Editorial: Time to stop questions about guv’s grandpa

OK, so now we know. But why did anyone have to care? It's now been confirmed that Gov. Susana Martinez' paternal grandfather was a U.S. citizen and not an illegal immigrant. Holy smokes, is that ever a big load off all of our minds! It was almost getting to be the Barack Obama birth-certificate flap [...]

On the shelves - May 9

The following books are available from the Tucumcari Public Library. For more information call 461-0295. Fiction "Guilty Wives" by James Patterson. Four friends in Monte Carlo for a luxurious girls' vacation find themselves in prison, accused of a crime. "The Lost Years" by Mary Higgins Clark. A biblical scholar who has made an amazing discovery [...]

Senior menus – May 9

The following are the lunch menus for May 10- May 16 for the Tucumcari Senior Center. Thursday Steak and stuff, asparagus, carrots, whole wheat roll with margarine, strawberry shortcake. Friday Kraut dog, California vegetables, baked French fries, strawberries and bananas, pumpkin nut bread. Monday Sloppy Joe, parsley potatoes, mixed vegetables, pickle and onion slices, cottage [...]

School menus - May 9

The following are the menus for schools in Quay County. Logan Monday Breakfast: BK pizza, cereal, juice, milk. Lunch: Hamburger/cheeseburger with all the trimmings, fries, fruit, milk. Tuesday Breakfast: Biscuits and gravy, cereal, juice, milk. Lunch: Sandwiches, ham/turkey with all the trimmings, potato salad, fruit, milk. Wednesday Breakfast: Baked cheese sticks, cereal, juice, milk. Lunch: [...]

Life in small town most rewarding

Some people think that life in a small town or in a rural area is rather dull. Well, those people should try to live this live life to learn that it is anything but dull. Instead it is most rewarding! We have but to look outside or answer the phone to have many lively and [...]

Trustee honored

Mesalands Community College Board of Trustee Ted Peabody was honored Friday with an honorary degree from the two-year college. QCS photo: Thomas Garcia Mesalands Community College's president Mildred Lovato embraces board of Trustee member Ted Peabody, who was presented an honorary degree. "I can say that I am more surprised by this than you," Peabody [...]

MainStreet awarded capital outlay grant

QCs photo: Thomas Garcia Economic Development Dept. Cabinet Secretary John Berala speaks to a crowd at the Tucumcari Train Depot Friday. Berala was presenting Tucumcari MainStreet with a $157,000 capital outlay grant. Tucumcari MainStreet Train Depot project received $157,000 in state capital outlay money. The award was annoucned in a Friday event with state Economic [...]

Police blotter – May 9

The following is a sampling of calls received by the central dispatch office for Quay County, based at the Tucumcari Police Department. Friday At 12:02 a.m., a woman went in to the Police Department on the 200 block of E. Center Street to report a found firearm. At 12:11 a.m.,a man reported a fight at [...]

Harden speaks out on Senate race

Clint Harden feels a primary challenge for his New Mexico Senate seat was engineered by Gov. Susana Martinez, who denies the charge. From left, Clint Harden, Angie Spears and Pat Woods But Harden said he was not forced into retiring after 10 years in office. "It was my decision," Harden said this week, speaking in [...]

Press release: KENW-TV schedules online auction

With over 1500 items to choose from, bidders will have fun bidding on merchandise and gift certificates during KENW-TV's 36th Annual Online Auction, which is scheduled for June 1st through the 10th. Bidders can go ahead and place bids on any of the items after they register at http://auction.kenw.org. According to Sheryl Borden, Director of [...]