Passing through

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Name: Larry and Judie Dibbern Where we found them: Mesalands Community College’s Dinosaur Museum. “We wanted to stop along the way and see the site,” Judie said. “We were very surprised and pleased with all the museum had to offer.” Where were they going? They were traveling from Hillsboro, Texas, to California to take their […]

Officials: County fair day shorter

QCS Staff The Quay County Fair, set for next Wednesday through Aug. 15, will be a day shorter than usual and feature a new schedule this year, fair officials said. “This shortened schedule is sort of a trial run,” said Brenda Bishop, the Quay County home extension agent. “I think the (fair) board will see […]

06-17-09: 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. Friday l At 12:42 a.m., a Tucumcari Police Officer advised that two female juvenile subjects and two male juvenile subjects jumped the fence at the public swimming pool […]

State Special Olympics torch passes through Tucumcari

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By Thomas Garcia: QCS staff writer Members of New Mexico law enforcement escorted local special Olympics athletes Wednesday as they carried the Flame of Hope along Route 66 through Tucumcari. “This is a way to get the local law enforcement agencies involved and show support for the games,” said Paul Bell of the New Mexico […]

05-06-09: Calendar

Today: 6:30-8:30 p.m., public meeting to gather regional input for an update of New Mexico’s first State Water Plan by the New Mexico Interstate Stream Commission. Tucumcari Convention Center. 1500 West Rt.66. Call (505) 764-3864.Today:

04-29-09: Calendar

Wednesdays ongoing: 7 p.m., VFW Post # 2528 Bingo, 105 E. Main St., Tucumcari. Call 461-3061.Thursday: special meeting, Tucumcari High School Class Of 1969, plan making for the 2009 reunion. Pow Wow Restaurant, 801 W. Rt. 66 Blvd. Call 461-1913.Friday: 11 a.m., regular meeting, Lodgers Tax Advisory Board, City Hall, 215 E. Center St. Call […]

‘Protect Tots!’ starts Monday

By QCS Staff Monday through Friday, three medical

12-20-2008: 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. TuesdaylAt 1:10 a.m., an anonymous caller reported s suspicious subject on west Barnes Avenue looking through the neighbor’s window and banging on the caller’s door.l At 11:51 p.m., […]

Flash flood watch issued

Freedom New Mexico The National Weather Service in Albuquerque has issued a flash flood watch for Curry, Quay, De Baca and Roosevelt counties through Friday afternoon. Moisture from the remnants of Tropical Storm Lowell will result in widespread showers and embedded thunderstorms across portions of the southeast and east central plains through Friday afternoon. Rain […]

Replica bell comes through city

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By Thomas Garcia: Freedom New Mexico The Traveling Liberty Bell was escorted through Tucumcari Wednesday by the American Legion. The bell, cast in 1976, is a replica of the original Liberty Bell, said Belladeer David Hall. It is moved across the country in order for soldiers, veterans and their families to hear the sound of […]