New administrator joins Dan C. Trigg hospital

Special to the QCS Dan C. Trigg Memorial Hospital has announced Suraj Agboke has joined the hospital-based primary clinic as the practice administrator. “We’re pleased to have Suraj’s expertise as a part of our team. His experience will help us expand clinic services and recruit providers,” said Lance Labine, Administrator for DCT. Agboke replaces Johnlyn […]

Area residents developing food Co-op

Thomas Garcia Area residents have joined together to create Tucumcari Food Cooperative, which plans to offer organic food to area shoppers. The Co-op’s mission is to provide high quality, natural and organic products at the lowest prices possible, according to a press release. “They will be offering a different type of natural food for the […]

Rush missteps representing HSUS

By Baxter Black: Humor columnist I felt a tremor in the Earth. Rush Limbaugh joined the dark side. Limbaugh is a spokesman for the Humane Society of the United States (HSUS). It was like finding out your brother is a cross dresser. Why does it matter? It probably doesn’t to most people, but whether you […]

Police Chief Lopez resigns

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By Chelle Delaney Tucumcari Police Chief Daniel Lopez has resigned effective Feb. 14, City Manager John Sutherland said Tuesday. Lopez is resigning to take the law enforcement job of a lifetime and at a higher rate of pay, Sutherland said. Sutherland would not disclose which agency would be employing Lopez. “I haven’t been able to […]

Art Space holds its first gala

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Eastern New Mexico Art Space was launched Friday night with a dedication ceremony and gallery opening of member works. About 70 artists have joined the group. At the center is Beth Parmer, president of the group. Courtesy Photo: John Stacy

Cattlemen have no business in cologne

By Baxter Black: QCS columnist Dear J.D., I just got wind of your latest venture into the entrepreneurial world. It’s odd that if I’d heard you’d merged with Tyson Foods or been arrested transporting Amish across the state line, I’d have shaken my head but taken it in stride. As it was, I sat back […]