Tattooed in Tucumcari


By Ryn Gargulinski: QCS staff While many tattoos come about for symbolic, artistic or even absurd reasons, two Tucumcari artists said they entered the tattoo world for love. Actually, they did not get their first inking for love, but learned their craft because of it. Here are their stories. Outlaw tattoo Robert Alarcon said his […]

Improving on my horsemanship skills

By Baxter Black: QCS columnist I consider myself as progressive as any horseman when it comes to considering techniques and devices for improving my horse’s welfare or my horsemanship. Horse magazines are packed with testimonial and advertisements for all manner of horse improvement, supplies, seminars and secrets. As I read the copy including bold print […]

8/27 Calendar

Tonight — Bluegrass Music Program, Quay County Exhibit Hall at 7 p.m. Call 461-0457. Monday — U.S. Representative Tom Udall will host a town hall meeting from 12:30 to 1:30 p.m. at the Tucumcari Senior Center, 523 S. Third St., to discuss Social Security. Free and open to the public. Monday — Logan Board of […]

8/27 Senior citizen menu

Senior Citizen Menu Tucumcari/Logan/House Monday: Baked chicken nuggets, sauces, baked potato wedges, broccoli, whole wheat roll, margarine, mixed fruit, milk. Tuesday: Tacos, tomato, lettuce, onion, pinto beans, salsa, bananas, strawberries, milk. Wednesday: Chili dog, onions, cheese, potatoes deluxe, Brussels sprouts, quick brownies, milk. Thursday: Trailblazer, corn, ranch beans, biscuit, margarine, banana pudding., milk. Friday: Frito […]

8/27 School menus

House School Menu Monday: Breakfast — Cold cereal or cereal bar, milk or juice; Lunch — Ham sandwich, chips/carrot sticks, pudding cup, milk or juice. Tuesday: Breakfast — Cold cereal or cereal bar, milk or juice; Lunch — Roast beef sandwich, chips/carrot sticks, pudding sticks, milk or juice. Wednesday: Breakfast — Cold cereal or cereal […]

New Logan Schools band to play for area teams


By Martha Frost: QCS staff Logan Schools got a brand new band — and they want to be playing Tucumcari’s song and House’s song and the songs for Santa Rosa and San Jon — as well as their own. That’s right, band leader Andrea Rinestine is asking all the schools Logan competes with to send […]

End of summer brings memories of schooldays past

By Lynn Moncus: QCS columnist At this time of year, the student and teacher in me become more than a little restless because school is starting, thus bringing back many wonderful memories of those years spent in the classroom on one side of the desk or the other. The formal student years began 65 years […]

Fishing Report

The New Mexico Game and Fish Department’s fishing report appears below: Conchas Lake Catfish and bluegill provided some great action for anglers this past week. Best baits for the catfish were high were night crawlers and cutbait used on trotlines and rod and reel. Most of the bluegills were taken on minnows, worms and poppers. […]

Sports Corner

Football registration begins Monday The Quay County Junior League Football Program is taking registrations from Monday until Sept. 9. Those eligible to participate are fourth, fifth and sixth graders. Sign up at the Tucumcari Recreation Center at 900 E. Laughlin from 3 to 9 p.m. Cost is $30 per player, according to Recreation Director Scott […]

San Jon Sports Schedule

Football Today, 11 a.m. and 1 p.m. — Roy, Junior High and V, home Friday, TBA — San Jacinto Academy, V, away Sept. 10, 1 p.m. — Pine Hill, V, home Sept. 17, 3 p.m.— Evangel Christian, V, away Sept. 24, 2 p.m. — Faith Temple, V, home Sept, 30, 4:30 and 7 p.m. — […]