Local company under fire


By Thomas Garcia Complaints of non-delivery and loss of money filed against a Tucumcari playground equipment company have been referred to the New Mexico Attorney General’s Office. The 130 complaints were originally filed with the Better Business Bureau against Dome Climber, which is owned and operated by Rodney Ward of Tucumcari. “The complaints were referred […]

Stay positive with your resolutions

By Lynn Moncus As we begin another year and another decade, we can but wonder what the future holds. We can always hope for the best and learn to take whatever comes along. We can even make plans if we so desire, or we can meet each day as it comes. We can look forward […]

1-6 Senior menus

The following are the lunch menus for Thursday – Jan. 13th for the Tucumcari Senior Center Thursday Chicken fajitas, pinto beans, tomatoes and green chilies, pumpkin spice cookies, milk Friday Turkey sandwich, mashed potatoes and gravy, buttered peas and carrots, tapioca pudding, milk Monday Chilidog, baked potato wedges, mixed vegetables and margarine, orange, milk

1-6 School menus

Tucumcari Thursday Breakfast: Breakfast pizza, fruit, milk Lunch: Chicken rings, French fries, biscuits with BBQ Sauce, ketchup and honey, fruited jell-o, milk. Friday No school Monday Breakfast: Cereal and graham crackers, fruit, milk Lunch: Frito-pie, Mexicali corn, lettuce and tomatoes, pineapple, milk. Tuesday Breakfast: Breakfast burrito with salsa, fruit, milk Lunch: Vegetable soup, grilled cheese […]

1-6 Police blotter

The following is a sampling of calls received b the central dispatch office for Quay County, based at the Tucumcari Police Department Thursday • At 1:35 a.m., an anonymous caller reported possible shots fired on the 200 block of East Tucumcari Boulevard. • At 1:10 p.m., an anonymous caller reported a man and woman shoplifting […]

Grocers oppose reintroduction of food tax


By Chris Schmaedeke, QCS managing editor Local grocers don’t believe reinstating a food tax is the solution to solving a shortfall in state revenue. The statewide food tax was abolished six years ago by New Mexico Legislature with Gov. Bill Richardson’s support. But a 42-member task force appointed by Richardson in November appears to be […]

1-6 Obituaries

Albert N. Thonrberry Albert N. Thonrberry, 86, died on Thursday, Dec. 31, 2009, in Lubbock Texas. He was born Jan. 15, 1923, in Valleyhead, Pa. Survivors include his daughter Nancy Grant. Services: 10 a.m. Friday at the Dunn Memorial Chapel in Tucumcari. Information: 461-3815

Barry’s DUI trial rescheduled

QCS Staff Pre-trial proceedings in the case against Mesalands Community College President Philip O. Barry were rescheduled again. Proceedings were set to begin Monday but were rescheduled for Feb. 3 in Bernalillo County Metropolitan Court in Albuquerque. The proceedings have been rescheduled three times. Barry was arrested in October and charged with driving under the […]