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  • Indoor dining can return; county lands in yellow zone

    Staff reports|Feb 10, 2021

    Quay County restaurants can host indoor dining again after weeks of restrictions from a surge of coronavirus cases in the late fall. The county entered the yellow designation of the state’s “Red to Green” reopening plan for the first time Wednesday afternoon, when data was released by the state. The state, beginning Nov. 30, evaluated counties on two-week periods based on whether they met the metrics of 8 daily COVID-19 cases per 100,000 residents and test positivity of 5% or lower. Green counties meet both, yellow counties meet one, and red co...

  • Improvements for wells approved

    QCS staff reports|Nov 6, 2012

    Grants were approved Wednesday at a special session of the City Commission from the Water Trust Board for improvements of three water wells at five mile park. For infrastructure improvements and upgrades, Resolution 2012-43, the city was awarded $50,000 with the city budgeting its 10 percent share of $5,000 for upgrades to the east end of Tucumcari. Some 1,500 feet of bad sewer line will be repaired in this project.... Full story

  • Fun run/walk T-shirts available

    QCS staff reports|Nov 6, 2012

    Get Moving Quay County Fun Run/Walk T-shirts are available for those who finished the course. They can be obtained at the Quay County Extension office in the Terry Turner Building, 216 E. Center St., across the street from City Hall. The extension office is open 8 a.m. to noon and 1 p.m. to 5 p.m.... Full story

  • Senior fitness program offered

    Staff reports|Aug 14, 2012

    The Quay County Extension Service and Mesalands Community College will offer the Strong Seniors Stay Young Program, an exercise program for middle-aged and older men and women in Tucumcari, starting Aug. 28. The 12-week session will be offered 9 a.m.-10 a.m Tuesdays and Thursdays at the college, and will be led by MCC Fitness Center Director Tom Morris and Quay County Home Extension Economist Brenda Bishop. Information and registration packets are available at the extension office, 216 E. Center St. Registration is $20 and requires a doctor's... Full story

  • Police blotter - June 13

    QCS staff reports|Jun 12, 2012

    The following is a sampling of calls received by the central dispatch office for Quay County, based at the Tucumcari Police Department. Friday - At 12:02 a.m., an alarm was reported at a business on the 100 block of S. First Street. - At 10:04 a.m., an officer conducted a traffic stop on the 200 block of S. Highway 54. A man and woman were arrested for possession of a stolen vehicle and both taken to the Quay County Detention Center. - At 12:51 p.m.,, a woman reported a fight at a park on the 600 block of W. Route 66. - At 2:59 p.m., a man... Full story

  • Soccer camp starts next week

    QCS staff reports|Jun 12, 2012

    Challenger Sports British Soccer Camp will be coming to Tucumcari on June 18-22 for ages 4-13. You can register at or at Shipley Systems Radio Shack. For information call Clair Strong at 461-6035.... Full story