Gov. Richardson, U.S. Air Force agree to expand Melrose Bombing Range

Freedom New Mexico SANTA FE — The state and the Air Force agreed during a meeting this week to move forward with the expansion of Cannon Air Force Base.The proposed expansion will transfer land from the State Land Office to the U.S. Air Force to expand the Melrose Bombing Range, according to a press release […]

Opera on tap

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QCS Staff The Santa Fe Opera’s annual Spring Tour will be in Tucumcari on Tuesday with a performance of Menotti’s “The Telephone.” After a morning performance for students there will be a free public concert at 7 p.m. Both performances will be at the Tucumcari High School Auditorium. In the evening, they will perform Susanna […]

Tucumcari golfer helps team capture 3rd place at charity tournament

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A.C. Chavarria of Tucumcari with teammates, Ted Wooldridge of Amarillo, Shannon Freedle and Lorraine Freedle, both of Santa Fe, won the thrid place in the B Flight, with a score of 124, Oasis Advocacy Center Golf Tournmament in Clovis last weekend. The team also won $400 for third place which they donated

03-08-08: Calendar

Today: 7 p.m., Santa Cruz River Band performing Southwestern Folk Music, Tucumcari High School Auditorium, 1100 S. Seventh St. presented by the Quay Arts and Humanities Council. Tickets are $10 per person or two for $15.

2008 Boys Baseball Schedule

Rattler baseball San Jon 1p.m.-3 p.m. March 15 V DH • Logan 4 p.m.-6 p.m. March 17 Jv DH • Tucumcari Tournament TBA March 21 Monte Del Sol 4 p.m.-6 p.m. March 25 V DH San Jon Tournament TBA March 28 Clovis C-team 4 p.m.-6 p.m. March 31 Jv DH • San Jon 4 p.m.-6 […]

Single-vehicle accident claims life of Tucumcari teen

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By Thomas Garcia A Tucumcari teen died Saturday morning in a single-vehicle accident in eastern De Baca County, said State Police Lt. Cleo Baker. Robert Marquez, 15, was driving a 1986 Jeep Cherokee south on State Highway 252 about 10 miles south of House about 8 a.m. when the vehicle left the road and rolled […]

Getting Santa’s attention …

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Letters to Santa can take all shapes and forms. Nowadays, they can be emailed, sent in a text message or snail mailed. But when you�re two or three years old, it�s good to have mom or dad help with your letter to Santa. That�s what parents did for their children who attend the Early Head […]

Not cold, rain kept Santa from Light Parade

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By QCS Staff Undaunted by Saturday night’s freezing rain, more than a dozen floats made the traditional ride through town. The cold rain, however, did keep some groups from entering the traditional event making the parade smaller than last year. Parade viewers watched from their vehicles parked along side streets and at intersections, while a […]

Upcoming holiday events

Sunday: 1 p.m. – 7 p.m. Christmas at Amistad. Arts and crafts booths, carnival type games for children, Open House at “Little House on the Prairie Museum,” on Hwy 402, 23 miles north of Nara Visa. Dec. 5: 7 p.m. Christmas Bonanza Bingo, $1,000. Bingo packs $25. VFW Post #2528, 105. E. Main St, Tucucmari. […]

Rattlers prep for Santa Rosa Lions

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By Thomas Garcia Quay County Sun The sixth seeded Tucumcari Rattlers face the third-seeded Santa Rosa Lions Friday in the quarter-final round of the 2A playoffs. “The Rattlers and Lions have been long time rivals,” said Rattlers coach Dub Smith. “Anything can happen when you have two rival teams facing off on the field. It […]