Police: No suspects in Clovis homicide

By Kevin Wilson Staff writer kwilson@cnjonline.com Despite a litany of interviews and tips, law enforcement officials said Monday they weren’t any closer to identifying any suspects in connection with the Sunday morning slaying of a 23-year-old Clovis woman. The body of Ariel Ulibarri was found around 7:30 a.m. Sunday at the Goodwin Lake walking trails […]

Logan Lady Longhorns begin state tournament pool play Thursday

The Lady Longhorns block an attempted kill shot from the Vixens middle hitter during Thursday night’s District 6 tournament match in Logan. The Lady Longhorns won the game in four sets and went on to defeat the Melrose Lady Buffaloes Saturday for the district championship.

QCS Staff The Logan Longhorns have earned the second-seed in the 2A volleyball state tournament after defeating the Lady Buffaloes Saturday night for the District 2 championship at Melrose. “It came down to five sets and I am very proud of how the girls took control of the final match and never looked back,” said […]

Veterans breakfast set for Saturday morning at Elks Lodge

  The Tucumcari Chapter of the Daughters of the American Revolution is sponsoring its Veterans Appreciation  Breakfast  from 7:30 a.m. to 9:30 a.m. Saturday at the Tucumcari Elks Lodge, 2118 S. Adams, Tucumcari. There is no charge for veterans. Spouses and other guests will be charged $5 each. The menu includes sausage, bacon, biscuits and […]

Tucumcari FCCLA students learn leadership skills at state conference

A total of 13 Tucumcari Middle School and High School students in FCCLA programs participated in the New Mexico Fall Leadership Conference for Career and Technical Student Organizations Oct. 27 at the Crowne Plaza hotel in Albuquerque. They were among more than 300 outstanding career and technical education students who participated in workshops developing essential […]

Tucumcari man charged with sex crimes against minor

QCS Staff A Tucumcari man is facing four felony counts of sexual penetration of a minor. Tucumcari police arrested Ryan Carl, 25, Tuesday night and booked him into the Quay County Detention Center on two second-degree felony counts of criminal sexual penetration of a minor and two fourth-degree counts of criminal sexual penetration of a […]

Preliminary results: Shafer elected sheriff, Mitchell voted out

Preliminary election winners include Russell Shafer (left), County
Sheriff; Franklin McCasland, District 3 County Commissioner and Vic Baum, County Assessor.

By Steve Hansen QCS Managing Editor Preliminary results show that Quay County voters Tuesday elected Russell Shafer to be Sheriff of Quay County for the next four years and voted to oust Tenth Judicial District Judge Albert Mitchell. Voter turnout was 2,731, or 45 percent of eligible voters, Chief Deputy County Clerk Ellen White said. […]

City manager to receive $70,000 over one-year contract

By Steve Hansen QCS Managing Editor The Tucumcari City Commission has approved a one-year contract for Tucumcari’s new city manager, Jared Langenegger. Langenegger, who officially began work on Oct. 28, will receive $70,000 on a one-year contract, the commission decided at its Oct. 23 meeting.  The commission approved the contract after an executive session that […]

Logan defender goes to offense, scores first lifetime TD

Jessie Sanchez (89) is shown tackling a FoothillFalcon runing back Friday night. Sanchez scored his first touchdown Friday night as he became a fullback for three plays.

By Thomas Garcia QCS Senior Writer The Logan Longhorns used the final offensive series during their district 2 championship Friday night to get graduating defensive lineman Jessie Sanchez an entry into the scoring record books. “Jessie was going to get a touchdown, that is all there was too it,” said Wyatt Strand, Longhorn’s senior quarterback. […]

Coyotes advance to semi-finals; Logan 1st seed in 8-man

Longhorn’s Larramy Roberts stiff arms a Falcon’s defender to gain the first down during Friday night’s District 2 championship in Logan. The Longhorns won the District 2 championship 62-0 and earned the first seed in the 8-man state tournament that begins at 7 p.m., Friday, pitting the Longhorns against the Jemez Valley Warriors.

By Thomas Garcia QCS Senior Writer The Grady/San Jon Coyotes advanced to the state semi-finals in six-man football Saturday, beating a determined Animas Panthers squad 63-43. The Coyotes now face another daunting face-off with the number-one seed Hondo Eagles, who are undefeated with margins of victory that have averaged 56 points per game.  The Coyotes […]

Walking in the light makes for a stress-free holiday

By Debra Whittington Religon Columnist “Ye are the light of the world”. Matthew 5:14 In my last column I discussed how to have a stress-free holiday season. I am already making a list of priorities for the season. At the very top of the list are the people who are most important to me. Spending […]