault I have a pig-shaped cookie jar in which I keep animal cookies to snack on while I fix supper (I usually keep several choices of snacky things around my counter for that purpose). One day while making soup, I got a handful of cookies and started whistling – you guessed it – […]

10-21 Calendar

Today – 27th • Book Fair, 9a.m. – 5 p.m., Tucumcari Middle School, 914 S 5th St.Thursday Thursday • Housing Authority, 5 p.m., City Hall, 215 E. Center St. City Commission, 6 p.m., City Hall. • Mini Fair (Team Read Week), 5:30 p.m. – 7:00 p.m., TMS

Church raises money with enchilada dinner

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By Thomas Garcia: QCS staff writer Members of the Center Street United Methodist Church in Tucumcari continued a tradition on Saturday, preparing an enchilada dinner to raise money for their church.

Outstanding bench warrants

Patrick Carbajal, 35, possession drug paraphernalia, resisting, evading, obstructing an officer. Amount owed $289.

Tucumcari loses to Estancia

By Chris Schmaedeke, QCS managing editor Tucumcari was unable to get on anything going on offense as the Rattlers dropped their first district game to Estancia 42-13 on Friday night. In the District 2-2A opener for both teams, Tucumcari (5-3, 0-1) was able to move the ball from time to time but couldn’t punch it […]

Oct. 16 Friday area prep football scoreboard

Class 5 A Clovis 48, Artesia 10, final Class 3A Portales 79, Roswell High 36, final Class 2A Santa Rosa 21, Texico 7, final Estancia 42, Tucumcari 13, final Class 1A Fort Sumner 10, Carrizozo 0, final 8-man Melrose 76, Clovis Christian 36, final 6-man House 62, Dora 45, final Lake Arthur 70, Elida 25, […]