Tractor Supply opens 8 a.m. Saturday

Tucumcari’s Tractor Supply opens for business at 8 a.m. Saturday, store manager Darin Corley said. The store’s grand opening will be Sept. 27, he said. The store is located on  Historic Route 66 Boulevard just west of South Date Street.

Tax proposal gets business opposition

By Steve Hansen QCS Managing Editor Representatives of small businesses Thursday protested the  0.125 percent gross receipts tax increase to fund the area’s emergency communications system that county voters will decide upon in Tuesday’s special election. The small business representatives registered their objections  before the Tucumcari City Commission during public comments at the commission’s regular […]

USDA workshop addresses housing

Ken Hughes of the New Mexico Energy, Minerals and Natural Resources Department provides information to residents of Quay County on how to make a home more energy efficient.

By Steve Hansen QCS Managing Editor A housing workshop sponsored by U.S. Department of Agriculture Rural Development Housing Task Force drew 77 area residents to the Tucumcari Convention Center Tuesday to learn about assistance with major home repairs, energy efficiency, and credit matters related to home buying. Ernie Watson, a rural development specialist, said Tucumcari’s […]

City hosts freight plan session

By Steve Hansen QSC Managing Editor Safety and road maintenance led the concerns of participants in a workshop held Friday in Tucumcari to discuss issues to be addressed for north and central eastern New Mexico before 2040 in the state’s long-range plan for transportation. The meeting was designed to gather information from interested persons about […]

5-mile water line receives first approval

By Steve Hansen QCS Managing Editor   The Tucumcari City Commission Thursday gave preliminary approval to a $2.2 million expenditure of state finance authority grant funds to build a five-mile water transmission line from wells at Five Mile Park into the city’s drinking water system. The new line will replace an older transmission line and […]

Longhorns take time on opening game day to visit with elementary kids

Courtesy Photo: Logan third graders enjoy a visit from Logan High football team members before the opening game of the season.

Special to QCS By Destiny Bolin Senior Class Reporter, Logan High School First game of the season for the Logan Longhorns, and a lot is going through the minds of the football players. Thinking about play after play, and how they plan on beating the Tatum Coyotes.  Even then, with everything going on in their […]

Latin Comedy Jam set for Saturday at convention center

QCS Staff Quay County residents will have a chance to enjoy the talents of famous Latino comedians on Saturday as the Latin Comedy Jam takes the stage at the Tucumcari Convention Center. The comics of the comedy jam have performed in Las Cruces, Corpus Christi, Texas and Flagstaff, Arizona.  The Sept. 20 show will be […]

Altrusa sets date for annual cash party

QCS Staff Altrusa International of Tucumcari will host its annual Cash Party on Nov. 8.  The prize-drawing event will begin at 6 p.m. at the Tucumcari Convention Center. A dance will follow starting at 9 p.m.  with live music from the Skyliners. The theme is ‘Winter Wonderland,’ and semi-formal dress is optional. Proceeds will fund […]

Annual Nara Visa Cowboy Gathering set for this weekend

QCS Staff The Nara Visa Cowboy Gathering, recognized as one of the most genuine assemblies of cowboy poets and musicians anywhere, will be held Sept. 19 to Sept. 21 at the Nara Visa Old School Community Center on Route 54. The format will be the same as always, which means that, except for some scheduled […]

Mesalands hosts legal fair

QCS Staff Mesalands Community College will host a Legal Fair on Saturday, Sept. 20 at the North American Wind Research and Training Center. Attorneys and civil legal service providers will be available from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. to answer civil legal questions and provide free general consultations in the following areas of law: family […]