Water authority hires law firm

The Eastern New Mexico Water Utility Authority hired legal representation for a lawsuit filed last week by the Village of Logan during a special meeting Monday morning at Clovis City Hall. The meeting included a 25-minute executive session for discussion of the lawsuit that called for a halt to construction, funding and advancement of the […]

Eyes on the Sky

My interest in those aircraft that fill the sky will always make me feel like a kid. This weekend the Tucumcari Convention Center played host to the Quay County Wellness Fair. There were several exhibits and booths to receive information and health services from. Two of the main attractions, to me, were the medical transport […]

Pink slime won’t turn me off beef

You won't catch me out in the pasture grazing for nutrients when there's a bovine that can do it for me. That's right, when that little old lady in the Wendy's commercial uttered "Where's the beef," several decades ago, I answered, "Right here on my plate." You would think that after nearly 30 years of […]

Local history shared by residents

Tucumcari Talks is scheduled Saturday at the Tucumcari Historical Museum. The event will showcase local historians as they share their memories and stories about Quay County's past. Earl Flint is honored during an event celebrating the 75th anniversary of the construction of Conchas Dam. Flint was a worker during the construction of the dam. Now […]

Fire deemed suspicious

QCS photo: Thomas Garcia State fire investigator Sam Anaya examines the damage at the Adult Probation office following a fire Monday morning. The probation office is reported as a complete loss with several surrounding buildings reporting heavy smoke damage. The Monday morning fire that destroyed the adult probation office in Tucumcari is being listed as […]

Our page – April 18

Anniversary Montano The children of Pete and Irene Montano request the pleasure of your company as they celebrate their 50th wedding anniversary 2 p.m. May 12 at San Antonio Catholic Church in Logan. There will be a reception at 5 p.m. and dance at 8 p.m. at the Logan Civic Center. — Submitted by Nadine […]

Texting skills could use work

I try hard to remain on the cutting edge of communication technology or at least keep the edge somewhere within my sight. However, my skills at texting are really bad. Once when I asked a coworker about texting and how to do it faster, he replied that he thought it helped a lot if you […]

Court will decide fate of Zimmerman

No matter who says what in today's world of instant commentary, no one really knows whether George Zimmerman committed a crime Feb. 26, or if he was defending himself when he killed Florida teenager Trayvon Martin. And no matter whose side is more vocal, the American justice system rightly will decide Zimmerman's fate. Zimmerman, a […]

Giraffes under increased security

Clovis' tallest toddler nibbled peacefully from tree branches Tuesday at Hillcrest Park Zoo, ignoring her mother and pricking her ears attentively to the sound of camera flashes. Jerrica, now 8 weeks old, appeared calm and unaffected by a March 21 incident that sent her crashing in fear through a PVC pipe barrier. The incident involved […]

School menus – April 18

The following are the menus for schools in Quay County. House Monday Breakfast: Sausage, biscuit, gravy, muffins, variety of cereal, yogurt, juice, milk. Lunch: Chicken nuggets, French fries, green beans, pears, salad bar, milk. Tuesday Breakfast: French toast sticks, muffins, variety of cereal, yogurt, juice, milk. Lunch: Spanish meatloaf, hot rolls, green beans, scalloped potatoes, […]