Rattlers return from break

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Thomas Garcia By Thomas Garcia QCS senior writer A long holiday break should not affect the Tucumcari Rattlers wrestling team as they prepare for the St. Michael’s tournament. “We got right back into it on Monday,” said Rattlers head coach Eddie Encinias. “The team has a great recuperation time.” Encinias said the team had a […]

Rattlers return to Tucumcari

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By Chelle Delaney: QCS Correspondent Tucumcari’s population has swelled by hundreds as the city celebrates the 39th annual Rattler Reunion this weekend. About 100 Tucumcari High graduates attended a Thursday night mixer, warming up for the weekend, said Norma Jean Crellin, a 1948 THS grad and president of the Tucumcari Alumini Association. Crellin said she’s […]

Cochan to return for Stars on the Water event June 13

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‘Tucumcari Tonite’ slogan to return to billboards

Chelle Delaney “Tucumcari Tonite” will be returning to billboards advertising the city to motorists on Interstate 40 and U.S. 54. For more than a year, billboards advertising the city have featured a silhouette of cowboys on horseback and the slogan “Gateway to the West.”“We want to go back to ‘Tucumcari Tonite’ which is nationally recognized,” […]

If you hummed with Hummingbirds, they want you

By QCS Staff Hummingbird Music Camp is calling on all former campers, counselors, and teachers to return to camp at end of May to celebrate the camp’s 50th birthday.

Mariachi in Tucumcari

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What: The annual Christmas Mariachi concert, headlining Reynaldo Maestas with special guest Romano Enrique, a professional mariachi from Spain who is Reynaldo’s cousin, along with Mariachi Tenampa, New Mexico’s premiere mariachi group, and the Baila, Baila Dancers. The show was sponsored by Quay Council for Arts and Humanities, Mesalands Community College and the Elks’ Lodge. […]

Tax Help New Mexico comes to Mesalands

QCS STAFF Taxes may not have to be stressful this year. Senior citizens, students, and anyone with an income less than $35,000 per year can benefit from a free service provided at Mesalands Community College in conjunction with Tax Help New Mexico, a part of the Internal Revenue Service’s (IRS) Volunteer Income Tax Assistance Initiative, […]

Independent interview about police continues

TV Hagenah Mark Radosevich announced this week that he woud return to Tucumcari early next week to interview anyone interested in discussing any aspects of the situation regarding the Tucumcari Police Department. Radosevich said all points of view and information would be kept in the strictest confidence. Radosevich also said that anyone wishing to regain […]

Vacation time creates quandary

TV Hagenah With summer approaching, it behooves me to begin thinking of vacation destinations (I have long been a fan of the word “behooves.” Of course, as a child I would use it incorrectly. I would say things like, “They don’t be feet on that horse. They be hooves!”). There are many schools of thought […]

Visit provides peace, perspective

Lynn Moncus After the reception at Tucumcari Historical Museum in recognition of the publication of our book, I loaded Aggie into the car the next day and headed to the canyons in order to enjoy the memories and to return to reality. As most of you know, I go out home during mental emergencies or […]