NRA banquet set

QCS staff The Tucumcari Convention Center will host the fourth annual Friends of the National Rifle Association Banquet 6 p.m. March 24. The event includes a barbecue dinner, followed by games and silent and live auctions. Proceeds will go towards the association’s state grant program, which This event is a fundraiser for the state grant […]

Landowner’s associations discuss wind energy

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Thomas Garcia The chairman of a local renewable energy landowner association said projects are under way that would eliminate the stumbling block for wind energy farms in eastern New Mexico — transferring the electricity to national markets. Representatives for these projects spoke at the third annual Coalition of Renewable Energy Landowner Associations meeting Saturday in […]

Community briefs — June 29

Liberty report now available Liberty Mutual Domestic Water System Association advises its members that the 2010 Liberty Mutual Domestic Water System Association Consumer Confidence Report is available to its members. If a member is interested in receiving a copy, call 575-461-1913. —Staff reports

Our page: Quay County youths win buckles

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Four of our Quay County youth competed in The All Breed Horse Show Association (ABHSA) and won top honors.

Motor tour draws 40 residents

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QCS Staff Participants in the inaugural Route 66 Motor Tour will arrive Friday in Tucumcari. Forty people pre-registered for the three-day tour along Route 66 from Tucumcari to Gallup, said Vickie Ashcraft, president of the New Mexico Route 66 Association. Ashcraft said the New Mexico Route 66 Association is sponsoring the tour to encourage people […]

Sports roundup

Football Here is the list of Tucumcari High School players selected to the New Mexico High School Coaches Association 2009 Class 2A all-state football team: • George Montano, first-team defense kick returner • Jakus Martinez, second-team offense wide receiver and second-team defense defensive back • Alex Hutchins, honorable mention offense quarterback.

A game of cowboy letter association

By Baxter Black: FNM columnist There are globally astute, politically tuned, conscientiously correct people who watch C-Span and write letters to the editor. When the letter “A” is flashed before their eyes they immediately think Ahmadinejad (president of Iran), ambassador or Al Gore. Whereas when I see the letter “A,” my mind brings up anteater, […]

07-01-09: Calendar

Today: 7 p.m., VFW Post # 2528 Bingo, 105 E. Main St., Tucumcari. Call 461-3061.Thursday: 5:30 p.m., monthly meeting, Liberty Mutual Domestic Water Association, Arch Hurley Meeting Room, 101 E. High St.

Bluegrass festival offers open mic night

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QCS Staff The Eastern New Mexico Blue Grass and Old Tyme Music Association’s inaugural Bluegrass Festival starts Thursday. “The event is an opportunity to bring tourist dollars into Tucumcari,” said David Morris, event coordinator. Morris said 300 invitations have mailed and radio advertising is airing in Kansas, Oklahoma and Texas. “We have had flyers sent […]

NMAA: Practices resume, state events rescheduled

By QCS Staff The Board of Directors of the New Mexico Activities Association voted today to resume high school practices and reschedule state championship events at an emergency session this morning, according to an