Tucumcari schools set for $15 million budget for 2010

Thomas Garcia The Tucumcari Public Schools Board of Education discussed a preliminary budget of $15 million for the 2010 school year. “Thanks to $560,000 in stimulus funds the budget will be about the same as last year’s,” said Trudy Bauler, TPS Business Manager at Tuesday night’s meeting. Bauler said that the stimulus funds helped to […]

05-26-09: 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. Friday At 7:06 a.m., a female requested an officer to come to her residence on south Adams Street in reference to someone breaking into her vehicle and stealing […]

Remembering those who have served in the military


Chelle Delaney Late Monday morning four men from Tucumcari’s VFW Post 2528 officially lowered the flag to half-mast. Their salute to the flag signaled the beginning of the Memorial Day ceremony to honor men and women in the U.S. armed forces. Those who have served in the military and families who have lost loved ones […]

Being aware of sin doesn’t mean we won’t get caught in the fray

By Debra Whittingon Submit yourselves therefore to God. Resist the devil, and he will flee from you. Draw nigh to God, and he will draw nigh to you. Cleanse your hands, ye sinners; and purify your hearts, ye double minded. James 4:7-8

Senior Center Menu for May 26-29

The following are the lunch menus for May 26-29 for the Tucumcari Senior Center. The Senior Center will be closed on Memorial Day. Tuesday Lunch: Hamburger Mac, green beans, corn, apricots, peanut butter, cookie, milk.WednesdayLunch: Chicken Fajita, pinto beans, tomatoes and green chilies, pumpkin spice cookies, milk.Thursday Lunch: Pork ribs, baked potato, salad with dressing, […]

Officers will increase patrols over holiday, Conchas airport to be updated

By QCS Staff More officers will patrol I-40 for holidayHoliday drivers will see increased law enforcement activity this weekend as they drive across New Mexico, according to a press release from the state’s Departemtn of Public

Civility: Manners do matter at the dinner table

As many of you are aware, I spend a lot of time over coffee or iced tea at Del’s and Kix on 66. You also know I have been a “people watcher” forever and have learned much although I’d rather not see a lot of what can be seen today. At one time, people were […]

05-23-09: Library Books

The following books are available from the Tucumcari Public Library.

Memorial Day Closings

By QCS Staff The following offices will be closed on Monday in observance of Memorial Day:Everyone’s Federal Credit UnionFirst National Bank of New Mexico, Tucumcari and LoganFarm Credit UnionTucumcari Federal Savings and LoanTucumcari Schools Federal Credit UnionCitizens BankTucumcari City OfficesQuay County OfficesArch Hurley Conservancy DistrictThe Tucumcari Post Office will not deliver mail or have Retail […]

05-23-09: Calendar

Today: 8 a.m., Wheatland School Reunion, Grady Senior Citizen Center. Call 806-362-4524.Sundays ongoing: 2:30 p.m., American Legion Auxiliary Bingo, Bingo Hall, 100 S. Eighth Street, Logan. Call 487-3910.Monday: 8 a.m., VFW Post # 2528 will be putting up the flags at the Veterans Memorial, 105 E. Main St., Tucumcari. Call 461-3061.Monday: 11 a.m., VFW Post […]