Insecticide may make organic gardeners smile

By Tom Dominguez, Quay County Extension Are you still looking for an environmentally-friendly insecticide that won’t harm beneficial insects, but still sticks it to pesky pests? You may need to look no further. Spinosad (pronounced spin OH sid) is a relatively new insect killer that quickly and safely controls a variety of caterpillar, beetle and […]

Mother knew how to mete out discipline

By Lynn Moncus The longer I live, the more fortunate I know I am to have had the parents I had. Just by listening to how parents feel they have to be trained today causes me to realize how wise mine were, and they didn’t have to read about “parenting,” listen to tapes about how […]

Bowling League results for March 6 and 11

Here are the March 6 results for the “Friday Night Out” mixed-league bowling teams. Team placing1st place, Blind Luck2nd place, Odd Balls3rd place, Denny’s Crew 4th place, Channel Surfers5th place, MLK-Must Love Kids6th place, Team 5 High Scratch GameMenChris Carl, 254Adrian Chavarria, 211WomenHeather Baker, 164Gabriela Ramirez, 164TeamChannel Surfers, 531Blind Luck, 518

Hopes dashed for green job training

Thomas Garcia College officials advised Mesalands Community College Board of Trustees that Mesalands will miss out on $250,000 in state funds from the New Mexico Legislature because a House committee tabled House Bill 622. District 3 Rep. Ben Lujan introduced House Bill 622 in the 2009 sate Legislature House, which is also known as “The […]

Roosevelt County peanut growers stand to profit


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Sculptors to pour iron to create works of art


Chelle Delaney Put 45 artists in a studio and you’ll get creations from the real to the surreal, and even the dangerous and adorable. From the lifelike form of a horse’s head to an ethereal angel shepherding a flock of sheep to the creation of a “robocat,” each artist is following his or her muse […]

03-11-09: 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. Fridayl At 12:36 a.m., a male came into the Tucumcari Police Department to report that a white truck had run over his mother’s mailbox on east Elm Street.l […]

Enchiladas paying way for Logan seniors

The Logan High School’s 2009 senior class raised $2,500 during Sunday’s Enchilada Dinner. The senior’s parents helped to prepare, cook and serve the dinner. The seniors helped diners to their tables, served drinks and placed chips and salsa on the tables. The monies raised

03-11-09: Calendar

Today: 5:15 p.m., The Class of 2012 Parent Committee will meet Tucumcari Elementary School (Side door) 1701 South Ninth St. All parents and student are encouraged to attend. Call 403-8536 or 403-8399.Today:

Riding the ups and downs of life’s roller coaster

by Leonard Lauriault On separate occasions recently, I was talking with some friends who, independently of each other, made a comment about roller coasters and life (thanks, Judy and Mark). Those comments brought to mind the thoughts expressed in this article (where else would one’s thoughts come to but to their mind?). I’ve been to […]