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 By Thomas Garcia    News    May 16, 2018 

Graduates start journey

More than 100 Mesalands Community College students began a new journey in their life during Friday's commencement ceremony. "The journey you all have...

 
 By Steve Hansen    News    May 16, 2018 

New city manager to start

Tucumcari has a new city manager. Britt Lusk, 38, who was the director of administrative services for Hobbs, was named Tucumcari’s new city manager Thursday on a unanimous city commission vote. His...

 
 By Thomas Garcia    News    May 16, 2018 

Republican voters outweigh Democrat in county

For the first time in the recorded history of Quay County, the number of registered Republican voters is higher than the registered Democrats in an election, according to Quay County Clerk Ellen...

 
 News    May 16, 2018 

Menus - May 16

The following are the menus for the Tucumcari and Logan senior centers and schools in Quay County for today through May 23: Senior centers Coffee, tea and milk served daily Tucumcari Thursday:...

 
 News    May 16, 2018 

Pages past - May 16

May 1964 • Linda Kinkead of Tucumcari was selected as the Rodeo Queen for Eastern New Mexico Univeristy in Portales. Kinkead was a sophomore at ENMU and won the title during a campus wide election....

 
 News    May 16, 2018 

Meetings watch - May 16

Tucumcari City Commission At its Thursday meeting, the Tucumcari City Commission took the following actions: • Hired the Smith Engineering Co. of Albuquerque for design and construction services...

 
 News    May 16, 2018 

Jail log - May 16

The following individuals were booked into the Quay County Detention Center May 8-14: • Jack Beauregard, 41, battery on a household member • Eddie Esquibel, 53, warrant • Jesus Lopez, 36,...

 
 By Thomas Garcia    News    May 16, 2018 

Earth Day antics

Local elementary students took part in several educational presentation, activities during Friday's Earth Day event at the Tucumcari Elementary...

 
 By Leonard Lauriault    News    May 16, 2018 

Got a birthday card from God

That whistling sound you heard recently followed by a plop and puff of dust was me having another milestone birthday. It started off kinda rocky because of my early morning devotional, which, this...

 
 By Thomas Garcia    News    May 16, 2018 

Mesalands gets Xcel grant

Mesalands Community College plans to use a $25,000 grant from Xcel Energy for scholarships to attract more students to the institute's wind energy...

 
 By Thomas Garcia    News    May 16, 2018 

Foote signs with Howard

The courses to build a future were what prompted an area high school senior's decision to accept a full scholarship to play basketball for Howard Juni...

 
 By Steve Hansen    News    May 9, 2018

Track project wraps up

A major Union Pacific Railroad track maintenance project through Quay and Guadalupe counties was just finishing up, a UP spokesperson said Wednesday. The project, which began in February, involves...

 
 By David Grieder    News    May 9, 2018

Race on for racino

CLOVIS — As the state starts accepting applications for its sixth racino license, eastern New Mexico will have at least two horses in the race. Projects proposed for Tucumcari and Clovis will be...

 
 By Thomas Garcia    News    May 9, 2018

Rawhide Days draws thousands

More than 3,000 people took part in the western heritage activities during the third annual Tucumcari Rawhide Days Festival in Tucumcari. "The parade...

 
 News    May 9, 2018

Pages past - May 9

• Tucumcari citizens got a chance to look at a U.S. Army Huey Cobra attack helicopter. The helicopter was displayed in front of the National Guard...

 
 By Thomas Garcia    News    May 9, 2018

Veteran cross country trekker returns

By Thomas Garcia QCS Staff Writer tgarcia@qcsunonline.com Three years had passed since the last time U.S. Marine veteran Wesley Roy Brady Jr. passed...

 
 News    May 9, 2018

Menus - May 9

The following are the menus for the Tucumcari and Logan senior centers and schools in Quay County for today through May 16: Senior centers Coffee, tea and milk served daily Tucumcari Thursday: Pork...

 
 News    May 9, 2018

Jail logs - May 9

The following individuals were booked into the Quay County Detention Center May 1-7: • Andrew McKinney, 36, warrant • Valentina McArthur, 19, aggravated battery against a household member •...

 
 News    May 9, 2018

City adopts irrigation plan

The Tucumcari City Commission has approved a $5.6 million project to divert treated wastewater from the city’s sewage treatment plant to irrigate nearby property. The city adopted this project on Ap...

 
 By Thomas Garcia    News    May 9, 2018

City, county officials educated on new election processes

More than 40 county and city officials from across eastern New Mexico learned about the House Bill 98 that will consolidate all elections through county clerk offices. This will go into effect July...

 
 News    May 9, 2018

Rabies clinics slated Saturday

Quay County Rabies Clinics will be held Saturday throughout the county at the following locations (all times Mountain unless otherwise noted): • Nara Visa 10 a.m.,-11:30 a.m., CDT at the Fire...

 
 By Thomas Garcia    News    May 9, 2018

Rattlers face Estancia in 3A second round

The Tucumcari Rattlers will compete today in the second round of the 3A state baseball tournament against the second-seeded Estancia Bears at Cleveland High School in Albuquerque. “We have to play...

 
 By David Grieder    News    May 2, 2018

Water group taking bids for pipeline work

CLOVIS — The Eastern New Mexico Water Utility Authority is now accepting bids for construction later this year on the section of its pipeline connecting Cannon Air Force Base with Clovis, as...

 
 By Steve Hansen    News    May 2, 2018

Water line upgrades approved

Water line improvements designed to allow business expansion on Mountain Road near Interstate 40 received one of their final approvals Thursday from the Tucumcari City Commission. The commission appro...

 
 By Thomas Garcia    News    May 2, 2018

Chuckwagon Cook-off 'went well'

More than 260 people enjoyed the traditional cooking from five competing chuckwagons Saturday at the 18th annual Chuckwagon Cook-off at Ute Lake...

 

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