12/17 School menus

House Monday: Breakfast — Breakfast burrito, juice, milk; Lunch — Beef patties with cheese, French fries, corn, fruit, salad bar, soup, a variety of milk. Tuesday: Breakfast — Hot ham croissant, cereal, juice, milk; Lunch — Pepperoni or supreme pizza, sweet peas, fruit, salad bar, soup, a variety of milk. Wednesday: Christmas buffet and a […]

12/17 Senior citizens menu

Tucumcari/Logan/House Monday: Chicken fajita, tortilla, chili beans, spiced apples, milk. Tuesday: Beef stew, corn bread, tossed salad, white cake, milk. Wednesday: Beef brisket, potato salad, baked beans, biscuit, margarine, blueberry muffin, milk. Thursday: Green chili chicken enchiladas, tossed salad, Spanish rice, baked apple slices, crackers, milk. Friday: Closed.

12/17 Police blotter

The following is a sampling of calls received by the Tucumcari police during the past several days. According to the reports: Tuesday At 10:16 p.m., a female reported vandalism at College and Route 66. Police arrived to find the tires slashed on her vehicle. At 11:12 p.m., a male called to report trucks running behind […]

Year in review: July 2005

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By Ryn Gargulinski: QCS In honor of another 12 months gone by, QCS is compiling a year in review to be published in installments. July 2005 had a slew of events to demarcate Quay’s summer. July 1: Tucumcari bowed out of the Eastern New Mexico Rural/Water Authority’s pipeline project this month, opting instead to contract […]

Santa comes early for kids in need

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By Ryn Gargulinski: QCS Santa came early this year for some kids in Tucumcari. He also came dressed in leather and riding a motorcycle. And it wasn’t just one St. Nick. Several dozen proverbial Santas, male and female, accompanied by a police escort, showed up on their bikes Saturday to bring early cheer to kids […]

Traffic safety halting issue

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By Ryn Gargulinski: QCS A Tucumcari woman was driving down Route 66 when she was sideswiped by a car that sped off, leaving her the victim of a hit and run. There was so much debris after a Third Street accident the street department had to come clean it up. A light pole on South […]

Water money pours into Tucumcari

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By Ryn Gargulinski: QCS Federal money for city water projects poured into Tucumcari. Specifically, a total of $940,200 was given in the form of grants and loans to fund a portion of the water lines that need replacing beneath the major construction zone still under construction. “This is for the utility section of the First […]

Year in review: June 2005

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By Ryn Gargulinski: QCS In honor of another 12 months gone by, QCS is compiling a year in review to be published in installments. The following events made headlines in June 2005. June 1: Ground was broken on the elaborate and lengthy First Street construction project. June 2: A new 2,400-square-foot training facility was approved […]

Pass the decorations and the salt, please

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By Ryn Gargulinski: QCS The Nottingham Fair is in town – along with a cast of Disney characters, angels and teddy bears all donned in holiday fare. There’s even indoor ice skating. Of course, it only works if one is about one inch tall, as the ice rink and carnival are among the dozens of […]

Students deck the cookies at High Desert

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By Ryn Gargulinski: QCS Tucumcari Middle School student Louie Leyva said he never baked anything before in his life, much less Christmas cookies. And neither Leyva nor anyone in his home economics class, now known as family consumer science, had ever taken a couple batches out to decorate with anyone. But Friday found five of […]