Web poll results: Rattler football

The Quay County Sun Web poll asked: How do you think the Tucumcari Rattler football team will do this season? A total of 42 people responded, here is what they said: Make the play offs – 17 votes 40.48% Win more than they lose – 8 votes 19.05% Lose more than they win – 5 […]

9/17 Senior citizen menus

Tucumcari/Logan/House Monday: Spiced beef over noodles, broccoli, cheese, peanut butter cookie, apricots, milk. Tuesday: Green chili chicken enchilada, tossed salad, Spanish rice, baked apple slices, crackers, milk. Wednesday: Rio Grande pot roast, mashed potatoes, gravy, potluck roll, margarine, spice cake, milk. Thursday: Pepperoni pizza, salad, dressing, whole kernel corn, chocolate pudding, topping, milk. Friday: Hot […]

Photo competition one sign of season

By Lynn Moncus: QCS columnist Some people look for signs in nature in order to know when autumn is approaching, but others know the season is almost here when Harold and Kathy Nichless return to Iowa after spending the summer here. Of course, a few of us have pointed out that most creatures head south […]

9/17 School menus

House Monday: Breakfast — Cold cereal, cereal bars, milk, juice; Lunch — A variety of deli meats for sandwiches, salad bar, fruits, milk. Tuesday: Breakfast — Cold cereal, cereal bars, milk, juice; Lunch — A variety of deli meats for sandwiches, salad bar, fruits, milk. Wednesday: Breakfast — Cold cereal, cereal bars, milk, juice; Lunch […]

9/17 Obituaries

Marion Berry Services: Funeral services have taken place. Marion Berry, 74, died Wednesday, Sept. 14, 2005, in Albuquerque. He was born on Feb. 26, 1931, in Tucumcari. He had been an active member of the First Baptist Church in Tucumcari and was retired from the Union Pacific Railroad Company where he had been an engineer […]

9/17 Game times and scores

Tucumcari Tucumcari Rattlers Varsity Football Aug. 27 — Win over Mora, away, 61-0 Sept. 2 — Win over Crownpoint, home, 62-6 Sept. 9 — Win over Estancia, home, 57-6 Friday, 7 p.m. — Loving, away Sept. 30, 7 p.m. — Texico, home Oct. 7, 7 p.m. — Dexter (homecoming) Tucumcari Rattlers Junior Varsity Football Sept. […]

9/17 Library books

Fiction The Interruption Of Everything by Terry McMillan. At the age of 44, an unhappily married California woman discovers that she is pregnant.   No Country For Old Men by Cormac McCarthy. Mayhem ensues after a Texas man finds $2 million in drug money – and decides to keep it.   Lunar Park by Bret Easton […]

9/17 Calendar

Today and Sunday — Quay-Z Quilt Show at the Convention Center from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. includes antique quilts, Hoffman Challenge and Michelle Watts, guest teacher. Admission is $5 for adults and free for children under 12. Call 461-9638 or 461-1334, or email tucum58quilts@yahoo.com for more information. Monday-Friday, ongoing — 8 a.m. to 5 […]

Not just oil-for-food but U.N. itself needs reform, accountability

QCS editorial Some of the words were stern. Former Federal Reserve chairman Paul Volcker lectured the U.N. Security Council, and Secretary-General Kofi Annan in particular, that Annan and members of the entire organization need to change the way they operate or face a worldwide loss of support from the public. If Kofi Annan had any […]

Technology passed over horseshoes

By Baxter Black: QCS columnist Technology is now available to count cattle on a Forest Service permit from outer space, to construct material for space shuttles that can withstand 3,000-degree temperature on re-entry into the Earth’s atmosphere, and to plastic wrap a tool in Ace Hardware that cannot be opened with the Jaws of Life. […]