10/15 School menus

school menus /15 House Monday: Breakfast — Biscuit and jelly, cereal, juice, milk; Lunch — Corn dogs, tator tots, peas, fruit, salad bar, soup, a variety of milk. Tuesday: Breakfast — Scrambled eggs, sausage, cereal, juice, milk ; Lunch — Salisbury steak, mashed potatoes, brown gravy, hot roll, corn, salad bar, soup, fruit, a variety […]

Fond friends make for fond life

By Lynn Moncus: QCS columnist Before writing today’s column, I had drawn a complete blank for a subject matter and asked for suggestions from Jo Priddy, Shirley Hancock, and Judy Powell while we were visiting in Del’s. As we talked about various subjects, we soon realized that most things we mentioned should not be written […]

10/15 Obituaries

Bruce Jackson Services: At a later date yet to be determined. Bruce Ogden Jackson, 85, died Tuesday, October 11, 2005, in Lubbock. He was born on December 26, 1919, in Electra, Texas. He married Gladys McIntosh in Tucumcari on November 29, 1939, and farmed for many years in the San Jon community. He later worked […]

Cowboy has one of those days

By Baxter Black: QCS columnist It’s the kind of day every cowboy dreams of. Almost makes you wish they weren’t numbered. When the desert is green, it’s like Wyoming when the wind’s not blowing, or a sunny winter day in Ohio. It’s early fall. Still supposed to be hot today but we’ve got morning cloud […]

10/15 Game time

Game Time/15 Tucumcari Tucumcari Rattlers Varsity Football Friday, 7 p.m. — Santa Rosa, home (district game) Oct. 28, 7 p.m. — Bernalillo, home Tucumcari Rattlers Junior Varsity Football Oct. 27, 4 p.m. — Portales, home Tucumcari Rattlers Middle School Football Oct. 22, 11 a.m. — Estancia, away Tucumcari Lady Rattlers Varsity and JV Volleyball Tuesday, […]

10/15 Calendar

Today — Center Street Methodist Church at 406 E. Center Street will hold its annual enchilada dinner from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. in the fellowship hall. Cost is $6 for adults, $3 for children. Call for carry out at 461-2661. Tonight — Altrusa will hold its 2005 Rodeo Roundup Car Party at the Elks […]

The many meanings of a boisterous bark

By Ryn Gargulinski: QCS Managing Editor There’s nothing as pleasing to the ear as a baby’s first words (unless, of course, it’s the sound of coffee being brewed). Some children murmur “mama.” Others puff plosives with “papa.” My first word was “hotdog.” Our eight-week old puppy Lulu found the joy of her voice just this […]

Domestic violence hits hard

By Ryn Gargulinski: QCS Every 15 seconds, another victim of an abusive relationship is battered, according to the Web site WomensLaw.org. This isn’t even counting the seconds in between, ones that may contain psychological, economic or emotional abuse. Domestic violence is so widespread and frequently so subtle, said Mesa Counselor Dave Crane, that often victims […]

Kiwanian honored for 51 years of perfect attendance

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By Ryn Gargulinski: QCS Tucumcari man R.H. Hale has been to so many Kiwanis Club meetings, he could probably tell you what the name “Kiwanis” actually means. In fact, this hale and hearty 81 year old was recently honored at the latest club meeting for his 51 years of perfect attendance. “I started with the […]

Altrusa Car Party revving it up

Rev the engines, for it’s time once again for the annual Altrusa Car Party, happening at 6 p.m. tonight at the Elk’s Club. Altrusa President Glenda Reid is expecting the customary 300 to 400 people for the dining, dancing — and chance to win a brand new car — as the $100 tickets have all […]