Semi Rollover closes I-40 on-ramp in Tucumcari

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QCS Staff Tucumcari police have closed a ramp at the corner of South First Street and Interstate 40 because of a truck rollover. Police responded to the accident about 4:20 p.m. Thursday. One person was transported by Tucumcari emergency responders to the Dan C. Trigg Memorial hospital with minor injuries, said Tucumcari Fire Chief Mike […]

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Engagement Koleski-Taylor Dan and Grace Koleski of Santa Fe announce the engagement and approaching marriage of their daughter, Savannah Koleski of Tucumcari, to Steven Taylor of Tucumcari. Taylor is the son of Lorrie Taylor and Chuck Newman of Tucumcari. The couple will exchange vows at 2 p.m. on Sept. 19 at First Assembly of God. […]

School menus — Aug. 19

Tucumcari Thursday Breakfast: Breakfast burrito, juice, milk Lunch: Pepperoni pizza, salad, diced pears, milk. Friday Breakfast: Cereal, juice, milk Lunch: Burrito, chips, orange slices, milk. Monday Breakfast: Pancake and sausage on a stick, juice, milk Lunch: Tortilla chip salad, salsa, pineapple, milk. Tuesday Breakfast: Yogurt, cinnamon toast, juice, milk Lunch: Barbecue pork ribs, baked beans, […]

Police blotter — Aug. 19

QCS staff Following is a sampling of calls recently received by the central dispatch office for Quay County, based at the Tucumcari Police Department. Aug. 11 • At 12:22 a.m., a woman reported a suspicious person at a residence on East Main Street. An officer was told a man was seen walking around the back […]

3 questions with … Bobbye Rose

QCS staff Rose is Tucumcari’s city manager. 1. Have you adjusted to business as usual since you began as Tucumcari’s city manager? I have found there is no business as usual. Every day is filled with unique problems, concerns, interesting people, and projects. It has been a learning experience for me, but one that I […]

Aug. 12 – police blotter

Following is a sampling of calls recently received by the central dispatch office for Quay County, based at the Tucumcari Police Department. Tuesday • At 12:49 a.m., an officer reported a male subject on the ground at a hotel on East Tucumcari Boulevard. The officer advised that all was OK. The man was taking a […]

Aug. 12 — school menus

Tucumcari Monday Breakfast: French toast sticks, blueberries, juice, milk Lunch: Cheeseburger, French fries, milk. Tuesday Breakfast: Breakfast pizza, juice, milk Lunch: Tacos, beans, salsa, apples, milk. Wednesday Breakfast: Sausage and cheese biscuit, juice, milk Lunch: Baked chicken patty, mashed potatoes and gravy, roll, grapes, milk. Thursday Breakfast: Breakfast burrito, juice, milk Lunch: Pepperoni pizza, salad, […]

Local briefs

QCS Staff State awards high school money Tucumcari Public Schools has received $12.9 million from the New Mexico’s Public School Facilities Authority, school officials said. The money will be enough to complete the second phase of construction on the new Tucumcari High School, Superintendent Aaron McKinney said on Thursday. McKinney said the school’s local match […]

February 1975

Robert Doughty of Tucumcari was named the district attorney for the 12th Judicial District. … KOBTV Channel 67 out of Albuquerque could finally be picked up through cable and antenna after a 100-watt receiver was placed on the Beasley Mesa near Montoya. … Tucumcari mayor James E. Saltz, Jr. proclaimed Feb. 17-21 as National Future […]

Rattlers begin basketball practice

By QCS staff Monday was the first night for Tucumcari High boys and girls basketball teams. Coach John Span laid out the game plan for potential junior varsity and varsity teams. Players, he said, were expected to be at practice, be committed to the practices and team and to sign a contract formalizing that commitment. […]