On the shelves — June 19

The following books are available from the Tucumcari Public Library.  For more information call 461-0295. Fiction “Dead Ever After” by Charlaine Harris. The last book in the series about the telepathic waitress Sookie Stackhouse. “12th of Never” by James Patterson and Maxine Paetro. One week after the birth of her baby, Detective Lindsay Boxer must […]

Police blotter — June 19

The following is a sampling of calls received by the central dispatch office for Quay County, based at the Tucumcari Police Department. Friday • At 11:09 a.m., a man went into the Police Department on the 200 block of East Center Street to report harassment. • At 2:40 p.m., a man reported larceny at City […]

Calendar — June 19

Wednesday Tucumcari/Quay County Regional Emergency Communication Board at 10 a.m., City Hall Thursday Cemetery Advisory Board at noon, City Hall Monday Library Advisory Board at 5:15 p.m., Library Quay County Commission at 9 a.m., Quay County Courthouse Tuesday City Finance Board at 10 a.m., City Hall Planning and Zoning Advisory Board at 5:15 p.m., City […]

Menus — June 19

The following are the menus for the senior centers in Quay County for June 20-26: Thursday Baked ham, spinach, sweet potato, cornbread, margarine, cottage cheese, pineapple Friday Lemon baked chicken, rice, cucumber salad and dressing, beets, spice cake Monday Stuffed bell pepper, baked beans, carrots, biscuit, margarine, fruit cocktail Tuesday Barbecue chicken, pasta salad, wax […]

Birthdays — June 19

Nials Lilly Nials will turn “terrific two” on June 20. Lilly is the daughter of Dustin and Relissa Nials. Her grandparents are Robin and Aleta Smith and Ray and Jo Ann Nials. Her great grandma is Leona Smith. Lilly likes riding horses, chasing and catching chickens, and acting like her sister, Rilee, and her brother, […]

Club notes — June 19

Altrusa Altrusa International of Tucumcari’s new 2013-2014 officers are Diane Morency, President; Alida Brown, 1st Vice President; Barbara Cherry, 2nd Vice President; Jeannette Maddaford, Treasurer; Lou Briscoe, Recording Secretary; Diana Beck, Corresponding Secretary; Susan Taylor, Director; Merlinda Turner, Director; and Relissa Nials, Immediate Past President.

Mesalands board names president finalists

Thomas Garcia QCS Senior Writer The names of five finalists — all from outside New Mexico — were revealed Tuesday for Mesalands Community College’s top spot. Jim Streetman, trustee and presidential screening committee chairman, revealed the committees recommendation of five candidates following an executive session. The trustees reconvened in regular session and voted to approve […]

Some Father’s Day reflections on fathers

By Curtis K. Shelburne: Religion columnist Well, here comes Father’s Day. Honestly, I don’t much need a calendar, a card company, and a proclamation or a few for me to wax reflective about fathers and fatherhood. I’m a fellow who thinks that perhaps the most poignant verse in all of Scripture is the heart-rending cry […]

Arch Hurley board establishes guidelines for public comment

After a stormy board meeting on May 14, the Arch Hurley Irrigation District board established guidelines for public comment and applied themTuesday at their monthly meeting. The new guidelines, drawn up after consultation with the state attorney general state that public comment must not include questions to the board and must only address matters not […]

Thomas: Important to keep in mind the rough times in history

I’d say that this past weekend’s events increased my already immense love of 50′s music and culture. There was a bit of everything this weekend at the Rockabilly on the Route music festival at the Tucumcari Convention Center. From the moment the events started, I found myself immersed in a wonderful 50′s throwback, courtesy of […]