Residents share history

Recently, four of our citizens presented an outstanding program at Tucumcari Historical Museum. They talked about the history of New Mexico and of our area, as well as about how other history affected us and even about what is often termed the 11 pre-history” of our area. The speakers were “Harve” Abercrombie, “Si” Reid, Alene [...]

Don’t have to wait until Christmas to share

“… There was no room for them in the inn”. Luke 2:7

Railroad work passed down from generation

By Lynn Moncus: Comments from the Canyons Although this woman from lma has rarely written about the railroad heritage in our family we certainly had our share of railroaders. Mother’s father, Frank Clough, was Super-intendent of Bridges, Buildings, and Water-works between here and El Paso when he worked for the El Paso and Northeastern Rail-road [...]

Family had share of railroaders

By Lynn Moncus: Comments from the Canyons Although this woman from lma has rarely written about the railroad heritage in our family we certainly had our share of railroaders. Mother’s father, Frank Clough, was Superintendent of Bridges, Buildings, and Waterworks between here and El Paso when he worked for the El Paso and Northeastern Railroad [...]

Sharing thoughts on Thanksgiving

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QCS Staff QCS staff Tucumcari Elementary School students share with us their likes, dislikes and what is important to them about Thanksgiving.

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 [...]

Ordinary afternoon refreshed when friends appear

By Lynn Moncus Whether we meet total strangers or old friends, we are most fortunate to live in our Quay County because we can share special experiences with each other and can then share memories that have made our lives so pleasant. Once again while having coffee at Del’s, what could have been an ordinary [...]

Remember to capture, share Christmas spirit

By Lynn Moncus Didn’t we just finish celebrating Christmas a couple of days ago? As we get farther over the hill, the days seem to pass all too rapidly and to keep us confused as to just where we are on the calendar. When I was gainfully employed, I never began preparations for the season [...]

Couple brings cross to town

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By Thomas Garcia: Freedom New Mexico A Clovis couple stopped in Tucumcari as they travel across New Mexico on a mission to share a gift of faith. Gene and Inez Lovato visited the residence of Jimmy and Gloria Rivera with some precious cargo. In the back of a enclosed travel trailer laid a six-foot crucifix [...]

Past and present mayors share a laugh

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By QCS Staff Before the Tucumcari City Commission convened Thursday night, commissioners presented past Mayor Mary Mayfield with a plaque and proclaimation for her service to the city.Mayfield, the city’s first woman mayor, resigned last year for health reasons.At last night’s meeting, commissioners re-elected Antonio Apodaca mayor and Jim Witcher mayor pro tem.Former Mayor Mary [...]