1/7 Senior citizen menu

Tucumcari/Logan/House Monday: Sub sandwich, lettuce, tomato, cheese, Jell-o, fruit cocktail, broccoli, pork and beans. Tuesday: Beef stew, cornbread, tossed salad and white cake. Wednesday: Tacos, tomato, lettuce, onion, pinto beans, salsa, bananas and strawberries. Thursday: Chili dog, onions, cheese, potatoes deluxe, brussels sprouts and quick brownies Friday: Hamburger, lettuce, tomato, onion, spicy fries and white […]

Windy days spent better inside with toys

By Lynn Moncus: QCS columnist The slave said, “Aggie, you may write the first column in 2006.” Well, I’m not really sure what those numbers mean, but I am sitting here at the computer so I can visit with my fan club. Actually, I think the slave is still tired after our walk on New […]

Big fan at the EPAC basketball tourney

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Kambry Burns, 2 of Logan, cheers on the Logan girls during an EPAC Tournament match-up between the Logan Lady Longhorns and the Grady Lady Bronchos on Thursday in San Jon. SCOREBOARD – EPAC results as of Thursday Prep EPAC Tournament Boys Tuesday’s games At San Jon Game 3: San Jon 56, Floyd 45 Game 4: […]

Calling city candidates

Staff reports Filing day for the Tucumcari Municipal Election will be held from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. on Tuesday in the office of the city clerk, 215 E. Center St., according to a release from the city of Tucumcari. Anyone interested in filing a declaration of candidacy for City Commission districts four or five […]

1/7 Calendar

CALENDAR Calendar Today: The Veterans of Foreign Wars Ladies Auxiliary will have a garage sale from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. and a cake walk from 2 to 4 p.m. at the VFW Post 2528 at 105 E. Main St. Call Kathy Lopez at 461-7825. Saturdays ongoing: N.A. meetings from 7 to 8 p.m. at […]

1/7 Police blotter

The following is a sampling of calls received by the Tucumcari police during the past several days. According to the reports: Wednesday • At 8:45 a.m., vandalism was reported at an area restaurant. Police arrived to find a window had been shot out with what appeared to be a BB gun. • At 11:19 a.m., […]

Tucumcari hospital’s first baby born

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By Ryn Gargulinski When the Tucumcari hospital’s first baby of the new year was born at 2 p.m. on Wednesday, Mom said the girl’s screams could be heard as far away as Albuquerque. Well, that’s because the baby’s mother, Stephanie Romero, was on the phone with her own mother and her brother who live there. […]

Bartender arrested for selling to minor

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By Ryn Gargulinski A Tucumcari bartender was arrested Dec. 29 for selling alcohol to a minor, according to a release from the New Mexico Department of Public Safety. Officials said a female bartender at Tucumcari’s Veterans of Foreign Wars Club not only allowed non-members into the establishment but also sold an alcoholic beverage to a […]

Morning fire destroys mobile home

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By Ryn Gargulinski A mobile home was severely damaged in a Thursday morning fire at 1002 E. Heman Ave. According to a police report, an unknown male reported the fire at 5:54 a.m. Medics and fire units were dispatched. No one was home at the time, according to Tucumcari Fire Chief Mike Cherry. He said […]

Community forum focuses on teen troubles

By Ryn Gargulinski: QCS Teens are notoriously troubled — a fact easily backed by statistics from the Quay County Maternal Child and Community Health Council. A 2003 survey of county high school students reported 32 percent were so sad and hopeless every day for a two-week period it affected their usual behavior. Nineteen percent said […]