Two arrested on I-40 near Tucumcari for possession of 24 pounds of Marijuana

QCS Staff Two Michigan residents were arrested Friday after New Mexico State Police seized 24 pounds of marijuana during a traffic stop on I-40 outside of Tucumcari, said Lt. Lance Bateman. According to Bateman: • At approximately 2:09 p.m. a state police officer, conducted the traffic stop one mile east of Tucumcari. During interaction with […]

Michigan family reunites with dog after yearlong separation

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Thomas Garcia Welcome posters and open arms are what await “Ceasar,” a Maltese dog who will be reunited with his owners in Michigan more than a year after he disappeared following a vehicle accident on Interstate 40 that resulted in the death of two family members. Ceasar left Tucumcari on Tuesday morning en route to […]

Art Space Gallery to featue artwork by Grotts

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By QCS Staff Jean Grotts of Tucumcari will be the first featured artist in a series of monthly shows planned by the Eastern New Mexico Art Space Gallery, said Connie Falls, gallery coordinator. Grotts has lived in Tucumcari since 1998. She began drawing and painting as a child, and sold her first artwork when she […]

James Warren Vinall

Services: No services will be held. James Warren Vinall, 79, of Willcox, Ariz., after a long struggle with Alzheimer’s disease, died at his home, in Bonita, on Friday, Oct. 5, 2007. He was born in Tucumcari on March 21, 1928 and grew up there. As a young man he worked the wheat harvests from New […]