Being snowed it causes plenty of enjoyable time

By Lynn Moncus How many of us didn’t believe the weather reports last week when the forecasters told us we were going to have a snowstorm? We just thought we were kidding each other when we said we might not be together again until spring. Although we have certainly had deeper drifts in the past, […]

I-40 eastbound back open after accident

QCS staff A single semi-tractor trailer accident three miles east of Santa Rosa stopped traffic on eastbound I-40 from Santa Rosa to Tucumcari for over an hour and sent the driver to the hospital according to the New Mexico State Police dispatch. New Mexico Department of Transportation crews salted and sanded I-40 before reopening it […]

Quay County Fair: Needle work results

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Quay County Fair: Crafts/hobbies results

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Quay County Fair: Canning/food preservation results

Open and junior divisions(All open unless noted)

Upcoming events during July 4 weekend

Lujan set to open distirct office…U.S. Rep. Ben Ray Lujan (D) will be in Tucumcari to officially open his district here at 1:30 p.m. on Friday. The Tucumcari District Office is at 404 W. Route 66 Blvd. Former Quay County Democratic Party president Ron Wilmot heads up the office.Local GOP set for July 4 tea […]

Bluegrass festival offers open mic night

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QCS Staff The Eastern New Mexico Blue Grass and Old Tyme Music Association’s inaugural Bluegrass Festival starts Thursday. “The event is an opportunity to bring tourist dollars into Tucumcari,” said David Morris, event coordinator. Morris said 300 invitations have mailed and radio advertising is airing in Kansas, Oklahoma and Texas. “We have had flyers sent […]

Mesalands wind energy center bidding open

QCS Staff The Mesalands Community College’s board of trustees on Tuesday voted to open the bidding for a $7 million North American Wind Research and Training Center building. Mesalands officials received approval from the board to start phase two of the project. This is the construction of a 26,385 square foot building designed by Kilmer […]

Burn ban initiated in Quay County

By QCS Staff The Quay County Commission approved a open fire ban which will be effective 8 a.m. Tuesday. The commission approved the resolution on the recommendation of Donald Adams, Quay County Fire Marshal, at its Monday meeting. The resolution says the county is joining other Eastern New Mexico and West Texas counties in the […]

Voter registration open for school board elections

By QCS Staff The Quay County Clerk’s Office will be conducting the school district elections for the Tucumcari, House, Logan and San Jon school districts.