Longhorns split Homecoming doubleheader

Thomas Garcia The Logan Longhorns split Homecoming wins with the Springer Red Devils Thursday night at Logan. The girls couldn’t quite finish off a fourth-quarter comeback, falling 56-55 to the Lady Red Devils. The boys never trailed in a 86-69 win to move their record to 17-4. “We had a big comeback, though it just [...]

Udall staff holding office hours

QCS staff A staff member for U.S. Senator Tom Udall, D-N.M., will be holding ‘Udall Serving YoU’ office hours Thursday and Friday across the 3rd Congressional District for area residents who require help with a federal agency. Staff will be available 4 p.m.-5 p.m. Thursday at the Tucumcari City Hall chambers, 215 E. Center St. [...]

Police blotter —

The following is a sampling of calls received by the central dispatch office for Quay County, based at the Tucumcari Police Department. Thursday • At 2:08 a.m., a man reported a burglary at a residence on the 900 block of East Aber Avenue. • At 7:27 a.m., a man reported an open door at a [...]

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.

Committee meets to discuss Ute Reservoir

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Thomas Garcia A conservation steering committee said Thursday they would like to work together to establish policies that ensure Ute Lake water levels protecting recreation while providing water to Curry and Roosevelt counties. Clovis Mayor Gayla Brumfield said hers and other communities should be willing to work out a compromise that benefits everyone. “We do [...]

Water rate hike to be discussed

Thomas Garcia An updated review of the new water rate increases will be discussed during Thursday’s Tucumcari City Commission meeting. “We want to keep the citizens as informed as possible,” said Commissioner Robert Lumpkin. Several citizens attended the Oct. 13 commission meeting to complain of an increase in their water bills. Toni Leal started a [...]

Police blotter —

A sampling of reports taken from the last few days at the Tucumcari Police Department: Thursday • At 6:34 a.m., a call was received for loose cattle N.M. 552 and the Canadian River bridge. A member of the family that owned the cattle was contacted. • At 9 a.m., a welfare check was requested at [...]

Groundbreaking marks step beyond discussion for Ute pipeline

Kevin Wilson Thursday’s groundbreaking marks another step for an effort to building a pipeline from Ute Reservoir — a step outside. Discussed, and shelved, and discussed again for decades in public meetings and congressional offices, the pipeline project makes a partial move from a discussed project to one putting in groundwork. “I remember that forever, [...]

2011 Rattle Reunion schedule

Thursday • 6 to 9 p.m. — Rattler Mixer at the Tucumcari Convention Center Friday • 9 a.m. to 8:30 p.m., — Registration, $35 per person • 8:30 a.m., 11 a.m., 2 p.m., — Golf Scramble at Tucumcari Municipal Golf Course. Sign up with golf pro, 575-461-1849 •

Sports physicals scheduled

QCS Staff Sports physicals will be given Thursday and Friday at 4 p.m., at the Tucumcari Middle School Gym. The cost is $20 cash. Football practice will begin on Aug. 1 at 7 a.m. Players meet at the high school chorus room. Volleyball and Cross Country practice will begin on Aug. 8th.