Tucumcari High holds its 39th annual Rattler Reunion

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By Chelle Delaney: QCS Correspondent Before Saturday night’s finale at the 39th annual Rattler Reunion banquet, the hatchet had been passed on to the class of 1980.The passing on of the traditional hatchet signaled that preparations were under way by the Tucumcari High School class of 1980 to host the 40th Rattler Reunion in 2010.The […]

Free market must have rules to follow

The only part of Saturday’s editorial — “Fed seeking permanence in private sector” — I disagree with is this statement: “The way the Bush administration used 9/11 to vastly expand government power and secrecy reminds us how the Obama administration is using the current economic crisis to vastly expand the government’s involvement in private business.” […]

06-24-09: Calendar

Today: 10 a.m., regular meeting, Tucumcari/Quay County Regional Emergency Communications Board, City Hall, 215 E. Center St. Call 461-4403.Today: RENEW 09. For information visit: empoweringtheland.com Call 461-4079.Thursday: 5 p.m., regular meeting, Housing Authority, City Hall, 215 E. Center St. Call 461-4403.Thursday 6 p.m., regular meeting, Tucumcari City Commission, City Hall, 215 E Center St. Call […]

06-20-09: Calendar

Saturday: 7 p.m., Triple Feature, Conchas Lake State Park, Don’t Get Rattled by Rattlesnakes. Visitor Center. Call 575-868-2270.Saturday: 8 p.m., Firefly Fling. Conchas Lake State Park, catch fireflies and hear their story. Visitor Center. Call 575-868-2270.Saturday: 9 p.m., Come explore the heavens. Conchas Lake State Park. Discover constellations by laser light. Call 575-868-2270.Monday: 9 a.m., […]

Conchas set to offer special programs on Saturday

Special to QCS Conchas Lake State Park will be hosting three events on Saturday. Here’s the Saturday schedule: 7 p.m., Don’t Get Rattled by Rattlesnakes. Discover fascinating facts and find out how to co-exist with these not-so-scarry critters. Visitor Cetner. 8 p.m., Firefly Fling Catch fireflies and hear their story. Visitor Center 9 p.m., Reach […]

Will your TV go dark on DTV-day?

Beginning Saturday all televisions in the United States are to transition to digital television marking the end of analog television. Starting Friday at midnight television stations will be settling into their permanent digital television transmission and channel listing. They will discontinue the use of their analog signal completely on Saturday. With those dates near at […]

Birthdays, weddings and military training completed

Turning two…Payson Ray Nials will turn 2 years old on Saturday. Payson is the son of Dustin and Relissa Nials. He’s the grandson of Robin and Aleta Smith and Ray and Jo Ann Nials. His big sister is Rilee Jo Nials. Payson will share his birthday with his aunt, Tina Smith, as she ties the […]

Saturday is free fishing day, no license required

Special to the QCS Whether you’re an old hand at fishing or if you feel like testing the waters for the first time, Saturday is the perfect time to get out and make a cast or two at lakes and streams across New Mexico – no license required, according to a press release from the […]

Longshot win brings positive boost

By Glenda Price A New Mexico owned and trained horse won the Kentucky Derby last Saturday. In the midst of torrents of depressing news cascading onto us daily — even hourly — a little-known horse and his connections proved once again that in the United States of America the regular folks can win. Also on […]

Counties wait on capital outlay bill

Thomas Garcia Several area counties are waiting on the signature by Gov. Bill Richardson on Senate Bill 443, which passed with a 65-0 vote Saturday in the House. The bill will reauthorize and extend the time for several of the counties’ existing capital outlay projects, said Sen. Carlos R. Cisneros, D-Questa.Officials in Quay County are […]