Spotty snowfall predicted for region

Kevin Wilson Nobody expects much hardship from tonight’s predicted snowfall, but a little touch of prevention never hurts. After a hot and dry summer, the area’s first snowfall is predicted for late tonight and early Thursday, with a low of 33 degrees and an 80-percent chance of precipitation, according to weather.com. The site calls for […]

County to spend $1.3 million on fire equipment

Chelle Delaney Quay County expects to spend $1.3 million for equipment for six of the county’s nine fire departments, according to Donald Adams, Quay County fire marshal. Adams reported on the anticipated 2009 Fire Protection Grant Awards at Monday’s Quay County Commission meeting. The awards totaled $460,000, Adams said. In all, an estimated $1.3 million […]

Cotton Harvest coming to close

By Gabriel Monte: Freedom New Mexico Cotton production rose slightly this year as farmers finish up harvesting cotton crops stunted by bad weather. Craig Rohrbach, general manager of the Parmer County Cotton Growers Association Coop, said he expects to receive between 18,000 to 20,000 bales of cotton this year. Last year’s yield was 15,000 bales. […]

City forming softball leagues

QCS Staff The deadline for registering for Tucumcari’s summer softball leagues is Monday. Tucumcari’s recreation director Scott Simpson said he expects a number of teams to wait until the last minute to register. “We will have three leagues, a women’s league, men’s league and a co-ed league,” Simpson said. “The registration fee is $300 per […]