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 […]

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, […]