Year in review: May 2005

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By Ryn Gargulinski In honor of another 12 months gone by, QCS is compiling a year in review to be published in installments. May 2005 was rife with the following news. May 1: Despite the cooler than usual spring temperatures, County Extension Agent Pete Walden said it was time to start planting and offered some […]

12/10 Police blotter

The following is a sampling of calls received by the Tucumcari police during the past several days. According to the reports: Wednesday At 9:30 a.m., a female reported vandalism on South Second. Police arrived to find her car had been spray painted and had a window busted out. At 11:39 a.m., a female called to […]

School drug policy progressing

QCS staff Tucumcari High School will soon have a new drug testing policy for its students, one that randomly tests not only athletes but any student involved in any type of activity, not just those sanctioned by the New Mexico Activities Association, school officials said. This increases the pool of possible testing candidates from 122 […]

12/10 School menus

House Monday: Breakfast — Biscuits, jelly, cereal, juice, milk; Lunch — Pepperoni or supreme pizza, corn, fruit, salad bar, soup, a variety of milk. Tuesday: Breakfast — Waffle sticks, cereal, juice, milk; Lunch — Taquitas, refried beans, Spanish rice, chips, salsa, salad bar, soup, a variety of milk. Wednesday: Breakfast — Scrambled eggs, sausage, cereal, […]

12/10 Senior citizens menu

Tucumcari/Logan/House Monday: Baked chicken, scalloped potatoes, corn, potluck roll, margarine, pumpkin spice cookie, fruit cocktail, milk. Tuesday: Green chile cheeseburger, lettuce, tomatoes, ranch beans, onion rings, applesauce, milk. Wednesday: Hamburger steak, brown gravy, mushrooms, mashed potatoes, green beans, pineapple, roll, milk. Thursday: Baked ham, pineapple, pea salad, canned sweet potatoes, whole wheat roll, margarine, pumpkin […]

Year in review: March, April 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. This year’s March and April kicked off the spring with the following news. March 1: Tucumcari High School Principal Gary Salazar resigned after 13 years of service. “It’s just time for […]

Notable notes /7

Gift a tree for the holidays The Los Angeles based TreePeople are once again offering their tree dedication program, according to a release from the group. Through their Gift of Life dedication, holiday shoppers can buy a tree to be planted in honor of those on the gift list, the release said. For more information, […]

12/7 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 5:36 p.m., a problem with a juvenile was reported on East Center. Police arrived to find a family argument with the juvenile agreeing to go for an evaluation. At 7:04 p.m., a […]

Canine cop coming to Tucumcari

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By Ryn Gargulinski: QCS A new crime fighter will soon be on the scene in Quay County, according to Tucumcari Police Cpl. Darrick Shaw. However, instead of a nightstick and a badge, this one will probably have a collar and a leash. He will also have four legs. Yes, the drug dogs are coming to […]

Holiday travel can mean safe travel

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By Ryn Gargulinski: QCS Not everyone may be going over the river and through the woods this holiday season, but according to the Bureau of Transportation Statistics, the year-end stretch marks one of the busiest travel times in the United States. Their statistics say during the Christmas to New Year holiday season, travel is up […]