Air show in the skies today

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By QCS Staff The 15th annual Tucumcari Rotary Club Air Show takes flight today at the Tucumcari Municipal Airport. The gates will open at 10 a.m. for people to visit 40 aircraft on display. The air show will begin at 1:15 p.m. Exact times of the attractions will be announced at showtime. There will be […]

Proposal calls for Lopez to be a consultant

By Chelle Delaney: Quay County Sun An agreement for New Mexico State Police Cpt. Daniel Lopez to serve as the city’s police consultant – as an unpaid volunteer for three months – is to be considered at a special meeting of the Tucumcari City Commission Thursday. The agreement is an attempt to work around the […]

Voters say yes to hospital tax

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By Chelle Delaney: Quay County Sun With votes coming in at margin of about 6 to 1, the gross receipts tax proposals for Dan C. Trigg Hospital easily passed in Tuesday’s election. The vote on Question No. 1 was 774 for, 11 against. On Question No. 2, a new tax, the vote was 713 for, […]

Tarantualas are plentiful

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By Sharna Johnson: Freedom Newspapers Every year about this time male desert tarantulas emerge from burrows and crevices in search of a perfect mate. About the size of a human hand — counting their eight long, hairy legs, they traverse roads and fields in a mad dash to reproduce. “They’re basically pretty harmless. They’ll mate, […]

09-19-07: Calendar

Today: 10 a.m., gates open. Tucumcari Rotary Club Air Show, Tucumcari Air Port. Canadian Snow Birds will be back with more great acts. Today: 12 Noon to 5 p.m., City Offices will be closed for Rotary Air Show. Today: 7 p.m., regular meeting, Southwest Quay Soil Conservation District, Forrest Fire Station. Friday: 9 a.m., regular […]

Thelma Eudell Green

Services: 10:30 a.m. Saturday at the Dunn Memorial Chapel in Tucumcari. Thelma Eudell Green, 93, died Sunday, Sept. 16, 2007, at the Metroplex Adventist Hospital in Killeen, Texas.   Mrs. Green was born March 13, 1914 in Raines County, Texas to John and Eunice Deana Hawkins Watson. She was married to Clyde Burl Green on […]

09-15-07: Calendar

Today: 8:30 a.m. – 4:00 p.m. Quay County Heritage Dayze, live entertainment and demonstrations, free admission, Tucumcari Historical Museum, 416 South Adams St., Call 461-4201. Today: 5 p.m., Tucumcari Farmer’s Market, Wailes Park on Route 66 Blvd. Call 461-3346 or 403-7901. Monday: 11 a.m., regular meeting, Senior Citizens Advisory Board, Senior Citizens Center, 523 S. […]

09-15-07: Tuck’s Turf

By Howie Tucker On Sept. 22 is the Evening Nite Lite 4-Person Scramble at the Golf Course for your entertainment. It’s funny I say entertainment because it is a different kind of golf to planning the dark of night and it’s a fun night for all. There will be lighted tee areas, lighted flagsticks and […]

September is still prime time for garden chores

By Tom Dominguez Here are some items you can attend to and enjoy outside while the days cool down. Dead Limbs There’s no reason why dead or damaged tree limbs can’t be removed right now. Pruning out dead or damaged wood now can simplify it because you know exactly which limbs need to be removed. […]

Giving way to herd instinct is long way from easy chair

By Aggie Moncus The slave decided I, Aggie, could do the writing this week because she was otherwise occupied–meaning she was too lazy to do any extra thinking. She and I really have had some good times on our Sunday walks of late because the weather has been cooler and more comfortable. She even decided […]