Loose cattle entertaining for tourists

By Baxter Black: Humor columnist Moira and Clive, British tourists, had taken in the Arkansas attractions of Eureka Springs, the Chuck Wagon races in Clinton, the sale barn in Green Forest, and now found themselves in Fort Smith for the Arkansas Cattlemen’s Association Trail Drive. They stationed themselves along Rogers Avenue and watched as a […]

Wounded Arkansas officer released from hospital

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QCS staff From staff reports An Arkansas police officer shot four times during a traffic stop has been released from the hospital, while the man accused of shooting him remained in the Tucumcari jail on Tuesday night. Police said Tristan Honey, 25, of Fort Smith, Ark., surrendered to New Mexico Port of Entry Officer Daniel […]

Quay County Artisans: Michael Crane

By QCS Staff Since moving to Tucumcari, New Mexico, three years ago, Michael Crane said many people have asked him: “‘Why here?’ as if no one would move to this little corner of the world on purpose.” Well, Crane did move here “on purpose” he said. “I usually refer them to the unique opportunity offered […]

Suspected killer captured in Texas

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Ryan Lengerich A suspected killer with Quay County ties was captured Sunday after eluding police for more than five weeks. Scott James Eizember, 42, is suspected of killing an elderly couple in Depew, Okla. on Oct. 18, Creek County (Okla.) police said. According to a police report, Eizember was captured in Lufkin, Texas after an […]