Calendar – Nov. 21

Monday Quay County Commission at 9 a.m., Quay County Courthouse 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 Thursday Housing Authority Board at 5 p.m., City Hall City Commission at 6 p.m., City Hall Recreation advisory board […]

4-H holds awards dinner

Quay County 4-Hers held their 2012 achievement dinner and program on Saturday. This is the time of year 4-Hers are rewarded for their hard work and special people and businesses are thanked for their support. Honorary memberships were awarded to Gordan Runer, John Villalba, and Corbey MacKey. Meritorious Service Awards were presented to Tucumcari Feedyard […]

Lt. Governor Sanchez holding office hours Tuesday

New Mexico Lt. Governor John Sanchez will be holding a "Mobile Office Day" on Nov. 27 in Tucumcari Lt. Gov. Sanchez will be available to meet with constituents and provide assistance with issues related to state government. The Mobile Office day will be held at 10:15 a.m. at Tucumcari Convention Center, 1500 West Route 66.

Cash party ticket holders split grand prize

The two last ticket holders decided to split the $15,000 grand prize Saturday at the Altrusa International of Tucumcari's annual Cash Party. Pablo and Gonie Lopez, and Ruth Nelson were not present at the party held at the Quay County Exhibition Center and had to be contacted by phone and informed they were the last […]

Mesalands hosting silversmithing open house

Mesalands Community College is hosting an Artistic Silversmithing Open House Nov. 28 at the Farrier Complex. Attendees to the event, which will be from 5:30 p.m., to 9 p.m., will have the opportunity to view the newly remodeled engraving and fabrication laboratories, new state-of-the-art equipment, and see the work created by students as they acquire […]

Police blotter – Nov. 21

The following is a sampling of calls received by the central dispatch office for Quay County, based at the Tucumcari Police Department: Friday At 5:26 a.m., a man reported a suspicious woman on the 100 block of West Route 66. An officer advised all was OK. At 9:13 a.m., a man reported a burglary at […]

Rattlers advance

The (8-3) Tucumcari Rattlers advance to the next round of the 2A state tournament with a 45-0 routing of Mesilla Valley Sonblazers Saturday at Rattler Stadium. QCS photo: James Lout Rattlers have shown a strong rush game in the regular and post season, running back Jeffrey Cordova led the offense with 19 carries for 138 […]

Mesalands ex-president placed on leave more than once

By Thomas Garcia QCS Senior Writer Mesalands Community College’s board of trustees was made aware of Mildred Lovato’s administrative leave at a California College before hiring her as president, said Association of Community College Trustee officials. Lovato’s at-will contract as president of Mesalands was terminated on Oct. 31 by the board of trustees. However, further […]

Official: Mesalands president search to begin next year

The lengthy process of searching for a new president for Mesalands Community College will begin after the first of the new year, said J. Bronson Moore, trustee chairman. "First of all, I want to ensure the residents and students that it's business as usual at the college," Moore said. QCS photo: Thomas Garcia Operations and […]

Free dumping draws more than 50

More than 50 residents took advantage of free dumping Saturday at the old Tucumcari landfill. This event was a success with a total of 4.6 tons of waste deposited at the old landfill, said Veronica Sandy, city code enforcement officer. "This is double the amount of waste which was taken in during the last free […]