March 11, 2006 Notable Notes

Route 66 Celebration committee to meet The Route 66 Celebration committee will have its next meeting at noon Monday at the Chamber office. Anyone interested in volunteering to help plan, organize and set up the activities is welcome. This year’s celebration will be July 6-9. Anyone interested in being a food vendor or vendor at […]

March 11, 2006 Menus

Logan Monday- Breakfast, Churros, juice, milk. Lunch- Nachos, ranch style beans, salad or carrots, dessert, milk Tuesday – Breakfast, Breakfast burritos, juice, milk. Lunch-Pizza, cucumbers or okra, bread sticks/ sauce, fruit, milk Wednesday – Breakfast, Quesdilla, juice, milk. Lunch- Hamburgers, lettuce, tomatoe, cheese, onion, pickles, green chili, tator tots, oranges, milk. Thursday- Breakfast, Sausage egg […]

Mayfield wins re-election, Lafferty joins commission

By Kevin Wilson: Quay County Sun The last 20 minutes were the hardest for James Lafferty and Mary Mayfield, as four-year City Commission terms hung in the balance of absentee votes. Things got easier with each vote total read from those final categories. Mayfield won a three-person race to retain her District 4 commission spot […]

March 8, 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 4:18 a.m., an officer reported an open door at a city building. The building was secured. • At 5:59 a.m., a female reported a possible DWI at a hotel. Somebody was found […]

March 8, 2006 Notable Notes

Hunters can apply for public lands license New Mexico hunters have until April 8 to apply for 2006-2007 public-land deer, elk, antelope, ibex, javelina and bighorn sheep licenses. The 2006 deer season will be the second in which hunters must enter a public drawing to be eligible to hunt on public lands. Applications can be […]

District 4 candidates have different ideas for improving city

By Kevin Wilson: Quay County Sun All three candidates for the Tucumcari District 4 City Council seat have been in the city long enough to experience what they’d call good times and bad times. With that in mind, all three think Tucumcari can do better in the next four years. “I believe we have some […]

Officials happy, but not optimistic, about recent rain

By Kevin Wilson: Quay County Sun Farmers and firefighters throughout Tucumcari were more than happy to start Thursday morning by greeting the rainfall. However, they’re not optimistic to get many more visits throughout the spring and summer months. Thursday gave Tucumcari .07 inches of rain, an amount that was only visible in puddles by late […]

Route 66 grant funds available

Special to the Sun WASHINGTON — U.S. Senator Pete Domenici encouraged New Mexico communities and organizations along Route 66 to apply for cost-share grants offered by the National Park Service Route 66 Corridor Preservation Program. The Route 66 Corridor Preservation Program is now accepting applications for its FY2006 cost-share grant cycle. The deadline for applications […]

March 4, 2006 Police Blotter

The following is a sample of calls received by Tucumcari police during the last few days. According to the reports: Wednesday • At 8:12 a.m., a male reported a larceny at a hotel. A mirror was missing from his car. • At 11:34 a.m., a female reported breaking and entering at South Ninth. Two trailers […]

March 4, 2006 Notable Notes

Applications sought by Early Head Start The Eastern Plains Early Head Start Program is accepting applications for enrollment in the infant/toddler program. The Early Head Start program promotes healthy prenatal outcomes for pregnant women and works with children and families of very young children (six weeks to 36 months) to ensure the development needs of […]