What’s happening

Thursday Housing Authority Board: 5 p.m., City Hall City Commission: 6 p.m., City Hall   Monday Recreation Advisory Board: 6 p.m., Rec. Center       Service clubs Altrusa Club of Tucumcari: First and third Wednesday of each month, noon, Pow Wow Restaurant, 801 W. Route 66. Call 575-461-1377   Support groups   Alcoholics Anonymous […]

School officials worried about future funding

By Thomas Garcia QCS Senior Writer Area school superintendents planned for the possibility of state funding cuts, but they fear the worst is yet to come. “We are not worried about the cut in funding this year,” said Aaron McKinney, Tucumcari schools superintendent. “It is the cuts to next year’s and the 2018 funding that […]

Sports schedules 10-19

Football Friday 3 p.m., San Jon at Floyd 7 p.m., Tucumcari at Santa Rosa 7 p.m., Dora/Elida at Logan Volleyball Thursday 5:30 p.m., Tucumcari at Clayton 5:30 p.m., San Jon at Clovis Christian 6:30 p.m., Dora at Logan Saturday 3:30 p.m., Santa Rosa at Tucumcari 4 p.m., San Jon at Elida Cross country Saturday 9 […]

Quay county 4-H member state fair results

The following are results of Quay County 4-H members entries on Oct. 3-8 at the Eastern New Mexico State Fair at Roswell.   Junior Market Goat Light Weight 5. Amber Rivera Class 4 2. Kindle Smith 5. Amanda Kanapilly   Junior Market Hog Crosses class 1 1. Presley Cavette Crosses class 2 1. Kayden May […]

Fishing Report 10-19

Compiled by Department of Game and Fish The 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. Blue Hole Park Pond: Fishing was fair using PowerBait and salmon eggs […]

Local gym closes after five years

By Thomas Garcia QCS Senior Writer Snap Fitness gym is closing its doors after five years in Tucumcari. “I have worked with corporate the past two years on a way to keep the business open but they have decided to close,” said Robert Poe, gym manager. Poe said there were several factors considered by corporate […]

Rodeo team finishes second

Staff Report The Mesalands Community College Rodeo men’s team ended the fall season on a high note, finishing second Saturday at the ninth annual Grand Canyon Region Intercollegiate Fall Rodeo at the Quay County Rodeo Arena.   Officials said 176 student athletes competed at Mesalands’ fall rodeo, about 20 percent more than last year, said […]

Tucumcari challenges Wolverines

By Thomas Garcia Senior writer The 14-3 Texico Lady Wolverines won their third district volleyball game Saturday at Tucumcari.   The three-set win over the Lady Rattlers at the Snake Pit set Texico in first place in District 5-3A. “I have to give Tucumcari a lot of credit. They made our defense struggle,” said Kristen […]

Rattlers win first game of the season

By Thomas Garcia QCS Senior Writer The Tucumcari Rattlers ran to their first win of the season on Friday night, thumping Clayton, 35-13, at Rattler Stadium.   The Rattlers rushed for 309 yards and five touchdowns in their District 3-3A opener. “We want to thank all the fans who didn’t give up on us,” said […]

Wind energy techs in demand

Staff Report Granite Services International Inc., an affiliate of General Electric, is conducting new-hire trainings for wind energy technicians at Meslands Community College. The three-year partnership between Mesalands and Granite Services continues to grow, allowing them to provide additional opportunities for their students and employees, said Thomas Newsom, Mesalands president. Newsom said Granite has been […]