At least my moustache is worth trading

By Baxter Black: On the edge of Common Sense As medical progress marches on, the use of transplants and body parts has become commonplace. Worldwide, from India to Italy, from Iran to Indiana, the surgeries are routine. According to the Wall Street Journal, the U.S. alone has 83,000 people on the waiting list for a […]

Second Street project begins

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By Thomas Garcia: Quay County Sun City officials, state transportation officials and State Rep. Dennis Roch were on hand Monday for the groundbreaking of the Second Street Project, which includes paving and new water lines. “With this project we begin to see, locally, the benefits of the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act,” Roch said. “When […]

Remember good times more than bad

By Lynn Moncus As we approach 2010, we automatically look back at 2009 to see both the happy and the unhappy times. Although we lost friends and relatives, we gained new experiences and pleasant occasions. Unfortunately, we tend to remember the unhappy times throughout our lives, but we should also dwell on many of the […]

Church raises money with enchilada dinner

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By Thomas Garcia: QCS staff writer Members of the Center Street United Methodist Church in Tucumcari continued a tradition on Saturday, preparing an enchilada dinner to raise money for their church.

New street pole banners in works

By Chris Schmaedeke, QCS Managing Editor By Chris Schmaedeke QCS managing editor A small sampling of the new street pole banners for Tucumcari were presented at the City Commission meeting on Thursday. The Chamber of Commerce and the Lodgers’ Tax Board have worked together to produce banners which were on display at City Hall. The […]

07-04-09: Police Blotter

The following is a sample of calls received during the last few days by central dispatch office for Quay County, based at the Tucumcari Police Department. Tuesdayl At 2:21 a.m., a female reported a theft from a fuel station on south First street. An officer was told that a gas skip had occurred. l At […]

07-01-09: Police Blotter

The following is a sample of calls received during the last few days by central dispatch office for Quay County, based at the Tucumcari Police Department. Saturdayl At 12:52 a.m., a male reported a fight at a fuel station on east Tucumcari Boulevard. An officer advised that all was OK and there was no fight.l […]

06-27-09: Calendar

Today: 4-6 p.m., First Spanish Baptist Church Neighborhood Block Party, corner of College and Main Street. Food, games, and music.Today: 5:30 p.m. Pot Luck gathering, Eastern New Mexico Bluegrass & Old Tyme Music Association, Quay County Exhibit Hall, fairgrounds.

06-24-09: Police Blotter

The following is a sample of calls received during the last few days by the central dispatch office for Quay County, based at the Tucumcari Police Department. Fridayl At 12:28 a.m., a caller reported a breaking and entering at a residence on south Monroe Street. The caller told officers they saw a subject running north […]

06-06-09: Police Blotter

The following is a sample of calls received during the last few days by the central dispatch office for Quay County, based at the Tucumcari Police Department. Tuesdayl At 8:26 a.m., a male reported a domestic violence incident on south Canal Drive. A Quay County Sheriff’s deputy advised a male subject was taken to the […]