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 […]

Local cheerleaders perform in London

Two Tucumcari Rattlers cheerleaders started off the New Year performing in a parade in London, England. "It was a life-changing experience that I'd like to do again," said Aby Jimenez, sophomore. Jimenez and Jolene Marroquin, a senior, were selected in July to be a part of the parade through a Universal Cheerleader Association's varsity All-American […]

Police blotter – Jan. 9

The following is a sampling of calls received by the central dispatch office for Quay County, based at the Tucumcari Police Department. Friday At 5:54 a.m., a woman went into the Police Department on the 200 block of East Center Street to report a burglary of a vehicle. At 7:12 a.m., a man reported a […]

Calendar – Jan. 9

Thursday City Commission Work Session at 5 p.m., City Hall City Commission at 6 p.m., City Hall Friday Loadgers' Tax Advisory Board at 10 a.m., City Hall Monday Quay County Commission at 9 a.m., Quay County Courthouse Economic Development Corp. at 5:15 p.m., EDC Wednesday Tucumcari/Quay Regional Emergency Communication Board at 10 a.m., City Hall […]

Menus – Jan. 9

The following are the menus for schools and seniors in Quay County for Jan. 9 – Jan. 16 Tucumcari Wednesday Breakfast: Breakfast pizza Lunch: Teriyaki chicken, brown rice, broccoli, glazed carrots, banana, milk Snack: Cheese, apples Thursday Breakfast: Biscuits, sausage Lunch: Pepperoni pizza, salad, fresh vegetables, dip, peaches, milk Snack: Peanut butter, pretzel sticks Monday […]

Christmas tree recycling open

All Tucumcari and Quay County residents can drop off their Christmas trees at the Coronado Park at Camino Del Coronado between the hours of 8:30 a.m. until 4:30 p,m, Monday through Friday through Jan. 31, according to a city spokesperson for the city. Make sure all ornaments and lights are taken off the trees and […]