U.S. better off for pope’s visit

Freedom New Mexico The most vivid impression most Americans have of Pope Benedict XVI’s visit to the United States is likely to be the attention he paid to the clergy sexual abuse scandal that has rocked the Roman Catholic Church in the United States (and in other countries as well). He brought it up unbidden […]

Spring fever nipping at heels

By Aggie Moncus I, Aggie, have captured the computer for the afternoon and plan to do a little visiting with my major fans. The slave has kept me away from my writing chores for so long that I fear some of you may have forgotten me, but she assures me that I am a most […]

April 26, 2008 Library Books

The following books are available from the Tucumcari Public Library. For more information, call 461-0295. FictionLush Life by Richard Price. An aspiring writer becomes a suspect in a friend’s murder on the Lower East Side.Black Widow by Randy White. An extortionist threatens to release a tape of Doc’s goddaughter’s wild bachelorette party in the 15th […]

April 26, 2008 Calendar

Today: 7:30 a.m.- 1:30 p.m., Quay County Wellness Fair, Tucumcari Convention Center. Today: Quay County Rabies Clinics, four locations in Quay County:

April 26, 2008 Lunch Menus

The following are the menus for schools in Quay County. There is no school on Friday. House Monday Breakfast: Pancakes and sausage on a stick, cereal , juice and milk. Lunch: Tuna cassarole, french bread, green beans, fruit, salad bar and soup. Variety of milk. Tuesday Breakfast: Biscuits, gravy and sausage , cereal, juice and […]

April 23, 2008 Obituaries

Juanita Newby Nix Services: To be announced. Juanita Newby Nix died Sunday, April 20, 2008, in Tucson, Ariz. Mrs. Nix graduated from Tucumcari High School in 1937. She and her husband,

Taking one TAL task

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By Chelle Delaney: QCS Associate Editor The Science Club and students at Tucumcari High School are giving the city a recycling boost. The large green recycling bins appearing around the city recently are in great part due of the Science Club, student council president Michael Martinez reported to the Tucumcari School Board Monday night. The […]

Democrats take stage in forum

By Chelle Delaney: QCS Associate Editor Five of the six Democratic candidates running for U.S. Rep. Tom Udall’s seat made a pitch for votes at a Quay County Democratic candidate forum Tuesday night.Democrats running for national, state and county offices spoke to a crowd of about 75 Tuesday night at the Tucumcari Convention Center.A representative […]

School board OKs raise for superintendent

By Chelle Delaney: QCS Associate Editor The six-figure salary of Tucumcari Schools Superintendent Aaron McKinney inched up a little higher Monday night. The majority of Tucumcari School Board members approved a $4,000 increase, raising McKinney’s salary to $104,000 and extending his contract through the 2009-2010 school year. School board members have said in the past […]

Wellness fair set for Satuday

QCS Staff Over 60 organizations and businesses will be at the Quay County Community Wellness Fair on Saturday, including more than 40 health-related exhibits. There is something for everyone, according to organizers. Here are some of the highlights: • Car seat safety station for getting information on properly installing your car seat. • The Kids’ […]