April 23, 2008 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.

You can you dig it: Mesalands offers field paleontology classes this summer

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Special to QCS Mesalands Community College will be offering three field classes in paleontology this summer on June 9 – June 13, June 23- June 27, and July 7 – 11, Each course provides a week-long experience of excavating fossils and processing them in a museum. Students will prospect for and learn to excavate dinosaur-age […]

Two Mesalands cowboys cinch spot at College National Finals Rodeo

Special to the QCS Two Mesalands Rodeo Team members cinch nationals spots Special to QCS Jeff O’Donnell and Jon Luse, Mesalands Community College Rodeo Team members, secured qualifications to the College National Finals Rodeo after competing last weekend at the Navajo Tech College Rodeo. “We are proud of Jeff and Jon and now have hopes […]

04-23-08: Fishing Report

Tucumcari golfer helps team capture 3rd place at charity tournament

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A.C. Chavarria of Tucumcari with teammates, Ted Wooldridge of Amarillo, Shannon Freedle and Lorraine Freedle, both of Santa Fe, won the thrid place in the B Flight, with a score of 124, Oasis Advocacy Center Golf Tournmament in Clovis last weekend. The team also won $400 for third place which they donated

Plants, humans often have same growth requirements

By Leonard Lauriault Earth Day is celebrated this week, and each year, our elementary school celebrates this holiday at the Tucumcari Outdoor Classroom, just north of the school. Last year, I demonstrated some plant growth requirements and since man has similar needs, I converted the presentation into an article. First, for a seed to become […]

April 1946

R. S. Shiplet filed for reelection as county commissioner for district 3. … New Rotary Club officers were Ed Hadley, president; Tom McCarty, vice president; Burt Thompson, secretary; and G. Wilbur Jones, treasurer. …J. H. Bender was hired as city manager. … Beatrice Besse was appointed to the post of district court clerk by Judge […]

04-23-08: Calendar

Today: 10 a.m., regular meeting, Tucumcari/Quay County Regional Emergency Communications Board, City Hall, 215 E. Center St.Today:

Anybody seen my car?

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My dad always wanted me, his “spotter,” along on deer hunts because in the woods I’m the one who sees the deer first. Also, if we park our vehicle and walk awhile I’m the one who knows which ridgeline we hunted and even what tree we parked beside. But I cannot find my car, even […]

University of New Mexico Architectural Students to show visions of Downtown Tucumcari

On Saturday April 26 graduate students from the College of Architecture at the University of New Mexico will be at the Tucumcari Convention Center to show the community the work they have developed during this past semester for our downtown community.