New Mexico State Fair Quay County 4-H results

Swine Show 5. Jordan Hines 6. Kindal Smith 9. Dillon Massy Lamb Show Reserve Champion Sam Robinson – (made the sale ) 4.Garrett Bollinger 6. Garrett Bollinger Goat Show 7.Amanda Kanapilly Steer Show 2. Aleahna Branch made the sale!) 4. Kindle Smith Heifer Show 2. Bailey Smith New Mexico Bred Steer Show 3. Kindle Smith […]

Outgoing state senator honored

More than 60 residents and elected officials paid tribute Friday to retiring state Sen. Clinton D. Harden at the Tucumcari Convention Center. QCS photo: Thomas Garcia Clint Harden, right, speaks to senator-elect Pat Woods, who will be taking Hardens position in Senate District 7, during a ceremony of appreciation in Harden's honor Friday at the […]

Officials prepare voting machines for early voting

Ellen White, county clerk and Danny Wallace were busy on Thursday afternoon certifying the early and absentee voting machines for the upcoming November election. White said that early voting will begin on Oct. 10. It will run Monday through Friday from 8 a.m. until 5 p.m. staying open during the noon hour. Early voting ends […]

Farm day highlights recycling

Tucumcari elementary students learned about agriculture and recycling Friday at the New Mexico Agricultural Science Center in Tucumcari. QCS Photos: Thomas Garcia Bob Bruce shows fourth- and fifth- graders from Tucumcari Elementary the difference between trees found in Quay County. "The event was a tremendous success," said Leonard Lauriault, interim superintendent for the center. "The […]

School menus – Oct. 3

The following are the menus for schools in Quay County. Tucumcari Breakfast daily: Cereal, graham crackers, yogurt parfaits, bagel and cream cheese, fruit, juice and milk. Thursday Breakfast: Breakfast pizza Lunch: Pepperoni pizza, salad. Snack: Garden vegetables and crackers. Monday Breakfast: Waffles Lunch: Chicken potato bowl, salad. Snack: Cheese and crackers Tuesday Breakfast: Breakfast burrito […]

On the shelves – Oct. 3

The following books are available from the Tucumcari Public Library. For more information call 461-0295. Fiction "Friends Forever" by Danielle Steel. Three boys and two girls who meet in kindergarten maintain their bonds as they grow to adulthood. "The Inn At Rose Harbor" by Debbie Macomber. A young widow buys a bed-and-breakfast. "The Kingmaker's Daughter" […]

Moncus: Traveling by train still preferred

The phone rang bright and early Sunday morning and Mickey Page got my attention by saying she was calling from a dining car as she wended her way to the Midwest via train. She knew she would cause a major fit of jealousy by telling me she was having breakfast and just enjoying watching the […]

Police blotter – Oct. 3

The following is a sampling of calls received by the central dispatch office for Quay County, based at the Tucumcari Police Department. Friday At 4:45 a.m., a woman was arrested for public intoxication on the 600 block of East Hines Avenue. The woman was taken to the Quay County Detention Center. At 9:49 a.m., a […]

Another group filing for racino license

Another group may be planning to file an application to bring a racetrack and casino to Tucumcari, said Warren Frost, executive director of the Quay County Gaming Authority. Frost informed the Tucumcari City Commission of the rumored investment group Thursday night during their regular meeting. He said in the past 10 days he has heard […]

Teen rescued from Tucumcari Mountain

Emergency workers rescued a Tucumcari teenager Monday afternoon from a narrow ledge on the face of Tucumcari Mountain. Police, Farmers Electric Coop employees and a member of a local fire department reached the teenager, who was stranded about midway up the 700-foot landmark south of the city, about 3:45 p.m. It was not immediately clear […]