Railroad facilitated growth in Tucumcari

During the territorial days, the Tucumcari Commercial Club printed a folder to advertise the town and to make a few predictions for the future. Obviously, the club was an active civic organization whose major purpose was to create interest among the business people and to advertise the area. Their enthusiasm shows in some of their […]

Rattlers end season on high note

QCS staff The Tucumcari Rattlers football team finished their season with a record of 6-5 and a appearance in the 2011 AA state tournament. “As a team we were successful,” said Rattlers head coach Wayne Ferguson. Ferguson said the Rattlers 6-5 season was their first winning season (above .500) since 2005. “We were able to […]

Police blotter — Nov. 30

A sampling from calls placed to the Tucumcari Police dispatch, which handles calls for the Tucumcari Police Department and Quay County Sheriff’s Office:

On the shelves — Nov. 23

The following books are available from the Tucumcari Public Library. For information, call 461-0295.

Parent committee meeting set

QCS reports The Class of 2017 parent committee will meet at 5:30 p.m. on Dec. 1at the Tucumcari Public Schools central office, 2400 S. Eighth St. For information call Lorinda Martinez at 403-7344.

Police blotter — Nov. 23

A sampling from calls placed to the Tucumcari Police dispatch, which handles calls for the Tucumcari Police Department and Quay County Sheriff’s Office: Friday •

Public hearing set for city redistricting

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Thomas Garcia A public hearing will be held on Nov. 29 to discuss the proposed redistricting of Tucumcari’s municipal districts. “This will only effect the city’s municipal districts, it is not part of the proposed congressional redistricting,” said city clerk Christine Dougherty. Dougherty said Sterling Fluharty, owner and project manager of Southwest Political Services of […]

Police blotter — Nov. 16

A sampling from calls placed to the Tucumcari Police dispatch, which handles calls for the Tucumcari Police Department and Quay County Sheriff’s Office:

Two arrested in high-speed pursuit

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QCS Staff Two men were arrested Monday after leading police on a chase on Interstate 40 east of Tucumcari in which the suspects’ vehicle reached speeds of up to 140 mph, according to New Mexico State Police officials. Gilbert Moreno, 27, of Albuquerque, Jason Decarlo, 23, of Groesbeck, Texas, were taken into custody without incident […]

Press release: Three arrested after pursuit on I-40 East of Tucumcari

Press Release (From New Mexico State Police)