Horicultural oils smother out pests

By Tom Dominguez, Quay County Extension Now is a good time to control scale insects on evergreen shrubs and trees such as camellias, hollies, bay laurel, myrtle, enonymus, citrus, photinias and boxwood through use of a horticultural oil spray. Fruit trees may be sprayed at this time of year in order to control insect eggs […]

Bowling League results for Jan. 28

Here are the Jan. 28 results for the “Wednesday Night Out” mixed-league bowling teams. Team placing1st place, Team 3 2nd place, Aquaholics 1mo x3rd place, 3 Roses and a Thorn 4th place, Wacky 5th place, Campbell 66 Computers 6th place, Drink-a-lot 7th place, 2.5 Men8th place, Misfits 9th place, , Odd Balls10th place Carter’s & […]

02-04-09: 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: Thursdayl At 3:45 a.m., an anonymous caller reported a U-haul with no tail lights that was west bound on Interstate 40 at mile marker 335 and that it […]

Birthday, marriage announcement, graduation and honors

Just turned one…Kamren Apodaca of Tucumcari celebrated his first birthday Saturday at the Pizza Hut with family and friends. He is the son of April Apodaca and his grandparents are Juan and Susan Apodaca of Tucumcari. Getting married…Mikaela, Jacee, Hannah, Kamber, Ally and Sadie would like to announce the engagement and upcoming marriage of their […]

Logan students show spirit

Thomas Garcia You probably will not find any special celebrations for pajamas, class colors, class themes or the red-and-white day on your calendar but that has not stopped the students of Logan Schools from celebrating spirit week. Students in grades K through 12 have been dressing up and acting out this week to show off […]

T.J. Riddle selected for outstanding 4-H lifetime volunteer award

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By QCS Staff Thelma Jo Riddle, a 4-H leader for 20 years in Quay County, was selected as the New Mexico recipient of the 2009 Salute To Excellence Award. This award recognizes 4-H volunteers who demonstrate exemplary service to 4-H, while promoting service through volunteerism as both an opportunity and a privilege, according to a […]

Light turnout for school board elections

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By QCS Staff Two new members, Christine Dougherty and Marion Payton, and incumbent Marty Garcia will take seats on the Tucumcari School Board.Incumbent Doug Powers lost his District 3 bid to serve another term on the board by four votes to Dougherty, 25 to 21. Out of 831 registered voters in District 3, only 46 […]

Bookselling shows Lord has sense of humor

By Debra Whittingon And Moses said unto the LORD, O my LORD, I am not eloquent, neither heretofore, nor since thou hast spoken unto thy servant: but I am slow of speech, and of a slow tongue. And the LORD said unto him, Who hath made man’s mouth? or who maketh the dumb, or deaf, […]