Students receive flag flown in Iraq

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The Tucumcari High School Student Council recently received an American Flag from the International Police Advisors located at Camp Echo in Diwaniyah, Iraq. The advisors are working in Iraq, training the Iraqi Police Force. They received Christmas care packages from the student council containing letters cards, food, snacks, electronics, Christmas tree decorations and toiletries; and […]

Try to quit during ‘Great American Smokeout’

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Chelle Delaney Thursday is the 33rd annual Great American Smokeout Day. “If you quit for a day, we hope you’ll quit for a lifetime,” said Susan Lease, director of the Quay County ASAP Coalition, or the Alcohol and Substance Abuse Prevention Coalition. Smokers as well as

Bipartisanship good beginning for new president

Freedom New Mexico It is an exciting and historic development for an African American to be elected president of the United States. People still alive can remember when racial segregation was enforced by law in some states. Racial discrimination has not been completely erased and pockets of bigotry remain in this country. For a country […]

11/8 Calendar

Today: 5 p.m., Annual Veterans Day Dinner, American Legion Bingo Hall, Logan. Call 4887-9282. Sundays ongoing: 2:30 p.m., American Legion Auxiliary Bingo, Bingo Hall, 100 S. Eighth Street, Logan. Call 497-3910.Monday: 9 a.m., regular meeting, Quay County Commission, Commission Chambers, Quay County Courthouse, 300 S. Third St., 461-2112.Monday: 11:30 a.m., monthly meeting of NARFE, National […]

Veterans Day observances set in Quay County

By QCS Staff Veterans Day services set for SundayThe Tucumcari Chapter Daughters of the American Revolution, with the assistance of the Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 2528 will hold a pre-Veterans Day service at 1:30 p.m. Sunday

Tucumcari karate students to compete at nationals

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Robert Ciolli Five students from the American Karate Studio in Tucumcari will be competing for five days beginning Monday at the National Amatuer Athletic Union Tae Kwon Do Championships in Madison, Wisc. Kaycee Lease, 9, her brother Kyle Lease, 12, Melanie Jones, 8, and her cousin Jasmin Jones, 6, and Andrew Casteel 6, will be […]

May 1956

A 16-year-old boy was sentenced to 30 days in the County Detention Ward for habitual truancy. …The American Legion Auxiliary collected $255 from their

05-03-08: Calendar

Today: 8 a.m., the Great American Cleanup. Meet at Kvols Park.Today: 8 a.m. – 6 p.m. Free Dumping at the city landfill for the Great Ameican Cleanup No batteries or hazardous waste can be taken.

Going after the Mayor’s Cup

Nine students from the Tucumcari American Karate Studio traveled to Carlsbad last weekend to participate in the 2008 Mayor’s Cup Taekwondo Tournament, hosted by the Elite TKD of Carlsbad.

Area youth place at martial arts tournament

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Special to QCS Eleven martial arts students from Tucumcari and Quay County competed in various events at the 2008 Global Taekwondo Hanmadang Tournament in Albuquerque on Saturday. The students all take lessons from Master Mark Anthony Baca at the American Karate Studio in Tucumcari.