Better to do holiday shopping early

As the holidays are quickly approaching I can’t help but feel Chuck Berry had a good point when he sang “Run Run Rudolph.” It seems like each day despite my best efforts I am running out of time. Every week there are more and more events going to than I have time to deal with. […]

Tiger cub donated to Clovis zoo


Sharna Johnson When he wakes, he bounds to his feet and goes looking for his bottle, finding it quickly in the hands of his mother. After a few suckles, “Sooner” is curled nose-to-tail again and back in a heavy sleep on the floor. And while he snoozes his “mother,” Zoo Curator Mark Yannotti, is trying […]

Visitor quickly outwears welcome

Russell Anglin My Tuesday was made a little less pleasant by an unwanted house guest. I met the intruder during the noon hour in my bathroom. I was fortunate enough to have my glance turned downward as an orange-red centipede quickly crawled under my bathroom door, making hideous zig-zag movements and scurrying under a cabinet. […]

Firefighters quickly extinguish fire at House

By QCS Staff The House and Jordan fire departments were dispatched at 2:18 p.m., Wednesday to a structure fire at the New Mexico Wind Energy Center at House. A storage container separate from the center’s main building is what caught fire, said House Fire Chief Mike Morrow. The fire was put out quickly and the […]

Small fire in backyard quickly extinguished


By QCS Staff A fire that started Monday in the backyard of a Tucumcari residence was quickly brought under control by the Tucumcari Fire Department. The fire in the alleyway between south Fourth and Fifth streets was reported about 10:50 a.m. Homeowner Christy Jones said she did not know what caused the fire. The fire […]

Roped in at Heritage Dayze


Reluctant at first, to step from the crowd, nine-year-old Eliana Andrade of Tucumcari quickly fell under the spell of trick roper, �Wild Bill Cathey� at the Heritage Dayze festival at the Tucumcari Historical Museum. Cathey of Dora says the trick to trick roping is all in the practice. Cathey will perform again today at the […]