Year in review: February 2005

By Ryn Gargulinski: QCS In honor of another 12 months gone by, QCS is compiling a year in review to be published in installments. February 2005 contained the following news. Feb. 1: Election day for school board members. San Jon Schools had already decided they were keeping Superintendent Craig Stockton for three more years. Feb. […]

12/3 Obituary

Emily Wicks Services: 1 p.m. on Tuesday at the First Presbyterian Church in Tucumcari. Emily Wicks, 87, died on Sunday Nov. 27, 2005, in Marysville, Wash. She was born October 7, 1918, in Pittsburgh, Pa. She graduated from the Presbyterian School of Nursing in 1941, joined the U.S. Navy in 1942 during WW II and […]

Fire on Quay range


By Ryn Gargulinski: QCS A Wednesday morning grassfire raged for about eight hours and wiped out approximately 1,500 acres of hay and grassland, said Tucumcari Fire Chief Mike Cherry. He said no one was injured in the blaze, which happened 11 miles southeast of Tucumcari, but it had power enough to annihilate the landscape and […]

12/3 Calendar

Today — Tucumcari Public Library will host the final day of its Scholastic Book Fair from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Parents, children, teachers and community are invited to explore books and learning products or to shop for Christmas. Call 461-0295 for more information. Today — Girl Scouts are having a paper drive — no […]

Tucumcari club gathers TLC


By Ryn Gargulinski: QCS Tucumcari’s Brittany Rodgers said she couldn’t even imagine what it would be like to not have everything one needs at Christmas. This is one of the reasons she said she is participating a holiday donation project. The other reason is because she is state president of Tucumcari’s Business Professionals of America […]

12/3 Police blotter

Monday At 10:09 a.m., vandalism was reported at a government building. Police arrived to find a window shot out with a BB gun. At 11:16 a.m., an unknown male reported a dumpster fire on Third and Dohoney. At 2:13 p.m., a male called to report a burglary on East Center. A report was filed. At […]

Class trains to spot a meth lab


By Ryn Gargulinski: QCS Many people would not even know if they walked into a meth lab –not even those who were looking for it, according to New Mexico State Police Lt. Frank Musitano. That was exactly the reason Musitano was on hand in Tucumcari from his post in Las Cruces – to give a […]

12/3 Senior citizen menus

Senior Citizen Menu Tucumcari/Logan/House Monday: Beef fajita, pinto beans, tortilla, apple cobbler, milk. Tuesday: Lasagna, California veggies, spinach, corn bread, pineapple, gelatin, milk. Wednesday: Chicken fried steak, mashed potatoes, gravy, green beans, potluck roll, margarine, apricot cobbler, milk. Thursday: Barbecued chicken, coleslaw, corn, biscuit, chocolate pudding, milk. Friday: Baked pork chop, glazed carrots, au gratin […]

12/3 School menus

school menus /3 House Monday: Breakfast — Cinnamon toast, cereal, juice, milk; Lunch —Hot chicken sandwich, tater tots, hominy, cinnamon rolls, fruit, salad bar,soup, a variety of milk. Tuesday: Breakfast — Omelets, salsa, cereal, juice, milk; Lunch — Spaghetti with meat sauce, French bread, corn, fruit, salad bar, soup, a variety of milk. Wednesday: Breakfast […]