Tucumcari Elementary School honors

The following students made the fourth 9-weeks Honor Roll

Weather Service declares city, county StormReady

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Chelle Delaney The city of Tucumcari and Quay County has been declared StormReady by officials of the National Weather Service. The presentation was made at the City Commission on Thursday. “Only two other communities in New Mexico have earned that designation,” said Shawn Bennett, meteorologist in charge of NWS Albuquerque.Those communities are an San Juan […]

Students learn to be savvy media consumers

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Thomas Garcia Students at Tucumcari Middle School were taught how to distinguish between news and a sales pitch. The presentation about media literacy was made by Denis Doyon of the New Mexico Media Literacy Project on Thursday. “Media literacy is the ability to critically consume and create media,” said Doyon, NMLP’s director of media productions. […]

Wilmot to head up U.S. Rep. Lujan’s Tucumcari office

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By QCS Staff U.S. Rep. Ben Ray Lujan (D-N.M.) announced today that Ron Wilmot will head up his Tucumcari office. Lujan has said that his representative in Tucumcari would serve his constituency on the eastern side of the state in the 3rd District. Those areas include Union, Quay, Curry and Roosevelt counties and Cannon Air […]

4-1 Sports notes

The following students from Tucumcari made Basketball District 6AA First Team All District: • Andrew Francis • Curtis Simpson • Kadi Powers • Laura Fought

Homecoming reminder of good times past

By Lynn Moncus Attending Homecoming at NMSU last week was a major treat for this Aggie who earned her first degree there 53 years ago. Seeing people with whom I had attended the College of New Mexico Agriculture and Mechanic Arts reminded me of the great times we had during those years and of the […]

Clark is game for hunting

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By Maria Schmitt Tucumcari hunter Wayne Clark doesn’t have to talk about the one that got away. All Clark has to do is show you the walls in his trophy room. On the wall behind his computer is a bear skin, a large fish appoints an archway, and on another hang the heads of mule […]

Track record: 70 years ago Tucumcari made racing history, will it happen again?

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Chelle Delaney “Large Crowd Expected For Opening Day Of Racing Meet Which Will Feature Large Panhandle Delegations.” That was the headline 70 years ago in the

Arrest made in connection with slaying in Portales

By Sharna Johnson: Freedom New Mexico PORTALES – A 46-year-old Portales man has been arrested in connection with the Monday stabbing death of a 69-year-old man.Police are citing robbery as a motive for the slaying of Don Chapman. A warrant for an open count of murder and robbery was signed by a Roosevelt County judge […]

Community Notes: Forrest Community reunion, Special Lodgers Tax Advisory meeting set for Friday

Forest Community Reunion set for July 5The Forrest Community Reunion will be at 10:30 a.m. on July 5 at the Forrest Community Center. The lunch fee is $8.50 for adults and $5 for children. Checks should be made payable to the Forrest Community Center, and mailed to Mary Sours, 4016 QR AI, McAlister, NM 88427 […]