Udall to visit to promote U.S. service academies to students

By QCS U.S. Rep. Tom Udall (D-N.M.) has organized events at high schools across New Mexico’s Third District, including Tucumcari,

Storm causes damage in Logan

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Thomas Garcia Logan was cleaning up Saturday after a violent thunderstorm produced damage around the community. At 8:58 p.m. Friday the National Weather Service in Albuquerque received a report of damage from wind gusts of 71 mph from residents in Logan, said Meteorologist Jonathan Suk. The wind knocked a mobile home off its foundation blocks [...]

Weather service issues flash flood watch

With thunderstorms expected today and Saturday, the National Weather Service has issued a flash flood watch for areas of the Eastern Plains. Quay, Roosevelt and Curry counties, as well as other portions of north and central New Mexico lie within the area of concern, according to a morning bulletin from the National Weather Service. The [...]

Illegal activity blamed for death of two wolves

By QCS Staff Nine Mexican wolves have died in the wild since the beginning of 2008. Foul play was responsible for three of the deaths, according to a release from the the U.S.Fish and Wildlife Service. Necropsy results from the service’s wildlife forensic laboratory are still pending for one wolf, the release said. Female wolves [...]

June 1969

The local board of the Selective Service inducted five area men for the armed services: two for the Marines,

Extension Service to get new home

By Chelle Delaney In the next two weeks, Quay County expects to complete its purchase of a downtown building that will house the new offices for the Quay County Extension Service, said Richard Primrose, Quay County manager. “As soon as we close on the property, we’ll get them out of basement,” Primrose said. For almost [...]

J.M. Toby

Services: At 10 a.m. Wednesday a service will be held at the Temple Baptist Church in Tucumcari.   J.M. Toby, 85, died at his home in Tucumcari on Saturday, Nov. 24, 2007, following an extended illness.   Mr. Toby was born July 7, 1922 in Maud, Okla. He was a member of the Temple Baptist [...]

Lolla Dillard

Services: At 2:30 p.m. Friday services will be held at the Mt. Calvary Baptist Church. Lolla Dillard , 97, died at her home in Tucumcari on Tuesday, Nov. 6, 2007, following an extended illness.   Lolla Dillard was born Dec. 24, 1909 in Centerville, Texas.  She had been a resident of Tucumcari since 1944. She [...]

Postal worker retires after 30 years with USPS

By Chelle Delaney Retirement for postal worker Phil Liles will be like going back to the future. Although he retired Friday after 30 years with the the U.S. Postal Service, he’s going back to work today. From Tucumcari, he’s going to Logan where he first started working for the USPS. Liles said he’ll be doing [...]

Leland Jay Mecham

Services: At 10 a.m. Nov. 24 there will be a a memorial service at First Presbyterian Church in Tucumcari. Leland Jay “Lee” Mecham, 89, of Tucumcari died Sunday, Oct. 21, 2007 while on a visit to El Paso,Texas. Mr. Mecham was born Nov. 26, 1917 in Lockerby, Utah, to Leonidas Maroni Mecham and Jesse Bernice [...]