Emergency crews respond to fire

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QCSun staff The Tucumcari Fire Department is working on trying to contain a fire today along Route 66 which spread to U.S. 54,

Utility spokesman: Birds caused outage

Blame it on the birds. That’s what Xcel Energy officials say is responsible for the four-hour power outage in Quay County on July 14. Xcel spokesman Wes Reeves said birds nesting on transmission structures caused a fault in a line feeding Tucumcari. Reeves said birds often pick up wire they find on roadsides and incorporate […]

Iraq, Afghanistand vets can apply for new GI benefits

By QCS Staff On Monday, Iraq and Afghanistan veterans can apply in Tucumcari for the new college benefits, said a spokesman for U.S. Rep. Ben Ray Lujan’s office.

Tucumcari man charged with murder

QCSUN Staff A Tucumcari man has been charged with an open count of murder in connection with the death of a 2-year-old boy, a spokesman for the State Police said. Marcos Martinez, 22, is charged in connection with child’s death on Sept. 19, said State Police spokesman Lt. Eric Garcia. He is being held without […]