Horse recycling makes horse sense

Baxter Black As we horse owners and lovers struggle to find some middle ground in the tragic abandoned horse issue, maybe we need to look “outside the box.” Most horse owners, horse associations, equine veterinarians, and those of us forced to take the responsibility for dealing with the mess, are still optimistic that the new […]

School menus — Feb. 16

The following are the menus for schools in Quay County.

Obama’s budget does not reduce spending

Freedom New Mexico President Barack Obama’s $3.7 trillion budget, the largest ever, at best temporarily would freeze, not reduce, federal spending, increase the deficit and the national debt to record highs while substantially raising taxes on large segments of the society. To say there’s not much to like is to grossly understate the case. “Americans […]

Health care reform critics exaggerate

Saturday brings social excitement

Lynn Moncus Last Saturday was one of those days during which we needed a society editor,such as Mrs. Vera Murphey, to write stories about two major events held at the Convention Center. The afternoon was tilled with two birthday parties: One for Mrs. Teddy Callens and one for the February birthdays in the Wallace family, […]

Looking back — Feb. 16

February 1975 Robert Doughty of Tucumcari was named the district attorney for the twelfth judicial district. KOBTV, channel 67 out of Albuquerque, could finally be picked up through cable and antenna after a 100-watt receiver was placed on the Beasley Mesa near Montoya. Tucumcari Mayor James E. Saltz Jr. proclaimed Feb. 17-21 as National Future […]

Community calendar — Feb. 16

Friday • Library Advisory Board at noon, Tucumcari Public Library Tuesday • Planning and Zoning Advisory Board at 5:15 p.m., City Hall Wednesday • Tucumcari/Quay Regional Emergency Communication Board at 10 a.m., City Hall Feb. 24 • Housing Authority Board at 5 p.m., City Hall • City Commission at 6 p.m., City Hall. Feb. 25 […]

Police blotter — Feb. 16

The following is a sampling of calls recently received by the central dispatch office for Quay County, based at the Tucumcari Police Department. Friday • At 8:25 a.m., a woman reported a theft at a residence on the 600 block of East Rankin Avenue. • At 12:13 p.m., a woman reported an assault at a […]

Senior menu – Feb. 16

The following are the lunch menus for Feb. 17-23 for the Tucumcari Senior Center.

We are blessed to be able to help

Debra Whittington “My help cometh from the LORD”… Psalm 121:2