Local man charged in fatal accident

A Tucumcari man remains in the Quay County Detention Center charged with felony homicide by vehicle for the death of 25-year-old Silvia Chavez-Cruz. Police said they were already investigating the fatal single vehicle crash when a man who identified himself as David Carlos Guzman, walked into Tucumcari Police headquarters to request an ambulance to respond […]

New Mexico fishing report

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. CATCHES OF THE WEEK: If you have a […]

Thomas: Looking forward to flavorful heat

Living in the southwest or, more specifically, New Mexico or, as I like to call it, home has made me, like many others, addicted to hot food. Now when I say hot I don't mean hot as in ouch that burned me. I mean oh dear God someone get me some iced tea or milk, […]

Mesalands offering new weight loss class

Mesalands Community College is offering a new weight loss class this semester to help people reach their fitness goals in the New Year. HPE 136: Health and Fat Loss Challenge is a 16-week educational and physical activity program to improve overall health while losing body fat. Weekly lectures will focus on the three cornerstones of […]

Longhorns split wins with Lions

The Longhorns split wins with the Santa Rosa Lions Monday night during a makeup game at Logan. QCS photo: Thomas Garcia Logan Lady Longhorns Emily Collins fights for possession of the loose ball during Monday's 71-41 win over the Santa Rosa Lady Lions. The 10-5 Longhorns lost 61-56 in overtime to the visiting 8-7 Lions […]

San Jon faces Floyd Thursday

The 11-4 San Jon Coyotes face the 5-13 Broncos Thursday at Floyd. The Coyotes are coming off a narrow 55-54 win over the 10-6 Quemado Eagles Saturday at San Jon. Trailing throughout most of the game, the Coyotes managed to gain a single point lead in the closing seconds of final period and hold on […]

Official says Logan will continue to fight Ute water project

Despite its request for an injunction being denied in federal court, the Village of Logan will continue to fight construction of the Ute Water Project. "We are very disappointed with Judge Johnson's ruling," said Larry Wallin, Village of Logan administrator. U.S. District Court judge William P. Johnson's ruling rejecting the village's request on Jan. 14 […]

Mesalands presidential screening committee selected

A presidential screening committee has been selected by the Mesalands Community College's Board of Trustees. The board of trustees voted unanimously to approve the 13-member committee and will meet with them during a special board meeting at 5:30 p.m., on Friday. "We feel we have a well grounded group of individuals for this committee," said […]

School district hopes to renew property tax in special election

The Tucumcari Public School District is asking voters to approve continuing a two-mill property tax in a Feb. 5 special election. QCS Photo: Jerrene Bradley The front of the newly remodeled Tucumcari High School. Money from the two-mill property tax levy was used to remodel the school. School officials said approval of the extension won't […]

Three file for trustee positions

The following filed Jan. 16 for Mesalands Community College board of trustee positions: Board member position No. 2 for a six-year term commencing April 1, Jimmy R. Sandoval. Board member position No. 3 for a two-year tern (unfulfilled term, commencing April 1), Maria Teresa Stephenson. Board member position No. 4 for a six-year term commencing […]