Keeping Quay cleaner

By Ryn Gargulinski: QCS The stocking’s unhung, the boxes unstuffed and the Christmas tree stands naked, dried up and shedding — waiting to be put to rest. But there are better ways to dispose of trash and has-been Christmas trees than simply stacking them into a dumpster or hiding them in an alley, according to […]

12/31 Senior citizens menu

Tucumcari/Logan/House Monday: Closed. Tuesday: Chili relleno, tossed salad, dressing, pinto beans, Spanish rice, bananas, strawberries, milk. Wednesday: Meat loaf, mashed potatoes, green beans, biscuit, margarine, peaches, milk. Thursday: Roast beef, brown gravy, apple crisp, cheese casserole, whole wheat roll, margarine, milk. Friday: Barbecued chicken thighs, coleslaw, corn, biscuit, margarine, chocolate pudding, milk.

Year in review: Oct. 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. October 2005 was crawling with the following news. Oct. 1: The first ever Route 66 flea market was selling out at the convention center parking lot. Goodies for sale included ancient […]

12/28 Police blotter

The following is a sampling of calls received by the Tucumcari police during the past several days. According to the reports: Saturday At 12:37 a.m., a fight was reported on South Seventh which resulted in the arrest of a male on a magistrate warrant. At 10:03 a.m., a female called to report a domestic violence […]

Acknowledging the real gifts of the holidays

By Leonard Lauriault: QCS columnist So, what’d you get for Christmas? Was it what you wanted? We often look forward to gift-giving (receiving) times with eager expectations. Many knew exactly what they wanted and were excited at the prospects of receiving that, only to be disappointed because they were given something different, even an item […]

Dispelling common myths about the cold

By Ryn Gargulinski: QCS Making a funny face won’t freeze it that way, canker sores don’t mean one’s a liar and going outside without a jacket does not insure one will come home with a cold. These are just some of the myths found online at ezinearticles.com and local10.com/health that dispel fiction for fact, the […]

12/28 Obituaries

Pauline Cooper Services: 10 a.m. on Friday at the First Baptist Church of Logan. Pauline H. Cooper, 85, died on Sunday, Dec. 25, 2005, at Trigg Memorial Hospital in Tucumcari. She was born May 24, 1925, in Madill, Okla., and had been a Logan resident since 1989 where she moved with her husband William Cooper. […]

Relay for Life to debut in the sping in Quay County

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By Ryn Gargulinski: QCS It’s been pounding pavement across New Mexico — and the world — for years. It’s raised more than $1.5 billion. It helps save lives. And now it’s coming to Quay. The American Cancer Society’s Relay for Life is making its debut in Quay County this April, with a Relay Rally informational […]

Protecting the land

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By Ryn Gargulinski: QCS If it were up to Quay County’s Pete Walden, he said the world would be a better place. Actually, it is up to Walden — and it is a better place. This fact has not only been noted by local folks and area kids but the entire state as Walden recently […]

12/28 Calendar

Wednesdays upcoming: Story Time for children ages 2 1/2 to 5 will soon begin again at the Tucumcari Public Library, with registration ongoing. Three sessions will be held on Wednesdays beginning on Jan. 18 and continuing through April 5. Call 461-0295 for more information. Wednesdays and Fridays ongoing: “La Voz” Hispanic music radio program airs […]