Looking back — Feb. 2

February 1966

Missing keys cause frustration

Russell Anglin There’s nothing quite like scrambling to find the unattainable, seeking the invisible. Depending on how vital the object is to our well being, we may just decide that the effort spent searching is too costly for our consideration, so we sit out the quest and chalk up our losses. Other times, like when […]

Pro-life group holds rally

Audrey Wiegel

Community briefs — Feb. 2

Cake walk will help raise funds There will be a benefit cake walk at 1 p.m., Sunday at the Knights of Columbus. This is a fundraiser for Felice Trujillo-Cepeda. She was diagnosed with a rare blood disorder called acute porphyria. All proceeds will be used to help with expenses for doctors’ visits and medication. The […]

School menus —

House Monday Breakfast: Sausage, pancakes, variety of cereal, juice, milk Lunch: Tacos, Spanish rice, pinto beans, fruit, salad bar, cookies, milk Tuesday Breakfast: Sausage, biscuit, gravy, variety of juice, milk Lunch: Barbecue chicken, mashed potatoes, gravy, green beans, hot roll, fruit, salad bar, milk Wednesday Breakfast: Breakfast burrito, salsa, variety of cereal, juice, milk Lunch: […]

Community calendar — Feb. 2

Friday • Lodger’s Tax Advisory Board at 10 a.m., City Hall Feb. 10 • City Commission work session at 5 p.m., City Hall • City Commission at 6 p.m., City Hall Feb. 14 • Quay County Commission at 9 a.m., Quay County Courthouse • Economic Development Corp. at 5:15 p.m., EDC Feb.18 • Library Advisory […]

Police blotter — Feb. 2

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 1:07 a.m., a woman reported a theft at a fuel station on the 2300 block of South First Street. • At 10:38 a.m., a woman reported an unwanted woman […]

Birch wins Logan school board election


Thomas Garcia Below-freezing temperatures across the county may have contributed to low voter turnouts in county school board elections Tuesday. “The cold affected voter turnouts across the state,” said Quay County Clerk Ellen White. White said a total of 392 Quay County voters, seven percent of the voting population, braved the weather to cast their […]

Federal ruling promotes limited government

Freedom New Mexico A federal judge Monday struck a major blow against Obamacare, ruling it to be unconstitutional. The ruling is welcome by those of us who believe Congress and President Barack Obama exceeded their authority last year by imposing the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act with its mandate that everyone must buy health […]

Miss Maxine Riley touched lives in Tucumcari

Lynn Moncus Last week, Mrs. Kathryn Stephenson of Edmond, Okla. called to report the death of her dear cousin, Miss Maxine Riley, 95 of Brookfield, Mo. Many of you will recall Miss Riley and the many years she worked at City Hall in Tucumcari. She and one or two other people took care of city […]