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

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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

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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

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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 […]