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 By Thomas Garcia    News    July 11, 2018 

Mesalands selects new president

TUCUMCARI - A four-month search for a new president has ended as Mesalands Community College selected John D. Groesbeck to lead the institution. He...

 
 By Robyn Dixon    News    July 11, 2018 

Thai soccer team rescued from cave

MAE SAI, Thailand — A drama that began on June 23 for 12 Thai boys and their soccer coach ended Tuesday evening when the last five of the group were taken from a flooded cave in northern Thailand,...

 
 News    July 11, 2018 

Calendar - July 11

Service clubs • Altrusa Club of Tucumcari: Noon, first and third Wednesday of each month, Pow Wow Restaurant, 801 W. Route 66. Call 575-461-1377. Support groups • Alcoholics Anonymous unity...

 
 News    July 11, 2018 

Pages past - July 11

July 1959 • Vernon Hines won the inaugural Horseshoe Pitching Contest sponsored by the Daily News. He defeated Art Ward, 21-8, in the final round....

 
 News    July 11, 2018 

Menus - July 11

The following are the menus for the Tucumcari and Logan senior centers in Quay County for today through July 18: Senior centers Coffee, tea and milk served daily Logan Thursday: Cornflake chicken,...

 
 News    July 11, 2018 

Jail logs - July 11

The following individuals were booked into the Quay County Detention Center July 2-July 9: • Luis Najera, 27, resisting, evading or obstructing an officer • Joshua Neal, 28, battery against a...

 
 News    July 11, 2018 

Meetings watch - July 11

Quay County Commission At their July 9 meeting, Quay County commissioners took the following actions: • Presbyterian Medical Services’s administrator requested the approval of the 2019 Rural Prima...

 
 By Thomas Garcia    News    July 11, 2018 

Local BBQ makes top 25 list

The savory, down home barbecue savvy of Jimmy and Stella Watson has landed their local eatery a spot on the Travel + Leisure's top places for barbecue...

 
 By Thomas Garcia    News    July 4, 2018

Tucumcari confident in bid for racino

The interest of three groups expressing interest of bringing a racino to the Clovis, Curry County area is not swaying or lessening the confidence of the Tucumcari, Quay County’s bid for the sixth...

 
 By Steve Hansen    News    July 4, 2018

Meeting protocol discussed

The issue of who’s third in line to conduct a meeting became an issue before the Tucumcari City Commission Thursday. Mayor Ruth Ann Litchfield, in her duties as mayor, conducts commission meetings....

 
 By Thomas Garcia    News    July 4, 2018

County burn ban tabled

A county-wide burn ban was tabled Friday by the Quay County Commission with residents being asked to be mindful of the conditions and follow notification protocol. “There are some rural fire chiefs...

 

Calendar - July 4

Service clubs Wednesday • All city, county, village offices and banks will be closed in observance of the Fourth of July • Altrusa Club of Tucumcari: Noon, first and third Wednesday of each...

 

Menus - July 4

The following are the menus for the Tucumcari and Logan senior centers in Quay County for today through July 11: Senior centers Coffee, tea and milk served daily Logan Thursday: Lemon baked chicken,...

 

Pages past - July 4

July 1933 • Clovis Sunshiners, with the help of pitcher Big Jelly Allen, defeated the Tucumcari Utes 3-1. • July 4 specials from H. Goodman Co....

 

Local man fatally shot by deputy

A Tucumcari man was fatally shot by a Quay County sheriff's deputy during a hostage situation June 19 in Tucumcari. Robert Roybal, 55, was killed by a single shot fired just after 4:50 a.m. A release...

 
 By Thomas Garcia    News    June 27, 2018

Fourth of July fast approaching

The Fourth of July Fireworks display planned for Saturday at Ute Lake State Park will be held in honor of one of the Logan Bass Clubs own, Ellis...

 
 By Thomas Garcia    News    June 27, 2018

Officials ask for common sense with fireworks

Local fire officials are asking residents to be cautious, exercise good judgment when setting off fireworks to prevent wild and structure fires. “We know everyone is excited about the Fourth of July...

 

Events calendar - June 27

Thursday • Housing Authority Board: 5 p.m., City Hall • City Commission: 6 p.m., City Hall Friday • Quay County Commission: 9 a.m., Quay County Courthouse Service clubs Wednesday • All city,...

 

Jail logs - June 27

The following individuals were booked into the Quay County Detention Center June 19-25: • Jesus Favela, 26, warrant • Braxton Bridges, 23, warrant • Raymond Holliday, 29, warrant • Joseph...

 

Menus - June 27

The following are the menus for the Tucumcari and Logan senior centers in Quay County for today through Friday. Senior centers Coffee, tea and milk served daily Logan Thursday:Ham, broccoli with...

 

Pages past - June 27

June 1967 • Tucumcari has recently raised its population to five more persons when Mr. and Mrs. Jack Hoffman and three children came to make their home here last April. Hoffman, who has always been...

 
 By Thomas Garcia    News    June 27, 2018

Cancer survivor crossing

A cancer survivor crossing the country with a unique homage will depart Tucumcari today en route to Boston to raise awareness and money for child canc...

 
 By Kevin Wilson    News    June 27, 2018

Clovis' Draggin' Main Music Festival kicks off today

CLOVIS — Back in 2017, the people organizing the Draggin’ Main Music Festival and the people organizing the Clovis Music Festival thought they could be better together. “That was a huge test...

 
 By QCS Staff    News    June 27, 2018

Mesalands to offer Groesbeck president position

Mesalands Community College's Board of Trustees unanimously approved the submission of a contract to John D. Groesbeck to become the next president...

 
 By Steve Hansen    News    June 20, 2018

Commission bans some aerial fireworks

A ban on some fireworks for 30 days received final approval Thursday from the Tucumcari City Commission. District 1 Commissioner Ralph Moya cast the lone “no” vote because, he said the ban came...

 

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