June 7, 2006 Notable Notes

Summer reading program starts Monday Registration for the 2006 summer reading program, titled “Lasting Impressions,” will begin Monday at the Tucumcari Public Library. The program is for children ages two-and-a-half through eighth grade. The program will give prizes and coupons to young people to encourage reading in the summer months. For information, call 461-0295 or […]

June 7, 2006 Police Blotter

The following is a sample of calls received by the Tucumcari police during the last few days. According to the reports: Saturday • At 9:12 p.m., a male reported a theft at Third Street. The caller reported that two vases were taken from gravestones at the cemetery. The caller didn’t want to file charges, but […]

June 7, 2006 Tuck’s Turf

By Howie Tucker Results from the weekend’s Mesa Country Club Two-Man Las Vegas Scramble Red flight: First, Jim Norris/J.W. Norris. Second, Pete Sierra/Hale Allen. Third, Roger Bowe/John L Frost. Blue flight: First, tie between Edgar Shipley/Sam Marshno, Joe Dominquez/Larry Brown and Fred Barnett/Ton Marano. Closest to hole: Saturday, Richard Primrose (No. 3) and Steve Mills […]

Life is not all roses

By Debra Whittington: QCS Religion Columnist Rejoice evermore. In every thing give thanks: for this is the will of God in Christ Jesus concerning you. 1 Thessalonians 5:16, 18 I came home a few nights ago from scrapbooking with friends and found our goats standing by the driveway. They acted rather surprised to see me […]

Wheat harvest looks promising

By Rex Kirksey: Guest Columnist As the wheat harvest approaches, we are all hoping the threat of hail holds off for at least a few more weeks. But, even before this year’s wheat crop is out of the field, planting plans for next fall should be well under way. Proper variety selection is one management […]

June 3, 2006 Calendar

Today: Girl Scouts newspaper drive, 9 a.m. to noon, Mesalands Community College. 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. […]

Early vote totals high

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By Kevin Wilson: Quay County Sun Tony and Patsy Gresham made a short walk Friday in the Quay County Courthouse. The Greshams thought it was important to have honesty, experience and commitment from their elected officials, and they took advantage of the early voting period to let their voices be heard. More than 400 people […]

Beames leaving as Trigg administrator

By Kevin Wilson: Quay County Sun When Hoyt Skabelund left Trigg Memorial Hospital for Socorro General Hospital in 2004, New Mexico native Bo Beames took over as the Tucumcari hospital’s administrator. Now Skabelund has left Socorro for Plains Regional Medical Center in Clovis, and Beames is again replacing him. He’ll leave Tucumcari and begin his […]

Local representative all spelled out

By Tonya Garner: Freedom Newspapers Lucas Donaldson says he is all spelled out. The Clovis elementary school student traveled to Washington, D.C., to compete in the 79th Scripps National Spelling Bee. Unfortunately, Donaldson, eastern New Mexico’s representative, was eliminated in the second round by the word “ronquil.” Donaldson called the event nerve-racking and said he […]

June 3, 2006 Police Blotter

The following is a sample of calls received by the Tucumcari Police Department over the last few days: Wednesday • At 3:19 a.m., an unknown male reported an erratic driver on Fourth Street. Officers advised it was a lady delivering newspapers and they spoke with her about her driving. • At 8:34 a.m., a male […]