Tucumcair Middle School honor roll, first nine weeks

Special to the QCS The following are students on the honor roll for the first nine weeks at Tucumcari Middle School. Tucumcari Middle School All A Honor Roll 1st Nine Weeks, 2007-2008 6th Grade Roxanne Awais Merissa Cooper Vincent Grap Carlos Marquez John Martinez Cody Massey Michael Olivas Olana Romero 7th Grade Jayde Arguello Stephen […]

Tucumcari homicide suspect nabbed in Washington state

By Paula Horton: The Daily World What started as a traffic stop by Grays Harbor Sheriff’s deputies in Washington state may have ended up nabbing a New Mexico murder suspect who’s been on the lam for eight years, according to Undersheriff Rick Scott. When a man was stopped for DUI just after midnight on Oct. […]

Aug. 15, 2007 Tuck’s Turf

A couple of hot weeks on the course lately. Breen Championship-Rattler Reunion and the Elks C/P Scramble. All of these tournaments couldn’t be successful without the help of the volunteers, sponsors, business’s, players and players families. The number of visitors these events bring into this city is a must for all and greatly appreciated. The […]

Fort Sumner man found guilty

By QCS Staff A Quay County jury found a Fort Sumner man guilty Thursday of killing his wife three years ago outside their home. The jury deliberated for less than two hours before finding Jose Garcia, 42, guilty of murder in the second degree, tampering with evidence and using a firearm in the commission of […]

Quay County 12-for-12 on AYP

QCS Staff The Public Education Department said fewer state schools are reaching adequate yearly progress (AYP) under the federal No Child Left Behind Act than in 2006. The department is not, however, referring to Quay County Schools. All three Tucumcari schools, and schools in San Jon, Logan and House, passed the state-established targets for improving […]

AYP announcement delayed

Secretary of Education Veronica C. Garcia postponed Wednesday’s AYP announcement to allow for more time to get accurate information about the results to school districts before the start of school, according to a department press release. The Public Education Department has until Aug. 5 to report AYP results. “While I am comfortable with the quality […]

chime crafts, law school, birthdays, U.S. Navy, straight As

Chimes for the times… Libraian volunteer Gienoveva Mediamo helps four-year-old Natalie Hayes with her wind chime craft. It was this past week’s activities at the summer reading program at the Tucumcari Public Library. Sanovia studying law… Sanovia Paris Garcia is attending Duke University Law School. The daughter of Daniel and Phyllis Garcia of Tucumcari, she […]

John “Tommy” Thomas Garcia

Services: 7 p.m. Thursday a rosary will be recited at Holy Family Catholic Church in Albuquerque. At 9 a.m. Friday a mass of Christian burial will be celebrated at Holy Family. John “Tommy” Thomas Garcia, 60, died Sunday, July 15, 2007, in Albuquerque. Mr. Garcia was born in Tucumcari to John R. and Cornelia Garcia […]

Liberato “Levi” Garcia

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Services: Have been held Liberato “Levi” Garcia, 73, a resident of Roy, New Mexico died Wednesday, June 27, 2007, in Roy. He was born in Garita on July 25, 1933 to the late Juan R. Garcia and Rumalda Martinez Garcia who survives him. He was united in marriage in Trujillo on Feb. 13, 1952 to […]

07-04-2004: Around Town

Gallery open house… Nelda L. Smith is holding an open house of her gallery, Colors of My Soul Studio from 5 p.m. to 7 p.m. on Saturday, 205 1/2 South Second St. All are invited to attend. Janet and Joe to wed… Jerry and Ann Hall of Tucumcari announce the engagement of their daughter, Janet […]