EPAC scoreboard

Tuesday at Melrose BOYS Grady 63, Melrose 60 Eunice 75, Clovis Christian 42 San Jon 63, Elida 54 Tatum 43, Floyd 40 GIRLS Melrose 50, Eunice 29 Fort Sumner 51, San Jon 14 Elida 72, Clovis Christian 17 Dora 72, Grady 24 Wednesday BOYS Grady (5-4) vs. Texico (6-3), 8 p.m., old gym Dora (6-3) […]

Elected officials sworn in

Elected officials were sworn in Jan. 2 at the courthouse in the 10th Judicial District courtroom by Judge Albert J. Mitchell. Those taking the path included Tim Rose, newly elected district attorney, and his staff along with county commissioners, the county clerk and staff, the county treasurer and staff and the probate judge. Rose said […]

Grant bolsters enrollment, programs at Mesalands

The use of the Wind Center of Excellence grant at Mesalands Community College's North American Wind Research and Training Center has increased the number of student enrollment and programs offered. Since receiving the $523,751 grant in January 2011, Mesalands has been able to assist students in gaining the skills, the knowledge, and the hands-on training […]

Mesalands election set for March

The Quay County Clerk's Office will be conducting the Mesalands Community College Board of Trustees election to be held on March 5, 2013. The filing day for candidates is 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. on Jan. 16 in the office of the Quay County Clerk, 300 South Third Street. Any person desiring to be a […]

Rattler wrestlers ready to improve

The Tucumcari Rattlers Wrestling team returns from the Christmas break focused and determined to improve their conditioning. QCS photos: Thomas Garcia Eddie Encinias, Rattlers head wrestling coach, watches as Dillon Wood and Timmy Skinner practice in preparation for the Saint Michael's tournament in Santa Fe. "January is going to be grueling, and these guys can […]

Two fires under investigation

QCS Staff Photo: Jerrene Bradley Monday afternoon the fire department was called out to the 1100 block of Monroe for a structure fire. The Tucumcari Fire Department is investigating two fires causing considerable damage Monday. In the morning the department was called to a fire at the Terry Turner Building. Fire trucks arrived to smoke […]

Our page – Jan. 9

Food baskets On Dec. 22, approximately 40 Elks members met at the Tucumcari Elks Lodge and prepared and delivered 112 Christmas Food Baskets for Quay County area needy families. Fifty-six family households were recipients of the Christmas food baskets. Each household received two food baskets. Elks volunteers filled boxes with various food items. A big […]

Area lawmakers largely united on issues

Curry and Roosevelt County state lawmakers seem united on what issues need the most attention in the upcoming New Mexico Legislature, which begins Jan. 15. Education, economic development and financial reforms, either in taxes or in fund distributions, seem to be on the radar for Republicans and Democrats alike, and most have pledged, as Gov. […]

Longhorns, Lady Longhorns entering EPAC

The Logan Longhorns and Lady Longhorns both enter the Eastern Plains Athletic Conference tournament with a record of 7-3 and a first round bye. The tournament runs from Jan. 8-12 with the first round games being played at Melrose high school and the second at Eastern New Mexico University's Greyhound Arena at Portales. "This program […]

Column: Rough time coming off holidays

Am I the only one who feels a bit rough starting out the week after operating on holiday time the past few weeks? Christmas and New Year's are two very important and celebrated holidays with little time between to recover. Each has their own rituals which most likely include; family, friends, food, and parties. I […]