State police identify Nara Visa shooting death victim

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Freedom New Mexico State police have identified 32-year-old Ty Fields as the victim of a fatal shooting which took place Saturday night in Nara Visa. According to Sgt. Tim Johnson, state police responded to a report of a fight between two men on Second Street around 8 p.m. Upon arrival, officers learned one of the […]

Weekend fires sweep county

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Russell Anglin A series of wildfires swept Quay County over the weekend, burning tens of thousands of acres and leaving Tucumcari without power for almost six hours Sunday. The biggest blaze, which occurred along the Curry and Quay County line, was actually four separate fires at one point, according to Forrest Fire Chief Ray Rush. […]

There is more than just the definition of words in dictionaries

By Lynn Moncus: QCS columnist Those of us who enjoy playing with words rely heavily on our dictionaries and usually have at least one within reach. On that note, you can imagine the mental upheaval that occurred recently when I read that published dictionaries are going to be history in a very short time.I grabbed […]

I-40 accidents happen near same spot

William Thompson New Mexico State Police Officers responded to two accidents on I-40 that occurred in close proximity to one another around 10 a.m. Monday. The driver of a pickup was airlifted to Northwest Plains Hospital in Amarillo where he was in critical condition Tuesday afternoon. “The calls came in one right after the other,” […]