City OKs fireworks funds

By Kevin Wilson: Quay County Sun City officials have no problem with the July 4 fireworks display scheduled by the Tucumcari Elks Lodge, nor do they have a problem contributing. The key is that the organization, and all citizens, be aware of dangerous fire conditions during the holiday, as Commissioner Jim Witcher said during Thursday’s […]

May 13, 2006 Calendar

Today: Museum Feast Day, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m., Tucumcari Historical Museum. Saturdays ongoing: Alcoholic Anonymous Unity Group meeting from 7 p.m. to 8 p.m. at 1424 S. Sixth St. Saturdays ongoing: Narcotics Anonymous Roadrunner Group meeting from 7 p.m. to 8 p.m. at St. Anne’s Church, 306 W. High St., in the Madonna room. […]

May 13, 2006 Notable Notes

Town hall meeting Friday Six cabinet secretaries from Gov. Bill Richardson’s administration will hold A Healthy New Mexico town hall meeting as part of a spring tour to hear from New Mexicans about issues in their communities. The meeting will be held from 9 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. Friday at the Tucumcari Convention Center. The […]

May 13, 2006 School Menus

Logan Monday- Breakfast, Quesadilla, juice, milk, Lunch- Steak sandwich, french fries, salad or carrots, cookie, milk Tuesday- Breakfast, Cereal bar, juice, milk, Lunch- Nachos w/wo meat, beans, salad, fruit, milk Wednesday- Breakfast, Cook’s choice, juice milk, Lunch-Cooks choice Thursday-No Breakfast, Lunch- Lunchables San Jon Monday- Breakfast, Biscuits and gravy, cereal, fruit, milk, Lunch- Frito pie, […]

May 13, 2006 Library Books

The following materials are available for checkout at Tucumcari Public Library. Fiction Blue Shoes and Happiness by Alexander McCall Smith. The seventh novel in the No. 1 Ladies’ Detective Agency series, featuring Mma Ramotswe and her assistant, Grace Makutsi Shiver by Lisa Jackson. A New Orleans detective tracks a serial killer. Tomb of the Golden […]

There are worse jobs in sports

By Kevin Wilson I hate my job. It’s a comment lament. From the fictional account of the man who works with an office full of monkeys in the Careerbuilder.com commercial to the person who’s just trying to get by on minimum wage and the occasional hour of overtime, everybody has an aspect of their job […]

Every Mother’s Day gift is a good one

By Ryn Gargulinski: QCS Columnist It’s that time of year to thank one of the most important people in the world — mommy dearest. After all, if not for her, we wouldn’t be here in the first place. This fact, sadly, is frequently twisted and used against her by the angry teen who screams about […]

Aggie speaks again

By Lynn Moncus: QCS Columnist I, Aggie, have locked all the doors so the slave won’t know I am writing and hope she doesn’t find the keys until we have finished our visit. She has been more selfish than ever by refusing to let me sit at the computer, but she has mentioned that a […]

Rattler aims for Division I football

By Kevin Wilson: Quay County Sun When Brian Lopez grows up, he wants to become a doctor. While Brian Lopez is growing up, he wants to be a Division I college football player. This summer will give the Tucumcari High School junior a chance to see if he can get a chance to do both. […]

May 13, 2006 Obituaries

Luke May Services: 11 a.m. today at Taiban Cemetery Luke Wesley May, 26, of Taiban died Tuesday, May 9, 2006, at Muleshoe Area Medical Center. Born Nov. 25, 1979, in Fort Sumner, he attended school in House. Family members said he loved the outdoors and hunting. He loved being around people and was a good […]