Lawsuit against county set for Nov. 6 hearing

By Steve Hansen QCS Managing Editor A lawsuit accusing Quay County of violating the state’s Inspection of Public Records Act (IPRA) is set for a Nov. 6 hearing before Ninth Judicial District Judge Fred T. Van Soelen in Clovis. Drake Swenson and Christina Fleming, who own land next to the proposed Saddleback subdivision east of [...]

Riders benefit from bronc riding school

QCS photo: Thomas Garcia
More than 200 bronc horses were ridden by 30 students during the Taos Muncy and Cody Taton Bronc Riding School Friday-Sunday at the Quay County fairgrounds.

By Thomas Garcia QCS Senior Writer Bronc riders with the Mesalanads Community College and from schools across the country benefited from the Taos Muncy and Cody Taton Bronc Riding School held last weekend at the Quay County rodeo arena. The bronc riding school was very well received by the community and those who participated in [...]

Comments from the canyons: Children with imaginary friends not any worse off than those without

Through the years, we have visited about the many changes in attitudes toward various foods and beverages. We were told not to eat eggs because they could have near fatal effects. Coffee was a sure way to poor health. Suddenly, both became healthful if eaten or drunk in moderation. I have had an interest in [...]

Steve: Government shutdown — what was the point?

Whew. I survived the federal shutdown by the skin of my teeth. My federal sources weren’t available, except for one nice lady who talked to me from her home. Most of my favorite federal websites were down, though, which caused untold disruption in my routine. That hour I spent trying to find data that I [...]

Thomas: Remembering a veteran and a friend

I am saddened that I will not hear any more stories about Indiana, the Ford Motor Company, trips to Mexico or smell the smoke of those Havana cigars. Recently a friend of mine, and many others in Logan and the American Legion Post 77, passed away. His name was Dave Hessler, he was a Vietnam [...]

Rattlers traveling to Estancia

By Thomas Garcia QCS Senior Writer The (1-6) (0-1) Tucumcari Rattlers will make the trip to Estancia on Friday to play the (4-4) (0-2) Bears in one of two-road games left in the regular season. “The Bears have big and physical players and are a run-heavy team,” said Wayne Ferguson, Rattlers head coach. Ferguson said [...]

Notes from the church lady: Don’t wait until it’s too late

“To everything there is a season, and a time to every purpose under heaven.” Ecclesiastes 3:3 The days are growing shorter, the leaves are beginning to take on their fall colors, and the summer gardens are quickly becoming a memory. The once warm days are now replaced with cooler, crisp mornings that remind us that [...]

Calendar — Oct. 23

Thursday Housing Authority Board at 5 p.m., City Hall City Commission at 6 p.m., City Hall Oct. 28 Recreation Advisory Board at 6 p.m., Rec Center Service clubs Story time registration is taking place at the Tucumcari Public Library. More information is available by calling 461-0295. Adult Basic Computer Classes registration is available at the [...]

Menus — Oct. 23

The following are the menus for the senior centers and schools in Quay County for Oct. 24- Oct. 30.   Senior center Thursday Kraut dog, California vegetables, baked French fries, strawberries and bananas Friday Pepper steak, rice, carrots, broccoli, cottage cheese, peaches Monday Meatloaf, rice, beets, biscuit, strawberries, cantaloupe Tuesday Baked chicken, parmesan pasta, broccoli, [...]

Police blotter — Oct. 23

The following is a sampling of calls received by the central dispatch office for Quay County, based at the Tucumcari Police Department.   Friday • At 1:49 a.m., an alarm was reported at a business on the 1600 block of North Rock Island Avenue. An officer advised all was OK. • At 10 a.m., a [...]