December 1971

District Attorney Victor C. Breen was assassinated as he prepared to step into his car to go to work. The car was parked in front of his home when a sniper with a highpowered weapon gunned him down. A former Tucumcari resident on convalescent leave from the state mental hospital was arrested and charged with [...]

10-20-07 Calendar

Today: Noon, Ribbon cutting, Grand Opening or Brian Urlacher Cross Country GM Autoplex. Food, Fun and much more all day. Today: 6 p.m., Altrusa Cash Party, Mexican Dinner, 9 p.m. dance to Limited Edition, Elks Lodge. Get tickets from any Altrusa Member. Today: 7 p.m., regular monthly gathering, Eastern New Mexico Bluegrass & Old Tyme [...]

06-23-2007: Calendar

Today: 5:30 p.m., Pot Luck dinner, Eastern New Mexico Bluegrass & Old Tyme Music Association, Quay County Exhibit Hall, fairgrounds. Admission free. Call 461-0456. Monday:  9 a.m., Quay County Commission meeting, Commission Chambers, Quay County Courthouse, 300 S. Third St. Monday: 6 p.m., Recreation Board meeting, Youth Recreation Center, 900 E. Laughlin Ave. Mondays ongoing: [...]

06-20-2007: Calendar

Fridays ongoing: 7 p.m., Alcoholics anonymous Unity Group Meeting, 1424 S. Sixth St. Saturday: 5:30 p.m., Pot Luck dinner, Eastern New Mexico Bluegrass & Old Tyme Music Association, Quay County Exhibit Hall, fairgrounds. Admission: Free. For more information call 461-0456. Monday: 9 a.m., Quay County Commission meeting, Commission Chambers, Quay County Courthouse, 300 S. Third [...]

March 1968

The Tucumcari chapter of the Future Farmers of Americas barbecue dinner raised $1,200 to help with upcoming events including attendance at the state convention and judging in Las Cruces. FFA cooked 1,200 pounds of meat in a pit fire. … Victor Eulogio Montano of Tucumcari was a Senior Petty Officer in Charge in the U.S. [...]

Church readies for Thanksgiving

Special to the QCS Thanksgiving is a time for families to gather together around the table for a traditional meal, but for some there is no family. For others, there may not be a chance to get together as a family this year for whatever reason. There are many elderly people who are unable to [...]

Services set for Sci-Fi Grand Master

By Karl Terry: Freedom Newspapers Services: at 2 p.m. on Thursday at the Campus Union Ballroom at ENMU. While Portales people knew him as “Jack,” the Eastern New Mexico University professor and all-around nice guy, Jack Williamson cast a large shadow in the science fiction community. Terms and even ideas adopted by science or Hollywood [...]

Being Thankful

By Debra Whittington Serve the LORD with gladness: come before his presence with singing. Enter into his gates with thanksgiving, and into his courts with praise: be than thankful unto him, and bless his name. Psalms 100:2,4 Thanksgiving Day is almost upon us once again with Christmas not far behind. Already the stores are featuring [...]

Parties hosting pre-primary nominations

QCS Staff Nominating conventions are taking place today in Albuquerque for both the state’s Democratic and Republican parties. In each case, candidates must receive 20 percent of the delegate votes cast for their respective offices in order to appear on the June 6 primary ballot. The Republican Party of New Mexico will be holding its [...]

Trinity Baptist hosts dinner

William Thompson Members of Trinity Baptist Church, on South First Street, have already bought turkeys and hams for their first ever free Christmas dinner which will take place Dec. 23 at the church. Tommy Snapp, a church member, said the meal will begin at 11 a.m. and last until the food runs out. “We’ve bought [...]