Letter to the editor: Finance system business of government

Dwayne Andreas, chairman of Archer Daniels Midland, told Mother Jones: "There isn't one grain of anything in the world that is sold in a free market. Not one! The only place you see a free market is in the speeches of politicians." The government in our country is deeply involved in shaping the market in […]

County extension hosting seminar

QCS staff The 44th Annual Agriculture and Home Economics Seminar, hosted by the Quay County Extension Service, will be held Friday at the Tucumcari Convention Center. The doors will open at 8 a.m. for registration, refreshments and visiting. Programs will begin at 8:30 a.m., with an opening key note speaker. Several sponsors will have booths […]

County extension hosting seminar

The 44th Annual Agriculture and Home Economics Seminar, hosted by the Quay County Extension Service, will be held Friday at the Tucumcari Convention Center. The doors will open at 8 a.m. for registration, refreshments and visiting. Programs will begin at 8:30 a.m., with an opening key note speaker. Several sponsors will have booths set up […]

Mesalands receives donation of equipment

Special to the QCS The North American Wind Research and Training Center at Mesalands Community College recently received a 70-kilovolt discharge stick for in-class training from Megger, a Valley Forge, Pa., based manufacturer of electrical testing and measuring equipment. The discharge stick is used to safely remove the static charge from equipment and other voltage […]

Mesalands receives donation of equipment

The North American Wind Research and Training Center at Mesalands Community College recently received a 70-kilovolt discharge stick for in-class training from Megger, a Valley Forge, Pa., based manufacturer of electrical testing and measuring equipment. The discharge stick is used to safely remove the static charge from equipment and other voltage retaining components, upon performing […]

Fans showed poor sportsmanship

A friend of mine sat down with me for a few minutes to discuss the need to remind people about sportsmanship. At the time we were both enjoying a high school basketball game in which both teams are a local favorites. While there were a few outburst at this game, the fans were good spirited […]

Muddy vehicles point of pride

Through the years, we have noted various status symbols among our farming and ranching citizens. The best horses, the heaviest cattle, the biggest tractor, the fanciest truck, and the list goes on. At the moment, the main symbol seems to be having the muddiest vehicle. Just watching the people as they compare their vehicles is […]

Muddy vehicles point of pride

Through the years, we have noted various status symbols among our farming and ranching citizens. The best horses, the heaviest cattle, the biggest tractor, the fanciest truck, and the list goes on. At the moment, the main symbol seems to be having the muddiest vehicle. Just watching the people as they compare their vehicles is […]

Fans showed poor sportsmanship

A friend of mine sat down with me for a few minutes to discuss the need to remind people about sportsmanship. At the time we were both enjoying a high school basketball game in which both teams are a local favorites. While there were a few outburst at this game, the fans were good spirited […]

Senior menus —

The following are the lunch menus for the upcoming week at the Tucumcari Senior Center. Thursday Fish sandwich, parsley potatoes, spinach, pears, cottage cheese. Friday Beef enchilada, lettuce, tomato, pinto beans, jalapeno, onion and salsa, crackers, chocolate pudding. Monday Sweet and spicy chicken, broccoli, peppers and onions, buttered carrots, spice cake. Tuesday Taco, lettuce, tomato […]