Family stories history books for next generations

I was watching TV with my grandson, Giovanni, recently when out of the blue he asks me, “Grandma, did you wear glasses when you were a little girl?” “No, I didn’t, mijo,” I shook my head and laughed. What Giovanni was really doing was trying to picture me at a time when I didn’t wear […]

Libro de historias de familia para la siguiente generación

Recientemente, estaba viendo la tele con mi nieto, Giovanni, cuando de la nada él me pide, “Abuela, ¿usabas lentes cuando eras una niña?” “No, no, mijo,” sacudí mi cabeza y me reí. Lo que realmente estaba haciendo Giovanni estaba tratando de imaginarme en un momento cuando no usaba lentes, porque eso es todo lo que […]

On the shelves — Oct. 28

The following books are available at the Tucumcari Public Library. For more information call 461-0295. Fiction • “Alert,” by James Patterson and Michael Ledwidge. Detective Michael Bennett and the F.B.I.’s Emily Parker must save New York City from a deadly threat. • “Win/Pinball,” by Haruki Murakami. Two newly translated short novels from the beginning of […]

Calendar — Oct. 28

Tuesday Senior Advisory Board: 9 a.m., Senior Center Wednesday Lodger’s Tax Advisory Board: 10 a.m., City Hall Nov. 6 Museum Advisory Board: 3 p.m., Museum Nov. 9 Quay County Commission: 9 a.m., Quay County Courthouse City Offices will be closed on Nov. 11 in observance of Veteran’s Day Nov. 12 City Commission Work Session: 5 […]

Notebook — Oct. 28

• There will be a Halloween Kids Dance from 6 – 9 p.m. Thursday at the VFW Post 2528. • The Tucumcari High School’s Spanish Club is holding a “Dia de los Muertos” art show today, Thursday and Monday at the high school. Paintings by Tucumcari High School students will be on display. •  We […]

EPCOG ponders senior citizen funding

By Brittney Canon CMI  Staff Writer Senior citizens topped discussion during the Oct. 14, Eastern Plains Council of Government board meeting in Clovis. Tucumcari Mayor Robert Lumpkin asked the board to enlist help in securing funding for senior citizen services across the region. “The senior citizens, they’re at a low socioeconomic level. They don’t […]

Menus— Oct. 21

The following are the menus for the senior centers and schools in Quay County for Oct. 22 – 28. Senior centers Coffee, tea and milk served daily Thursday Chili dog, baked potato wedges, mixed vegetables, orange Friday Pepper steak, rice, carrots, broccoli, cottage cheese with peaches Monday Meatloaf, mashed potatoes, broccoli and cauliflower with cheese, […]

What’s Happening— Oct. 21

Today Tucumcari/Quay Regional Emergency Communication Board: 10 a.m., City Hall Thursday Housing Authority Board: 5 p.m., City Hall City Commission: 6 p.m., City Hall Saturday Retirment party for Dr. James Saltz: 4 p.m., – 7 p.m., Tucumcari Train Depot Monday Recreation Advisory Board: 6 p.m., Rec Center Library Advisory Board: 5:15 p.m., Library Tuesday Planning […]

Police Blotter/ Jail Log— Oct. 21

The following is a sampling of calls received by the central dispatch office for Quay County, based at the Tucumcari Police Department. Oct. 12 • 1:43 a.m., a man reported a suspicious man at a fuel station on the 600 block of South Rock Island Street. The man told the officer a man had come […]

Steve Hansen: ‘Sharing economy’ seems a bit risky

By Steve Hansen Former QCS Managing Editor Maybe I’m old fashioned, or just old, or just selfish, but the whole idea of the “sharing economy” is lost on me. I don’t get Uber, Airbnb, and GoFundMe. To me, the gains do not match the risks. If you pick up a rider on Uber, what’s going […]