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 […]

Relay for Life to debut in the sping in Quay County

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By Ryn Gargulinski: QCS It’s been pounding pavement across New Mexico — and the world — for years. It’s raised more than $1.5 billion. It helps save lives. And now it’s coming to Quay. The American Cancer Society’s Relay for Life is making its debut in Quay County this April, with a Relay Rally informational […]

Protecting the land

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By Ryn Gargulinski: QCS If it were up to Quay County’s Pete Walden, he said the world would be a better place. Actually, it is up to Walden — and it is a better place. This fact has not only been noted by local folks and area kids but the entire state as Walden recently […]

12/24 Senior citizens menu

Tucumcari/Logan/House Monday: Closed. Tuesday: Spiced beef over noodles, broccoli with cheese, peanut butter cookies, apricots, milk. Wednesday: Hamburger, lettuce, tomato, pickles, onion, potato salad, cherry cobbler, milk. Thursday: Baked chicken nuggets, sauces, baked potato wedges, broccoli, whole wheat roll, margarine, mixed fruit, milk. Friday: Beef steak, brown gravy, mashed potatoes, Brussels sprouts, whole wheat roll, […]

Teaching with gingerbread

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By Ryn Gargulinski: QCS Kindergartner Travis Kostedt wouldn’t call it Christmas magic – no many how many times he was prompted – but he did say he was in awe about how the gingerbread dough turned from a soft gooey mass into a thick pasty substance. “I like mixing it when we put it in […]

Year in review: September 2005

In honor of another 12 months gone by, QCS is compiling a year in review to be published in installments. The air show flew high in September, along with the following 2005 news. Sept. 2: Thank God It’s Friday, a program held for kindergarten through fifth grade students who no longer had school on Friday’s, […]

New Mexico to join the Rose Bowl parade

By Ryn Gargulinski: QCS Tucumcari residents who spot a caravan of classic cars hauling down old Route 66 on Tuesday and Wednesday need not be alarmed. Unless, of course, one is alarmed by the thought of New Mexico being a part of this year’s Rose Bowl Parade. New Mexico’s Classic Car Caravan, comprised of nearly […]

12/24 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 11:35 a.m., a female called to report criminal damage to property on South Fourth. Police arrived to find the grill and radiator on the woman’s car had been damaged. They told her […]

12/24 Quay County critter

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Name: Puppy one, puppy two, puppy three, and so on, all babies from Labrador parents Osito and Osita. Owners: Tucumcari’s Norma and Mike Romero. Claim to fame: In addition to producing adorable offspring, dad dog Osito spins in circles when Mike Romero is around and is fond of Frisbee, Norma Romero said. The puppies themselves […]

Mariachi in Tucumcari

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What: The annual Christmas Mariachi concert, headlining Reynaldo Maestas with special guest Romano Enrique, a professional mariachi from Spain who is Reynaldo’s cousin, along with Mariachi Tenampa, New Mexico’s premiere mariachi group, and the Baila, Baila Dancers. The show was sponsored by Quay Council for Arts and Humanities, Mesalands Community College and the Elks’ Lodge. […]