Soccer league registration up

QCS staff Tucumcari Youth Soccer League’s Spring registration is running now through Tuesday. Cost is $25 per child ages 4-13, with registration forms avaialbe at Tucumcari Recreation Center, Tucumcari Elementary and Radio Shack. Forms and money must be turned in to Radio Shack.

Press release: Tucumcari deaths ruled homicide

Tucumcari – Gabriel Baca, 37 and Bobby Gonzales, 57 both of Tucumcari, NM were found dead in an Eastern New Mexico motel. State Police were called in yesterday evening to take over a scene that ultimately turned into a homicide investigation.

Clerk: Voter turnout high

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QCSun Staff More than 53 percent of Quay County residents turned out at the polls for the 2010 midterm election, according to Quay County Clerk Ellen White. “These numbers are very high for a midterm election,” White said. Of the 5,700 voters, 3,044 casted their ballot for Tuesday’s election. “Overall, I think that New Mexico […]

Marriage has been good to me

By Karl Terry: FNM columnsit The year was 1982. June was starting out hot like most Junes in eastern New Mexico. The spring I turned 23 is the one I’ll never forget. My wife and I celebrated 28 years of marriage this weekend. We’ve both remarked over the last few years that it sometimes seems […]

Acting principal quits

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By QCS Staff Acting Tucumcari High School principal Jack Burch resigned effective Thursday, according to Assistant Superintendent Dennis Roch. Roch said Burch, turned in his resignation at the end of Thursday’s school day. “Mr. Burch brought a lot of experience and guidance to Tucumcari Schools during his time here,” Roch said. Roch said Burch’s employment […]

Accused gunman in police shooting jailed

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Thomas Garcia A man accused of shooting of an Arkansas police officer is being held in Tucumcari today on a $1 million bond after police say he turned himself in at San Jon port of entry. Tristan Honey, 25, of Fort Smith , Ark. surrendered to New Mexico Port of Entry Officer Daniel Gonzales at […]

Birthday, marriage announcement, graduation and honors

Just turned one…Kamren Apodaca of Tucumcari celebrated his first birthday Saturday at the Pizza Hut with family and friends. He is the son of April Apodaca and his grandparents are Juan and Susan Apodaca of Tucumcari. Getting married…Mikaela, Jacee, Hannah, Kamber, Ally and Sadie would like to announce the engagement and upcoming marriage of their […]

Prosecution of Burleson case turned over to 2nd Judicial District

By QCS Staff The state’s case against Los Lunas fight promoter James Burleson — accused of killing

E. coli found in drinking water at Glenrio visitor center

Chelle Delaney All water was turned off at 8 p.m. on Sunday

Man arrested in Grady fuel theft

By Freedom New Mexico A 54-year-old man wanted in connection with gas thefts in Grady turned himself in to authorities Friday, according to Curry County Undersheriff Wesley Waller. Robert “Bobby” L. Daniel turned himself in at the sheriff’s department around 1:30 p.m., Waller said. Daniel is accused of stealing a total of 465 gallons of […]