Law enforcement honored by city


By Thomas Garcia QCS Senior Writer City Manager Jared Langenegger plans to speak to a company about the possibility of placing solar-powered LED lights at Interstate 40’s exit 329 and along Route 66 into Tucumcari. Langenegger, who was attending Thursday’s meeting via Skype from the Municipal League’s City Managers conference in Ruidoso, said he met […]

Calendar—Aug. 3

Today Lodger’s Tax Advisory Board: 10 a.m., City Hall Aug. 8 Quay County Commission: 9 a.m., Quay County Courthouse Aug. 11 City Commission Work Session: 5 p.m., City Hall City Commission: 6 p.m., City Hall Aug. 17 Tucumcari/Quay Regional Emergency Communication Board: 10 a.m., City Hall Aug. 22 Quay County Commission: 9 a.m., Quay County […]

Quay County 4-H Results— July 27

Quay County 4-Hers hosted the Annual 4-H Rodeo this past weekend with 51 contestants entering.  Each day was a separate rodeo with points combined to award overall prizes. Quay County 4-H Rodeo Results Friday Novice Break-Away 1. Shaeden Marr Otero 2. Everett Reeves Grant 3. Kye Saulsberry Socorro 4. Colten Runyan Curry 5. Sterlin Mitchell […]

Jail Log— July 27

The following individuals were booked into the Quay County Detention Center July 15-22. • Eric Childers, 27, assault against a household member • Francisco Galvan, 43, assault against a household member • Jaysun Lowery, 31, warrant • James Martinez, 45, battery on a household member • Joe Salas, 23, violation of restraining office prohibiting domestic […]

Fishing Report — July 27

This fishing report has been generated from the best information available from officers and anglers. Conditions encountered after the report is compiled may differ, however, as stream, lake and weather conditions alter fish and angler activities. Northeast Clayton Lake: Fishing was slow to fair using PowerBait and spinners for trout. Fishing was fair using worms […]

Calendar— July 27

Thursday Housing Authority Board: 5 p.m., City Hall City Commission: 6 p.m., City Hall Friday-Saturday New Mexico State 4-H Horse Show: 8 a.m., Quay County Rodeo Arena Aug. 2 NMSU Ag Science Center Field Day: 4:30 p.m., Agricultural Science Center in Tucumcari Aug 4-6 Rattler Reunion: 9 a.m., at the Tucumcari Convention Center Saturday and […]

Silversmithing class learns from world-renowned engravers


Staff Report Last week, Mesalands Community College had 14 students successfully complete their first intermediate artistic silversmithing course for advanced-level engravers. During the week-long workshop, students learned theories and practices of more advanced custom design and engraving techniques, said Kimberly Hanna, Mesalands public relations director. Hanna said students from California, Colorado, New Mexico, Oklahoma, and […]

Students show business savvy


Thomas Garcia QCS Senior Writer. Four area middle school students participated in a week long summer course that helped them to develop their innovation and entrepreneurship skills. The course “Innoventure” was developed by New Mexico State University’ School of Business and offered through a partnership with Mesalands Community College, said Isabel Herrera, a 2016 Mesalands […]

Immunization clinic planned

Staff Report A back-to-school immunization clinic will be offered on Aug. 1, 2, 9 and 12, at the New Mexico Department of Health’s Quay County Public Health Office at 310 South Second Street in Tucumcari. The immunization clinics are open to the public from 8 a.m. until 5 p.m. and immunizations will be administered at […]

Families gather to remember


By Thomas Garcia QCS Senior Writer More than 150 people attended Saturday’s dedication of a veterans memorial at the Autumn Blessing assisted living home in Logan. The veterans memorial was donated to Autumn Blessing by the family of Alfred Haws, a current resident. Haws is a World War II veteran and a survivor of the […]