Getting Santa’s attention …

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Letters to Santa can take all shapes and forms. Nowadays, they can be emailed, sent in a text message or snail mailed. But when you�re two or three years old, it�s good to have mom or dad help with your letter to Santa. That�s what parents did for their children who attend the Early Head [...]

12-22-2007: Police Blotter

The following is a sample of calls received during the last few days by the central dispatch office for Quay County, based at the Tucumcari Police Department. According to reports: Tuesday l At 3:20 p.m., a male reported a reckless driver on South First Street. An officer was given the description of the vehicle. The [...]

12-22-2007: Calendar

Sunday: 10:30 a.m., “ One Small Child” a Christmas Musical, performed by the choirs of the Center Street Methodist, Tucumcari and San Jon United Methodist Church under the direction of Harold Sloan, Center Street United Methodist Church in Tucumcari, 406 E. Center St. Sunday: 10:50 a.m., a lesson on “Who is Jesus Christ,” Tucumcari Church [...]

Christmas yields the best memories

By Lnn Moncus As we approach this most beautiful season of the year, many of us who are over-the-hill do much reflecting as we recall some of our favorite times. We often return to thoughts of our youth and the great times we had with our families. As you read along, recall the holidays you [...]

December 1935

L.J. Knight of San Jon demonstrated that he was one of the nation’s real farmers at Chicago’s International Livestock show. He won the blue ribbon for the best maize exhibited. …W.M. Hedgecoke suddenly dropped dead on a streets in Newkirk. … AJ. Luck began his pastorate at the Presbyterian Church. … Santa Claus landed at [...]

Concentrating on God’s love can bring overflowing joy

By Leonard Lauriault “Joy to the world, the Lord is come! (Watts, 1719; Luke 2: 1-20; be sure to read all the scripture references).” We should be glad Jesus came to earth because we can have many blessings in him, including righteousness, peace, and joy in the Holy Spirit and the hope of glory – [...]

12-19-2007: Fishing Report

This fishing report has been generated from the best information available from officers and anglers. Conditions encountered after the report is compiled may differ, however, as stream, lake and weather conditions alter fish and angler activities. Conchas Lake We had no reports from anglers this week. Ute Lake Fishing was good using jigs and slab [...]

12-19-2007: Calendar

Today: 7.p.m., VFW Post # 2528 Bingo, 105 E. Main St., Tucumcari. Call 461-3061. Thursday: 5 p.m., regular meeting, Housing Authority, City Hall 215 E. Center St. Thursday: 6 p.m., regular meeting, Tucumcari City Commission, City Hall, 215 E Center St. Thursdays ongoing: 6:30 p.m., American Legion Auxiliary Bingo, Bingo Hall, 100 S. Eighth St., [...]

12-19-2007: Police Blotter

The following is a sample of calls received during the last few days by the central dispatch office for Quay County, based at the Tucumcari Police Department. According to reports: Saturday l At 8:41 a.m., an officer reported vandalism at a business on East Tucumcari Boulevard. The officer advised that there was graffiti on the [...]

Community Notes: Tucumcari’s 100th, tree sale, Rose Pacheco’s 86th

By QCS Staff Tucumcari’s centennial to be celebrated next year Tucumcari will be celebrating its 100th birthday next year. In preparation for the festivistives, Ron Wilmot, director of the Tucumcari Convention Center, has been appointed chair of the centennial events committee by the city. Wilmot said planning and organizational meetings will be announced in January. [...]