June 2, 2010 Senior Menus

The following are lunch menus fro the upcoming week at the Tucumcari Senior Center. Thursday: Tuna and shells, tossed green salad with ranch dressing, low sodium crackers, sliced peaches. Friday: Chicken chow mein, brown rice, peas and carrots, whole wheat roll, almond cookie, cantaloupe. Monday: Chicken fettuccini, carrots and peppers with margarine, garlic bread, pears. […]

Heritage nominations sought

By QCS Staff The Nara Visa Cowboy Gathering is taking nominations for the Buck Ramsey Heritage Award to be presented on Sept. 25 at the annual gathering. The award is given to an individual, family or ranch that reflects the “Spirit of the West”. Heritage is defined as “Something handed down from one’s ancestors or […]

Mesalands Spring 2010 President’s Citations

At the end of each spring semester, the President’s Citation is announced as official recognition of exceptional academic achievement. To be eligible, students must maintain a cumulative grade point average of 3.75 or better, successfully complete 30 or more credits in the fall and spring semesters, have no grade below a “C” in the given […]

Mesalands Spring 2010 Dean’s List

The Dean’s List is announced as official recognition of outstanding academic accomplishments. To qualify, students must maintain a grade point average of 3.5 or better for courses taken at Mesalands Community College, successfully complete 15 or more credit hours, have no grade below a “C” for the given semester, and have no outstanding incomplete grades […]

Tucumcari Elementary School Honor Roll

Fourth Nine Weeks Third Grade All A’s Jaxon Arguello Dwight Brown Mauryn Bruce Alexandra Chavarria Joshua Chavez Andy Cordova Rod Dunlap Kaylee Epperson Nicholas Garcia Kirsten Gonzales Ashley Hall Kaleb Hayes Hayleigh Holweg Nadia-Ranae Lujan Isaac Marquez Michaela Martinez Amaya Munoz Amberlee Nunez Mark Padilla Jenae Portillo Magdalena Rodriguez Abigail Smith Landon Stewart Skyler Wallace […]

Self-doubt helpful with some memories

By Lynn Moncus: QCS Columnist Have you ever noticed that you can be sitting around doing as little as possible and suddenly have memories from the past flash across the mind’s screen? Often those memories have been hidden in the webs for years and for no explainable reason appear as if the events had occurred […]

Resident keeps smoke shop alive


By Thomas Garcia: Quay County Sun An effort to keep business alive in Tucumcari is the reason Roy McKinney said he bought Route 66 Smoke Shack. “I have looked around town and seen so many businesses have closed,” McKinney said. “This town can not afford to lose businesses left and right.” The business, formerly known […]

Veterans marker added to Logan cemetery


By Thomas Garcia: Quay County Sun More than 100 Logan residents gathered Monday for the dedication of the Logan Veteran’s Memorial Marker. The crowd stood silent as the U.S. flag was lowered to half staff at Logan Cemetery, starting the ceremony. A roar grew closer as the crowd’s attention turned the sky. A flyover was […]

Alleged stolen cash turned over to U.S. Marshals

By Thomas Garcia: Quay County Sun A lawsuit filed in Santa Fe claims Tucumcari police stole $47,000 from two Kansas residents during a May 2 traffic stop. Tucumcari police records tell a far different story, claiming $53,140 was seized and handed over to federal officials as part of an investigation related to a possible illegal […]

Our page — May 26


Graduation Amanda Lucille Tapia of Tucumcari received a Post-Baccalaureate certificate in Mathematics from Smith College on Sunday. She was one of the 85 advanced degree and diploma candidates who graduated during the college’s 132nd commencement exercises. Tapia is a 2005 graduate of Tucumcari High School. Before beginning advanced studies at Smith, she graduated from Regis […]