Post office losing skin

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By QCS Staff The Tucumcari Post Office is down to its second skin. The stone panels were coming off the walls of the Post Office building on Tuesday. And it was being done on purpose. The building’s outer skin has been an item of concern and interest for about three years. In July 2004, a […]

06-16-2007: Letter to Editor

All of the members of the volunteer fire district number 2 want to thank the businesses for their donations to the fire fighting effort at the Sands-Dorsey Building on June 8. Thanks to: Del’s for the burritos, the Sonic for water and hamburgers, the Subway for the many sandwiches and bags of chips, the Pizza […]

Canyon trips always welcome

By Lynn Moncus A couple of weeks ago, Aggie and I stood beside he Plaza Larga to watch that Colorado water rushing by, and my mind did its usual trick of heading to the canyons to see the beginning of that creek. When we are very young we take almost everything for granted and don’t […]

10/1 Quay personality

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Who: Glen Burns An artist, architect, actor and self-proclaimed “hotel brat,” Burns said his dad owned the Conchas Hotel and they moved to Tucumcari in the early 1960s. Claim to fame: Burns has big ideas. Perhaps they stem from the 23 big screen appearances he said he’s had as a movie extra. Or maybe they […]

Tucumcari loses power

William Thompson Strong, gusty winds caused a major power outage Wednesday evening from around 5:30 p.m. until 9: 30 p.m. The power went out for most of the eastern half of Tucumcari east of First Street and north to Main Street. Tucumcari’s Fire Chief, Mike Cherry, said the winds reached speeds in excess of 50 […]

Ministerial Alliance to build three large crosses

By TV Hagenah Jim Witcher of the Ministerial Alliance officially announced last week that the alliance would begin work on building three large crosses at the east end of Tucumcari as symbols of Christianity to both residents of the town and to those people driving through on I-40. “It will be a way to dedicate […]