DEA finds pot farm north of Tucumcari

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Thomas Garcia Federal drug officials, along with 25 soldiers from the New Mexico National Guard, raided a San Miguel County ranch on Friday and found 1,500 pounds of marijuana. The pot was valued at $2 milllion to $3 million, officials said. The ranch owner, along with many local law enforcement agencies, said they were not […]

9-30 Letters to the Editor

Firing blanks on Limbaugh

Three questions with Jeanne Moralez

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Who is helping to make the flu shot available to the public? The Public Health office is in collaboration with the county to ensure the residents are protected and vaccinated against the flu. Are the free flu-shot clinics part of the county’s efforts to improve the health and well being of the resident? Yes, as […]

9-30 Calendar

Friday• Lodger’s Tax Advisory Board, 10 a.m., City Hall, 215 E. Center St.Monday• RAD Water Users Cooperative meeting, 6 p.m., Norton Fire Station. Call 461-9852Tuesday• Red Hat Society, noon, Del’s Restaurant, 1202 E. Tucumcari Blvd.Oct. 12• Quay County Commission, 9 a.m., Commission Chambers, Quay County Courthouse, 300 S. Third St.Oct. 13• Arch Hurley Conservancy District, […]

Words, not pictures, show real person

By Debra Whittington …Whosoever will come after me, let him deny himself, and take up his cross, and follow me. Mark 8:34

District play begins for teams

QCS Staff So far: San Jon has an overall record of 3-5 and a district record of 1-0. Tucumcari is 0-2 in district play and 2-8 overall. Logan is 2-8 overall and 0-2 in district play. House is still searching for its first win at 0-8 and 0-1 in district. Quotable: “I told the girls […]

Tucumari rolls by Loving

QCS Staff Roundup: Tucumcari got back on the winning track with a 39-7 victory against Loving on Friday night. Logan suffered its first loss of the season, 20-12, to Tatum. House won for the fourth straight time with a 54-6 win against Evangel Christian Academy. San Jon did not play. Stars: Tucumcari running back George […]

Don’t need to be a genius to see discipline was right

By Lynn Moncus No doubt, many of you read or heard that spanking children lowers their I.Q. several points. That bit of information caused this woman from Ima to pause and wonder just how such a conclusion came about. Of course, I have always known I was a little slow at times, but it never […]

Yep. Mom really does know best

By Chris Schmaedeke, QCS managing editor I have always been told all things happen for a reason. But when I lost my job at the Rocky Mountain News, I thought there was nothing good to come out of this situation. Sure I was at the bottom of the totem poll of presentation editors and was […]

9-30 Who I am

Maureen Orgass of Logan has lived in New Mexico since she was 16. … She has seen the Allman Brothers and Joe Cocker in concert. … She does not like lobster. She grew up on Long Island and has heard them scream when they are put in the pot to boil. … Her idea vacation […]