Extension office offers tip moth management tips

Tom Dominguez By Tom Dominguez Special to the Quay County Sun Facts • Tip moths are caterpillars that feed on and kill back new growth of various pines. • Damage by tip moths is conspicuous but rarely threatens tree health. • The southwestern pine tip moth that commonly infests Scotch, ponderosa and mugho pines is [...]

Senior menu — April 13

The following are the lunch menus for April 14 – 20 for the Tucumcari Senior Center. Thursday Trailblazer, California vegetables, wild rice, beets, roll with margarine, pineapple upside down cake. Friday Baked paprika fish, salad, broccoli with margarine, whole wheat bread with margarine, cherry cobbler. Monday Chili dog, baked potato wedges, mixed vegetables, fruit cocktail. [...]

Clanedar — April 13

Thursday City Commission work session at 5 p.m., City Hall City Commission at 6 p.m., City Hall Friday Library Advisory Board at noon, Tucumcari Public Library Monday Canadian River Soil and Water Conservation District at 7 p.m., NRCS Conference Room. April 20 Tucumcari/Quay Regional Emergency Communication Board at 10 a.m., City Hall April 21 Cemetery [...]

Blotter — April 13

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 1:03 a.m.., a man reported a burglary at a residence on the 700 block of East Rankin Avenue. At 11:48 a.m., a woman reported a disturbance at a restaurant on [...]

Artists create in different ways

Baxter Black I wonder if he starts at the head? I mean to sculpt a horse that will one day stand in front of the stockyard gate. Or does he picture in his mind the kind of horse it will be? Would he start at the hooves instead, one leg at a time, stroking, flexing, [...]

Governor recounts lessons learned to Clovis crowd

Kevin Wilson District Attorney Matt Chandler surveyed the audience of about 350 at the Clovis Civic Center Tuesday morning. “This is our biggest crowd,” Chandler said of the seventh annual area breakfast to mark National Crime Victims’ Rights Week, “and I’m glad everybody came to hear me speak.”Chandler and the audience laughed, knowing full well [...]

Q&A with Gov. Susana Martinez

Gov. Susana Martinez has been on the job for nearly three months in New Mexico. The former district attorney for the 3rd Judicial District, which serves Dona Ana County, is the state’s first female governor and the first Hispanic female governor in the country.She took time to answer a few questions following her speech at [...]

School menus — April 13

House Monday Breakfast: Cinnamon rolls, variety of cereal, juice, milk. Lunch: Ham sandwich, chicken noodle soup or vegetable soup, apricots, salad bar, milk. Tuesday Breakfast: Scrambled eggs, toast, sausage, variety of cereal, juice, milk. Lunch: Spanish meatloaf, green beans, hot roll, scalloped potatoes, fruit cocktail, soup, salad bar, milk. Wednesday Breakfast: Oatmeal, toast, variety of [...]

Folks debate weather easily

Lynn Moncus We have arrived at that time of year during which we haven’t a clue as to what type of weather to expect from one day to the next or even from one hour to the next. We tend to be able to enjoy all seasons in one or two days and then to [...]

Agency rules retaliation claim has merit

Russell Anglin The state human rights bureau determined a Tucumcari special education teacher’s retaliation complaint has merit. The bureau issued a determination of probable cause March 31 stating Linda Lambert has sufficient evidence to claim school district officials retaliated against her for complaining of sexual harassment by former school principal David Castillo. Lambert claims she [...]