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Altrusa announces Cash Party winners Altrusa International of Tucumcari hosted their annual Cash Party on Oct. 29 at the Quay County Exhibition Center. Three hundred tickets were sold to the event with the ticket holder of the last number drawn, taking home $15,000, and the runner up taking home $500. Proceeds of the event benefit […]

City officials look to save cash

Russell Anglin Tucumcari officials discussed a number of cost-saving and revenue-generating measures at the Tucumcari City Commission’s regular Thursday meeting. City Clerk Christine Daugherty said the city was able to refinance bonds used to build the Tucumcari Convention Center. “Bobbye (Rose, city manager) worked with the New Mexico Financing Authority and found a lower interest […]

Altrusa chapter to host annual cash party

Altrusa International of Tucumcari is pleased to announce that their annual cash party is Oct. 23 at 6 p.m. and will be held at the Quay County Exhibition Center. Tickets to this event are $100. Three hundred tickets will be sold and the last number drawn will win $15,000. Proceeds of this event will benefit […]

Dealers: Cash for clunkers program had mixed results

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By Kevin Wilson: Freedom New Mexico The Cash for Clunkers program, which has been successful nationwide in spurring new-car sales since it began in late July, had mixed impacts on local dealers through its conclusion Monday. “We had a lot of positive response out of it,” said Tim Baldwin, the sales and new car manager […]

Fireworks vendors hope to cash in on 4th

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By QCS Staff The whine of the Roman candles and the pop of firecrackers are already in the night air. “We want everyone to use caution and to have a safe Fourth of July,” said Tucumcari Fire Chief Mike Cherry. Vendors occupational licenses have been checked and verified, Cherry said. Although there has been rain, […]

Sweep helps protect No. 1 cash crop

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Chelle Delaney A sweep net may be one of the farmers’ best tools to protect and improve alfalfa crop yields, said Mark Muegge, entomologist specialist from the Texas Cooperative Extension office based in Fort Stockton. Muegge demonstrated how to sweep sample insects from an alfalfa test field Friday at the Pest Scout School at the […]

10-20-07 Calendar

Today: Noon, Ribbon cutting, Grand Opening or Brian Urlacher Cross Country GM Autoplex. Food, Fun and much more all day. Today: 6 p.m., Altrusa Cash Party, Mexican Dinner, 9 p.m. dance to Limited Edition, Elks Lodge. Get tickets from any Altrusa Member. Today: 7 p.m., regular monthly gathering, Eastern New Mexico Bluegrass & Old Tyme […]

Safety check finds $1million in cash

QCS Staff SAN JON — A Department of Public Safety Motor Transportation Division police officer discovered more than $1 million in cash during a safety inspection of a tractor–trailer rig on Thursday. The money, found in denominations of $10 and $20, was bundled and filled a suitcase. “A million dollars is pretty unusual,” said Peter […]

NMSP find drugs, cash in men’s car

By Dave Gragg New Mexico State Police arrested two Indiana men Friday afternoon after finding methamphetamines and more than $30,000 in cash in their vehicle. Officer Rigo Chavarria stopped the pair of 40 year olds a couple of miles west of Tucumcari around 4 p.m. Friday. He said the two men’s stories were inconsistent, so […]