Residents share history

Recently, four of our citizens presented an outstanding program at Tucumcari Historical Museum. They talked about the history of New Mexico and of our area, as well as about how other history affected us and even about what is often termed the 11 pre-history” of our area. The speakers were “Harve” Abercrombie, “Si” Reid, Alene […]

Gathering to honor ‘spirit of the west’

Special to QCS The Nara Visa Cowboy Gathering is taking nominations for the Buck Ramsey Heritage Award to be presented on Sept. 25 at the annual gathering. The award is given to an individual, family or ranch that reflects the “Spirit of the West”. Heritage is defined as “Something handed down from one’s ancestors or […]

Heritage nominations sought

By QCS Staff The Nara Visa Cowboy Gathering is taking nominations for the Buck Ramsey Heritage Award to be presented on Sept. 25 at the annual gathering. The award is given to an individual, family or ranch that reflects the “Spirit of the West”. Heritage is defined as “Something handed down from one’s ancestors or […]

Have you accepted God’s offer for your salvation

I heard another good sermon recently (I hear lots of those) in which the Parable of the Talents presented in Matthew 25: 14-30 was used for illustration. A man distributed his wealth to his servants, three of whom are mentioned in the parable. Jesus told a similar parable in Luke 19: 11-17, in which the […]

New street pole banners in works

By Chris Schmaedeke, QCS Managing Editor By Chris Schmaedeke QCS managing editor A small sampling of the new street pole banners for Tucumcari were presented at the City Commission meeting on Thursday. The Chamber of Commerce and the Lodgers’ Tax Board have worked together to produce banners which were on display at City Hall. The […]

Revving up for Mother Road Rally

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Thomas Garcia Bikers, vendors and patrons of the 6th annual Mother Road Rally began gathering Friday afternoon for this year’s festivities at the Quay County Fair grounds. One of the first bikers in for the rally, Ken Fernandez, looked around the different vendors and visited with fellow bikers. To kick off the first day, the […]

Cantata performances set for San Jon, Tucumcari

The cantata “A Christmas Offering” will be presented by

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

Local groups, volunteer honored with statewide award

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Special to the QCS Three Tucumcari based organizations and Relissa Nials were recipients of USDA-Natural Resources Conservation Service (NRCS) statewide Earth Team Volunteer awards on Wednesday in Albuquerque. The awards were presented by NRCS state conservationist, Dennis Alexander, to the Canadian River Soil & Water Conservation District (SWCD), El Llano Estacado Resource Conservation & Development […]

Jan. 2, 2008 Community Notes

Site set to recycle Christmas trees In a city beautification effort and to keep Christmas trees out of the landfill, the City of Tucumcari is having a Christmas Tree Recycling Program. Residents are encouraged to drop off their live Christmas trees (without lights and decorations) at the northwest comer of the baseball field (behind the […]