School Menus for: April 21-24

The following are the menus for schools in Quay County.

Elm leaf beetle: Best to wait until next year to launch your counter attack

By Tom Dominguez, Quay County Extension In the recent days I have had a flood of calls asking, “Why are the elm trees in Tucumcari all dying out?”

The stronger the wind, the better the stories

By Lynn Moncus As we attempt to walk upright during our windy days, we hear many comments from natives to the effect that they have never seen the wind blow this hard before, or that it has never blown this late in the season.

Anonymity among friends has its drawbacks

By Kevin Wilson The Internet helps me make friends, but it’s helped me keep so many more. People move for jobs, school, or family reasons, and I’m one mouse click away from keeping the friendship going. Likewise, the Internet helps my friends keep up with me. There is Friend Type A, who reads every column […]

04-19-08: 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: Wednesdayl At

Man arrested in Grady fuel theft

By Freedom New Mexico A 54-year-old man wanted in connection with gas thefts in Grady turned himself in to authorities Friday, according to Curry County Undersheriff Wesley Waller. Robert “Bobby” L. Daniel turned himself in at the sheriff’s department around 1:30 p.m., Waller said. Daniel is accused of stealing a total of 465 gallons of […]

Teens weigh in on downtown redevelopment

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By Chelle Delaney: Quay County Sun If Tucumcari teens had their way, the city’s downtown would see a return of the Big Dipper ice cream shop, a venue for teen and family music and activities, sidewalks of brick pavers, more shops and businesses that would also offer more jobs, and perhaps, even a skating rink […]

Trial set in slaying of motel clerk

By Chelle Delaney: Quay County Sun The case against James Benuska, 39, who was arrested and charged in the slaying of a Tucumcari motel clerk last fall, was bound over Thursday for trial in district court. District Court Judge Don Schutte said there was probable cause to try the case in district court following testimony […]

Crimestoppers wants to offer more rewards

By Chelle Delaney: Quay County Sun Members of the local Crimestoppers say they are frustrated because they have $45,000 in their bank account, but no crimes to draw to the public’s attention. But, the recent reward offered for a trailer and tools, valued at $30,000 did catch the public’s attention, and the trailer was recovered […]

Tucumcari Prom: A night on the red carpet

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The red carpet was rolled out Friday night for the “Grand March” which opened the 2008 Tucumcari High School prom. The theme was “Hollywood, a night for stars.” Enjoying the walk of stars are Lauren Chacon and Joseph Quintana.