Letter to the editor: Film promotes positive value

I would like to take a moment and thank our local movie theater for showing the film “Courageous” this week. My family and I were able to see it Saturday and found it a very moving and inspiring story, and would like to encourage other members of our community to take time to see this […]

Letter to the editor: Film promotes positive value

I would like to take a moment and thank our local movie theater for showing the film "Courageous" this week. My family and I were able to see it Saturday and found it a very moving and inspiring story, and would like to encourage other members of our community to take time to see this […]

Celebrations planned for state’s centennial anniversary

On Friday at 11:35 a.m., New Mexico will celebrate her 100th birthday as the 47th state. Celebrations throughout the state are planned as this is a major occasion for those of us who are proud to be natives and residents of this beautiful state. We can but imagine the fun people had at the first […]

Police blotter — Jan. 4

The following is a sampling of calls received by the central dispatch office for Quay County, based at the Tucumcari Police Department: Friday • At 12:24 a.m., a woman reported a domestic dispute at a residence on the 600 block of East Rankin Avenue. A woman was arrested an taken to the Quay County Detention […]

Celebrations planned for state’s centennial anniversary

On Friday at 11:35 a.m., New Mexico will celebrate her 100th birthday as the 47th state. Celebrations throughout the state are planned as this is a major occasion for those of us who are proud to be natives and residents of this beautiful state. We can but imagine the fun people had at the first […]

Rattlers return from break

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Thomas Garcia By Thomas Garcia QCS senior writer A long holiday break should not affect the Tucumcari Rattlers wrestling team as they prepare for the St. Michael’s tournament. “We got right back into it on Monday,” said Rattlers head coach Eddie Encinias. “The team has a great recuperation time.” Encinias said the team had a […]

Police blotter – Jan. 4

The following is a sampling of calls received by the central dispatch office for Quay County, based at the Tucumcari Police Department: Friday At 12:24 a.m., a woman reported a domestic dispute at a residence on the 600 block of East Rankin Avenue. A woman was arrested an taken to the Quay County Detention Center. […]

Senior fitness program expanding

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QCS staff Following the success of the Strong Seniors Stay Young Program, the Quay County Extension Service and Mesalands Community College will be offering additional work out classes. “Last year we had such an interest in the program that we could not fit everyone into our room,”said Brenda Bishop, Extension Home Economist. Bishop said the […]

Rattlers return from break

Timmy Skinner works to pin Ruidoso Warriors' Chris Estrada during the Rattlers Wrestling Invite. Skinner placed third in the tournament in 132 pound class. By Thomas Garcia QCS senior writer A long holiday break should not affect the Tucumcari Rattlers wrestling team as they prepare for the St. Michael's tournament. "We got right back into […]

Group seeks to amend Ute Lake policies

Thomas Garcia Members of a newly formed Tucumcari Quay County Regional Water Authority say they plan to attend a meeting of the Ute Reservoir Water Commission Thursday in Tucumcari. “The authority is a joint powers agreement with Tucumcari, San Jon, Logan, and Quay County,” said Robert Lumpkin, Tucumcari city commissioner. Lumpkin said the Joint Powers […]