Realy for life set for Friday

QCS staff The American Cancer Society’s annual Relay for Life fundraiser is set for Friday and Saturday at Tucumcari High School. The event, which features volunteers walking around the track for the duration of the event, starts at 5:30 p.m. with a survivor and caregiver reception. The opening ceremony and first lap for survivors is […]

Mesalands Community College president’s citation

At the end of each spring semester, the President’s Citation is announced as official recognition of exceptional academic achievement. To be eligible, students must maintain a cumulative grade point average of 3.75 or better, successfully complete 30 or more credits in the fall and spring semesters, have no grade below a “C” in the given […]

Feds revoking U.S. citizenship unconstitutional

U.S. citizenship is a right protected by the Constitution; it is not a privilege that can be taken away at will. That truth needs to be maintained. Several members of Congress have sponsored a bill that would allow the government to take away citizenship and kick certain people out of the country. The Terrorist Expatriation […]

Strawberry farmers right to cut losses

By Baxter Black: On the Edge of Common Sense Back before the collapse of the United Soviet Socialist Republic we had visitors from Romania tour our feedlot. We explained the program including cost of cattle, feed, maintenance, and cost of gain. “How much will they pay you for your cattle?” they asked. “We don’t know,” […]

Song leads to craving for steak

By Karl Terry: FNM columnist Ever get a song stuck in your head with no hope of shaking it? Lately for me it’s been the Zac Brown Band’s song “Chicken Fried.” You can’t miss the tune if you listen to a country music station longer than 15 minutes these days. “You know I like my […]

Gathering to honor ‘spirit of the west’

Special to QCS The Nara Visa Cowboy Gathering is taking nominations for the Buck Ramsey Heritage Award to be presented on Sept. 25 at the annual gathering. The award is given to an individual, family or ranch that reflects the “Spirit of the West”. Heritage is defined as “Something handed down from one’s ancestors or […]

Mesalands Community College dean’s list

The Dean’s List is announced as official recognition of outstanding academic accomplishments. To qualify, students must maintain a grade point average of 3.5 or better for courses taken at Mesalands Community College, successfully complete 15 or more credit hours, have no grade below a “C” for the given semester, and have no outstanding incomplete grades […]

Tucumcari Elementary School honor roll

Tucumcari Elementary Fourth Nine Weeks Third Grade All A’s • Jaxon Arguello • Dwight Brown • Mauryn Bruce • Alexandra Chavarria • Joshua Chavez • Andy Cordova • Rod Dunlap • Kaylee Epperson • Nicholas Garcia • Kirsten Gonzales • Ashley Hall • Kaleb Hayes • Hayleigh Holweg • Nadia-Ranae Lujan • Isaac Marquez • […]

Senior menu — June 2

The following are the lunch menus for June 3 – June 9 for the Tucumcari Senior Center. Thursday Tuna and shells, tossed green salad with ranch dressing, low sodium crackers, sliced peaches. Friday Chicken chow mein, brown rice, peas and carrots, whole wheat roll, almond cookie, cantaloupe. Monday Chicken fettuccini, carrots and peppers with margarine, […]

Calendar — June 2

Friday • Lodgers’ Tax Advisory Board, 10 a.m., City Hall. • Quay County Commission at 9 a.m., Quay County Court House. June 10 • City Commission at 6 p.m., City Hall. June 11 • Quay County Commission at 9 a.m., Quay County Court House. June 14 • Economic Development Corp at 5:15 p.m., EDC building. […]