Longtime resident contributed much to community

We have one great friend who is very proud to have been born in 1912 shortly after New Mexico became a state. Mrs. Sue Wallace Tucek was born just across the state line in Briscoe County, Texas, and moved to the Norton area with her parents, Mr. and Mrs. Hutson Wallace, when she was 9 […]

Dating sites let friends help friends

Baxter Black I was having a nice chat with a ranch woman in New Mexico. We wound up discussing children. Then the subject of sons came up. We noted the special relationship between mothers and sons. Cheri, the ranch woman, said that her son had been a dutiful cowboy ranch kid but had other plans […]

Judds announce daughter’s engagement

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Delton and Mary Catherine Judd of Nara Visa announce the engagement and approaching marriage of their daughter, Mettie Ileena Judd of Dallas, to Sean Jeffrey Taylor of Lubbock, Texas. The groom is the son of Teri and Michael Taylor of Salado, Texas. The couple will exchange vows Sept. 17 at Tenroc Ranch in Salado in […]

New reading material brings friend to mind

Lynn Moncus Because of the dearth of newspapers in our town, several friends have come to the rescue of the woman from Ima and have provided papers from many other areas. One friend comes from Las Vegas at least once a week and brings several copies of the Albuquerque Journal, thus giving me a few […]

County commissioners suspend Ute Lake Ranch subdivision plat

Thomas Garcia Quay County commissioners approved the development of one Ute Lake subdivision while halting another Tuesday. Following the recommendation of Quay County Manager Richard Primrose the commission suspended Ute Lake Ranch’s subdivision plat. “The suspension can be lifted at any time,” said commission chair Franklin McCasland. “The developers must first meet the requirements set […]

Our page — July 21

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Trophies [image #2, align=right, size=medium] Quay County 4-Hers would like to thank the 2010 Saddle Donors for the State 4-H Horse Show and Quay County Rodeo All Around Winners. Pictured from left to right Corby Mackey, First National Bank of New Mexico; Jimmy Watson, Tucumcari Ranch Supply; JD McEwen, Farm Credit; Jeff Nunn, Citizens Bank; […]

Police seize marijuana on Conchas ranch

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QCS Staff State police seized more than 350 marijuana plants and 85 pounds of packaged marijuana worth $218,000 at a ranch near Conchas. New Mexico State Police said Mark Hardage, 49, of Conchas, was charged with felony marijuana distribution Tuesday after a lengthy investigation. Agents with state police and the New Mexico Livestock Board said […]

Senior menus — May 26

The following are the lunch menus for Thursday through June 2 for the Tucumcari Senior Center. Thursday Hawaiian pork, tossed green salad with ranch dressing, whole wheat bread, strawberries and vanilla pudding. Friday Chicken salad, creamy coleslaw, glazed carrots, crackers, cherry cobbler. Tuesday Spaghetti and sauce, salad and dressing, spinach, garlic bread, pear cobbler. Wednesday […]

11-25 Our page

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The Tucumcari Youth League would like to thank all their sponsors, ShipleySystems, Radioshack, Cullum Groung fighting, Rays Truck Service, Aqua Mist car wash, First National Bank, Tucumcari Federal, Family Vision, Pacheco Trucking, Quality Lube and Tire, State Farm, Dr. Gary Balzanesm D.D.S., Even Par Auto Glass, Tucumcari Ranch Supply, Everyones FCU, VFW post 2528, Auto […]

Oct. 16 Friday area prep football scoreboard

Class 5 A Clovis 48, Artesia 10, final Class 3A Portales 79, Roswell High 36, final Class 2A Santa Rosa 21, Texico 7, final Estancia 42, Tucumcari 13, final Class 1A Fort Sumner 10, Carrizozo 0, final 8-man Melrose 76, Clovis Christian 36, final 6-man House 62, Dora 45, final Lake Arthur 70, Elida 25, […]