Interstate gives Mesalands two trucks for training

Special to the QCS A ceremonial delivery of Interstate Distributor Co. (IDC) keys has taken place at Mesalands Community College. The keys are for two Freightliner Century Class trucks to be used as part of the training program offered by the college for new IDC drivers. Participating in the ceremony were Don Smith, Driver Development […]

April 29, 2006 Police Blotter

The following is a sample of calls received by Tucumcari police during the last few days. According to the reports: Tuesday • At 5:29 p.m., a female reported a dispute between neighbors at Turner Street. A person was complaining that the neighbor wasn’t controlling a dog and it was attacking rabbits. The neighbors were told […]

April 29, 2006 School Menus

Logan Monday: Breakfast, Peanut butter and jelly sandwich, juice, milk; Lunch, Chicken fried steak, mashed potatoes and gravy, corn or salad, hot rolls, fruit, milk. Tuesday: Breakfast, Breakfast burrito, juice, milk; Lunch, Pizza, salad or carrots or broccoli, bread sticks and sauce, fruit, and milk. Wednesday: Breakfast, Cereal, juice, milk; Lunch, Grilled ham and cheese […]

April 29, 2006 Senior Menus

Monday: Salisbury Steak, buttered peas, broccoli casserole, cake/strawberries Tuesday: Baked pork chops, stuffing, carrots, green beans, roll/ margerine, apple slices Wednesday: Ranch chicken, vegetable pasta salad, beets, potluck roll, cherry cobbler Thursday: Beef stew, corn bread, tossed salad, white cake Friday: Baked fish, spicy fries, hush puppies, pinto beans, pears

April 29, 2006 Library Books

The following books are available for checkout at the Tucumcari Public Library: Fiction The Secret Supper by Javier Sierra. Clues in the “The Last Supper” reveal Da Vinci’s heretical beliefs. The Tenth Circle by Jodi Picoult. When his teenage daughter is date-raped, a comic book artist is overwhelmed by rage he thought he had buried […]

Richardson touts fuel, films

By Kevin Wilson: Quay County Sun Renewable fuel and film. Gov. Bill Richardson is optimistic that New Mexico can be a key state for both, and he highlighted Tucumcari’s role in both during a Monday town hall meeting. Richardson spoke with a packed crowd at the Tucumcari Convention Center’s meeting room, where the governor heard […]

Adams: Fire safety includes drivers

By Kevin Wilson: Quay County Sun Weekend fires throughout Quay County are becoming almost commonplace, and County Fire Marshal Donald Adams is concerned residents aren’t treating them as dangerous situations. Adams reported during Monday’s regular County Commission meeting that the county fire crews have performed well with the large number of fires throughout the year, […]

Wellness Fair draws 500

By Kevin Wilson: Quay County Sun Health was on the minds of 500 people Saturday at the Tucumcari Convention Center. Approximately 75 booths filled every room of the Tucumcari Convention Center for the Quay County Maternal Child and Community Healthcare Council Wellness Fair. Participants ranged from those conducting eye checks to cholesterol screenings to small […]

Tuscon residents want mission moved to Cannon

By Marlena Hartz: Freedom Newspapers A group in Tucson, Ariz., is searching for some quiet. And deliverance could be available in the wide, open spaces of eastern New Mexico. Land up for grabs at Cannon Air Force Base is under evaluation by members of the Military Community Compatibility Committee, according to Tahnee Robertson, a contracted […]

April 26, 2006 Police Blotter

The following is a sample of calls received by Tucumcari police during the last few days. According to the reports: Sunday • At 1:44 a.m., an alarm sounded at a business. The building was secured and the alarm was reset. • At 9:33 a.m., a male reported a larceny at a business. A lawn mower […]