April 29, 2006 Library Books

The following books are available for checkout at the Tucumcari Public Library: Fiction The Secret Supper by Javier Sierra. Clues in the “The Last Supper” reveal Da Vinci’s heretical beliefs. The Tenth Circle by Jodi Picoult. When his teenage daughter is date-raped, a comic book artist is overwhelmed by rage he thought he had buried [...]

April 29, 2006 Obituaries

Bobbie Lutz Services: 10 a.m. Tuesday at the Prater Cemetery in Ragland. Bobbie Nelson Lutz, 69, died Tuesday, April 11, 2006, in Oklahoma City. Mrs. Lutz was born Dec. 4, 1939, in Lubbock to Robert Lee (Bob) and Nellie Nelson who resided in the Ragland area. She was an instructor of pre-licensing and post licensing [...]

Of phones and sandwiches

By Kevin Wilson Most weeks, I’ve got a great idea that I can bore my readers about for at least 500 words. That being said, this isn’t one of those weeks. Instead, this is a week of four really good ideas that are just below the mark of deserving their own column. Enjoy: • I [...]

The bird is now in Jeopardy!

By Ryn Gargulinski: QCS Columnist It’s official — the roadrunner has made it to infamy. Everyone knows, of course, the way to gauge if something is famous is if it shows up as a Jeopardy! question or a crossword clue. Since “Gargulinski” doesnít fit well as a crossword clue, it’s better to gauge it by [...]

Be prepared for the drug benefit deadline

By Pete Domenici: Guest Columnist The May 15 deadline for signing up for Medicare prescription drug benefits is quickly approaching and there are still thousands of New Mexicans, particularly low-income residents, who have not signed up.  Because we built in extra compensations to help poor seniors, I strongly encourage them to act now to sign [...]

Another chance to learn history comes

By Lyn Moncus: QCS Columnist The New Mexico Jewish Historical Society, encouraged by Noel Pugach of the History Department at the University of New Mexico, has donated thirteen booklets about Jewish Pioneers of New Mexico to Tucumcari Historical Museum. These booklets will be available to the public beginning next week. Because Mr. Pugach has called [...]

Richardson touts fuel, films

By Kevin Wilson: Quay County Sun Renewable fuel and film. Gov. Bill Richardson is optimistic that New Mexico can be a key state for both, and he highlighted Tucumcari’s role in both during a Monday town hall meeting. Richardson spoke with a packed crowd at the Tucumcari Convention Center’s meeting room, where the governor heard [...]

Adams: Fire safety includes drivers

By Kevin Wilson: Quay County Sun Weekend fires throughout Quay County are becoming almost commonplace, and County Fire Marshal Donald Adams is concerned residents aren’t treating them as dangerous situations. Adams reported during Monday’s regular County Commission meeting that the county fire crews have performed well with the large number of fires throughout the year, [...]

Wellness Fair draws 500

By Kevin Wilson: Quay County Sun Health was on the minds of 500 people Saturday at the Tucumcari Convention Center. Approximately 75 booths filled every room of the Tucumcari Convention Center for the Quay County Maternal Child and Community Healthcare Council Wellness Fair. Participants ranged from those conducting eye checks to cholesterol screenings to small [...]

Tuscon residents want mission moved to Cannon

By Marlena Hartz: Freedom Newspapers A group in Tucson, Ariz., is searching for some quiet. And deliverance could be available in the wide, open spaces of eastern New Mexico. Land up for grabs at Cannon Air Force Base is under evaluation by members of the Military Community Compatibility Committee, according to Tahnee Robertson, a contracted [...]