Senior menus — Dec. 7

The following are the lunch menus for Dec. 8 — Dec. 14 for the Tucumcari Senior Center: Thursday Red chili beef enchiladas, salsa corn, salad and dressing, apple cobbler. Friday Baked fish, tarter sauce, German slaw, mixed vegetables, hushpuppy, banana pudding with wafers. Monday Liver and onions, mashed potatoes, corn, sliced cucumbers, whole wheat roll […]

School menus — Dec. 7

House Monday Breakfast: Scrambled eggs, toast and jelly, muffins, variety of cereal, yogurt, juice, milk. Lunch: Taquitas, Spanish rice, pinto beans, pears, chicken noodle soup, salad bar, milk. Tuesday Breakfast: Cinnamon Rolls, muffins, variety of cereal, yogurt, juice, milk. Lunch: Hot dog or chili dog, mixed vegetables, French fries, chicken noodle soup, apricots, salad bar, […]

Politics picked up as statehood neared

Lynn Moncus As we near the Jan. 6, we can feel the excitement of becoming the 47th state in the union. We can read about the hard work both in our territory and in Washington, D.C. to see that event finally happen. Because we had been on the cutting edge for so many years, we […]

Police blotter —

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 1:13 a.m., a woman reported a prowler on the 500 block of East Elm Avenue. • At 10:26 a.m., a man went into the Police Department on the 200 […]

Area schools to delay classes

QCS Staff San Jon and Tucumcari school officials delay the start of classes for Tuesday due to inclement weather. Tucumcari Public Schools will have a two hour delay classes will begin at 10 a.m., and school buses will run in town only. San Jon School will have a two hour delay and classes will start […]

Additional snow fall expected across the Quay County


Thomas Garcia The Winter storm system covering Quay County will drop an additional 2-4 inches over the next seven hours, according to the National Weather Service, Albuquerque. “Forecast show snow will continue to fall in Quay County tapering off around 6 p.m.,” said Deirdre Kann, NWS meteorologist. Kann said the north eastern winds will continue […]

Snow expected tonight, Monday

The National Weather Service has issued a winter storm warning for Curry, Quay and Roosevelt counties until 11 a.m. Tuesday.

Heavy snow fall expected in Quay County

Thomas Garcia Temperatures will drop to freezing or below as a winter storm system moves into Quay County, said Jennifer Palucki of the National Weather Service Albuquerque. “The actual snow fall will begin Friday evening,” Palucki said. “The heaviest band of snow is expected to pass over Quay County or just to the west of […]