School Menus for Feb. 23-26

The following are the lunch menus for Feb. 23-26 for schools in Quay County. There is no school on Friday. LoganMonday Breakfast: Granola Bars, juice and milk.Lunch: Oven fried chicken, potato salad, hot roll, baked beans, fruit and milk.Tuesday Breakfast: Fruit pie, juice and milk.Lunch: Hard or soft Tacos, beans or Spanish rice, chips and […]

Library Books

The following books are available from the Tucumcari Public Library.

Extension service offering program for those with diabetes

By QCS Staff Another series of the Keep Moving Keep Healthy With Diabetes program will begin next week, according to a press release. The Quay County Extension Office has teamed up with the Joslin Diabetes Research center to offer a program for people with diabetes or pre-diabetes. The program focuses on using exercise as a […]

Time to recognize, enjoy today’s characters

By Lynn Moncus Frequently we discuss colorful characters of the past and tend to think we have few such characters remaining in our county today. Well, we just need to look around, and we are apt to see a number who are just as much fun and just as colorful as those of long ago.For […]

Mesalands academic team honored

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By QCS Staff Alexandra Villanueva and Vickie Wallace have been selected as Mesalands Community College’s nominees for the 2009 New Mexico All-State Academic Team,

Police Blotter: 02-21-09

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. Tuesdayl At 11:15 a.m., an anonymous caller reported that the windows had been broken out of a vehicle parked at the corner of south Sixth and west High […]

Bowling League results for Feb. 11

Here are the Feb. 11 results for the “Wednesday Night Out” mixed-league bowling teams. Team placing1st place, Team 3 2nd place, 3 Roses and a Thorn 3rd place Wacky 44th place, Aquaholics 1mo x 5th place, Campbell 66 Computers 6th place, Drink-a-lot 7th place Misfits8th place, Odd Balls9th place, Carter’s & Smith’s 10th place, 2.5 […]

Bowling League results for Feb. 13

Here are the Feb. 13 results for the “Friday Night Out” mixed-league bowling teams. Team placing1st place, Denny’s Crew2nd place, Blind Luck3rd place, Channel Surfers4th place, Odd Balls5th place, MLK-Must Love Kids6th place, Team 7 High Scratch GameMenChris Carl, 251Paul Bell, 234WomenCaroline Bell, 151Heather Baker, 148TeamBlind Luck, 1415Channel Surfers, 1395

Curbing underage drinking takes more than changing city code, offiicals say

Thomas Garcia The parent of a drowned 12-year-old boy, a local attorney and a police chief all agree more needs to be done than just change Tucumcari’s Municipal Code to have an effect on underage drinking in Tucumcari. Attorney Donald Schutte presented “Augie’s Law” to the Tucumcari City Commission last Thursday. The proposed law suggests […]

Mesalands officials hoping for funds from state’s Higher Education Department

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Thomas Garcia New Mexico Gov. Bill Richardson recommended $1.25 million in capital funds from the New Mexico Higher Education Department for Mesalands Community College, college officials said. Mesalands board of trustees was informed Tuesday night at its regular meeting that the college had received two separate recommendations from Richardson. The recommendations made were for $750,000 […]