Rattler Reunion schedule

QCS Staff The 2010 Rattler Reunion will be held on August 5-7. The Class of 1980 is hosting the event themed “Forever Young, For-ever Rattler.” “We are hoping for a good turnout this year,” said Martin Encinias-Angel, president of the Tucumcari Alumni Association. “Economic-wise, it is hard to determine if that is possible” Encinias-Angel said […]

Our page — June 30

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[image #1, align=right, size= medium] On Thursday, June 24, the Summer Reading Program at Tucumcari Public Library held a magic show featuring the Amazing Bodinni from Albuquerque. We had 207 people attend the program held at the Mesalands Community College. The people in the picture are of course the Amazing Bodinni, Arissa Griego, Thomas Morris, […]

Our Page — April 21

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Cutest baby contest The Tucumcari Alco store recently held its annual cutest baby contest. The winner, Abrianna Martinez, raised

Obituaries: Minnie La Veta Slusher Shay

Minnie La Veta Slusher Shay, 98, died Tuesday, April 6, 2010, in Albuquerque. She was born Oct. 20, 1911, in Bison, Okla. Survivors include two sons, William Shay IV and Marc Shay, and two daughters, Jacqueline Chappell-Reid and Veronica Wright. Services: have been held. Information: 461-3815.

Press release: Public meeting to be held on Conchas Lake management plan

Freedom New Mexico CONCHAS DAM, N.M. – New Mexico State Parks invites the public to review and comment on the draft park management plan for Conchas Lake State Park. The plan includes a history of the park, a review of existing park resources and facilities, and proposed management and facility improvements for the next five […]

Freedom strikes deal for Arizona paper sale

Freedom New Mexico Freedom Communications filed a motion Tuesday with the U.S. Bankruptcy Court in Delaware seeking approval of the sale of its Phoenix-area publications to 1013 Communications LLC, an affiliate of Thirteenth Street Media. In a statement, Freedom said company officials hope a hearing will be held in early March and that the transaction […]

12-23 Obits

Clarence Esbenshade Clarence Esbenshade, 74, died on Thursday Dec. 17, 2009, in Tucumcari. He was born June 13, 1935, in Lancaster, Pa. Survivors include three children. Services: 1 p.m. Wednesday at the Tucumcari Memorial Park Cemetery. David H. Brownlee David H. Brownlee, 85, died on Wednesday, Dec. 16, 2009 in Clovis. He was born May […]

Three questions with Aaron McKinney

By Thomas Garcia: QCS staff writer Have the students and staff adjusted well to the active construction at the high school? It has not effected anything going on in the classrooms. We have been observing the class rooms since school has started and have not seen a difference. What is the status of phase I […]

Death notice: Marguerite Hodges

Marguerite Hodges, 88, died Tuesday, Sept. 1, 2009, in Tucumcari. She was born Aug. 28, 1921, in Conway, Ark. Survivors include her children, Dean Hodges, Dale Hodges, Bobby Haddon and Patsy Langley. Services have been held. Information: 461-3815.

Quay County 4-H seniors take home awards at state conference

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By Brenda Bishop: Special to QCS Eleven Quay County 4-H seniors represented Quay County at the 86th Annual State 4-H Conference held in Las Cruces this week. The conference was bittersweet for Lisa Mitchell, who will be going to college in the fall. “The years I have spent in the 4-H organization have made a […]