Black Friday shoppers hunt for bargains

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Chelle Delaney Before daybreak in Tucumcari shoppers were hunting the aisles for holiday bargains on Black Friday. Frank McKinley was one of the first Friday morning customers in Kmart which opened at 6 a.m. “I saved a hundred dollars,” said McKinley, who added he was happy with his purchase. McKinley had his arms full as [...]

Family thankful pet calf going to new home

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Thomas Garcia Most families spend the day after Thanksgiving waiting in line at dawn for holiday shopping deals or enjoying a slow lazy day eating turkey leftovers. But one family from Edgewood was making a “Logan’s Run.” They were transporting a pet steer, affectionately called Logan, across the state line and deep into the heart [...]

Mitchell to begin term as district judge Dec. 15

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Thomas Garcia After serving as an attorney in Quay County for nearly three decades, Albert J. Mitchell Jr. , 49. will soon be serving the residents of Quay, De Baca and Harding counties as the new Tenth Judicial District Court Judge.Question: When does your term begin?Answer: I will be sworn in at 3 p.m. on [...]

Friends give us new view of relatives

Through the many years we have been visiting, we have mentioned the major privilege of living on one’s home area and knowing several generations of most of the residents. We know we are among friends when they mention having known other generations of our family. Recently, for instance, I had the opportunity to do a [...]

11-29-2008: Police Blotter

By QCS Staff The following is a sample of calls received during the last few days by the central dispatch office for Quay County, based at the Tucumcari Police Department. Tuesdayl At 9:07 a.m., a juvenile subject came to the Tucumcari Police Department to speak with an officer. The officer advised that the he had [...]

11-29-2008: Calendar

Sundays ongoing: 2:30 p.m., American Legion Auxiliary Bingo, Bingo Hall, 100 S. Eighth Street, Logan. Call 497-3910.Monday: 2 p.m., regular meeting, Museum Board, Tucumcari Historical Museum, 416 South Adams St. Call 461-4201.Monday: 6:30 p.m. regular meeting, Angels Among Us, a depression support group, 1005 S. Monroe St.

School Menus for Dec. 1-4 for House

The following is the school menu for House School for Dec. 1-4. There is no school on Friday. Monday:Breakfast: Breakfast pizza, cereal, juice and milkLunch: Frito pie, corn, cobbler, fruit and milk TuesdayBreakfast:

11-26-2008: Calendar

Today: 10 a.m., regular meeting, Tucumcari/Quay County Regional Emergency Communications Board, City Hall, 215 E. Center St. Call 461-3451.Today: 10 a.m. – 10:30 a.m. and 2 p.m. – 2:30 p.m., Story time for all children ages 2 1/2 to 5 years of age, Tucumcari Public Library, 602. Second St. Call 461-0295.Today: 11 a.m. – 2 [...]

Entries sought for Pecan Show on Dec. 6 at Festival of Trees

By QCS Staff The Quay County Pecan Show sponsored by the Quay County Extension office is part of the Festival of Trees

11-26-2008: Police Blotter

The following is a sample of calls received during the last few days by the central dispatch office for Quay County, based at the Tucumcari Police Department. Fridayl At 1:01 p.m., a male reported damage to property on south Fourth Street. The officer advised that a single pane of a window on the residence and [...]