Cultural event scheduled

QCS staff The third annual Celebrando nuestra Cultura will be held at 10 a.m., at Wailes Park on July 17. The event will feature live music from local talent Audriana LaLane De Garcia, Ernestine Romero and Kylie Angelique Tafoya and Jess Goevany Menen-dez. There will be a Car and Mortorcycle show and barrel train rides […]

County fair books available

QCS staff Powder Blue Premium Books for the Quay County Fair are now available free of charge. Pick up yours at the Extension Office located in the Terry Turner Building at 216 E Center or at various businesses around town. Get your book and start preparing your items to enter in the fair. For information […]

Fishing report — July 7

QCS staff The fishing report from New Mexico Wildlife Department is generated by officers and anglers. Area lake reports Clayton Lake: Heavy rains over the weekend caused the water to become murky. Largemouth bass are reported as good using plastic crawdads. No reports on other species. Conchas Lake: Recreational boaters made the water a little […]

Physical activity options plenty

Tom Morris “If physical activity could be put in the form of a pill, it would be the most highly prescribed medication in the world”, say the vast majority of health professionals. The Surgeon General has determined that lack of physical activity is detrimental to your health. Being physically active for as little as 30 […]

Blanchard to be honored with day

QCS staff QCS STAFF Sydni Blanchard of Mesalands Community College got one more honor for her barrel racing performance last month — a day in her honor. According to a proclamation from Gov. Bill Richardson’s office, Friday will be recognized as Sydni Blanchard College National Finals rodeo Day. Blanchard, a sophomore at Mesalands, was one […]

Sharing memories with long-time friend always pleasant

Lynn Moncus Rarely does a day go by without there being pleasant experiences and surprises from friends. Last week, for instance, Roy Penix and his wife Rita were here from Utah and took the time to call to ask me out for dinner and then for breakfast. Roy was one of my brother’s classmates and […]

Senior menu — July 7

The following are the lunch menus for the upcoming week for the Tucumcari Senior Center. Thursday Chili relleno with cheese, tossed salad with dressing, pinto beans, crackers, fruit cup. Friday Meatballs, wild rice, carrots and peppers, breadstick, fruit yogurt. Monday Hamburger mac, green beans, corn, apricots, peanut butter cookies. Tuesday Baked chicken, wild rice, carrot […]

Community calendar — July 7

Thursday • City Commission at 6 p.m., City Hall. Monday • Quay County Commission at 9 a.m., Quay County Court House. • Economic Develop-ment Corp at 5:15 p.m., EDC building. July 16 • Library Advisory Board at noon, Tucumcari Public Library. July 17 • Third annual Celebrando nuestra Cultura Car and Motorcycle show at 10 […]

Police blotter — July 7

The following is a sampling of calls recently received by the central dispatch office for Quay County, based at the Tucumcari Police Department.

Press release: Interim committees now broadcast live

State lawmakers are in Santa Fe right now, discussing behavioral-health services. A live, streaming audio feed of interim legislative committees is now available online at