Tax Day Tea Party highlights April 15

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By Thomas Garcia

Quay County courtroom security upgraded

Thomas Garcia Area residents will notice an increase of security measures during proceedings of the Tenth Judicial District Court at the Quay County Courthouse.Several Quay County residents reported to the district courthouse in Tucumcari on Monday for jury duty. Like many times before,

Obesity a top concern of area residents

Chelle Delaney When it comes to extra pounds Tucumcari is just as concerned as the rest of the nation. Obesity reduction and prevention is one of the top concerns of Tucumcari and Quay County area residents, according to a recent survey. Residents’ other priorities were substance abuse, teen pregnancy prevention and suicide prevention, the survey […]

Phone scam targeting Quay County residents

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Thomas Garcia A phone scam is targeting the customers of the First National Bank of New Mexico in Quay and Colfax counties. There were 20 suspicious calls reported Wednesday to bank headquarters in Clayton, said Craig Reeves, FNBNM president. This is the second time that FNBNM customers in Quay County have received “vishing scam” calls. […]

Three local residents tapped to serve on Denish transition team

By QCS Staff Three Tucumcari residents have been asked to serve on Lt. Gov. Diane Denish’s transition team, said Chris Cervini, transition communications director. Selected to serve on Denish’s transition Energy Committee is former Tucumcari mayor, Mary Mayfield, and on the Government Efficiency and Finance Committee is Quay County Commission Chairman Franklin McCasland, Cervini said. […]

IRS is holding checks for five area residents

By Thomas Garcia Some Quay County residents could be eligible for an an unclaimed IRS refund or economic stimulus payment from the government.The IRS has a list of five residents in Quay County who have a tax refund or stimulus check that were undeliverable. The five are Randy and Willa Callaway of McAlister and Andrew […]

Tenants complain lawn care fees are too high

Chelle Delaney The cost for lawn maintenance cuts too deep, said several residents of the city’s public housing

Racino not what entire town wants

By Brian Haines Last week we held a rather well advertised rally regarding the potential coming of a “racino” to our community. During the course of the week I overheard several statements made that I wanted to use this forum to address: First: at some point it was stated that “99 percent” of Tucumcari residents […]

Residents turn out to support proposed ‘racino’

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By Gabriel Monte: Freedom New Mexico TUCUMCARI — Dressed in race-horse attire, an 8-year-old burro named Jack Rabbit gave rides to children Thursday in the Tucumcari Convention Center parking lot. Many adults in the region are hoping to see some real race horses in the coming months. “We need something to boost the economy,” said […]

Sirens would make residents feel more secure

By Lynn Moncus