Elk’s Lodge honors teen

Rocio Acosta has been named Teenager or Student of the Month, it was announced today by the Elk’s Lodge. Rocio, 16, is the daughter of Marciano and Marcelina Acosta of Tucumcari. She is a freshman at Tucumcari High School. The program is sponsored by the Elks Lodge in an effort to bring recognition to outstanding […]

Wednesday is deadline to apply for 2008-2009 deer, elk, antelope, ibex, javelina and bighorn sheep hunts

By QCS Staff Wednesday is the deadline for hunters to apply for 2008-2009 deer, elk, antelope, ibex, javelina and bighorn sheep hunting opportunities allotted by draw in New Mexico, according to a press release from the state’s Department of Game and Fish. Online applications must be received by 5 p.m. Wednesday. Paper applications must be […]

Altrusa Fiesta Cash Party, birthdays

$15,000 is in your future?… Altrusa of Tucumcari will have its “2007 Fiesta Cash Party” on Oct 20 at the Elk’s Lodge. At 6 p.m. a Mexican dinner will be provided by the Elk’s Lodge. After dinner, at 9 p.m. you can dance to the music of Limited Edition. Tickets are $100. The top prize […]

Kids like the dragon play

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By Thomas Garcia: Quay County Sun The parents and children, both were enchanted by a puppet show at the Elk Lodge Thursday afternoon. “I like dragons. I liked the show a lot,” said 5-year-old Tres Gallegos. The puppet show is one of the Library’s Summer Reading program. The show was performed by Markie Scholz, of […]

Late-season hunts available Tuesday

By QCS Staff Special to the QCS The state’s Department of Game and Fish is making 405 late-season archery elk licenses and 349 deer permits available online on Tuesday, according to a press release. Licenses for November and December archery elk hunts in Big Game Management Units 12, 34, 37, 43 and 50; and January […]

Elks lodge together to help local students

By Ryn Gargulinski: QCS Tucumcari Elk’s Club members may have been out of school for a little bit, but that doesn’t mean they don’t know the importance of education, according to San Jon Student Council Advisor Peggy Gates. In fact, their support has been so stringent, said Gates, the San Jon Student Council recently awarded […]

It’s not a hunt without the elk urine

By Baxter Black: QCS columnist Brent epitomizes the typical Montana outdoorsman — a hunter, a cowboy, a conservationist and an independent critter. Hunting season, he and his equally capable wife Kathy had hauled their horses to a camp at the end of the road and prepared to begin the morning bow hunt. Brent had prepared […]