Last chance for your summer vacation

Disney cruise

Kathy Witt The kids have read all their books, played every video game and watched all their favorite reruns – at least a half dozen times. They’ve attended camp and gone on countless play dates, running Mom and Dad ragged in the process. They’ve reached that point of summer break where they claim – loudly […]

Celebrity Baby Scoop: Soleil Moon Frye debuts ‘Happy Chaos’ video

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Jenny Schafer We all loved her as Punky Brewster, the beloved TV character who reached the pinnacle of ’80s sitcom fame. These days, we can’t get enough of Soleil Moon Frye as the doting celeb mom, host of HerSay, Mommy Ambassador for Target and now as author of her new book “Happy Chaos.” And not […]

Weekend adventures prove fun to remember

Thomas Garcia Well this weekend was a blast. I got to spend time with my brothers, watch them build a trampoline and offer my unique and at times sarcastic suggestions. I have video on my cell phone of their attempts to attach the springs on the trampoline and let’s just say it was as efficient […]

City officials preserve history with video kiosks

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Thomas Garcia A video kiosk has been installed at the Tucumcari Convention Center and will be up and running by March in an effort to preserve the history of Route 66 in Quay County. “This is our chance to preserve the history of Tucumcari and Route 66,” said Community Development Director Doug Powers. “We felt […]

‘Real life’ not seen in games

By Chris Schmaedeke, QCS managing editor I was taught at an early age the difference between fact and fiction. Things reported on the news were fact, but things in a sitcom or drama were fiction. Things you saw on the streets were fact, but things you saw on a movie screen were fiction. And one […]

Police report released in Taser incident

Freedom New Mexico Tucumcari officials have released a police and video related to last week’s Taser shooting of a 14-year-old girl.The video is posted below or can be viewed by clicking here: Police video To view the police report, click here

Fort Sumner man sentenced in deer poaching case

By QCS Staff FORT SUMNER — A 25-year-old Fort Sumner man was sentenced to 57 days in jail and ordered to pay $2,225 in fines and court costs last week after he pleaded guilty to five wildlife-related charges, according to a Department of Game and Fish press release. According to the release: • Loy Minton […]

Births, Art classes, on the ‘Net

Birthday duo… Skyler Jobe’s fifth birthday was Sept. 23 and Tyler Jobe’s seventh birthday is Oct. 17. Their parents are Barbara and Elmer Jobe, Jr. of Logan. Their grandparents are Elmer and Carol Jobe of Tucumcari and George and Anna Gail Grassie of Capitan and Ronnie and Dianna Kimbell of Aztec. And their great-grandparents are […]

Doodling artist has many talents

By Chelle Delaney: QCS Staff They’ve auctioned off the doodles of Robert deNiro and Meryl Streep at charity events. Inventions by Leonardo da Vinci’s are said to come from his bursts of doodles. Doodling is and has become a new art form. “I wouldn’t call it fine art,” said artist Jan J.C. Jones, a Tucumcari […]

Video arcade debuts on Main Street

By Chelle Delaney: QCS Staff Fresh from another galaxy, the 3rd Rock Arcade opened on Monday on Main Street. Inside, against the black background, are the fluorescent neon colors of the moon, planets, stars and space ships that come to life under the black lights. Video game screens flash the latest high scorers and cuts […]