Lake officials expect busy Labor Day weekend

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By Thomas Garcia: QCS staff writer If you’re thinking about spending Labor Day weekend at an area lake, better start thinking about camping arrangements. Conchas State Park and Ute Lake State Park officials said Tuesday that all of their reservation sites have been filled. Administrator Lorna Ford said Conchas has 76 campsites that can be […]

Commissioners lift fire ban

Thomas Garcia After the weekend rains the county-wide fire ban was lifted on Monday by the Quay County Commissioners. Quay County Fire Marshall Donald Adams asked the commissioners to consider lifting the ban following the weekend rains. “There are areas of the county that received a good amount of rain,” Adams said. “We are in […]

Upcoming events during July 4 weekend

Lujan set to open distirct office…U.S. Rep. Ben Ray Lujan (D) will be in Tucumcari to officially open his district here at 1:30 p.m. on Friday. The Tucumcari District Office is at 404 W. Route 66 Blvd. Former Quay County Democratic Party president Ron Wilmot heads up the office.Local GOP set for July 4 tea […]

Officers will increase patrols over holiday, Conchas airport to be updated

By QCS Staff More officers will patrol I-40 for holidayHoliday drivers will see increased law enforcement activity this weekend as they drive across New Mexico, according to a press release from the state’s Departemtn of Public

Weekend festival touts bluegrass specials

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Chelle Delaney Music lovers have the opportunity to hear some fine bluegrass performers and bands this weekend in Tucumcari at the inaugural Bluegrass Festival, event organizers say. One example is the Alan Munde Gazette with band leader Munde, who reviewers say is one of the foremost 5-string banjo players. Munde played with the Country Gazette […]

Enjoy, then anticipate next Rattler Reunion

By Lynn Moncus Although many of us attend homecomings at universities, none of those can come close to our Rattler Reunion right here in our own home town. Those homecomings are just fine because we get to see a few of the people with whom we attended college and usually know only those who were […]

Logan School and Community reunion set for this weekend

QCS staffThe Logan School and Community Reunion will be Saturday and Sunday.

In the winners circle at the Mother Road Rally were …

By QCS Staff A bike built by Steel Heating, Cooling and Electric took top honors at last weekend’s 2008 Mother Road Rally at the Tucumcari Convention Center. The blue chopper took first place in the custom bike division and was also voted best of show. Local salesman Don Watts took home $5,000 in the cash […]

Going after the Mayor’s Cup

Nine students from the Tucumcari American Karate Studio traveled to Carlsbad last weekend to participate in the 2008 Mayor’s Cup Taekwondo Tournament, hosted by the Elite TKD of Carlsbad.

Weather to give region a break, no snow on tap

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By Thomas Garcia Quay County Sun Weather conditions are expected to be more favorable to motorists and travelers, as the storm systems move out of New Mexico, said a National Weather Service official. Today, no snow was expected, and temperatures were to level out with highs reaching the mid-40s and lows falling to the 20s. […]