Sports banquet set

The 2007 Tucumcari Rattler Banquet will be at 6 p.m. on May 21 at the Tucumcari Convention Center. Tickets must be purchased in advance for the event which is being catered by Angel Catering. Tickets are $10 per person. They are available at the Tucumcari High School attendance office, Tucumcari General Insurance office and Bob’s […]

FEMA services available

QCS Staff As part of the FEMA activation, the State Bar of New Mexico has activated its Disaster Legal Services Hotline. The hotline is coordinated by staff attorney, Rosalie Fragoso, along with the assistance of the State Bar’s Young Lawyers Division to provide legal advice, counseling and representation to individuals affected by the disaster. The […]

Parks offer gateway to great outdoors

By Thomas Garcia: Quay County Sun Wayne Clark of Tucumcari loves fishing, and 65 years of it has helped him develop a few methods. “At Ute, I fish for bass or channel cat (catfish),” Clark said. “For the bass, I use a plug or spinner bait and cast and troll. And for the channel cat, […]

FEMA’s Logan office assists tornado victims

By Thomas Garcia: Quay County Sun In the first hours, more than a dozen residents of Logan sought the assistance of FEMA officials at the temporary disaster recovery center. “The staff here were very helpful and nice,” said Robert Simpson, whose house was damaged from the tornado. “They had answers to a lot of the […]

FEMA gets president’s okay to assist tornado victims, how you can apply

By Staff and wires President Bush declared a major disaster in Curry and Quay counties Monday because of tornado damage, making residents in those regions eligible for federal funds. Assistance can include grants for temporary housing and home repairs, low-cost loans to cover uninsured property losses and other programs to help individuals and business owners […]

April 19, 2006 Notable Notes

Scholarship available from wool growers May 15 is the deadline for students to apply for the New Mexico Wool Growers Inc. annual scholarship. All 4-H and Future Farmers of America members graduating from New Mexico High schools are eligible for the annual $750 scholarship. Applicants must be graduating high school seniors planning to major in […]

March 18, 2006 Notable Notes

Scholarship opportunity available The Tucumcari Lodge has a scholarship opportunity for the 2006-07 school year. Scholarships for any post-secondary, accredited, not-for profit educational institutions will be awarded to students, with a minimum of $500 awarded. To qualify, recipients must be either • a member in good standing of the Tucumcari Lodge or the biological child, […]

2-25-2006 Library Books

The following materials are newly available at the Tucumcari Public Library. Fiction Cell, by Stephen King. What remains of humanity fights to survive, after a mysterious force scrambles cell phone users’ brains.   Non-Fiction Rats Incredible: An Illustrated Dictionary of Rats by Ryn Gargulinski.  A book focused on disproving any myths and negative opinions about […]

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Tax help available Low-income people can get TAXHELP now through April 17 from a program offered by Eastern Plains Community Action Agency, according to a release from the organization. TAXHELP is available from 10 a.m. to noon and from 1 p.m. to 3 p.m. Mondays, Tuesdays and Wednesdays, the release said, asking people bring their […]

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Anybody seen Maggie? Maggie, the part English Setter, part pointer puppy who appeared as the Quay County critter on Jan. 18, has gone missing, according to owner Danford Cross. He said she was last seen about 3 p.m. on Jan. 12 near his music shop near Main Street, the location of the old Lena’s Café. […]