Immigrant rally held in Clovis

By Tonya Fennell: Freedom Newspapers Dressed in white to symbolize peace and carrying colorful signs — including one that read “No human is illegal. Racism is illegal” — more than 100 area residents marched Tuesday in support of immigration rights. The march was a repeat of last year’s event held at the height of the […]

March 1964

Bill Hagler of Tucumcari received the salesman of the year award from Rainbow bread president Al Milner of Clovis. … Demolition of buildings on West Main Street was halted by Judge J.V. Gallegos. The buildings were condemned, but questions were raised about properly acquired permits. … Two Tucumcari seniors were awarded scholarships from the Eastern […]

March 1972

Emmit Jennings of Tucumcari celebrated his 91th birthday. He was a booster for the city of Tucumcari ever since he and his wife had moved here in 1907. Also known as Mr. Baseball he had not missed a World Series game in 50 years and the American League issued him a complimentary pass each year. […]

Biodiesel plant to produce energy from animal fat

By Marlena Hartz: Freedom Newspapers An Australian company plans to build a biodiesel plant in Clovis that has the capacity to produce 75 million gallons of biodiesel annually from animal fat, officials announced Thursday in Albuquerque. American Renewable Fuels, a subsidiary of Australian Renewable Fuels, plans to locate the plant at the Clovis Industrial Park […]

Heavy metal: sculpture combines love of couple’s classic cars and horses

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By Thomas Garcia: Quay County Sun A new breed of horse, “The Chrome Commander,” trotted through Tucumcari this week. The shiny horse — sculpted from more than 100 classic car bumpers — is owned by Vaughn and Chryse Veit of Monticello, Minn. Weighing in at more than a ton and standing at 12 feet, the […]

12-13-2006: Notable Notes

Tucumcarian picked as driver of the year Terry Mills, of Tucumcari, was selected as Kraiser Transport, Inc. 2006 Driver of the Year. Mills received a trophy at the Kraiser companies annual Christmas party and safety meeting held in Janesville, Wis. To win the award Mills met the high standards required by Kraiser Transport which include, […]

Arthur R. “Duke” Primrose

Arthur R. “Duke” Primrose Services: 11 a.m., Saturday in the First Baptist Church in Tucumcari. Arthur R. “Duke” Primrose age 75, died suddenly on Tuesday, Nov. 7, 2006.   Duke Primrose was born June 9, 1931 in Logan. He attended the Logan School System.  He served his country in the U.S. Army.  Mr. Primrose was a […]

Quay County to celebrate Heritage Dayze

Special to the QCS Special to the QCS Quay County Heritage Dayze starts on Friday and continues through Saturday at the Tucumcari Historical Museum. Festival-goers will find entertainment, history, hands-on activities and food and beverages for all. On hand will be the Paseo del Norte Pistoleros with a true Western re-enactment including Calamity Jane. Trick […]

By QCS staff

A special ceremony, Honor and Remembrance, recognizing those who died five years ago in the terrorist attacks was held Monday morning in the courtyard of the Tucumcari Police Station. An American flag was presented to Tucumcari Police Chief Larry Ham and a plaque that will be installed at the base of the flagpole, by representatives […]

Quay All Stars finish up season with second place

By Dave Wagner and Thomas Garcia: Freedom Newspapers The Clovis American All-Stars didn’t need a big attack to win the New Mexico District 3 Little League 13-14 division championship Monday night. American managed only four singles, but benefited from 10 walks and six errors by Quay County to post a 10-4 victory in the “if” […]