01-10-2009: Library Books

The following books are available from the Tucumcari Public Library.

Extension office teams up with Joslin Diabetes Center to present program

By QCS Staff The Quay County Extension Office is teaming up

Our thinnest memories of youth arise from snapshots

By Lynn Moncus Recently, one of my former students and close friends, Lucy Nials, handed me copies of some snapshots she had taken of Mother and me in 1957. What a shock! What happened to that young person in those pictures? Few people would recognize her now, and she hardly recognizes herself after all these […]

01-10-2009: Calendar

Sunday: 2:30 p.m., American Legion Auxiliary Bingo, Bingo Hall, 100 S. Eighth Street, Logan. Call 497-3910. Monday: 9 a.m., regular meeting, Quay County Commission, Commission Chambers, Quay County Courthouse, 300 S. Third St., 461-2112. Monday: 11:30 a.m., monthly meeting of NARFE, National Active and Retired Federal Employees, Denny’s Restaurant, 3404 E Route 66 Blvd.

School Menus: Jan. 12-15

The following are the lunch menus for Jan. 12-15 for schools in Quay County. There is no school on Friday. Logan Monday Breakfast: Muffins, juice and milkLunch: Hamburger or cheeseburger with all the trimmings, French fries or Onion rings fruit and milkTuesday Breakfast: Breakfast burrito, juice and milkLunch: Pizza, bread sticks and sauce, salad, fruit […]

Tree of LIfe to help in the fight against cancer

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Thomas Garcia Members of the Quay County Relay For Life and Tucumcari Mayor Antonio Apodaca unveiled the “Tree of Life” Thursday afternoon at City Hall. “This is a good way to make people aware that this disease is affecting people in Quay County,” Apodaca said. “Cancer is a dreadful disease that can strike anyone. This […]

Officer makes his presence felt at school

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Thomas Garcia The new school resource officer for the Tucumcari Public Schools made six arrests in the first three days on the job. Since the program’s start on Tuesday, two juvenile students were arrested for outstanding district court warrants, and four juveniles were arrested for alcohol related crimes, said Jason Braziel, a Tucumcari Police Department […]

Sutherland says he was surpised by commission’s contract termination

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Chelle Delaney Former Tucumcari City Manager John Sutherland said Friday he was surprised by the City Commission’s 3-2 vote to terminate his contract at Thursday night’s meeting. “It’s the give and take of politics,” Sutherland said. “At some point politics turns a certain way and you just have to live with it. I don’t know […]

Dome-maker garners complaints

Thomas Garcia At least 85 complaints have been filed with Better Business Bureau offices in two states against a Tucumcari playground equipment manufacturer. The complaints are filed with the Better Business Bureau of New Mexico and Southwestern Colorado against Dome Climber, owned and operated by Rodney Ward of Tucumcari.

City manager ousted

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By Chelle Delaney Tucumcari City Manager John Sutherland was fired in a 3-2 vote on Thursday night at the City Commission meeting. Sutherland was escorted from his office out the back door of city hall by a Tucumcari police officer. “John, this is only because it is SOP (standard operating procedure),” Commissioner Jim Witcher told […]