Portales, Clovis, Tucumcari papers sold

Freedom Communications Freedom Communications has agreed to sell the Clovis News Journal, Portales News-Tribune, Quay County Sun and their affiliated publications to Clovis Media Inc., Publisher Ray Sullivan told newspaper employees Tuesday afternoon. All 60 full-time and two part-time associates will retain their jobs in ownership transition, expected to take place before the end of […]

Sharing a lesson learned early in life

By Lynn Moncus Money, or the lack thereof, is a frequent topic of conversation these days, giving us one more reason to return to the past and how we were taught to use whatever dimes we were given. As usual, Dad was an outstanding teacher and made me much aware of the importance of learning […]

Tucumcari’s bull market a sellout

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The top selling yearling at the Tucumcari Bull Test Sale was from the J-C Angus Ranch in Moriarty and was sold for $3,500, according to sale officials. Despite the downturn in the economy and the drought, 40 more bulls, a total of 122 were sold on Friday than at last year’s sale.

Quay County winners garner $1 millon over the past year

Chelle Delaney The New Mexico Lottery said this week that approximately $1 million in prizes was paid from lottery tickets sold in Quay County during the fiscal year ending June 30. Logan resident Becky Williamson took home the most winnings in Quay County, claiming a $60,000 Scratcher™ prize, about a year ago. This lucky lady […]

February 1943

A big drop in driver’s licenses sold at City Hall was attributed to gas rationing and other automotive shortages. Only 1,532 were sold to Feb.1. … Bill Allen, N.M. National Guard captain, announced Tucumcari’s $130,000 Armory building was to be dedicated Feb. 20. … Kiwanis Club and Elks Club members sponsored a chuck wagon dinner […]

City sells six properties

By Chelle Delaney: QCS Staff Six properties that are in fore- closure will be purchased by the Tucumcari Greater Economic Development Corp,. TGED. The City Commission met at a special meeting on Friday and approved the purchases, which will cost $6,839.38. The properties would have been auctioned, for back taxes, at the upcoming sale on […]

From wall to wall, she’s all dolled up

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By Ryn Gargulinski: QCS Tucumcari’s Jean McCluer said it started innocently enough – the first Barbie doll that entered her house was a toy for her 7-year-old daughter. It was the original Barbie back in 1959, complete with blond ponytail, striped one-piece swimsuit and legs that didn’t bend. McCluer still has that original Barbie doll […]