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 […]

Research balloon falls near San Jon


By Chelle Delaney: Quay County Sun What was it that fell out of space? “It looked like a giant inverted jellyfish,” said John Winter, who saw it drop from his backyard. “I’ve been in the military and seen weather balloons – three- and six-footers – but I never saw a 60-footer.” The huge white object […]