Fishing report – April 19

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. Northeast Charette Lakes — Fishing was fair using […]

Baseball, softball schedule

The following Quay Couny high school baseball and softball teams will see district action this weekend. Tucumcari Rattlers 4 p.m., Thursday vs Santa Rosa Lions (DH) Tucumcari Lady Rattlers 4 p.m., Tursday at East Mountain at Albuquerque Logan Longhorns 1 p.m., Friday vs San Jon (DH)

Meetings watch: Mesalands Community College

The following items were before Mesalands Community College during their regular meeting of the board of trustees on Tuesday at the college: No public comments were made and no executive session. Update and information about the planned attendance of the Association of Community College Trustees annual leadership congress on Oct. 2-5 at Seattle, Wash., by […]

Meetings watch: Tucumcari City Commission

The following items were before the Tucumcari City Commission during their regular meeting on April 11 at City Hall: No public comments were made and no executive session. Declaration of April 19 as Severo Sanchez and Senior Programs Volunteers Day. Declaration of April 27 as Comcast Cares Day. Approved the updating of the Banking Signatories […]

Burglary suspect arrested in Amarillo

A burglary suspect being sought by the New Mexico State Police was arrested Friday by the Amarillo Police Department in Amarillo Texas. John Michael Mitchell Jr., who was arrested for a probation violation by Amarillo police officers, was being sought for burglary charges, aggravated fleeing and unauthorized use of a motor vehicle, said Capt. Jimmy […]

Water meeting becomes heated

A meeting to discuss the $500 million Ute Water Pipeline Project escalated into a screaming match Friday in Portales between residents who oppose the project and local officials addressing their concerns. At one point police — who were asked by city officials to attend the meeting for security reasons — asked an audience member to […]

Program stresses railroad safety

Courtesy photo James Johnson, engineer, and Billy Gonzales, conductor, from Union Pacific Railroad gave law enforcement officers and media a ride on their train Tuesday during a safety program on rail crossings. Tuesday morning law enforcement officers from the New Mexico Motor Transportation Police, New Mexico State Police, Quay County Sheriff's Office, Logan Police Department […]

DAR honors outstanding women

QCS photo: Jerrene Bradley Hazel Grace Reid was presented a certificate by the DAR's Susan Tayloy on Friday honoring here as one of the outstanding Women in History. Two women were honored for Outstanding Women in History. Hazel Grace Reid and Evelyn Terry Register were honored at the monthly meeting of the Daughters of the […]

Lopez statue great idea, with private dollars

Government should spend public money on projects that benefit the public — not on monuments honoring iconic sports figures. We're not sure what our Legislature was thinking when it allocated $150,000 to build a statue honoring golf legend Nancy Lopez in her hometown of Roswell. We're glad Gov. Susana Martinez was thinking, and watching out […]

Mesalands hosting dodgeball tourney

Mesalands Community College is hosting their second Citywide Dodgeball Tournament at 5:30 p.m. Wednesday at the Rattler Gymnasium. "We are very excited to again invite the entire City of Tucumcari to our annual dodgeball tournament," said Aaron Kennedy, vice president of student affairs. Kennedy said this has been a successful event for the past three […]