State centennial celebration kicks off in Tucumcari

QCS staff report A train propelled by a steam locomotive, a hot-air balloon, music, art and food will fuel Fired Up!, the New Mexico Statehood Centennial kickoff event in Tucumcari on Nov. 4. “Tucumcari has the honor of being the first stop for the steam-driven train that will cross the state to launch New Mexico’s […]

Looking back — July 6

July 1959 Vernon Hines won the inaugural Horseshoe Pitching Contest sponsored by the Tucumcari Daily News. He defeated Art Ward 21-8 in the final round.

Art show brings diverse crowd

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Russell Anglin Area artists congregated Sunday to Tucumcari Art Space to share their work and socialize over punch and snacks. One of the artists, Tucumcari resident and animal rescuer Juanita Umland, set up a few of her pieces in a dark, windowless room in the Art Space studio. While Umland herself was difficult to see […]

Artists imitate abstractly

Russell Anglin I greatly enjoyed my trip to Tucumcari Art Space Sunday to see what different artists in the area have been up to. I was pleased to find we have a number of people in our own backyard who express themselves through various media and do a good job at it, too. It also […]

Local youths display artistic talents

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The Quay Council for Arts and Humanities held its annual youth art show at the Tucumcari Convention Center Friday and Saturday. The show featured art from area students ranging from kindergarten to 12th grade. This year, the arts council chose “New Mexico’s centennial” as the theme for the show. Winners received a free art lesson […]

Mesalands entrepreneurship camp teaches teamwork

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Special to the QCS Students from the community participated in a free Kids to a Higher Power: Youth Entrepreneurship Camp, offered this week by Mesalands Community College. Through various projects, students learned important aspects of the business field including, leadership and teamwork. They also had the opportunity to take field trips downtown to learn about […]

Art Space receives two grants for public art at train depot

Chelle Delaney Plans to feature the historical importance of railroads to Tucumcari

The way we pilot our life can affect others

By Debra Whittington Shew me thy ways, O LORD; teach me thy paths. Lead me in thy truth, and teach me: for thou art the God of my salvation; on thee do I wait all the day. Psalm 25:4-5

08-02-08: Calendar

Today: 10 a.m.- 4 p.m., Rt. 66 Quilt and Fiber Art Show, Featured quilter – Martha Shafer, admission $2, children under 10 – no charge, demonstrations all day, Hoffman challenge Exhibit of Doll Collections, vendors from Texas and New Mexico, Senior Citizens Center, 523 South Third St.

04-30-08: Calendar

Today: Noon, Tucumcari Kiwanis Club, Pow Wow Restaurant, 801 W. Rt. 66 Blvd. Call 461-3715 for information.Today: 5:30 p.m., meeting of The Class of 2008 Parent Committee, Mesalands Community College. All parents and students are encouraged to attend. Call Kim Enriquez, 403-6713; Yvette Fazekas, 403-8536; or Jennifer DeBord, 403-7865.Today: 7 p.m., VFW Post # 2528 […]