Commission will discuss Taser shooting case

QCS staff Three executive sessions have been scheduled for Thursday’s City Commission meeting at City Hall. One of the sessions pertains to threatened or pending litigation against the city and includes discussion about Kailee Martinez, the Tucumcari teenager shot with a taser by Police Chief Roger Hatcher this summer. The agenda was not clear as […]

Rep. Roch to serve on Legislative Education Study Committee

By QCS Staff State Rep. Dennis Roch (R-Tucumcari) said Friday he was appointed as a voting member of the Legislative Education Study Committee, one of several interim legislative committees which meet between legislative sessions. “This committee was my first choice,” Roch said, “and I’m pleased that my colleagues recognized the contributions I can make to […]

School officials select new high school design

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By Thomas Garcia After months of planning, work sessions and meetings with the school board officials and the public, a final design for the new Tucumcari High School has been selected, said Tucumcari Schools Superintendent Aaron McKinney. “It has been a long hard three months,” McKinney said. “We have had the teachers, school board and […]

Children enjoy weekly stories

QCS staff It’s story time again. “It is so much fun,” said Erica Lopez of Tucumcari Public Library, where the children’s activities take place. “All of the library staff take turns at (the weekly) storytellers.” Lopez said story time will be held every Wednesday from Jan. 19 through April 6. It’s open to children from […]

Tucumcari Library holds ‘Story Time’

TV Hagenah According to Tucumcari Public Library Technician Erica Lopez, registration time has arrived for Story Time at the Library. “This year we’re going to be doing something different,” said Lopez. We’re going to have three different sessions that will be open to the public. We’re hoping this will be more convenient for the mothers […]

36 annual AG/Home Ec seminar held

TV Hagenah The 36th annual Agricultural and Home Economics Seminar took place Thursday at the Tucumcari Convention Center on the west end of Tucumcari and according to the people in charge the event proved to be a “tremendous success.” “I felt it went extremely well,” said Pete Walden, New Mexico State Extension Agent for Quay […]