DAR to host flag-burning ceremony

By Glenda Reid The Tucumcari Chapter of the Daughters of the American Revolution has been trading flags all over town. When a flag is so worn it is no longer fit to serve as a symbol of our country, it should be destroyed by burning in a dignified manner. Visit www.usflag.org for information on proper […]

Mesalands dedicates new wind center

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Russell Anglin Mesalands Community College dedicated its new North American Wind Research and Training Center with a closed ceremony Thursday morning. The ceremony included speeches from Mesalands president Phillip Barry, U.S. Sen. Tom Udall, D-N.M, Tucumcari Mayor Jim Witcher, Republican State Rep. Dennis Roch, Republican State Sen. Clint Harden, Bridget McKenney of Sandia National Laboratories, […]

Tucumcari students among thousands on National Mall to attend inauguration

Chelle Delaney Fourteen Tucumcari students were on the National Mall Tuesday in Washington, D.C. for the inauguration. They braved Washington’s deep chill that hovered around 25 degrees and witnessed the inauguration of Barack Obama, the 44th president of the United States and the first African American to hold the presidential office. “It was amazing,” Kristen […]

Local reaction: Obama speech inspires

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Chelle Delaney Many people were inspired by the comments of President Barack Obama following the swearing in ceremony. Several said Obama’s speech was what the country needed and what other nations needed to hear. “He called us all to service” and “he said that American was the friend of all men, women and children of […]

Wall brand leaves mark for future

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By Chelle Delaney: QCS Associate Publisher Dozens of brands were etched into the woodwork at a wall branding ceremony on Saturday at the Travis Nelson Building. The ceremony is all part of the centennial celebration of the Quay County Fair. Saturday’s event was hosted by the Wranglers 4-H Club. The Travis Nelson Building also is […]

DAR retires flag at Flag Day ceremony

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Mary Potter, left, holds the flag as GiGi Parker, center, cuts the white and red fields in a flag retirement ceremony conducted by members of the Daughters of the American Revolution. The ceremony was held at the Senior Citizens Center on Flag Day, Thursday.

05-02-2007: Community Notes

THS scholarship awards ceremony on Thursday Tucumcari High School will hold its scholarship awards ceremony at 7 p.m. on Thursday in the high school auditorium. The students and staff wish to thank the organizations, clubs and individuals in the community for their continued support and invites them to attend the ceremony. American Legion bake sale, […]

By QCS staff

A special ceremony, Honor and Remembrance, recognizing those who died five years ago in the terrorist attacks was held Monday morning in the courtyard of the Tucumcari Police Station. An American flag was presented to Tucumcari Police Chief Larry Ham and a plaque that will be installed at the base of the flagpole, by representatives […]

9/24 Library new arrivals

Fiction True Betrayals by Nora Roberts. Kelsey is shocked to learn that her mother — whom she had assumed was dead — has really been in prison all these years for killing her lover. Hunting Fear by Kay Hooper. An extraordinary psychic comes upon a madman out to win a sick game. Exact Revenge by […]

DAR salutes veterans

TV Hagenah The Daughters of the American Revolution are saluting veterans of more modern incarnation on Sunday, Nov. 14 at 2 p.m. According to Jeannette Maddaford secretary of the organization and event coordinator, the ceremony honoring veterans will be at Veterans’ Park which is at the corner of Third and Main streets. “We are doing […]