9/17 Senior citizen menus

Tucumcari/Logan/House Monday: Spiced beef over noodles, broccoli, cheese, peanut butter cookie, apricots, milk. Tuesday: Green chili chicken enchilada, tossed salad, Spanish rice, baked apple slices, crackers, milk. Wednesday: Rio Grande pot roast, mashed potatoes, gravy, potluck roll, margarine, spice cake, milk. Thursday: Pepperoni pizza, salad, dressing, whole kernel corn, chocolate pudding, topping, milk. Friday: Hot […]

9/17 School menus

House Monday: Breakfast — Cold cereal, cereal bars, milk, juice; Lunch — A variety of deli meats for sandwiches, salad bar, fruits, milk. Tuesday: Breakfast — Cold cereal, cereal bars, milk, juice; Lunch — A variety of deli meats for sandwiches, salad bar, fruits, milk. Wednesday: Breakfast — Cold cereal, cereal bars, milk, juice; Lunch […]

9/17 Library books

Fiction The Interruption Of Everything by Terry McMillan. At the age of 44, an unhappily married California woman discovers that she is pregnant.   No Country For Old Men by Cormac McCarthy. Mayhem ensues after a Texas man finds $2 million in drug money – and decides to keep it.   Lunar Park by Bret Easton […]

City commission talks trash

QCS staff City officials were talking more trash at their meeting last week with the approval of a proposal for a new landfill. With the old dump north of town nearing the end of its lifespan, officials said it will be closed and a new one constructed off of Highway 54. As officials said the […]

9/17 Quay personality

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Who: Delfino Garcia This Tucumcari native is a retired rancher and farmer who could also be known as the commodities man. What does that mean: Garcia is joined by his wife and 12-18 volunteers every month to hand out the government commodities to people in need. Claim to fame: A purely volunteer position that takes […]

9/17 Police blotter

Tuesday • At 7 a.m., a suspicious subject was reported on McGee. Police arrived to arrest a male for possession of methamphetamine with intent to distribute, possession of marijuana and possession of drug paraphernalia. • At 8:37 a.m., a female called to report a possible breaking and entering at an apartment complex. Police on the […]

Credit union remembers its roots

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By Ryn Gargulinski: QCS Those trekking through Tucumcari may need a double take when they notice what looks like the old train depot in the middle of Route 66. A second glance proves the building is not the railroad station at all, but Everyone’s Federal Credit Union. Working with the Dallas architecture firm Financial Design […]

Mosquito fever hits Tucumcari

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By Ryn Gargulinski: QCS They buzz. They bite. They can even kill. Yes, the obsequious mosquito is swarming about town, especially with the recent roaring rainfalls. Although usually associated with marshlands or swamps, droves of the pesky pests have been buzzing into drier climates, including New Mexico, according to the State Department of Health. In […]

County recognizes Constitution proclamation

By Ryn Gargulinski A whole lot of John Hancocks were scrawled at Monday’s Quay County Commission meeting, with the commissioners approving a number of resolutions and even a proclamation. The proclamation declared Sept. 17-23 as Constitution Week and was presented by Chief Deputy County Clerk Jeannette Maddaford on behalf of the Daughters of the American […]

County detnetion center undergoing expansion, renovation

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By Ryn Gargulinski It may not be the Grand Hyatt, but the Quay County Detention Center is undergoing renovation and, with the removal of the juvenile section, an expansion. Center Assistant Administrator T.J. Rich, who is manning the ship while Administrator Anthony Elebario has been deployed for at least a month to assist victims of […]