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Render: It's not OK when Trump does it

One of the few politicians, political operatives, reporters or pundits in Washington, D.C., who has a firm grasp on what it means to serve at the pleasure of the president is former director of the...

 

Hansen: Advice to grads: Try hard

At this time of graduations and hopeful, forward-looking young faces, I’m going to tell a failure story. I have a master of business administration degree. MBAs used to be a ticket to success in...

 
 By Thomas Garcia    Sports    May 17, 2017

Senior year tale of wins, tragedy, heart

This weekend's commencement ceremonies at area high schools will mark the end and beginning of chapters in the lives of local seniors. But for Joseph...

 

Health care solutions up for debate

It was always going to be easier to talk about “repeal and replace” of the ailing Affordable Care Act, aka Obamacare, than to do it, but House Republicans, at the urging of President Trump, have...

 
 By Alisa Boswell    Sports    May 17, 2017

Elementary students take part in annual track and field day

The annual Tucumcari Elementary School Track and Field Day event was an overall success, according to its coordinator Gary Hittson. Hittson, along...

 
 By Alisa Boswell    News    May 17, 2017

Longhorns, Lady Longhorns basketball teams' new head coaches announced

A new face will be heading up boys basketball at Logan Municipal Schools next school year. Logan High School graduate Kyle Griffiths will be joining the school district from Broken Arrow, Oklahoma,...

 

Fishing Report

The fishing report has been generated from the best information available from Department of Game and Fish officers and anglers. Conditions encountered after the report is compiled may differ,...

 

Meeting watch: Quay County Commission

At their May 8 meeting, Quay County commissioners took the following actions: • Approved a four-year contract with the New Mexico Department of Health in which the county pays $765 for maintenance...

 

Event Calendar

Today • Tucumcari/Quay Regional Emergency Communication Board: 10 a.m., Tucumcari City Hall Monday • Quay County Commission: 9 a.m., Quay County Courthouse • Library Advisory Board: 5:15 p.m., T...

 

Letter to the editor - May 17

Rube Render’s column in which he alleged scientists have failed in their obligations did a poor job backing up his allegations. He picked out two instances in which two different scientist gave...

 

Students honored for straight As

Correspondent report Success doesn't always come easy, even to good students. That was the lesson Benjamin Arenas, a 2005 Tucumcari High School...

 

Senior Menus- May 17

The following are the menus for the Tucumcari and Logan senior centers in Quay County for today through May 25: Coffee, tea and milk served daily Logan Thursday: Carne adovada, Spanish rice, squash, f...

 

The real work is still to come; maintain your working faith

School will be out in Tucumcari this week and high school graduation will take place. So first, please watch out for all the youngsters who’ll be out enjoying the extra time they have. Besides...

 
 By Staff Report    News    May 17, 2017

Commissioners amend nuisance ordinance

The Tucumcari City Commission enacted amendments to the city’s nuisance ordinance on Thursday. The amendments make violations of the ordinance criminal offenses but reduce the fine for first...

 

School Menus- May 17

he following are the menus for schools in Quay County for today through May 25: House Thursday Breakfast: Breakfast burrito, variety of juice and milk Lunch: Chicken nuggets, mashed potatoes with grav...

 

jail log

The following were booked into the Quay County Detention Center May 4-12: • Michael Benavides, 21, shoplifting ($250 or less), resisting, evading or obstructing an officer • Kaycee L. Langston,...

 
 By Thomas Garcia    News    May 17, 2017

6 House grads move on to next chapter

By Thomas Garcia QCS Senior Writer [email protected] Six graduates started the next chapter of their lives Sunday at House High School. The commencement ceremony served dual purposes honoring...

 
 By Alisa Boswell    News    May 17, 2017

No rest for the researcher

By Alisa Boswell Managing editor [email protected] Most people may see summer as a time of relaxation. But when you run a dinosaur museum, summer vacation doesn't exist, according to the scientis...

 

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