Looking for leaders to stand up

By Thomas Garcia: Quay County Sun In an effort to reach out to the future city leaders, a local group asked the Tucumcari Public School Board of Education to help locate candidates for their new leadership development courses. Jim Lafferty approached the school board members Monday night to ask for their support of the leadership […]

Economic assistance passed for day care

By Chris Schmaedeke, QCS managing editor City commissioners approved an ordiance for an application for loval economic develpoment assistance for building a new day care in Tucumcari during Thursday’s meeting. Patrick Vanderpool, who is the extecutive director of the Greater Tucumcari Economic Development agency, presented the ordiance to the commission. “It will open some new […]

11-18 Police blotter

The following is a sampling of calls recently received by the central dispatch office for Quay County, based at the Tucumcari Police Department. Thursday • At 12:13 a.m., an anonymous caller reported a prowler at a residence on the 700 block of South Adams Street. • At 11:41 a.m., an officer arrested a man for […]

11-18 School menus

The following are the menus for Thursday– Nov. 25 for Quay County schools0. Logan Thursday Breakfast: Biscuit and jelly, juice, milk Lunch: Hamburger/Cheeseburger w/ all the trimmings, French fries, fruit milk Monday: Breakfast: Quesadilla, juice, milk Lunch: Sloppy Joes, salad or carrots, pork and beans, dessert, milk Tuesday Breakfast: Cereal, juice, milk. Lunch: Hot dog/chili […]

11-18 Senior menus

The following are the lunch menus for Thursday– Nov. 25 for the Tucumcari Senior Center. Thursday Turkey dinner w/gravy, dressing, green beans, potluck rolls w/margarine, cranberry salad, pumpkin pie w/ topping, milk Friday Hoagie sandwich, vegetable soup, spinach, sugar cookie, milk Monday Steak-n-stuff, parmesan potato rounds, spinach, wheat roll w/margarine, lemon bar, milk Tuesday Catfish […]

11-18 Community calendar

Thursday • City Commission, 6 p.m., City Hall. Friday • Helping Hands Hospice, annual enchilada dinner/silent auction, 11 a.m – 2 p.m and 5 p.m – 8 p.m, Elk’s Lodge, 2118 S. Adams, 461-0099. November 26 • Thanksgiving Day dinner, First Baptist Church, 321 E. Center St., 11 a.m.-1 p.m. 461-2724. Service Clubs • Altrusa […]

Honor roll: House schools

House “A” honor roll Seniors: Karen Acosta, Brittnee Shoemaker, Aleigh Weese. Freshman: Jordan Runyan. 5th/6th: Kayleigh Fury, Koby Valentine. 3rd/4th: Avery Lee.

11-18 On the shelves

The following books are available from the Tucumcari Public Library. For more information call 461-0295. Fiction The Last Song by Nicholas Sparks. A 17-year-old girl spends the summer with her divorced father in North Carolina and finds many kinds of love. Rough Country by John Sandford. Virgil Flowers investigates a string of murders at a […]

Walks are wonderful with warm weather

By Lynn Moncus As the last leaves are blowing off the trees, those of us who are a bit opposed to cold weather are now awaiting the “coming of the green” and return of warm weather. Sunday’s cold north wind really got our attention as Aggie and I took our walk in the country. Neither […]

King’s style of government loved by citizens statewide

By Karl Terry As I grew up and came of age it seemed Bruce King had always been governor of New Mexico. With three different terms he was in the governor’s chair a long time. It seemed the man, who passed away Friday at 85, truly loved the job of governor and the people of […]