Senior menu — July 14

The following are the lunch menus for July 15 – July 21 for the Tucumcari Senior Center. Thursday Frito pie, pinto beans, crackers, pineapple and cantaloupe chunks. Friday Ground beef sstroganoff, egg noodles, green beans, whole wheat bread with margarine, grapefruit. Monday Baked pork chop, rice pilaf, peas and carrots, dinner roll, jell-o with strawberries. […]

Police blotter — July 14

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

Community calendar — July 14

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On the shelves — July 14

The following books are available from the Tucumcari Public Library. For more information call 461-0295.

When faith with God, GPS not necessary

Leonard Lauriault I was given a global positioning system (GPS) unit recently to help find our way while traveling. I had never had a problem with getting lost before because I’ve never hesitated to stop and ask for directions. (I’ve got better things to do than waste time being lost.) Sometimes the directions given by […]

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Graduation [image #2, align=right, size=medium] Michael Martinez, a business major at ENMU and 2008 Tucumcari graduate, received the honor of being on the Deans’ Honor Roll list for the Spring 2010 semester. This esteemed honor is based on taking at least 15 hours or more and earning a grade point average of 3.25 or greater. […]

Privatizing mail delivery could save post office

The U.S. Postal Service has increased rates so often in recent years it came out with the Forever Stamp, which is good for a first-class mailing into the indefinite future. On July 6, the USPS proposed another increase, a two-cent hike, to 46 cents, in 2011. That’s a 4 percent increase. Rates for other types […]

Yoga positions not for public exhibition

Baxter Black It was one of those surreal moments in a cowboy’s life that you’ll recall in vivid technicolor years later when you’re living in the senior center trying to balance your checkbook on the TV remote. Like the time you roped with Fred Whitfield, or got into vet school, or wrote your first alimony […]

Commanding animals natural

Karl Terry My authority makes my wife jealous. To clarify, I have little or no authority over her but the fact that our dogs actually listen to me and occasionally do what I say makes her mad. They don’t usually listen to her and rarely do what she asks. The best example is making the […]

Rattler football workouts set

QCS staff Rattler football workouts are being held from 6 a.m. to 7:45 a.m., Monday-Thursday. These workouts are for all the incoming football players 9th-12th grade.