Railroad facilitated growth in Tucumcari

During the territorial days, the Tucumcari Commercial Club printed a folder to advertise the town and to make a few predictions for the future. Obviously, the club was an active civic organization whose major purpose was to create interest among the business people and to advertise the area. Their enthusiasm shows in some of their […]

Rattlers end season on high note

QCS staff The Tucumcari Rattlers football team finished their season with a record of 6-5 and a appearance in the 2011 AA state tournament. “As a team we were successful,” said Rattlers head coach Wayne Ferguson. Ferguson said the Rattlers 6-5 season was their first winning season (above .500) since 2005. “We were able to […]

Wrestling team returns six

Thomas Garcia A strong leadership core and a lot of new youth on the team is going to make Rattlers wrestling exciting this year, said head coach Eddie Encinias. “We already tested ourselves at a tournament at Dumas, Texas,” Encinias said. Encinias said the team used that tournament as a scrimmage to start the season. […]

Senior menus — Nov. 30

The following are the lunch menus for Dec. 1 – Dec. 7 for the Tucumcari Senior Center: Thursday Pork ribs, corn, broccoli, wheat bread and margarine, pear cobbler. Friday Green chili hamburger, lettuce, tomato, onion, pickle, cheese, potato salad, creamy coleslaw, cottage cheese with peaches. Monday Beans and ham, peas and carrots, cornbread with margarine, […]

Police blotter — Nov. 30

A sampling from calls placed to the Tucumcari Police dispatch, which handles calls for the Tucumcari Police Department and Quay County Sheriff’s Office:

4-H Year End and Hall of Fame awards


QCS Staff Quay County 4-H Holds Year End Achievement Night

Our page — Nov. 23


Birth Brazel [image #3, align=left, size=medium] Duane and Linda Moore are proud to announce the arrival of their newest grandchild. Avery Lynn Brazel made her arrival Oct. 11 at 2:47 a.m. She weighed 8 pounds, 12 ounces and was 20 1/2 inches long. Avery and her parents, Janet and Michael live in Alto. — Submitted […]

Logan teams post sweep against Hartley


Thomas Garcia The Longhorns and Lady Longhorns eached earned their first wins of the season against the Tigers of Hartley, Texas. The Longhorns made 9-of-11 free throws to extend their lead back to double digits in the final two minutes of Monday’s 75-61 win over the Tigers, while the girls rode an aggressive offense for […]

School menus — Nov. 23

The following are the menus for schools in Quay County.

Senior menus —

The following are the lunch menus for November 24 – November 30 for the Tucumcari Senior Center. Thursday Closed for Thanksgiving Holiday Friday Closed for Thanksgiving Holiday Monday Pork posole, pinto beans, spinach salad with dressing, flour tortilla, strawberries and peaches. Tuesday Steak and stuff, spinach, parmesan potato rounds, wheat roll, lemon bar. Wednesday Stuffed […]