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 […]

Regional housing task force meeting set for Tuesday in Tucumcari

Real estate agents, lenders, contractors, potential homeowners and others interested in housing issues are encouraged to attend a meeting of the Northeast New Mexico Housing Task Force on Tuesday at the Tucumcari Convention Center, according to Ernie Watson, U.S. Department of Agriculture rurual development representative. The meeting is sponsored by USDA Rural Development. The session […]

Xcel donates $11,000 to local education programs

Xcel Energy recently contributed $11,000 to two education programs in Tucumcari. The first was an $8,000 donation to Mesalands Community College to provide eight scholarships of $1,000 each to students in the college’s wind energy technology program.  The second was a $3,000 grant to fund art classes for children and adults at Art Space, operated […]

Tucumcari Elementary music group places second in state competition

The Orff ensemble, a group of Tucumcari Elementary School music students, has won second place in state competition among elementary school music groups, Andrew Kesten, the school’s music teacher, said. Kesten said he and the the The Orff Ensemble, which plays percussion instruments like xylophones,  submitted a video to the New Mexico Music Educators’ Association […]