Citizens Bank adds senior vice president to local branch

Citizens Bank is proud to announce the addition of a staff member Tucumcari branch. The bank welcomes Cooper Glover as senior vice president. Glover attended Texas Tech and graduated from Eastern New Mexico University, and worked most recently for Ag New Mexico in Clovis. Citizens Bank is a family-owned community bank established in 1904, with […]

Clearing emotions of ‘junk’ also important

It is fall cleanup around our place although it didn’t start out that way. It all began with a search for a set of stainless steel mixing bowls. We knew they were somewhere, but where? We didn’t find the bowls (yet), but the search launched a garage sale and cleaning. I opened box after box […]

Biographies reveal proud history

Many of us are interested in the general history of our area and are always eager to gather more. When we have an opportunity to read about individuals who have participated in that history, we feel fortunate because their stories give us personal views of the past. Recently, Linda Moore at Tucumcari Historical Museum handed […]

Rose and Sutherland named as finalist for Lincoln County Mangager

QCS Staff QCS Staff The current city manager, and a former city manager, of Tucumcari are among four finalists to be the next Lincoln County manager. Bobbye Rose and John R. Sutherland Jr. were two of the four candidates selected to be interviewed on Oct. 3 by the Lincoln County Commissioners. “The finalist were selected […]

Longhorns lose 52-26 to the Mustangs

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Thomas Garcia The Logan Longhorns were overpowered by the unbeaten Mountainair Mustangs 52-26 in their homecoming game on Friday night. The Mustangs’ defense made two goal line stands against the 0-5 Longhorns in the final period. Senior running back Tanner Sorrels was stopped inches from the pylon and quarterback Hayes Frost was tackled at the […]

School menus —

House Monday Breakfast: Double cheese breakfast bowl, variety of cereal, muffins, yogurt, juice, milk. Lunch: Frito pie, corn, peaches, peanut butter and jelly,, milk. Tuesday Breakfast: Sausage, biscuit, gravy, variety of cereal, muffins, yogurt, juice, milk. Lunch: Fish sticks, tarter sauce, green beans, potato rounds, biscuits, mandarin orange, peanut butter and jelly, salad bar, milk. […]

Tucumcari graduates keep in touch

Through the years, we have written about many of our Rattler Alumni and have mentioned that they are proud to be THS graduates. Last Saturday, David H. Stratton, Ph.D. and Class of 1945 THS graduate, took the time to visit for almost an hour from his home in Pullman, Washington. As a Professor Emeritus from […]

Mesalands team sets new record

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Special to QCS The Mesalands Community College’s Men’s Rodeo Team set a new Mesalands record, earning 880 points — the most points earned at a single rodeo — at the first Grand Canyon Regional Rodeo of the year Sept. 16-17 The men’s team finished the rodeo in second place, behind New Mexico State University (NMSU) […]

Company donates resources to youth football league

Interstate Automotive Complex of Tucumcari is partnering with Quay County Youth Football League to provide the league’s players and coaches with equipment, a monetary donation, and a chance to raise up to $10,000. In support of Tucumcari’s youth, Interstate Automotive Complex will provide Quay County Youth Football League with football kits, which include equipment bags, […]

Obama plan over-taxes wealthy

President Barack Obama wants to correct government overspending by over-taxing. He is proposing a combination of cuts and tax increases, the latter accomplished by setting his sights on those earning $250,000 and up. We’ve heard Obama’s class warfare rhetoric before. That may be why the president deemed it necessary to deny the obvious, declaring, “This […]