2/15 Police Blotter

The following is a sampling of calls received by Tucumcari police during the past several days. According to the reports: Saturday • At 8:16 p.m., a female reported a disturbance on South Jackson. Passengers in a car were yelling at a person on the street. • At 12:59 a.m., a female reported suspicious subjects on […]

2/15 Notable Notes

Cooking classes offered A series of four cooking classes will be held for people with diabetes, according to a release from the Quay County Cooperative Extension Service. The free classes are three hours each and will meet at 5:30 p.m. on Tuesday, Feb. 23, Feb. 28 and March 2 in the extension office, the release […]

Voting update

Absentee voting by mail is now being accepted for Tucumcari’s March 7 municipal election, according to a release from the city clerk’s office. The release said absentee ballot applications may be picked up at City Hall or mailed by calling 461-3451. No reason has to be given to vote absentee. Votes can also be made […]

2/11 Notable notes

Annual writer’s seminar The Amarillo chapter of the Inspirational Writers Alive annual seminar will be held on April 22. Registration is at 8 a.m. at Kingwood United Methodist Church, 4801 S. Austin in Amarillo, according to a release from the organization. A preview meet-the-speakers dinner will be held at the same location on April 21. […]

2/11 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 7:49 a.m., a male reported harassment at a cafeteria. Police found a female being harassed by an old boyfriend. • At 12:55 p.m., an unwanted subject was reported at an apartment […]

A marriage made in Tucumcari

By Ryn Gargulinski: QCS When Tucumcari Middle School eighth-grader Cece Garcia went to the Odeon Theater she got more than a bag of buttered popcorn. She found a husband. She cannot recall what movie was playing that day some 30 years ago, but she remembers she sat in the balcony, started talking to the projectionist […]

Walking for pain

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Dennis Kinch not only walks despite being in constant pain — he walks because of it. And it’s not like this Massachusetts-born man is taking a simple trek to the corner store. Kinch is walking the 2,400 miles of the infamous Route 66 to raise awareness of chronic pain. He made a pit stop in […]

2/11 Senior citizen menu

Monday: Ranch chicken, vegetable pasta salad, beets, potluck roll and cherry cobbler. Tuesday: Roast beef, mashed potatoes with gravy, green beans, whole wheat roll with margarine and white cake. Wednesday: Green chili enchilada, Spanish rice, salad with dressing, crackers and peanut butter cookie. Thursday: Baked pork chops, stuffing, California veggies, black eye peas, whole wheat […]

2/11 School menus

Logan Monday: Breakfast – Cinnamon biscuit, juice and milk; Lunch – Green chili slide, french fries, salad or carrots, apple crisp, milk. Tuesday: Breakfast – Muffin, juice, milk; Lunch – Fried rice, egg rolls, salad, fruit, fortune cookie, milk. Wednesday: Breakfast – Granola bar, juice, milk; Lunch – Steak fingers, mashed potatoes with gravy, corn […]

2/8 Honor roll

Disclosure Statement:The following student names are listed as their respective schools have submitted them. Names may have been withheld in compliance with the Family Educational Rights and Privacy Act (FERPA). Tucumcari A honor roll Seniors:Deanna Alvarez, Brandi Arenas, Jessica Barton, Clay Beevers, Brittany Rodgers. Sophomores:Taylor Cordova, Ariel Crocker, Andre DeBord, Michael Martinez, Wesley Martinez, Caitlyn […]