Pets’ quirks make them endearing

Pets can have some pretty strange idiosyncrasies. Some of them become pretty endearing others are just irritating. Take for instance the younger of our two dogs, Ranger. Since the older dog slept on the bed with us, when he moved in he decided he would just sleep under the bed. Never mind that he has […]

Deadline for racing license extended

Thomas Garcia The deadline to apply for the state’s last racing license has been extended another three weeks by the New Mexico Racing Commission, a key figure in Quay County’s quest to win the license said Thursday. “The commission has extended the deadline for applications from Sept. 2 to Sept. 23,” said Quay County Gaming […]

Racino application deadline extended

QCS Staff The deadline to apply for the state’s last racing license has been extended another three weeks by the New Mexico Racing Commission, a key figure in Quay County’s quest to win the license said Thursday. “The commission has extended the deadline for applications from Sept. 2 to Sept. 23,” said Quay County Gaming […]

Community briefs —

QCS staff Youth soccer sign ups extended Tucumcari Youth Soccer League has extended their registration to Aug. 15. Pre-register to allow time for the Jerseys to come in. Register at Radio Shack $25 per child.

Rattler discovers he has ’73’ extended family members

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By Maria Schmitt During Tucumcari’s Homecoming game Friday night, Rattler Matt Pacheco was named honorary team captain and all of the coaching staff wore shirts with Pacheco’s number 73. Pacheco, who was playing offensive guard, was injured in the fourth quarter of a football game on Sept. 19 against the captain Tigers. “I am still […]

Bertha Bolin

Services: Will be announced later. Bertha Bolin, 63, died at her residence in Tucumcari on Tuesday, July 31, 2007, following an extended illness. Following her wishes, she has been cremated. Arrangements by Dunn Funeral Home of Tucumcari.

John S. Upton

John S. Upton John S. Upton, 90, died June 27 at Dan C. Trigg Memorial Hospital in Tucumcari following an extended illness. Upton was born Oct. 21, 1913 in Roswell. Upton was a rancher in Roswell and also served in the U.S. Navy during World War II. Upton is survived by numerous nieces and nephews. […]

Quintana

Ralph Quintana Ralph Quintana, 80, died in Laurel Hills Health Care Facility Thursday, May 6, 2004 following an extended illness. Ralph Quintana was born June 8, 1923 in Montoya. He had been a long time resident of the Tucumcari area. He was a member of the St. Anne’s Catholic Church. He served in the U.S. […]