12/31 Game time

Tucumcari Tucumcari Rattlers and Lady Rattlers basketball Jan. 5-7 TBD, Santa Rosa invitational tournament, VB, Santa Rosa Jan. 5-7 TBD, Sandia Prep invitational tournament, VG, Albuquerque Jan. 10, 3 p.m. — Raton, JV, V, B & G, away Jan. 13, 4 p.m. — *Santa Rosa, JV, V, B & G, home Jan. 14, 4 p.m. […]

Year in review: Nov. 2005

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By Ryn Gargulinski: QCS In honor of another 12 months gone by, QCS is compiling a year in review to be published in installments. November 2005 saw the Rattlers get to the state-championship football game, along with the following news. Nov. 1: This month meant the end of Quay’s juvenile detention center and the beginning […]

Quay County resolutions match most popular ever

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By Ryn Gargulinski: QCS Tucumcari’s Jim Davis said he’s not going to make a New Year’s resolution. “I don’t have to,” he laughed, “I don’t have any bad habits.” Although he quickly added he may need to change his answer to “quit lying,” he’s among the dozens of Quay County denizens who said they shalt […]

12/31 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 2:14 a.m., a female reported suspicious noises on East Turner. Police on the scene found no source of the noise but put the location under special watch. At 8:23 a.m., a female […]

12/31 Quay County critter

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Names: Popo and Bobo, two young hair lambs. Owner: Quay County’s Dallas Howard. Claim to fame: Her favorite animals among her large stock of ducks, ducks, horses and geese, Garcia said Popo and Bobo are unique as they have hair instead of wool. The 18-month-old beauties are also quite charming, Howard said, adding she’s always […]

Keeping Quay cleaner

By Ryn Gargulinski: QCS The stocking’s unhung, the boxes unstuffed and the Christmas tree stands naked, dried up and shedding — waiting to be put to rest. But there are better ways to dispose of trash and has-been Christmas trees than simply stacking them into a dumpster or hiding them in an alley, according to […]

12/31 Senior citizens menu

Tucumcari/Logan/House Monday: Closed. Tuesday: Chili relleno, tossed salad, dressing, pinto beans, Spanish rice, bananas, strawberries, milk. Wednesday: Meat loaf, mashed potatoes, green beans, biscuit, margarine, peaches, milk. Thursday: Roast beef, brown gravy, apple crisp, cheese casserole, whole wheat roll, margarine, milk. Friday: Barbecued chicken thighs, coleslaw, corn, biscuit, margarine, chocolate pudding, milk.

Year in review: Oct. 2005

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By Ryn Gargulinski: QCS In honor of another 12 months gone by, QCS is compiling a year in review to be published in installments. October 2005 was crawling with the following news. Oct. 1: The first ever Route 66 flea market was selling out at the convention center parking lot. Goodies for sale included ancient […]

12/28 Police blotter

The following is a sampling of calls received by the Tucumcari police during the past several days. According to the reports: Saturday At 12:37 a.m., a fight was reported on South Seventh which resulted in the arrest of a male on a magistrate warrant. At 10:03 a.m., a female called to report a domestic violence […]

Dispelling common myths about the cold

By Ryn Gargulinski: QCS Making a funny face won’t freeze it that way, canker sores don’t mean one’s a liar and going outside without a jacket does not insure one will come home with a cold. These are just some of the myths found online at ezinearticles.com and local10.com/health that dispel fiction for fact, the […]