2-10 School menus

Tucumcari Thursday Breakfast: Breakfast pizza, fruit & milk. Lunch: Cheeseburgers with lettuce/tomatoes/pickles, french fries, fruited jell-o. Monday Breakfast: Cold cereal, graham crackers, fruit & milk. Lunch: Spaghetti, garlic bread stick, green beans, peaches. Tuesday Breakfast: Breakfast pizza, fruit & milk. Lunch: Chicken fajitas, refried beans, lettuce/tomatoes, salsa & sour cream, cinnamon applesauce. Wednesday Breakfast: String […]

Deadline approaching for wastewater plant

By Thomas Garcia: Quay County Sun With a deadline a week away the Tucumcari Community Development will approach the city commissioners on Thursday to keep stimulus money in the area. The city will need to approve the contract for the Phase III construction of the wastewater treatment plant before Feb. 16 deadline to keep the […]

2-10 Our Page

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Your name: Stephanie Schmaedeke Your profession: Before moving to New Mexico I worked as teacher’s assistant for kids with disabilities. Right now I’m temporarily helping out at the Quay County Sun. Your age: 29 Hometown: Westminster, Colo. Your family: Husband- Chris Schmaedeke, 30. No children yet but I’m hoping that will change…Perfect day: I’d start […]

Book lends insight into family life

By Lynn Moncus Some weeks ago, Mr. Jack Dyer of Logan brought me a copy of his book, “Letters From Albuquerque”. It is the story of his family, their westering movement, and their experiences and is presented in epistolary form, thus giving it the personal theme of letters from his aunt, his mother, and himself […]

2-10 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. Wednesday • At 10:28 a.m., a woman reported a burglary at a residence on 1500 block of South Third Street. • At 4:40 p.m., a woman reported a suspicious vehicle at 200 […]

School programs deserve funds

By Dennis Roch, Guest columnist As the state Legislature deliberates over New Mexico’s budget shortfall, I have frequently heard the statement, “Every program must take its share of cuts.” This statement assumes every program is of equal value, and has an equal return for our future benefit, an idea which is far from the truth. […]

Don’t wait for weather to storm

by Leonard Lauriault Our nation has faced some difficult times this century. Recession, terrorism, war, even the weather has been in the news. These are all among the storms of life that will continue until Jesus returns; although, they won’t be an indication that his return is imminent (Mathew 24: 3-8). Still, we are to […]

2-10 Obituaries

Thelma Lonita Hazen Thelma Lonita Hazen, 85, died on Friday, Feb. 5, 2010, in the St. Vincent’s Hospital in Santa Fe. She was born Oct. 5, 1924, in Sweetwater, Texas. Survivors include her sons Charles Knotts, James Hazen, Richard Hazen and Perry Hazen. Services: 10:30 a.m. Thursday at the Mosquero Community Church at Mosquero. Information: […]

Snowstorm paying off for local businesses

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By Thomas Garcia: Quay County Sun Two weeks of winter storms and more than 20 inches of snow are paying off for at least some local businesses. Manager Robert Benavidez at Burns Hardware Do it Center said his store got a truckload of new snow shovels, sand and ice melt on Jan. 31 and sold […]

Hutchins signs on to play football at NMMI

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By Thomas Garcia: Quay County Sun A local senior signs a letter of intent to play football for the New Mexico Military Institute Broncos this fall. Alex Hutchins, a senior at Tucumcari High School was surrounded by his parents, Daniel and Darla Hutchins and members of the coaching staff Wednesday as he signed the letter […]