Honor rolls — Jan. 18

Tucumcari Elementary First semester Third grade All A’s Anjelika Acosta Faith Berger Garrett Bollinger Dyson Clark Arissa Griego Natalie Hayes Ruben Hendren Jeffery Knox KelliAnne Lamm Allison Miller Justyne Portillo Martin Reyes Isabelle Robinson Adela Sena Jessica Sliger Mary Stanton Destiny Vigil A’s and B’s Tierra Bason Jesse Benavidez Daniel Chavarria Gabriel Chavez Mary Cryer […]

Fishing report — Mary 26

The fishing report from New Mexico Wildlife Department is generated by officers and anglers.

Tucumcari librarian retiring

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By Thomas Garcia: QCS staff writer After more than a decade of serving community readers, Mary Ann Molinas has resigned as director of the Tucumcari Public Library. “I am going to miss it. I cannot imagine my life without it,” Molinas said. “I will probably wake up in the morning and still drive here for […]

Quilters sew up prize for hospice

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By QCS Staff Mary Jimenez, president of Helping Hands Hospice of Tucumcari was presented a

Past and present mayors share a laugh

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By QCS Staff Before the Tucumcari City Commission convened Thursday night, commissioners presented past Mayor Mary Mayfield with a plaque and proclaimation for her service to the city.Mayfield, the city’s first woman mayor, resigned last year for health reasons.At last night’s meeting, commissioners re-elected Antonio Apodaca mayor and Jim Witcher mayor pro tem.Former Mayor Mary […]

Community Notes: Rattler seeking missing 1958 grads

By QCS Staff The Tucumcari High School class of 1958, which will be celebrating its 50th anniversary at this year’s Rattler Reunion, is trying to locate and contact missing class members, said Don Newman, a member of the 1958 class who now lives in Georgia. “We are trying to contact every class member that we […]

Leo Mata

Services: At 6 p.m. Monday a rosary will be recited at St. Joseph’s Catholic Church in Mosquero. At 11 a.m. Tuesday a mass of resurrection will be celebrated at St. Joseph’s. Leo Mata, 79, died on Friday, Nov. 23, 2007, at his residence in Mosquero following an extended illness. Mr. Mata was born Oct. 22, […]

Mary Elizabeth Sandoval

Services: At 8:30 p.m.Thursday a rosary will be recited at St. Anne’s Catholic Church in Tucumcari. At 2 p.m. Friday funeral services will be held at St. Anne’s. Mary Elizabeth Sandoval, 26, of Las Cruces died Saturday, Nov. 10, 2001, at Thomason Hospital in El Paso, Texas. She was born Feb. 6, 1981 in Tucumcari, […]

Ventura Baca

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Services: At 7 p.m. Thursday a rosary will be recited at St. Anne’s Catholic Church in Tucumcari. At 10 a.m. Friday a Mass of Resurrection will be celebrated at St. Anne’s. Ventura Baca, 98, died at her residence in Tucumcari on Saturday, Nov. 10, 2007, following an extended illness.   Mrs. Baca was born July […]

Around Town, Pecan Bake Off, ‘Little Mary’ turns 103

Pecan Bake Off… Do you like Pecans? The Quay County Extension Service is hosting a Pecan Bake Off to show off Quay County’s pecan industry.  The contest will be Oct. 13 during the first Six Shooter Siding Festival. The people’s choice tasting will be at the Pecan Booth from 1 p.m. to 3 p.m. Stop […]