Veteran service scheduled

Tucumcari Chapter Daughters of the American Revolution will hold a service honoring veterans and active duty military on 1:30 p.m. Nov. 11 at Veterans Park, Main and Second Street. Guest speakers will be Maj. Gen. Franklin Miles (Ret.) and Lt. Col. Lloyd Miles (Ret.), the sons of past New Mexico Governor John Miles. It is […]

On the shelves – Nov. 7

The following books are available from the Tucumcari Public Library. For more information call 461-0295. Fiction "Telegraph Avenue," by Michael Chabon. Fathers and sons in Berkeley and Oakland, Calif. "Robert B. Parker's Fool Me Twice," by Michael Brandman. Jesse Stone, the chief of police in Paradise, Mass., deals with the arrest of a troubled movie […]

Students donate food to ministry

Kindergarten through fifth-grade students held a contest at the elementary school to see which class could collect the most canned and dry goods to be donated to the Ministry of Hope. QCs photo: Jerrene Bradley Doyle Frasier of Ministry of Hope said he was very surprised at the amount of goods that the children collected […]

Altrusa hosting fundraiser party

Altrusa International of Tucumcari is hosting its annual cash party at 6 p.m. Saturday at the Quay County Exhibition Center. The theme is "Country Barbeque." Attendees are encouraged to wear their western attire to the event. Enjoy barbeque brisket with all of the trimmings and chocolate cake. Tickets to the event are $100 with a […]

Comments from the Canyons: Hard to adjust to time change

One more time, we have done as told and turned back our clocks in order to create confusion. We will now be on standard time just long enough to begin to get used to it before returning to daylight savings time. If we could just figure out a real purpose for these time changes, we […]

Bond C on way to passing

With 61 percent of the votes in, state higher education Bond C was passing easily. That means $1 million for renovations at Mesalands Community College in Tucumcari. According to the New Mexico Secretary of State's website, Bond C was passing 278,051 votes to 176,354. "This is a great development for Mesalands," said J Bronson Moore, […]

Dowell wins Quay commission seat

Democrat Sue Dowell received about 60 percent of the vote and defeated Independent Wendell Smith in the race for Quay County Commission District 1. Officials said the unofficial vote total was 2,061 for Dowell and 1,359 for Smith. "I feel really excited and look forward to representing the people in Quay County," Dowell said Tuesday […]

Police blotter – Nov. 7

The following is a sampling of calls received by the central dispatch office for Quay County, based at the Tucumcari Police Department. Friday At 8:44 a.m., an alarm was reported at a residence on the 2900 block of Grayling Lane. At 2:37 p.m., a man reported a suspicious man on the 300 block of West […]

Editor’s Election Day blog: Ashley close to winning county seat

Tim Ashley seems to be closing in on a Curry County Commission seat. Officials say Ashley is leading Paul D. Barnes, 1,660 votes to 1,540, with about 200 votes to be counted. Debbie Spriggs will be the county's new treasurer and Rose Riley will be the county clerk. • • Fox News is projecting President […]

Suit accuses ENMRSH of exploiting disabled

A lawsuit filed against ENMRSH last month alleges developmentally disabled clients under the agency's care were forced to sleep outside as punishment and live in rodent or roach-infested homes in Clovis. Among other charges in the lawsuit: One challenged client ballooned to more than 500 pounds for lack of adequate care and supervision, was diabetic […]