Sept. 19, 2012 Fishing Report

This fishing report, provided by Bill Dunn and the Department of Game and Fish, has been generated from the best information available from area officers and anglers. Conditions encountered after the report is compiled may differ, as stream, lake and weather conditions alter fish and angler activities. Northeast Cabresto Lake: The lake and campground closed […]

Sept. 19, 2012 School Menus

The following are the menus for schools in Quay County. House Monday Breakfast: French toast sticks, variety of cereal, muffins, juice, milk. Lunch: Beef stew, cornbread, salad bar, fruit, variety of milk. Tuesday Breakfast: Cinnamon toast, variety of cereal, muffins, juice, milk. Lunch: Grilled cheese sandwich, potato chips, fruit, variety of milk. Wednesday Breakfast: Assorted […]

Sept. 19, 2012 Calendar

Monday Quay County Commission at 9 a.m., Quay County Courthouse Library Advisory Board at 5:15 p.m., library Tuesday City Finance Board at 10 a.m., City Hall Planning and Zoning Advisory Board at 5:15 p.m., City Hall Sept. 27 Housing Authority Board at 5 p.m., City Hall City Commission at 6 p.m., City Hall Service clubs […]

Sept. 19, 2012 Police Blotter

The following is a sampling of calls received by the central dispatch office for Quay County, based at the Tucumcari Police Department. Friday At 12:56 a.m., a woman reported a domestic dispute at a residence on the 500 block of S. Eighth Street. At 3:46 a.m., an alarm was reported at a business on the […]

Sept. 19, 2012 On the Shelves

The following books are available from the Tucumcari Public Library. For information call 461-0295. Fiction "Charon's Claw," by R. A. Salvatore. Full of excitement. Salvatore has mastered the art of showing a beautiful fight scene, and he is at the top of his game in this one. "Time Untime," by Sherrilyn Kenyon. The Mayans aren't […]

Sept. 19, 2012 Community Briefs

County holding voter registration A voter registration drive is being conducted by the Quay County Clerk and will continue through Oct. 9. Anyone who will be 18 years of age before the general election Nov. 6 is eligible to register and vote. Absentee voting by mail and in person will begin Oct. 9. Voters can […]

Column business teaches lessons

Some days I make this columnist business look easy. Other days I wonder what I was thinking when I decided writing my thoughts down for a public consumption on a weekly basis would be a good thing to do. I think I started doing a column back about 1988 or 1989. I've had a few […]

Rattlers look to stay perfect on season – 8 Man – 6 Man

The Tucumcari Rattlers will be on the road again when they match up with the Dexter Demons at Dexter, and hope to improve to 4-0. "We can not afford to make the same mistakes or have as many turnovers against a team like the Demons," said Rattlers head coach Wayne Ferguson. Last week, the Rattlers […]

Rattlers clobber error-prone Dons

The Tucumcari Rattlers took advantage of Don miscues throughout Friday night, including two defensive touchdowns in a 55-6 rout Friday night in Las Vegas. Tucumcari (3-0) posted 288 yards of offense, 230 on the ground, in a contest that gave Tucumcari plenty to cheer about but a few things to learn from as well. "We […]

Mesalands athletes wins international crown

Bailey Bates, 19, a member of the Mesalands Community College rodeo team, was recently crowned the 2012 International Indian World Champion Breakaway Roper at the 8th Annual International Indian Finals Rodeo (IIFR). The rodeo was part of the New Mexico State Fair and was held Sept. 14-16, in the Tingley Coliseum in Albuquerque. Bates is […]