Gardening fruitful experience

By Karl Terry: Guest columnist I had threatened to put in a garden for the last three summers. The last several weeks we’re finally enjoying the fruits of our labor. Back in the spring I tilled up a spot in the southwest corner of our yard and planted a variety of vegetables. Overall the new […]

Christians should know the danger signs

By Leonard Lauriault: Religion columnist While traveling to Albuquerque recently I came to the monuments commemorating those who lost their lives in the Cuervo fire accident in 2002. You may remember the incident. According to the National Transportation Safety Board report found online, a grass fire from a railroad worksite spewed smoke across Interstate 40. […]

Three questions with … — Aug. 19

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Bobbye Rose She’s been Tucumcari’s city manager since March 30, after 20 years as village manager in San Jon.

Three questions with … Veronica Marez

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Veronica Marez is an assistant at the Quay County clerk’s office. Did you have a good summer? It seemed like a short summer. Although my family and I did go to Disney World. Do you look forward to school starting? No. I would like to spend more time with my kids. What is the hardest […]

Three questions with …

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Ellen White She’s a member of the 1979 host class for the 39th annual Rattler Reunion held last weekend. What was your most enjoyable conversation this year? They were all enjoyable. I saw so many friends that I had not seen in many years. Some of my friends I had not seen since middle school. […]

State Police launch campagin targeting drunk drivers Friday

Special to the QCS The New Mexico State Police began this summer’s “100 Days and Nights of Summer” traffic safety campaign on Friday in District 9 which includes District 9 Curry, De Baca, Guadalupe, Roosevelt and Quay counties, according to a press release. The campaign is targeting drunk drivers and within the local area the […]

Rotary club donates college funds to three Quay County high school graduates

By Thomas Garcia: QCS staff writer Three Quay County students have received the Tucumcari Rotary Club Quay County Continuing Education Scholarships. Johanna Albright of Logan, David Kneitz of San Jon and Adrian Prieto of Tucumcari will each receive $750 in financial aid for the college of their choice. Albright said she plans to attend the […]

Plateau awards scholarships

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By QCS Staff ENMR-Plateau Education Foundation Scholarship winners were introduced at the Annual Membership Meeting on April 18. Twenty-three graduating high school students earned over $63,000 for their continuing education, according to a press release. One of two $6,400 Evelyn Patterson Memorial Scholarships were

‘Protect Tots!’ starts Monday

By QCS Staff Monday through Friday, three medical

Three local residents tapped to serve on Denish transition team

By QCS Staff Three Tucumcari residents have been asked to serve on Lt. Gov. Diane Denish’s transition team, said Chris Cervini, transition communications director. Selected to serve on Denish’s transition Energy Committee is former Tucumcari mayor, Mary Mayfield, and on the Government Efficiency and Finance Committee is Quay County Commission Chairman Franklin McCasland, Cervini said. […]