The winter holiday season is upon us (I know, the calendar says it’s still autumn, but winter weather has already shown up). Thanksgiving is this week and, although it’s a distinctively American holiday, at least when it’s celebrated on the fourth Thursday in November, it is based upon the realization that God is the provider [...]
Following is a sampling of calls received by the central dispatch office for Quay County, based at the Tucumcari Police Department. Nov. 18 • At 12:43 a.m., a woman reported a prowler on the 400 block of South Adams Street. An officer reported patrolling the area and all was OK. • At 1:34 a.m., [...]
During this Thanksgiving week, many of us will be recalling our family gatherings of the past and the great times we had. We will also be thinking about all we have to be thankful for as we celebrate the day itself. As most of you know, my memories of the past center around those canyons [...]
The following books are available from the Tucumcari Public Library. For more information call 461-0295. Fiction “The Goldfinch,” by Donna Tartt (Little, Brown). A painting smuggled out of the Metropolitan Museum of Art after a bombing becomes a boy’s prize, guilt and burden. “Silent Night,” by Robert B. Parker and Helen Brann (Putnam). The unfinished [...]
As of 8 a.m. Monday: San Jon schools have cancelled all classes today. House schools have cancelled classes. Logan schools are on a two-hour delay. Classes are scheduled to start at 10 a.m.
Due to snowy and icy road conditions, Logan Municipal Schools will operate on a two-hour delay on Monday, November 25. Classes will begin at 10 a.m.
Road and weather update, 9 a.m. Tuesday, Nov. 26: All Quay County roads have “fair” driving conditions this morning as of 9 a.m., according to the New Mexico Dept. of Transportation. Roadways may be wet with icy spots. NMDOT advises caution and reduced speeds today. The National Weather Service is predicting sunny skies with a [...]
By Thomas Garcia QCS Senior Writer The Logan Lady Longhorns and San Jon Lady Coyotes capped strong seasons with appearances in the state volleyball tournament in Rio Rancho. The (15-8) (2-3) Lady Longhorns split four sets but eventually fell to the Fort Sumner Vixens 15-9 in the quarter-finals, ending their first 1A state volleyball appearance [...]
QCS Staff Quay County URWC members may push ahead with a new study of Ute Lake’s capacity despite rejection last week by the Ute Reservoir Water Commission, provided other funding can be found. State Rep. Dennis Roch told Quay County Commissioners Nov. 12 that he will explore different sources of funding for such a study. [...]
By Steve Hansen QCS Managing Editor A Jan. 2 special recall election in Tucumcari targets two city commissioners, even though enough signatures have been validated to qualify a recall election for a third commissioner. City Clerk Angelica Gray told city commissioners Thursday that District 3 Commissioner Ernie Dominguez won’t face a recall vote. Gray said [...]