Fishing report – Nov. 1

This fishing report, provided by Bill Dunn and the Department of Game and Fish, has been generated from the best information available from area officers and anglers. Conditions encountered after the report is compiled may differ, as stream, lake and weather conditions alter fish and angler activities. Northeast Cabresto Lake: The lake and campground closed […]

‘Stuff Nancy’s Truck’ campaigns receives more than 8,000 pounds of donations

After 10 days of 'Nancy's Truck' driving through Clovis and Portales collecting nonperishable goods, the campaign was declared a success by the organization. The Food Bank of Eastern New Mexico celebrated a ribbon-cutting on Tuesday, and dedicated 'Nancy's Truck' to Nancy Taylor, 70, who died in August and serving as the director of the Food […]

Fall asserting itself on High Plains

Fall was asserting itself on the High Plains as I drove to Lubbock early in the morning. Dead calm when I left with an obvious frontline painted across the sky to the northeast, it didn't stay that way for long. Soon, in the pre-dawn light, I could see tumbleweeds the size of small cows racing […]

Rural water authority approves resolution

The Eastern New Mexico Water Utility Authority has approved a resolution affirming commitment for the operation and management of the Eastern New Mexico Rural Water System. The authority took the action at a special meeting Friday held in Clovis City Hall. It is applying for $5 million from the water trust board. The resolution, Project […]

Senior menus – Oct. 31

The following are the menus for schools in Quay County for Nov. 1-7: Tucumcari Breakfast daily: Cereal, graham crackers, yogurt parfaits, bagel and cream cheese, fruit, juice, and milk Thursday Breakfast: Breakfast Pizza Lunch: Hamburger, baked fries Snack: Garden vegetables and crackers Monday Breakfast: Waffles Lunch: Smothered burrito and salad Snack: Cheese and crackers Tuesday […]

City manager receives honor

Tucumcari City Manager Doug Powers was presented the Joe Guillen Award on Oct. 25 at an Infrastructure Finance Conference in Taos. The award recognizes individuals who have had a long term impact in their community. Powers said the award is a great honor for him. "It is nice for Tucumcari to finally be recognized," Powers […]

Special meeting planned

A special meeting of the Tucumcari City Commission has been scheduled for 1:30 p.m., Today at City Hall. The two items to be voted on by the commission are: Resolution 2012-43 which will allow the City's Community Development to submit a application to the New Mexico Finance Authority for the Drinking Water State Revolving Loan […]

Early voting ends Saturday

The final day for early voting is Saturday at the Quay County Clerk's office in the Quay County Court House, 300 South Third St. The office is open from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. The election is Tuesday and polls are open from 7 a.m., to 7 p.m. with Tucumcari precincts voting at the Tucumcari […]

Red Ribbon carnival draws hundreds

The Red Ribbon carnival was held Saturday with a lot of the community coming out to support the cause. QCS photo: Thomas Garica Dressed as his favorite superhero, Jacob Olivas knocks a golf ball through the pumpkins mouth to win a prize Saturday at the VFW Post 2528's fall carnival. Susan Lease, coordinator of the […]

Rattlers beat Clayton; improve to 2-1 in district

The Tucumcari Rattlers move to 2-1 in District 2-2A standings Friday night with a 27-15 win over the (5-4) Clayton Yellowjackets. QCS photo: Thomas Garica Rattlers Mark Preciado forces Yellowjackets running back Nick Wiseman out of bonds short of the first down. The Rattlers beat Clayton 27-15 Friday night at Rattlers Stadium. The (7-2) Rattlers […]