Tucumcari, Santa Rosa compete for museum

Russell Anglin Johnnie Meier has an important decision to make. Meier, former president of the New Mexico Route 66 Association and current owner of the Classical Gas Museum in Embudo, has officials from Tucumcari and Santa Rosa competing to host his collection of Route 66 memorabilia. Meier said he wants to establish the first New […]

Elections safeguard principles, not parties

Thomas Garcia With the election a week behind us I am still hearing many people talk about the results, but in a way that has me concerned. The day after the election I heard three comments about the candidates from voters who were a few years younger than 30. Now I know this does not […]

Senior menu — Nov. 10

The following are the lunch menus for Nov. 11-17 for the Tucumcari Senior Center. Thursday Chalupa, onions, green chili, salsa, Spanish rice, green beans, devil’s food cake. Friday French dip sandwich, lettuce, tomato, pickles, onions, baked potato, sour cream and margarine, apricots. Monday Chicken fried steak, mashed potatoes and gravy, California vegetables, biscuit and margarine, […]

Extension service hosting bake-off

Do you like pecans?

School menus — Nov. 10

Logan Monday Breakfast: Peanut butter and jelly, milk, juice. Lunch: Fajitas, beef or chicken, beans or rice, garnish, chips and salsa, fruit, milk. Tuesday Breakfast: Breakfast burrito, juice and milk. Lunch: Honey barbecue pork sandwich, lettuce, tomato, onion, pickle spears, fries, dessert, milk. Wednesday Breakfast: Streudel, juice, milk. Lunch: Turkey and gravy, mashed potatoes, hot […]

Community calendar — Nov. 10

Thursday •City Commission Work Session at 5 p.m., at City Hall. City Commission at 6 p.m., City Hall. Nov. 19 •Library Advisory Board at noon, Tucumcari Public Library. Nov. 23 •Planning and Zoning Advisory Board at 5:15 p.m., City Hall. Nov. 24 •Tucumcari/Quay Regional Emergency Communication Board at 10 a.m., City Hall. Nov. 25 •Housing […]

Police blotter — Nov. 10

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

Comments from the Canyon: Etiquette makes big difference in everyday interaction

Lynn Moncus Last week, one of the morning shows on television featured several segments about our limited use of good manners. According to their statistics, more than 60 percent of people today tend to forget to use those manners. One of the segments was devoted to the overuse of cellular telephones in public. The reporters […]

Midterm results should alert Washington

Freedom New Mexico President Barack Obama’s news conference last Wednesday was curious, with him shifting from a partial understanding of what he finally acknowledged was a “shellacking” of his party to extended answers couched in theory and speculation that sounded for all the world as if the midterm elections had not happened. When you get […]

Changing times make some jobs obsolete

Karl Terry