Public record —

The following are outstanding bench warrants for failure to pay fines issued by the Quay County Magistrate Court: • Michael Armijo, 20, possession of alcoholic beverages by a minor. Amount due $373. • Christopher Bell, 26, criminal trespass; knowingly entering, possession of marijuana one ounce or less. Amount due $351. • Fred Cordova, 62, driving [...]

Community calendar — June 23 • Housing Authority Board at 5 p.m., City Hall. • City Commission at 6 p.m., City Hall. Friday City Finance Board at 10 a.m. at City Hall Monday • Quay County Commission at 9 a.m., Quay County Cou

Thursday • Housing Authority Board at 5 p.m., City Hall. • City Commission at 6 p.m., City Hall. Friday City Finance Board at 10 a.m. at City Hall Monday • Quay County Commission at 9 a.m., Quay County Court House. • Recreation Advisory Board at p.m., Rec. Center. Wednesday • Tucumcari/Quay Regional Emergency Communication Board [...]

Senior menu — June 23

The following are the lunch menus for the upcoming week at the Tucumcari Senior Center.

Police blotter —

The following is a sampling of calls recently received by the central dispatch office for Quay County, based at the Tucumcari Police Department. Friday • At 8:22 a.m., a woman reported an unwanted man at a residence on the 1300 block of South First Street. An officer advised that all was OK the parties were [...]

California teen biking across country for disabled

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Thomas Garcia Joseph Machado is riding across America from his home in Rancho Cucamonga, Calif., to Washington D.C., to raise money for disabled children.

Mesalands’ Blanchard wins barrel racing title

Sydni Blanchard of Mesalands Community College won the barrel racing championship at the College National Finals Rodeo, which wrapped up Saturday night in Casper, Wyo.

Police seize marijuana on Conchas ranch

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QCS Staff State police seized more than 350 marijuana plants and 85 pounds of packaged marijuana worth $218,000 at a ranch near Conchas. New Mexico State Police said Mark Hardage, 49, of Conchas, was charged with felony marijuana distribution Tuesday after a lengthy investigation. Agents with state police and the New Mexico Livestock Board said [...]

Our page — June 16

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[image #2, align= right, size= medium] Candance Lee Harris graduated on May 15, 2010, from Eastern New Mexico University with a Master of Science Speech Language Pathology. Harris is a 2004 graduate of Tucumcari High School.

Securing border starts with fixing immigration

Many see border security as a simple issue: just stop people from coming across, and let those who try to come illegally suffer the consequences. The fatal shooting of a Mexican teenager by a U.S. Border Patrol agent, however, shows the deceptive complexities underlying the issue. Sergio Adrian Hernandez, described as 15 by U.S. authorities [...]

Cover of darkness not safe from cows

By Baxter Black: On the Edgoe of Common Sense Late-night calls are usually not good news. Especially if it is the police calling to tell you a car has hit a cow on the highway. Jack got the call at 11:15 p.m. on a Friday night. The local police all have his number because he [...]