Military mama: Fight will still continue

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The recent news that the U.S. had accomplished a mission nearly a decade in the making brought on an outpouring of support. There were levels of excitement that varied from a calm sense of relief all the way to pure jubilation and parades. I found myself feeling satisfied that a long-time terrorist was officially out […]

News Channel 10 Summer Celebration tour

News Channel 10 will be coming to Tucumcari on Monday to celebrate our community. Local organizations have planned a day of community Events.  

History of Fourth of July important

Thomas Garcia Recently I was buying fireworks for the upcoming celebration of the Fourth of July, our nation’s independence/birthday day. While I was looking over the selection of the artillery cannons I overheard a group of teens who were talking about their plans for the holiday. I turned to them and asked if they would […]

Cino de Mayo festivities draw kid-friendly crowd

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By QCS staff Dozens of partiers gathered at Mesalands Community College Tuesday evening for its annual Cinco de Mayo celebration. The celebration marks the Mexican army’s defeat of French forces at the Battle of Puebla on May 5, 1862. For some local revelers it was time to try out a mechanical bull or enter the […]

Earl Flint of San Jon honored at Conchas celebration

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By QCS Staff Earl Flint, 98, of San Jon was

Conchas Dam celebration set for Friday

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By QCS Staff On Friday a celebration will be hosted at Conchas Lake Dam by the Corps of Engineers and New Mexico State Parks to mark the 75th anniversary of the New Deal programs and the 75 anniversary of New Mexico’s parks, said a Corps of Engineers spokeswoman. “This event is for the public’s benefit, […]

05-17-08: Calendar

Today: 10 a.m., Amistad, NM will host the New Deal/WPA Celebration Day. All day events, demonstrations and displays, and food.

Amistad preparing for New Deal celebration May 17

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Special to the QCS Historic Amistad will host the New Deal/WPA Celebration Day on May 17. Registration begins at 10 a.m. The keynote speakers are Kathryn Flynn, executive director of the National New Deal Preservation Association, and Richard Melzer, president of The New Mexico Historical Society, author and expert on the Civilian Conservation Corps. This […]

05-03-08: Community Notes

Cinco De Mayo fest set for Monday at Mesalands Mesalands Community College will present its annual Cinco De Mayo celebration from 5:30 p.m.

Anticipation of history talk evokes rodeo programs

By Lynn Moncus Because we are going to be privileged to hear much about the history of Tucumcarl Monday night when Dr. David Stratton presents the program for Tucumcari Historical Research Institute, I decided to do a little extra reading in order to be slightly prepared for some of the research he plans to present. […]