Conchas Dam added to national registry

By William Thompson It’s official: Conchas Dam is a historic place. The dam was entered into the National Registry of Historic Places on May 22, according to a letter received by Gary Cordova, the dam’s U.S. Army Corps of Engineers project manager. “Being part of the national registry will preserve the heritage of Conchas Dam […]

Law requires booster seats

QCS Staff A new law took effect in New Mexico on Friday that requires children who have outgrown child safety seats to ride in booster seats if they are too small for adult safety belts. According to an American Automobile Association (AAA) press release, the new law states that children through 6 years old, regardless […]

June 18 Fishing Report

New Mexico Fish and Game Department’s Fishing Report Conchas Lake Fishing was rated as slow to fair for most species this past week. A few walleye and white bass were taken by anglers trolling crank baits. A few smallmouth bass were caught on jerk baits, plastics and crank abits. Fishing for catfish was fair for […]

June 18 Menus

Logan schools Monday: Breakfast – Donut, juice, milk. Lunch – Quesadillas, milk. Tuesday: Breakfast – Cereal, juice, milk. Lunch – Nachos, milk. Wednesday: Breakfast – French toast sticks, juice, milk. Lunch – Grilled cheese sandwich, milk. Thursday: Peanut butter and jelly sandwich, milk. Lunch – Sack lunch. Logan, House and Pioneer senior senters Monday: Red […]

Congratulations always worth bringing up

By Lynn Moncus Whenever we receive good news about Tucumcari High graduates, we need to share in order to show how pleased we are with their accomplishments and to let them know that our hometown pride is still alive and well. Margaret Lee Elliott Hoffman received the 2005 Employee of the Year Award for the […]

Abuses can’t be regarded as acceptable

Just suppose you were on Route 66 Boulevard and came upon a man systematically destroying Bibles. Maybe he’d be burning them, one by one. Or tearing them to pieces with his hands. Or maybe he’d just put them on the ground and spit on them. You’d be outraged, wouldn’t you? While the man would certainly […]

Getting back into the swim of things

By Helena Rodriguez Never too late to get back in swim of things I love water and I’m having a big splash this summer getting back into the swim of things. Water is one of my greatest weaknesses. I dream of water, in some form or another, almost every night. I read that water represents […]

June 18 Calendar

Today — Mother Road Rally — Various events scheduled around town and at Quay County Fairgrounds. Gates open at 9 a.m. at the fairgrounds. Sunday — The Amistad All-School Reunion will be held at the Amistad school. Registration at 3 p.m. (MDT). Call (806) 384-2374 for information. Monday — The Tucumcari schools board of education will […]

June 18 Library Books

The following books are available at the Tucumcari public library: FICTION Velocity by Dean Koontz: A bartender receives a note from a serial killer and becomes an unwitting accomplice in choosing the murderer’s next victim. Rage by Jonathan Kellerman: Alex Delaware tries to figure out who murdered a young man that had been convicted of killing a […]

Around Town, June 18

Eva Romero turned 100 on Wednesday and will celebrate her birthday Sunday with family and friends in Englewood, Colo., according to her daughter Mary Rivera of Tucumcari. Romero was born in Monte Vista. Romero had 11 children. Her grandson, James Padilla, lives in Tucumcari and her great-grandson Mark Padilla and her great-grandaughter Christine Rivera also […]