Holiday mailings, pageants sparkle in Tucumcari

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By QCS Staff The Tucumcari Post Office has put out a special mailbox for children wanting to get their letters to Santa at the North Pole. Tucumcari Postmaster Robert Roark said he had the old-fashioned box for several years and wanted to put in on display for children at Chirstimas. Enter local artist Connie Falls, [...]

Shopping locally benefits locals, those beyond

By Lynn Moncus Those of us who have lived here for a few days recall the many stores we could choose from when we wanted to go on a shopping spree. We had but to park on Main Street in then decide which direction we wanted to go from there. Little did we dream that [...]

Recycling: Grant helping city to launch green pla

By Chelle Delaney: Quay County Sun A $10,000 grant for office recycling containers will put the city of Tucumcari in green mode. The grant to Tucumcari was one of 10 grants, totaling $260,000, awarded by the New Mexico Environment Department to communities and pueblos. The money is to be used for recycling and illegal dumping [...]

Early birds find deep discounts

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By Chelle Delaney: Quay County Sun Looking for some good deals for Christmas, shoppers showed up Friday at some retailers before 6 a.m. Sisters Rhonda Cioner and Amy Giordano said they were at Kmart before the doors opened. “I found some DVDs and there were a lot of clothes,” said Giordano, from Rio Rancho, who [...]

11-7 Tuck’s Turf

For those of you who have not been around lately we are trying to do a little repair work on the cart paths and other items during the slow down period. And we are also directing a lot of time to irrigation repair. This down period from our everyday normal duties during the growing season [...]

Man charged with theft of apple pie

QCS Staff Some of the evidence was missing, but a Tucumcari man has been charged with stealing two televisions, a video player, a barbecue grill and an apple pie. Most of the items have been recovered, Tucumcari Police Lt. Patti Lopez said, but one television set is still missing and “half of the pie was [...]

04-04-2007: Calendar

Thursday: 4 p.m., work session, for City Commission, Planning Commission and Consensus planning, City Hall. Friday: City offices are open for only a half day because of Easter. Saturday: 10 a.m., Easter Egg Hunt, Dunn Park. Monday: 9 a.m., regular meeting, Quay County Commission, Commission Chambers, Quay County Courthouse. Monday: 11:30 a.m., regular meeting of [...]

Tornado Relief: Ways to help, where to find help

Ways you can help • Contribute to the Community Action Tornado Relief Fund for tornado victims in Logan and Clovis. The fund has been set up in the name of Community Action New Mexico. Make a contributions at any Wells Fargo branch in New Mexico. • Call Community Action in Tucumcari at 461-1914 to offer [...]

03-28-2007: Calendar

Today-Friday: Annual Arts Festival, Tucumcari Convention Center. Fridays ongoing: Alcoholics Anonymous Unity Group meeting 7 p.m., at 1424 S. Sixth St. Saturday: 6 p.m., Benefit dance for Joni Jones, $2 donation per person, Del Norte Center. Monday: 9 a.m., regular meeting of the Arch Hurley Conservancy District, followed by a workshop meeting, Arch Hurley Headquarters, [...]

02-14-2007: Calendar

Tuesday: 5:30 p.m., regular meeting, Arch Hurley Conservancy District Board, Arch Hurley Headquarters Building. Thursday: 5:30 p.m., regular meeting of the Board of Trustees, Mesalands Community College. Fridays ongoing: Alcoholics Anonymous Unity Group meeting 7 p.m., at 1424 S. Sixth St. Saturday: 3 p.m., Arts & Humanities Council is presenting a piano concert with Lise [...]