Postal revisions will eliminate two positions and delay delivery

Thomas Garcia Two full-time positions will be lost in a transfer of U.S. Postal Service mail processing operations from Tucumcari to Albuquerque, according to a USPS spokesman. The Postal Service announced its plan Thursday to move the processing center. Dates for the transition have not been set, according to Peter Haas of the USPS. The […]

Extension hosting cooking class for blood sugar control

QCS staff A special cooking school that is aimed at helping people with diabetes learn how to prepare delicious foods and manage their blood sugar levels will be held in February. The school will meet for 3 hours each evening Feb. 21, 23, 28, and March 1, 2012 from 5:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. The […]

Funeral and services

A memorial service will be held for Ronald B. Hoff at 6 p.m., Thursday at the First Assembly of God Church at 524 South Monroe Street.

Region expecting 1-3 inches of snow

Freedom New Mexico Eastern New Mexico can expect 1 to 3 inches of snow by Monday evening, the National Weather Service is reporting.

Warmer weather predicted

Thomas Garcia Warmer weather is forecast for Quay County going into the New Year, according to the National Weather Service Albuquerque. A break in the recent winter weather patterns will begin on Wednesday as temperatures begin to rise into the upper 40s to mid 50s, said Amanda Martin, a National Weather Service meteorologist. “Rain or […]

Snow expected tonight, Monday

The National Weather Service has issued a winter storm warning for Curry, Quay and Roosevelt counties until 11 a.m. Tuesday.

Memorial planned Monday to honor life of Quay County Family Health Center’s Medical Director

QCS Staff A service to celebrate the life of Quay County Family Health Center’s Medical Director, Richard Gritzmacher, M.D., M.P.H. will be held at 11:30 a.m.- to 1 p.m. on Monday at the Health Center located at 1302 East Main Street. Gritzmacher died on Oct. 10, a memorial service was held on Oct. 14, in […]

Storm brings rain to area

A late evening thunderstorm Monday dropped .20 inches of rain near Clovis and between .37 to .43 inches near Portales, according to the National Weather Service in Albuquerque. Officials said .17 inches fell four miles northwest of Tucumcari with House receiving .41 inches of rain. The weather service is predicting a 20 percent chance of […]

Finally rain but no more in sight anytime soon (updated)

Much needed rain pelted most of eastern new Mexico and West Texas late Monday in a gusty thunderstorm that was also blamed for igniting a series of grass fires near Muleshoe. Tuesday morning, the National Weather Service was reporting 1.22 inches of rain fell in Clovis. Officials at Clovis Airport recorded .14 inches and Cannon […]

Press release: Upcoming seminar addresses food safety

Brenda Bishop The 43rd Annual Agriculture and Home Economics Seminar, hosted by the Quay County Extension Service, will be held Jan. 27 at the Tucumcari Convention Center.