District attorney declines re-election

QCS staff QCS staff After 12 years of serving as the Tenth Judicial District Attorney Ron Reeves, has announced he will not seek re-election as district attorney and will retire at the end of his term in December. “I feel good about my decision to retire, particularly in light of the fact that the District […]

Roch announces re-election plans

QCS Staff Dennis Roch, R-Texico, has announced he is running for re-election in District 67 of the state House of Representatives. The district includes all or parts of Curry, Roosevelt, Quay, Harding Union, San Miguel and Colfax counties. Roch, 38, is the only candidate who has announced candidacy for the position. He is assistant superintendent […]

Longhorns advance to District 3 1A title game

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Thomas Garcia The Logan Longhorns capitalize on free throw opportunities to beat the Melrose Buffaloes 54-40 Wednesday night at Logan. The Longhorns made 17-of-21 free throws in the final period to advance to the boys District 3-1A tournament championship game. “We are going to get back in the gym and get ready for Fort Sumner […]

Press release: Sen. Harden announces retirement

(From the office of State Sen. Clint Harden, R-Clovis) State Senator Clint Harden District 7 announced today that he would retire at the end of this term:

House schools host FFA contests for District IV

Blake Moon On Jan. 18, House schools hosted Junior High Leadership contests for District IV participants. Contests included the opening/closing ceremonies as well as junior high prepared speaking contest. The opening and closing ceremonies team consists of seven members who repeat the FFA opening and closing ceremonies. The Prepared Speaking Contest requires an individual to […]

District 3 city commissioner candidates Q&A

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Editor’s note: The following candidates are running for the four-year term of city commissioner for District 3. Candidates for the seat include incumbent James L. Witcher, Daniel Lopez and George Aragon. Candidates were asked the same questions and asked to keep their responses to 100 words or less. The municipal election is March 6. Early […]

Udall staff holding office hours

QCS staff A staff member for U.S. Senator Tom Udall, D-N.M., will be holding ‘Udall Serving YoU’ office hours Thursday and Friday across the 3rd Congressional District for area residents who require help with a federal agency. Staff will be available 4 p.m.-5 p.m. Thursday at the Tucumcari City Hall chambers, 215 E. Center St. […]

Candidate filings

QCS staff The following candidates filed Tuesday for the March 6 election, according to City Clerk Christine Dougherty. District 1: •

Logan Longhorns traveling to Tatum

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Thomas Garcia One team in Quay County will be playing football this week as the San Jon Coyotes lost Saturday in the first round of the six-man state playoff and the Tucumcari Rattlers await the 2A state seeding. The District 1 8-man champions Logan Longhorns will travel Friday to Tatum for the first round in […]

Rattlers angling for second place

Thomas Garcia The (6-3, 1-1) Tucumcari Rattlers will be competing for second place Friday in district 2 2A against rival Santa Rosa Lions. “These teams have been true for 13 years,” said Rattlers head coach Wayne Ferguson. Ferguson said the rivalry began in 1999 when Tucumcari dropped down from 3A to 2A in the Lions’ […]