11/26 Police blotter

The following is a sampling of calls received by the Tucumcari police during the past several days. According to the reports: Thursday At 10:47 a.m., an unwanted subject was reported at a supermarket. Police arrived and arrested the subject for trespassing. At 3:11 p.m., a female came to the station to report damage to her […]

Drunken driving alert up

By Ryn Gargulinski: QCS Quay County residents who may have noticed the red ribbons still hanging around from last month’s Red Ribbon Week can rest assured it’s not from negligence, said Quay County DWI Task Force program’s Noreen Hendrickson. She said it’s part of the DWI program’s Tie One on Campaign in which they are […]

Quay rodeo arena could lasso in nearly $25,000

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By Ryn Gargulinski: QCS Quay County Manager Terry Turner said he was never a rodeo star. Rather, he said he excelled at football, enough to earn him a scholarship through college. But he said that doesn’t stop him from knowing the importance of rodeo to New Mexico. It’s so important, in fact, he just sent […]

Turkey on the house

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By Ryn Gargulinski: QCS One needn’t grab an ax and a turkey to find a feast this Thursday. Tucumcari’s First Baptist Church is offering a free Thanksgiving meal — and everyone is invited, said church member A.J. Williams, who coordinates the event’s committee. “We encourage people who are alone, or couples who don’t want to […]

11/19 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 9:40 a.m., a male reported a vandalism on South Fourth. Police on the scene found his truck had been struck with washable paint. At 11:55 a.m., a female called from the hospital […]

Man walks the nation, with cross, to carry his message

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By Ryn Gargulinski: QCS Traveling man Chuck Johnson said it sometimes may feel as if he has the weight of the world on his shoulders – and with good reason. This chap has been walking back and forth across America for the last six years – carrying a giant homemade cross. “Every time I have […]

Tucumcari to be sculpted as next artist haven

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By Ryn Gargulinski: QCS Taos and Santa Fe are both renown for their art and artists – and Tucumcari may not be far behind, according to Small Business Development Center Director David Buchen at Mesalands Community College. Buchen said the city is implementing an art incubation project, with help from the Small Business Development Center, […]

11/16 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 1:14 a.m., a male reported a suspicious subject on Fifth Street. Police arrived to find the subject had knocked on the caller’s door and ran away. They were unable to locate such […]

11/12 School menus

House Monday: Breakfast — Omelets, salsa, cereal, juice, milk; Lunch —Goulash, French bread, corn, fruit, salad bar, soup, a variety of milk. Tuesday: Breakfast — Biscuit, egg, sausage, cereal, juice, milk; Lunch — Chalupas, Spanish rice, chips, salsa, fruit, salad bar, soup, a variety of milk. Wednesday: Breakfast — Muffins, cereal, juice, milk; Lunch — […]

11/12 Senior citizen menus

Tucumcari/Logan/House Monday: Steak, stuffed potatoes, margarine, sour cream, peas, carrots, lemon bars, milk. Tuesday: Barbecue bonanza: sausage/brisket/chicken, coleslaw, pinto beans, whole wheat bread, peanut butter cookies, milk. Wednesday: Oven fried chicken, mashed potatoes, gravy, mixed vegetables, biscuits, cherry cobbler, milk. Thursday: Turkey, dressing, gravy, cranberry sauce, green beans, pumpkin pudding, topping, milk. Friday: Baked white […]