01-07-2009: Sports Notes

Rattlers take on BosqueThe Tucumcari Rattlers varsity boys basketball team will take on the Bosque Bobcats at 7:30 p.m. Thursday at Albuquerque. Lady Rattlers to compete in Bean Valley tourney

01-07-2009: Calendar

Today: 10 a.m. – 10:30 a.m. and 2 p.m. – 2:30 p.m., Story time for all children ages 2

01-07-2009: 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 2:08 p.m., a female came to the Tucumcari Police Department and reported that her ex-husband had been using her Social Security number.• At 3:00 p.m., a […]

Tons of holiday debris ups the ante at landfills

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Thomas Garcia Whether it is aluminum pie pans, fruit cakes or ravaged gift wrapping and packing peanuts, the household trash tends to accumulate over the holidays. “There was a definite increase in trash brought into the landfill,” said Steve Garcia, Logan landfill manager. “There was a definite increase when compared to previous weekends in the […]

Chance encounter

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Chelle Delaney A blind date and love of animals has landed Tucumcari a new equine specialist. For more than a year, veterinarian Elizabeth “Bessie” R. Babits has been coming to Tucumcari from Taos to visit. Now she’s here to stay and is beginning to establish a practice here as well. Romancing Steve Floeck may have […]

Changing attitudes can turn 2009 into a positive year

By Debra Whittington Let no corrupt communication proceed out of your mouth, but that which is good to the use of edifying, that it may minister grace unto the hearers. Let all bitterness, and wrath, and anger, and clamour, and evil speaking, be put away from you, with all malice: And be ye kind one […]

Quay County officials sworn in

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Thomas Garcia

01-03-2009: Calendar

Sunday: 2:30 p.m., American Legion Auxiliary Bingo, Bingo Hall, 100 S. Eighth Street, Logan. Call 497-3910.Monday: 3 p.m., regular meeting, Museum Board, Tucumcari Historical Museum, 416 South Adams St. Call 461-4201.Monday: 6:30 p.m. regular meeting, Angels Among Us, a depression support group, 1005 S. Monroe St.

School Menus for Jan. 6-9

The following are the

From pruning to planting, tips for the winter

By Tom Dominguez, Quay County Extension Here are some dos and don’ts for the new year as we move into the colder months of January and February. l