11/19 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 9:40 a.m., a male reported a vandalism on South Fourth. Police on the scene found his truck had been struck with washable paint. At 11:55 a.m., a female called from the hospital […]

Man walks the nation, with cross, to carry his message

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By Ryn Gargulinski: QCS Traveling man Chuck Johnson said it sometimes may feel as if he has the weight of the world on his shoulders – and with good reason. This chap has been walking back and forth across America for the last six years – carrying a giant homemade cross. “Every time I have […]

Tucumcari to be sculpted as next artist haven

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By Ryn Gargulinski: QCS Taos and Santa Fe are both renown for their art and artists – and Tucumcari may not be far behind, according to Small Business Development Center Director David Buchen at Mesalands Community College. Buchen said the city is implementing an art incubation project, with help from the Small Business Development Center, […]

11/16 Police blotter

The following is a sampling of calls received by the Tucumcari police during the past several days. According to the reports: Friday At 1:14 a.m., a male reported a suspicious subject on Fifth Street. Police arrived to find the subject had knocked on the caller’s door and ran away. They were unable to locate such […]

11/12 School menus

House Monday: Breakfast — Omelets, salsa, cereal, juice, milk; Lunch —Goulash, French bread, corn, fruit, salad bar, soup, a variety of milk. Tuesday: Breakfast — Biscuit, egg, sausage, cereal, juice, milk; Lunch — Chalupas, Spanish rice, chips, salsa, fruit, salad bar, soup, a variety of milk. Wednesday: Breakfast — Muffins, cereal, juice, milk; Lunch — […]

11/12 Senior citizen menus

Tucumcari/Logan/House Monday: Steak, stuffed potatoes, margarine, sour cream, peas, carrots, lemon bars, milk. Tuesday: Barbecue bonanza: sausage/brisket/chicken, coleslaw, pinto beans, whole wheat bread, peanut butter cookies, milk. Wednesday: Oven fried chicken, mashed potatoes, gravy, mixed vegetables, biscuits, cherry cobbler, milk. Thursday: Turkey, dressing, gravy, cranberry sauce, green beans, pumpkin pudding, topping, milk. Friday: Baked white […]

11/12 Police blotter

The following is a sampling of calls received by the Tucumcari police during the past several days. According to the reports: Monday At 11:29 p.m., a semi running was reported behind an area restaurant. Police told the driver to turn it off or leave. Tuesday At 8:38 a.m., a female called to request an officer […]

Enhanced emergency system makes it to Quay

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By Ryn Gargulinski: QCS Its official name is the Tucumcari/Quay County Regional Emergency Communication Center – but one can call it Enhanced 911. It’s the new dispatch center set for the Tucumcari Police station that brings together all emergency calls from surrounding areas. Thanks to a joint powers agreement between Tucumcari and Quay County, the […]

Quay County winter is just around Tucumcari Mountain

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By Ryn Gargulinski: QCS The worst Quay County winter Tucumcari Ranch Supply owner Jimmy Watson said he recalls was a blustery blizzard about eight years ago that knocked out power in some areas for more than a week. “There was a lot of snow on the highline wires and it kept weighing them down,” Watson […]

Veterans Day means honor in Quay

QCS staff Quay County is planning a hefty salute – or two – for Veterans Day on Friday. The Veterans of Foreign Wars, Post 2528, and Ladies Auxiliary will be hosting an 11 a.m. memorial event at Tucumcari’s Veterans Park on Third and Main, according to a release from the organization. The release said the […]