12/10 Obituaries

Jimmy Mirabel Services: 10 a.m. today at Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints in Amarillo. Jimmy Joe Mirabal, 48, of Amarillo, died Tuesday, December 6, 2005, in Amarillo. He was born April 29, 1957, in Tucumcari. He was an insurance agent who also served with the U.S. Marine Reserves. He married Maria Cruz […]

12/10 School menus

House Monday: Breakfast — Biscuits, jelly, cereal, juice, milk; Lunch — Pepperoni or supreme pizza, corn, fruit, salad bar, soup, a variety of milk. Tuesday: Breakfast — Waffle sticks, cereal, juice, milk; Lunch — Taquitas, refried beans, Spanish rice, chips, salsa, salad bar, soup, a variety of milk. Wednesday: Breakfast — Scrambled eggs, sausage, cereal, […]

12/10 Senior citizens menu

Tucumcari/Logan/House Monday: Baked chicken, scalloped potatoes, corn, potluck roll, margarine, pumpkin spice cookie, fruit cocktail, milk. Tuesday: Green chile cheeseburger, lettuce, tomatoes, ranch beans, onion rings, applesauce, milk. Wednesday: Hamburger steak, brown gravy, mushrooms, mashed potatoes, green beans, pineapple, roll, milk. Thursday: Baked ham, pineapple, pea salad, canned sweet potatoes, whole wheat roll, margarine, pumpkin […]

Rattlers host San Jon with sweep

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By Albert Trujillo: QCS It was a Rattler sweep Friday night in the “Snake Pit,” as the home team played host to their county rivals the San Jon Coyotes. The evening began with the junior varsity boys defeating the Coyotes by a score of 73-30. The JV boys were followed by the Lady Rattlers. The […]

Holidays as hard for dogs as for humans

By Lynn Moncus: QCS columnist I, Aggie am writing this column because the slave claims to have frost bitten hands and says her cold fingers won’t work on this computer. Well, I think her mind is iced over also as she has been trying to tell me that Santa Claus won’t be coming this year. […]

Year in review: March, April 2005

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By Ryn Gargulinski: QCS In honor of another 12 months gone by, QCS is compiling a year in review to be published in installments. This year’s March and April kicked off the spring with the following news. March 1: Tucumcari High School Principal Gary Salazar resigned after 13 years of service. “It’s just time for […]

Notable notes /7

Gift a tree for the holidays The Los Angeles based TreePeople are once again offering their tree dedication program, according to a release from the group. Through their Gift of Life dedication, holiday shoppers can buy a tree to be planted in honor of those on the gift list, the release said. For more information, […]

Holidays bring trials, blessings

By Debra Whittington: QCS columnist Looking for that blessed hope, and the glorious appearing of the great God and our Saviour Jesus Christ; Who gave himself for us, that he might redeem us from all iniquity, and purify unto himself a peculiar people, zealous of good works. Titus 2:13-14. The calendar is full with something […]

12/7 Police blotter

The following is a sampling of calls received by the Tucumcari police during the past several days. According to the reports: Friday At 5:36 p.m., a problem with a juvenile was reported on East Center. Police arrived to find a family argument with the juvenile agreeing to go for an evaluation. At 7:04 p.m., a […]

Tucumcari wrestlers grapple with the best of them

By Martha Frost: QCS staff Tucumcari High School’s wrestling team started their season last weekend with the hardest tournament of all — Randall High School’s Greater Gold Invitational Tournament south of Amarillo — Coach Eddie Encinias said. The team was up against the toughest Texas 4A and 5A high school teams, Encinias said, including Palo […]