Relay for Life restarts in Tucumcari

By Kevin Wilson: Quay County Sun Marylou Damsel had already traveled 730 miles to get to Tucumcari’s Relay for Life, so a lap around Damon Kvols Park didn’t seem like all that much. Damsel and her two sisters made a special trip from Henderson, Nev., to their new home in Tucumcari to take part in […]

Corridor plan sought by officials

By Chelle Delaney: QCS Correspondent Coming up with a Historic Route 66 Corridor Management Plan for Quay County could help Tucumcari businesses win federal and state grants for property improvements along the highway, presenters said Friday at the introduction of a workshop for city and business leaders. The workshop — which continues from 9 a.m. […]

April 22, 2006 Notable Notes

School bands to give Tuesday concert The Tucumcari Middle School and Tucumcari High School bands will combine for a 7 p.m. Tuesday performance at the high school auditorium. The program will be a concert of appreciation for the recognition of community support groups who have helped the music program throughout the year. Little League competition […]

April 22, 2006 Police Blotter

The following is a sample of calls received by Tucumcari police during the last few days. According to the reports: Tuesday • At 10:29 a.m., an officer executed a search warrant on Fourth Street. The warrant resulted in the arrest of a 24-year-old man on charges of possession of a controlled substance and possession of […]

4-22-2006 Senior Menu

Monday: Steak and stuff, baked potato, margarine/sour cream, peas and carrots, lemon bars, milk. Tuesday: Glazed ham, green bean casserole, corn, wheat roll, apple cobbler, milk. Wednesday: Frito pie, lettuce/tomato, pinto beans, peanut butter cookie, milk. Thursday: Green chile chicken enchiladas, tossed salad, Spanish rice, baked apple slices, crackers, milk. Friday: Chicken fried steak, mashed […]

4-22-2006 School menus

Tucumcari Schools Monday: Breakfast, Cereal, cracker pack, juice, milk; Lunch, Cheeseburger, French fries, sandwich fixings, fruit OR turkey and cheese sandwich pack (middle/high school) OR ham and cheese grab bag (elementary), milk. Tuesday: Breakfast, Breakfast burrito, juice, milk; Lunch, Red beef enchiladas, pinto beans, tossed salad, fruit OR pizza (middle/high) OR turkey and cheese grab […]

April 22, 2006 Library Books

The following books are available for checkout at the Tucumcari Public Library: Fiction Labyrinth by Kate Mosse. A woman on an archaeological dig in France stumbles on the 13th century secret of the true Grail. False Impression by Jeffrey Archer. A murderous international conspiracy swirls around a stolen Van Gogh. What Price Love? by Stephanie […]

April 22, 2006 Obituaries

Marie Blea Services: 11 a.m. Monday at St. Joseph Catholic Church in Mosquero. Marie G. Blea, 80, died Wednesday, April 19, 2006, at Lovelace Medical Center in Albuquerque. Mrs. Blea was born Aug. 6, 1925 at Albert. She had been a homemaker. She was a member of the St. Joseph Catholic Church in Mosquero. Mrs. […]

Cartoon logic does not equal a cartoon

By Kevin Wilson It was a late Tuesday night, and I was winding down with a little bit of television. There was nothing good on HBO, so I decided to see what was happening on Cartoon Network. I was able to catch the last few minutes of a “Family Guy” episode from the pre-cancellation era, […]

It’s bikini season — or ice cream time

By Ryn Gargulinski: Guest Columnist April usually means flowers and showers — except, of course, in New Mexico — but the month also has another important classification attached to it. It’s time to prepare for bikini season. True, the High Plains don’t really have a lot of surf where one can loll around in the […]