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 […]

Nara Visa Cowboy Gathering set for Sept. 19-21

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 to host free legal consultation event

QCS Staff Mesalands Community College will host a legal fair on  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 : family law and […]

County Commission approves property tax rates

QCS Staff The Quay County Commission on Friday approved property tax rates for the 2014 tax year. The rates were approved in a unanimous commission vote without discussion. Janie Hoffman, the county assessor, said the greatest increase in property taxes occurs in Logan, where, she said a 2.8-mil increase in the tax rate will mean […]