Chelle Delaney Before daybreak in Tucumcari shoppers were hunting the aisles for holiday bargains on Black Friday. Frank McKinley was one of the first Friday morning customers in Kmart which opened at 6 a.m. “I saved a hundred dollars,” said McKinley, who added he was happy with his purchase. McKinley had his arms full as [...]
By QCS Staff The cause of a house fire over the July 4th weekend has been turned over for investigation to the Tucumcari Police Department, said Tucumcari Fire Chief Mike Cherry. The fire was reported about 2 p.m. on Saturday at a duplex on Laughlin Avenue between Second and Third streets. Firefighters quickly put out [...]
By QCS Staff Red, white and blue wind chimes and sun catchers for the July 4th holiday were the craft of the week at the summer reading program at the Tucumcari Public Library. In all, 102 kids participated, said Mary Ann Molinas, library director. “The crafts are one of my favorite,” said Reagan Runyan. Last [...]
by Leonard Lauriault Summer begins at 5:59 p.m. on Friday. When I was growing up, June 21st was always the first day of summer. My brother who lives in Alaska says June 21st is Alaska National Holiday because it’s the longest day of the year, having 24 hours of virtual daylight (19 hours and 25 [...]
By QCS Staff Two enterinment headliners will be the guest performers at the first annual “Stars on tthe Water 08,” concert on May 24. The event is a fundraiser sponsored by the Friends of Ute Lake State Park, said one of the organizers, Kathy Leal of Logan. Country artist Stephen Cochran is the featured peformer.
By Thomas Garcia Quay County Sun A Tucumcari chef helpd to give about 100 people that warm holiday feeling. The Ministry of Hope held a Holiday Feast for those in need on Thursday at the Trinity First Baptist Church. And the turkeys and fixings for the traditional holiday meal were donated and cooked by chef [...]
Sunday: 1 p.m. – 7 p.m. Christmas at Amistad. Arts and crafts booths, carnival type games for children, Open House at “Little House on the Prairie Museum,” on Hwy 402, 23 miles north of Nara Visa. Dec. 5: 7 p.m. Christmas Bonanza Bingo, $1,000. Bingo packs $25. VFW Post #2528, 105. E. Main St, Tucucmari. [...]
By QCS Staff It was a quiet Thanksgiving holiday weekend in Quay County, according to police officials There were two accidents and one DWI arrest in Quay County, New Mexico State Police Lt. Cleo Baker said. There were no fatalities. “It was a safe holiday weekend,” Baker said. “The fact that people knew the DWI [...]