TB testing confined to Curry, Roosevelt

By Argen Duncan Previously, the entire state was under the testing requirement, part of the effects of a downgrade in bovine TB-status after an infected cow was discovered in Curry County last year. Now, the testing requirement is confined to Curry and Roosevelt counties. “It will still present challenges for us here in these two […]

Electrical testing equipment donated to Mesalands

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Certain livestock may face more TB testing

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By Chelle Delaney: QC Sun staff Mandatory bovine tuberculosis testing is expected to be extended to the whole state starting next week, according to the state veterinarian and officials of the New Mexico Livestock Board. New Mexico is expected to be added to a list of states that have been declared “modified accredited advanced” by […]

Kids catch on fast at fishing clinic

By Robert Ciolli There was at least one catfish for every kid on Saturday at a free fishing clinic in Tucumcari. Testing their new found fishing skills, some of the kids reeled in several catches. “I’ve caught three or four,” said Billy Sandoval, 9. The New Mexico Department of Game and Fish stocked an outdoor […]

Vet stresses testing for ‘trich’ in cattle

By Chelle Delaney: Quay County Sun Bovine trichomoniasis has infected some cattle in Quay County, said John C. Wenzel extension veterinarian for New Mexico State University in Las Cruces. “It’s in pretty much an issue in most counties in the the state right now … there have been some diagnosed in this area,” Wenzel said. […]

August 1960

Ed Potter of McAlister was accidentally shot through the wrist while he and his bother, Frank, and Deeway Beavers were shooting at birds. … Mrs. N. C. Jordan, owner of the Tucumcari Motel, was appointed chairman of the Tucumcari chapter of the National Federation of Independent Business. … The county bought a motor grader with […]

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School’s new drug testing includes more students

By Ryn Gargulinski: QCS Tucumcari High School students who engage in school-sponsored extracurricular activities just got a new item on their agenda —random drug testing. The school’s Drug Use in School Activities policy has been updated, revised and presented at a recent school board meeting. In addition to athletes, drug testing will now apply to […]

School drug policy progressing

QCS staff Tucumcari High School will soon have a new drug testing policy for its students, one that randomly tests not only athletes but any student involved in any type of activity, not just those sanctioned by the New Mexico Activities Association, school officials said. This increases the pool of possible testing candidates from 122 […]