Tucumcari wins FFA Sweepstakes

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QCS Staff y QCS STAFFTucumcari’s FFA Chapter brought home the State Championship Horticultural Sweepstakes Award – its fifth consecutive win. “No other chapter in our state has won it more than three times consecutively except us,” said FFA Advisor Glenda Sours. “Sweepstakes is figured on the average highest percentages achieved by your top five teams […]

Mitchell wins bench in 10th District Court

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Chelle Delaney Albert J. “Scooter” Mitchell defeated incumbent Judge Donald C. Schutte. “I’m happy,” Mitchell said. Mitchell and his wife, Jeanette, and several supporters gathered at the Quay County Courthouse Tuesday night to check on the results. Republican Mitchell won with 3,118 votes, or 56 percent of the vote, compared to Democrat Schutte who garnered […]

Cullum’s aim for 11th win falls short

By QCS Staff After 10 straight wins, Tucumcari’s mixed marital arts champion Abel Cullum lost his

Bahrs wins best in show

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Special to the QCS A young Tucumcari artist, Elizabeth “Tomoko” Bahrs, 18, has been awarded best of show for her entry in the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service’s annual Junior Duck Stamp Contest for New Mexico, according to a press release from the federal agency. Bahrs depiction of a male and female Wood duck, entitled […]

Tucumcari water wins taste test

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How sweet it is. The water, that is, in Tucumcari. Tucumcari’s water was named the grand prize winner for drinking water in a “taste off” this week by the New Mexico Rural Water Association.The city’s water was judged on clarity, bouquet and taste, said Charlie Sandoval, director of the city’s Water Department who brought the […]