Tucumcari restaurant owners win award

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Thomas Garcia Less than 24 hours after winning “Restaurateur of the Year” at the New Mexico Restaurant Association annual Hospitality Industry Awards in Albuquerque, Yvette Peacock and Yvonne Braziel were back at work doing exactly what earned them such a high honor. “The red carpet treatment stopped the minute we got back in to town,” […]

Winning our independence from sin

By Leonard Lauriault Well, this year is half over, almost. Yes, we’ve completed six months, but January through June account for only 181 of the 365 days. Consequently, while the year is half over for most all practical purposes, there’s still a day or so to be completed before it’s really half over. By the […]

Yard and Garden: Tomatoes difficult, but rewarding

By Tom Dominguez, Quay County Extension Tomatoes are a winning vegetable because of taste, nutrition and color. They aren’t the easiest vegetable to grow, but with a few guidelines you can have good success with this tasty fruit. Tomato success comes from the following: site selection, soil preparation, variety, planting dates, planting techniques, watering, fertilizing […]

Rattlers sweep Santa Rosa Lions

QCS Staff The Tucumcari High School baseball team swept two games from Santa Rosa Tuesday. Rattler Coach Tony Alarcon said his team never quit. Game 1 The Rattlers (10-6) won the first game 7-5 and it took three hours and eleven innings to get the job done. Matt Garcia had two RBI’s in the first […]

House FFA wins two at State

The House FFA Chapter traveled to Las Cruces to participate in the State FFA Career Development Event Contests last week. Over 1450 FFA members from across the state competed in the 28 various contests that ranged from Agricultural Mechanics to Wool Analysis. The House FFA Chapter , under advisor Tony Johnson was, said Johnson, “very […]