Menus – Feb. 20

The following are the menus for the schools and the senior citizens center in Quay County for Feb. 21- Feb. 27 Tucumcari Thursday Breakfast: Cinnamon toast, fruit, milk Lunch: Pepperoni pizza, spinach salad, dressing, carrots, cucumbers, fruit, milk Snack: Chex mix, juice Monday Breakfast: French toast sticks, fruit, milk Lunch: Frito pie, shredded, cheese, Mexican [...]

K-Bee Home Care services holds grand opening

QCS staff photo: Jerrene Bradley K-Bee Home Care Services held a grand opening and ribbon cutting Wednesday. A grand opening and ribbon cutting was held on Wednesday afternoon at the K-Bee Home Care Services. Tucumcari Quay County Chamber of Commerce were in attendance for the event to welcome the new chamber member. Viola Godwin, K-Bee [...]

Police blotter – Feb. 20

The following is a sampling of calls received by the central dispatch office of Quay County based at the Tucumcari Police Department: Friday At 12:33 a.m. a woman reported an unwanted subject on the 700 block of West Sunset Avenue. At 8:10 a.m. a caller reported fraud on the 300 block of South Mountain Road. [...]

Meetings Watch: Tucumcari City Commission

The following items were before the Tucumcari Commission on Thursday: Commissioners in attendance, Dora Salinas-McTigue, Robert Lumpkin and Amiel Curnutt. The commission announced the four finalists for the District 3 city commission position that has been vacant since the December death of Daniel Lopez . Those finalists will be reviewed by commissioners, who will appoint [...]

Dog the Bounty Hunter to meet fans today

Dog the Bounty Hunter has scheduled a meet-and-greet for fans while he is in Clovis taping a segment for his next television show, according to retiring Clovis bondsman Hank Bayless, who is the subject of one segment in the series.Bayless said fans can meet Dog at 4 p.m. today in the Clovis High School parking [...]

Fishing report – Feb. 15

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 [...]

Special districts allowed in EPCOG under bylaw changes

The Eastern Plains Council of Governments amended bylaws Wednesday and joined others in opposing the listing of the lesser prairie chicken as a threatened or endangered species. The most significant change to bylaws is the removal of at-large organizations and the acceptance of special districts as members to EPCOG, said Sandy Chancey, executive director. Chancey [...]

Basketball update – Feb. 13

Courtesy Photo: James Lout Quay County high school's basketball teams are in the heat of their district competition for the regular season. The (15-5) (2-1) San Jon Coyotes and (4-15) (1-2) Lady Coyotes will play at 4 p.m., Thursday against Grady. The (11-9) (2-3) Tucumcari Rattlers and (7-14) (1-2) Lady Rattlers will play at 6 [...]

Area residents could be target of lottery scam

Area residents could be the target of a scam involving the purchase of a Green Dot prepaid cards to claim winnings from a sweepstakes or Mega Millions lottery. Jerry Koile said at first, he thought he got the call of a lifetime when a person identifying himself as John Walker informed him he had won [...]

Rattler wrestlers head to district

The Tucumcari Rattlers wrestling team is headed to district competition Saturday in Taos. QCS photos: Thomas Garcia Paul Lucero does his best not to be pinned by fellow Rattlers wrestler Dillon Wood during Tuesday's practice. "The guys have been pushing themselves to reach this point," said Eddie Encinias, Rattlers head coach. Encinias said this will [...]