Romance not the cowboy way

By Glenda Price Cowboys are romantic, they say. Uh-huh. Every one I know can get downright eloquent when discussing a new baby calf, his favorite using horse or his best cow dog. We females find that quite attractive. But what about us? My theory is they like human female companionship, but they just don’t know […]

Community Notes: Tucumcari’s 100th, tree sale, Rose Pacheco’s 86th

By QCS Staff Tucumcari’s centennial to be celebrated next year Tucumcari will be celebrating its 100th birthday next year. In preparation for the festivistives, Ron Wilmot, director of the Tucumcari Convention Center, has been appointed chair of the centennial events committee by the city. Wilmot said planning and organizational meetings will be announced in January. […]

Post office losing skin

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By QCS Staff The Tucumcari Post Office is down to its second skin. The stone panels were coming off the walls of the Post Office building on Tuesday. And it was being done on purpose. The building’s outer skin has been an item of concern and interest for about three years. In July 2004, a […]

Tucumcari VFW post holding Veterans Day events

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By Thomas Garcia The Tucumcari VFW Post 2528 will be holding three events in honor of Veterans Day. At 8 a.m. Friday, Nov. 9, the VFW will place flags at the cemetery for all veterans. On Saturday the VFW will be holding their annual Buddy Poppy drive at various locations throughout the town. At 11 […]

October 1953

American Legion Post, No. 20, conducted a membership drive to attract Korean War veterans. … Mayor Tito Trujillo of Mosquero proclaimed an 8:30 p.m. curfew for all persons under 21. … Gov. Ed Mecham missed a Conchas Dam hearing because of a delay in receiving an invite. … The Amateur Radio Emergency Corps had a […]

Logan candles remember 9/11

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Members of the American Legion Post 77 in Logan honored and remembered the fallen of 9/11 on the sixth anniversary of terrorist attacks in New York City and Washington, D.C. Legion members, EMS crews, firefighters and police officers gathered at American Legion Post 77 in Logan Tuesday night to remember those who perished in the […]

05-12-2007: Notable Notes

Time to sign up for adult softball leagues The Tucumcari Recreation Department is now forming adult softball leagues. If you have a men’s, women’s or co-ed team you would like to place in the league, contact the Tucumcari Recreation Department from 4 p.m. to 9 p.m. at 461-1647. Cost is $300 per team and is […]

Baskin’ in Fort Bascom

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By Thomas Garcia: Quay County Sun A Tucumcari businessman has re-constructed a piece of New Mexico’s past. Stanley Jennings, owner of the Fort Bascom Trading Post, has built a model of Fort Bascom. He started work on the model in July of 2005 and finished it in February of this year. The completed model is […]

City to broaden city manager search

by Chelle Delaney: Quay County Sun The Tucumcari City Commission has decided to revise its search for a new city manager, said Mayor Mary Mayfield on Friday. “We decided we need to broaden the search,” Mayfield said. The commissioners are searching for a replacement for the current city manager, Richard Primrose, who leaves his post […]

1/21 Calendar

Today: New Mexico State Police blood drive from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. at North Plains Mall in Clovis. For information call Cheryl Terry at 763-3427 or visit www.bloodhero.com and enter sponsor code nmstatepolice. Saturdays ongoing: N.A. meetings from 7 p.m. to 8 p.m. at St. Anne’s Church, 306 W. High St., in the Madonna […]