10-20-07 Calendar

Today: Noon, Ribbon cutting, Grand Opening or Brian Urlacher Cross Country GM Autoplex. Food, Fun and much more all day. Today: 6 p.m., Altrusa Cash Party, Mexican Dinner, 9 p.m. dance to Limited Edition, Elks Lodge. Get tickets from any Altrusa Member. Today: 7 p.m., regular monthly gathering, Eastern New Mexico Bluegrass & Old Tyme […]

Parties should debate each other, not selves

By Chelle Delaney: QCS associate publisher Yes, it’s early, but shouldn’t Democrats start mixing it up with Republicans? That’s what was just suggested in a recent piece in the New York Times. What we’ve been getting is a series of so-called “debates” that pit Republicans against Republicans and Democrats against Democrats. How long do we […]

Birthday blitz

Padillas party… The youngest Padillas, Isabelle and Patrick, gathered on March 3 with family and friends to celebrate their birthdays. Isabelle was two on Feb. 28 and Patrick was three on Jan. 4. Celebrating with them was big brother, Mark “Junior” Padilla, 5. Their parents are Amanda Padilla of Tucumcari and Mark Padilla of Elrito. […]

Super Bowl Party at First Baptist

First Baptist Church will be hosting its first Super Bowl Party at 4 p.m. on Sunday, at the Fellowship Hall. Everyone is invited to wear their favorite team jerseys. The game will be broadcast live on an almost life-sized projection set. There will be no commercials or halftime show aired. Instead, there are games planned […]

Quay County official vote

The Quay County official vote count for the November 2006 general was 3,675, according to the Quay County Commission and County Clerk. United States Senator • Jeff Bingaman: 2,236 Democratic Party • Allen W. McCullough: 984 Republican Party United States Representative • Tom Udall: 2,250 Democratic Party • Ronald M. Dolin: 1,004 Republican Party Governor […]

How Quay County Voted

How Quay County Voted 2006 (vote count is based on provisional numbers) United States Senator l Jeff Bingaman: 2,231 Democratic Party l Allen W. McCullough: 981 Republican Party United States Representative l Tom Udall: 2,243 Democratic Party l Ronald M. Dolin: 1,003 Republican Party Governor and Lieutenant Governor l Bill Richardson and Diane D. Denish: […]

Tragedy can teach lessons

By Chelle Delaney: QCS Associate Publishe On May 19, alcohol claimed another victim. But this DWI was different than most we read about. Augustine “Augie” Montiel drowned while intoxicated. And he was only 12 years old. The Tucumcari fifth grader’s body was found in an irrigation canal along Charles Avenue. His blood-alcohol level, Police Chief […]

Parties hosting pre-primary nominations

QCS Staff Nominating conventions are taking place today in Albuquerque for both the state’s Democratic and Republican parties. In each case, candidates must receive 20 percent of the delegate votes cast for their respective offices in order to appear on the June 6 primary ballot. The Republican Party of New Mexico will be holding its […]

1/14 Editorial

The decision by former House Majority Leader Tom DeLay not to attempt to keep that position — though he still claims he will be vindicated soon of the campaign-finance violations with which he has been charged in Texas — has opened up a race to fill that post. It should be an occasion for a […]

Altrusa car party drives it home

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By Ryn Gargulinski: QCS Tucumcari’s Bobby Dominguez said he did not foresee himself driving away the grand prize winner in Altrusa’s annual car party — but his wife certainly did. “My wife never prays for material things,” Dominguez said, “but she kept saying I was going to win the truck. She said she was sure […]