Pair of contested races set for June primary elections

QCS staff Quay County voters will have a pair of contested primary elections, and nothing contested in the November general elections. Tuesday was the lone day to file for elections at the Secretary of State’s Office in Santa Fe and at county courthouses for the June 5 primaries. There will be a race for Senate […]

Little League tryouts set

QCS Staff Quay County Little League will hold tryouts noon Saturday at the Tucumcari Little League field. Final registrations will be held noon to 2 p.m. Saturday at the field, and a meeting is set for 5:30 p.m. Monday at the Tucumcari Recreation Center.

NRA banquet set

QCS staff The Tucumcari Convention Center will host the fourth annual Friends of the National Rifle Association Banquet 6 p.m. March 24. The event includes a barbecue dinner, followed by games and silent and live auctions. Proceeds will go towards the association’s state grant program, which This event is a fundraiser for the state grant […]

Rattlers bound for state

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Thomas Garcia A dozen Rattlers are set for the state wrestling tournament this weekend in Rio Rancho. Tucumcari is one of two 2A schools that competes in the 3A class, and have trained with 10 pre-tournament meets. “I am proud when you qualify the whole team,” Tucumcari coach Eddie Encinias said. “It is something special.” […]

Steak dinner benefit set

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Hard to ignore new dog’s antics

A number of you have asked about the new friend who has moved in on this corner. Yes, Prissy, a beautiful black lab has taken up residence here and has been training me for several months. She is three years old and weighs only 110 pounds, thus being active and very noticeable when she lands […]

Parade of lights set

QCS staff It’s time once again to prepare for the Annual Parade of Lights. It will be held on Saturday, Dec. 17 at 6 p.m. Set-up is from 5 p.m., to 6 p.m., at the corner of South First Street and West Evans Avenue. The parade will take a new route and will end at […]

Parent committee meeting set

QCS reports The Class of 2017 parent committee will meet at 5:30 p.m. on Dec. 1at the Tucumcari Public Schools central office, 2400 S. Eighth St. For information call Lorinda Martinez at 403-7344.

Public hearing set for city redistricting

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Thomas Garcia A public hearing will be held on Nov. 29 to discuss the proposed redistricting of Tucumcari’s municipal districts. “This will only effect the city’s municipal districts, it is not part of the proposed congressional redistricting,” said city clerk Christine Dougherty. Dougherty said Sterling Fluharty, owner and project manager of Southwest Political Services of […]

Former Mesalands student sets rodeo record

Special to the QCS Sydni Blanchard, 22, from Albuquerque, a former member of the Mesalands Community College’s rodeo team, recently set a record at one of the largest rodeos in the world, the Calgary Stampede rodeo in Canada. Blanchard won all four opening elimination rounds of barrel racing, including the semi-final and the championship rounds. […]