Logan senior awarded scholarship

Thomas Garcia A Logan High senior has received a scholarship bestowed on just 104 students across the country. Holly Raines-Baxter, 18, a senior at Logan high school said she was excited to be notified she had received the Horatio Alger National Scholarship, good for $20,000 at any four-year institution. “This is the first scholarship that […]

Altrusa makes $10,000 donation

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Thomas Garcia QCS senior writer A local organization’s donation helped Tucumcari MainStreet improve the landscaping at the newly remodeled Train Depot. Alida Brown, chair of the Altrusa community service committee, presented $10,000 donation to MainStreet at a community service program meeting held at Train Depot. “It’s critical for our community to have a project like […]

Logan schools smart phone program worries parent

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Thomas Garcia By Thomas Garcia tgarcia@qcsunonline.com A parent is voicing concerns over the use of a smart phone system at Logan Schools. “I had no idea these phones were even being given to my son,” said Shayne McSmith of Nara Visa. McSmith said his son came home from school but instead of text books and […]

Court halts license process

Thomas Garcia Quay County’s effort to land the state’s last racing license was halted Friday when Raton District Judge John Paternoster granted an injunction to La Mesa, the original license holder. “We respect what the court has said, though we do not agree with it,” said Warren Frost, executive director of the Quay County Gaming […]

Tucumcari, Logan start season under new head coaches

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By Thomas Garcia QCS staff writer The Tucumcari Rattlers and Logan Longhorns start their season Friday night at home under the direction of new head coaches. Wayne Ferguson will handle the reigns this season as the Rattlers head coach. Ferguson starts the season short a quarterback and running back facing off against the 3A Hatch […]

Group donating school supplies

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Thomas Garcia The Ministry of Hope is purchasing school supplies for every Tucumcari Elementary student in Kindergarten through Fifth grade. “This is our way of helping the local families with the cost of returning to school,” said Ministry Director Doyle Fraiser. Fraiser said the idea behind the donation is to have the students focus on […]

Quay County rancher, 70, tops senior pro rodeo rankings

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Thomas Garcia By Thomas Garcia QCS staff writer A local 70-year-old rancher splits his time between tending 300 head of cattle, rebuilding a home and being ranked number one in calf and breakaway roping in the National Senior Pro Rodeo Association. Jerry Koile is currently first in the NSPRA world rankings in 68-plus calf roping […]

Xcel to build back up power station north of Tucumcari.

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Cara Hendrickson, Quinten Bugg announce wedding

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Mr. and Mrs. Willis Jack Hendrickson II and Mrs. Catherine Bugg of Tucumcari announce the upcoming wedding of their children, Cara and Quinten. The wedding will be Saturday, June 4 at Our Lady of Guadalupe Catholic Church in San Jon. A reception for family and friends will follow at the Quality Inn in Tucumcari. Mrs. […]