9-30 Senior menus

Here are lunch menus for the Tucumcari Senior Center.

9-30 Looking back

September 1976: Michael Garcia and Maria Delores Garcia were named prince and princess at the Pinata Festival. … Dr. James Hostetter arrived in Tucumcari to open a practice. … Tucumcari Schools conducted an objective-rating workshop to establish behavioral objectives for the public schools. . … Pro wrestling returned to Tucumcari for the first time in […]

9-30 Fishing report

The fishing report from New Mexico Wildlife Department is generated by officers and anglers. Area lake reports:Conchas Lake: Fishing was slow-to-fair using sweet beavers, tubes, baby brush hogs, senkos and jerk baits for smallmouth bass and largemouth bass. Fishing for white bass was fair using crank baits, grubs and slab spoons. Fishing was fair using […]

9-30 Police blotter

Following is a sampling of calls recently received by the central dispatch office for Quay County, based at the Tucumcari Police Department.

9-30 On the shelves

The following books are available from the Tucumcari Public Library. For information call 461-0295. Fiction Inherent Vice by Thomas Pynchon. A pothead private eye in Los Angeles, circa 1970. Non-fiction A Colossal Failure of Common Sense by Lawrence G. McDonald and Patrick Robinson. The inside story of the collapse of Lehman Brothers from a former […]

H1N1 vaccine on the way

By Chris Schmaedeke, QCS managing editor A vaccine for the H1N1 flu virus should be in Quay County by November, Quay County commissioners learned at their meeting Monday morning. Jeanne Moralez, a Quay County health nurse, said 300,000 units of the vaccine will be distributed throughout New Mexico. “All those units have to be divided […]

Skies will be filled with thrills

By Chris Schmaedeke, QCS managing editor The skies above Tucumcari will be filled with excitement on Oct. 7. The 17th annual Tucumcari Rotary Club Air Show comes to the Tucumcari Airport with a full slate of performances and acts. The gates will open at 10 a.m. The main attraction will be the Canadian Air Force […]

Bid awarded for college wind center

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By Thomas Garcia, Quay County Sun A unanimous vote by Mesalands Community College trustees on Tuesday starts the process on the construction of the North American Wind Research and Training Center. In a special meeting, Dean of Administrative Services David Gallatin presented a motion to the trustees to award the bid for the center to […]

Train derails near Nara Visa

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QCS Staff Union Pacific railroad crews are clearing the last of the wreckage of a multi-car derailment that occurred late Friday night outside of Nara Visa on U.S. Highway 54. Train service along the main track was interrupted for six hours, said railroad officials. Union Pacific’s Director, Corporate Communications Tom Lange said the train consisted […]

Rattlers dominate Loving

By Chris Schmaedeke: Freedom New Mexico Tucumcari dominated on both sides of the ball in its 39-7 win against Loving at Falcon Stadium on Friday night. The Rattlers’ offense, defense and special teams all made big plays in the victory. Two of the biggest contributors were sophomore George Montano and junior Jakus Martinez. Montano had […]