Surgeon disputes suspension

A local surgeon is alleging his livelihood has been destroyed and the public has been put in danger while his privileges at Dan C. Trigg Memorial hospital are suspended. QCS Photos: Thomas Garcia Joan Huff, left, said she has had two surgeries performed by Dr. Sitarama Krishna Kothalanka and if she needed another she would […]

Mesalands women take reserve title at home rodeo

Mesalands Community College's women were named reserve champions and the men's team won four championship titles during their fifth annual rodeo. Mesalands held their annual Grand Canyon Region rodeo last weekend at the Quay County Rodeo Arena. The women scored 385 points and the men's team earned titles in bull riding, bareback riding, and in […]

Local briefs: Oct. 17, 2012

Shootout slated for Saturday Quay County 4-H is sponsoring a pay to play 3-D Archery Shoot at 5 mile Park west of Tucumcari Saturday. Shooters begin at 8 a.m. All cards must be in by 1 p.m. The fee is $5 per shooter for at least 20 targets twice. No prizes. Participants are asked to […]

Calendar: Oct. 17, 2012

Monday Library Advisory Board at 5:15 p.m., Library Tuesday City Finance Board at 10 a.m., City Hall Planning and Zoning Advisory Board at 5:15 p.m., City Hall Oct. 25 Housing Authority Board at 5 p.m., City Hall City Commission at 6 p.m., City Hall Oct. 29 Quay County Commission at 9 a.m., Quay County Courthouse […]

Looking back: Oct. 17, 2012

October 1963 The Olympic torch passed through Tucumcari East on Route 66 en-route to Detroit, Mich., promoting the 1968 Summer Olympics. • • • Work continued on the new eye clinic of Dr. J.R. Mcausland. The new building contained an office, waiting room, work room, two refractory rooms and a frame room. • • • […]

Local menus: Oct. 17, 2012

School menus Tucumcari Breakfast daily: Cereal, graham crackers, yogurt parfaits, bagel/cream cheese, fruit, juice and milk Thursday Breakfast: Breakfast pizza Lunch: Ham/cheese melt, vegetable soup Snack: Snack crackers, juice Monday Breakfast: French toast Lunch: Baked chicken, roasted sweet potatoes, salad Snack: Bagel, apple juice Tuesday Breakfast: Homemade Muffin Lunch: Taco salad, spanish rice Snack: Banana, […]

Old friend’s humor still strong

Pat Schoonover Shockley of Liberal, Kan., called last week to do a little visiting and to catch up on some news of her hometown. She and John, her husband, graduated from THS in 1950 and have remained in contact with friends and relatives throughout the years. They have also attended many of the Rattler Reunions […]

“Stuff Nancy’s Truck” campaign starts today

In the spirit of honoring Nancy Taylor's legacy, the Food Bank of Eastern New Mexico invites organizations, businesses and individuals to help "Stuff Nancy's Truck." For 10 days, beginning today, the truck will be traveling to various locations in Clovis and Portales, where individuals may drop off non-perishable food items. Organizations and businesses throughout Clovis […]

Accused Tucumcari killer pleads not guilty

By Thomas Garcia QCS Senior Writer   Keller A Tucumcari man pleaded not guilty to an open count of murder Monday morning in Quay County Magistrate court in connection to the death of Kimberly Draman, said Tim Rose, 10th Judicial District, Chief Deputy District Attorney. Rose said Frank Keller, 45, was charged Friday with an […]

Tucumcari man charged in slaying

A Tucumcari man has been charged with killing a Tucumcari woman missing since Sept. 13. A New Mexico State Police news release reports Frank Keller is accused of killing Kimberly Draman, whose body was found Oct. 5 near the intersection of U.S. 54 and Quay County Road AC. Officials have said Keller was arrested on […]