Rotary governor set to visit Thursday

Special to QCS The governor of Rotary District 5520 will visit the Rotary Club of Tucumcari on Thursday.

04-30-08: Calendar

Today: Noon, Tucumcari Kiwanis Club, Pow Wow Restaurant, 801 W. Rt. 66 Blvd. Call 461-3715 for information.Today: 5:30 p.m., meeting of The Class of 2008 Parent Committee, Mesalands Community College. All parents and students are encouraged to attend. Call Kim Enriquez, 403-6713; Yvette Fazekas, 403-8536; or Jennifer DeBord, 403-7865.Today: 7 p.m., VFW Post # 2528 […]

Taking one TAL task

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By Chelle Delaney: QCS Associate Editor The Science Club and students at Tucumcari High School are giving the city a recycling boost. The large green recycling bins appearing around the city recently are in great part due of the Science Club, student council president Michael Martinez reported to the Tucumcari School Board Monday night. The […]

February 1943

A big drop in driver’s licenses sold at City Hall was attributed to gas rationing and other automotive shortages. Only 1,532 were sold to Feb.1. … Bill Allen, N.M. National Guard captain, announced Tucumcari’s $130,000 Armory building was to be dedicated Feb. 20. … Kiwanis Club and Elks Club members sponsored a chuck wagon dinner […]

Club makes it to top 10 in Science Bowl

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By QCS Staff The Tucumcari High School Science Club finished eight at recent Science Bowl in Albuquerque. Thirty-four teams from across New Mexico competed at the Math and Science Academy on Feb. as part of the New Mexico Science Bowl. The competition quizzes competitors in the areas of general science, earth science, math, astronomy, biology, […]

February 1938

The Conchas Cavaliers, a local orchestra, played on Saturday nights at The Cactus Club on Hwy 66 east of town. … Charles L. Baker, of Tucumcari, was arrested in Trinidad, Colo., and taken to Denver, Colo., by Secret Service Chief Roland K. Goddard. Baker was held for passing counterfeit $20 bills. Fred White, Quay County […]

Science club takes recycling lead

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By Chelle Delaney: Quay County Sun The science club at Tucumcari High School hopes to turn its school green. It’s not a chemistry experiment, but a recycling project. “Right now, we’ve started as a high school. We want students to get concerned, then they can tell their parents and friends that the high school is […]

December 1948

Rosella Johnson of Logan went to Santa Fe to be sworn in as a private of the Women’s Army Corps. … Vallie Sharp and Maude Burnham asked the city council to contribute utilities and staff for the USO center. … Blass L. Jimenez sustained a broken leg while riding horseback with J.V. Gallegos, assistant district […]

November 1930

November 1930 Members of the Coterie Club used election day to raise funds for winter fuel. …One of the outstanding events of the Halloween season was a turkey dinner served in the home of Mrs. W.F. Bonds, with Lydia Willis, Lillian Bess and Nell Houser as assistant hostesses. …D.R. Burnham, superintendent of the Tucumcari Experiment […]

Ralph Clifton Richardson

Services: At 10:30 a.m. on Nov. 3 a memorial service will be held at the Center Street Methodist Church in Tucumcari. Ralph Clifton Richardson, 73, died Thursday, Oct. 4, 2007. Mr. Richardson was born Oct. 6, 1923 to Ralph E. and Vivo Richardson. He attended school in Montoya and then attended school in Tucumcari, where […]