2-25-2006 Menus

House Monday: Breakfast — Hot toast, cereal, juice and milk. Lunch — Hamburgers with cheese, grench fries, pork n beans, pear crisp, fruit, salad bar/soup, and a variety of milk. Tuesday: Breakfast — Omelets and salsa, cereal, juice and milk. Lunch — Chalupas, spanish rice, chips and salsa, fruit, salad bar/soup, and a variety of […]

2-25-2006 Notable Notes

Little League meeting set for Sunday Quay County Little League has scheduled a meeting for 4 p.m. Sunday at the Tucumcari Recreation Center. All interested coaches, volunteers and individuals should attend. Participants are asked to bring any equipment or uniforms they have. For information, contact B.J. Molinas at 461-1876 or Yvetter Fazekas at 461-2874. MCC […]

Lawmakers expect OK from governor on capital outlay

By Kevin Wilson: Quay County Sun Usually, Brian Moore jokes, the only way a 30-day state legislative session is better than a 60-day session is that he’s home earlier. “This was a crazy session,” the District 67 representative said. “Trying to cram it all in 30 days is just insane.” The session resulted in $1.9 […]

Rattlers get set for Thursday showdown

By Kevin Wilson: Quay County Sun The free-throw line is 15 feet from the basket. That’s 5 yards without a defender in your face. It’s 180 inches separating the shooter from one point on the scoreboard. The math was even simpler Monday afternoon, when Rattler basketball coach John Span said free throws were the determining […]

Students dressup to avoid being dressed down

By Ryn Gargulinski: Quay County Sun Tucumcari High School ninth-grader Will Bason said he was once reprimanded for showing up for class in a shirt with a picture of a horse above his left arm. “They (school officials) said it was gang related,” Bason said, noting he was not sent home but told if he […]

School passes information through Internet

By Ryn Gargulinski: Quay County Sun With nearly a century’s worth of experience in education sitting at one table, Tucumcari school officials held an informational meeting Feb. 2 to pass that information along to area parents. Schools Superintendent William Reents was joined by principals Susan Montoya from the high school; Roberta Segura from the middle […]

Lewis Martinez, Candidate Close-Up

I was born and raised in Tucumcari. My parents are Jose F. Martinez ad Maria Marcella Martinez. I have three brothers and one sister. I married my high school sweetheart, Vivian Marquez, in 1978. We had two children, Apryl and Lewis Jr. Apryl is married to John Preciado and they have three daughters; Devanie Kaitlynn […]

Feb. 22, 2006 Notable Notes

BPA chapter to work at gas station The Tucumcari High School chapter of Business Professionals of America will participate in a car wash from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday at the Holiday Conoco station, located at 4002 E. Tucumcari Blvd. Fuel will be pumped and windows will be washed by BPA members. All work […]

Feb. 22, 2006 Police Blotter

The following is a sampling of calls received by the Tucumcari police during the last few days. According to the reports: Friday • At 5:24 p.m., a female called in an accident at a gas station. There was a minor accident and the drivers had exchanged insurance information. • At 11:30 p.m., a femal ecalled […]

Blue Swallow to get new owners

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By Ryn Gargulinski: Quay County Sun Its sign is a screaming neon blue. People passing through have gotten tattoos of the little bird on their ankles. It’s most likely the most photographed motel in Tucumcari. And now it’s got new owners. Route 66’s infamous Blue Swallow Motel – that’s been featured on Web sites, field […]