On the shelves – April 4

The following books are now available at the Tucumcari Public Library. Fiction "The House I Loved," by Tatiana de Rosnay. The reforms will erase generations of history—bur in the midst of the tumult, one woman will take a stand. "Catch Me," by Lisa Gardner. The relentless Boston investigator must solve a coldly calculated murder—before it […]

Senior menus – April 4

The following are the lunch menus for the upcoming week at the Tucumcari Senior Center. Thursday Barbecue chicken thighs, creamy coleslaw, green beans, whole wheat roll and margarine, chocolate pudding with toppings Friday Baked fish, tarter sauce, tater tots, broccoli salad, dinner roll and margarine, apricots. Monday Creole pork chop, pasta, carrots with margarine and […]

School menus – April 4

The following are the menus for schools in Quay County. Logan Monday Breakfast: Yogurt, cereal, juice, milk. Lunch: Hamburger/cheeseburger, all the trimmings, fries, dessert , fruit, milk. Tuesday Breakfast: Breakfast pizza, cereal, juice, milk. Lunch: Mini corn dogs, pork n beans, salad-cold veggies, chips, fruit, milk. Wednesday Breakfast: Bananas, cereal, juice, milk. Lunch: Chicken nuggets/strips, […]

Landscape showing signs of spring

Despite the lack of moisture, signs of spring can be seen as we wander around in our town and county. Although a number of fruit trees bloomed a bit early and were caught by some frost, others managed to bloom a little later, giving us the idea that we might have some fresh fruit to […]

Police blotter – April 4

The following is a sampling of calls received by the central dispatch office for Quay County, based at the Tucumcari Police Department. Friday At 7:12 a.m., a man reported an unwanted man at a residence on the 500 block of N. Fifth Street. At 9:21 a.m., a man reported a theft at a residence on […]

Official requests authority’s help

PORTALES — A Tucumcari city commissioner requested help Tuesday from the Eastern New Mexico Water Utility Authority. At the end of the authority's meeting at Portales City Hall, Robert Lumpkin said he made the trip because Tucumcari and Quay County needed help resolving a pair of issues, and he figured the authority had more pull […]

Mesalands rodeo team earns titles

The Mesalands Community College rodeo team competed in a pair of weekend rodeos March 10-11 in Arizona, taking men's and women's titles home in both events. Following wins at Central Arizona College in Florence, Ariz., the men's team has 7,325 total points on the season and the women's team has 3,082.5 points. Both teams are […]

Water focus of town hall meeting

State Rep. Dennis Roch, R-Texico, met with Quay County residents Tuesday night at a town hall meeting at the Logan Civic Center. "I knew there are a lot of issues on their minds, water being one of them," Roch said, "which is why I specifically set this meeting up in Logan." Roch said he knew […]