Senior menus — Jan. 18

The following are the lunch menus for Thursday through Wednesday for the Tucumcari Senior Center. Thursday Chicken fajita, flour tortilla, chili beans with cheese, gelatin, orange slices. Friday Beef and barley soup, baked potato, cauliflower with margarine, whole wheat bread with margarine, pineapple. Monday Oven fried chicken, braised onions, green beans and potatoes, carrot raisin […]

Senior menus — July 20

The following are the lunch menus for July 21 – July 27 for the Tucumcari Senior Center. Thursday Taco salad, mexicorn, salsa, saltine crackers, mixed fruit. Friday Barbecue chicken thighs, coleslaw, pasta salad, whole wheat roll with margarine, pears. Monday Red chili beef and potatoes, pinto beans, squash, flour tortilla, chocolate chip cookie. Tuesday Baked […]

Jane Frost eleced to NCBA position

Dina Reitzel Jane Frost, a commercial cow/calf producer from San Jon, has been elected Region VI vice president for the Federation of State Beef Councils, a division of the National Cattlemen’s Beef Association (NCBA), based in Denver. New Mexico is part of NCBA’s Region VI, which also includes Arizona, California, Hawaii, Nevada and Utah. Frost […]

Senior menu — Jan. 12

The following are the lunch menus for Jan. 13 – 19 for the Tucumcari Senior Center. Thursday Baked pork chops, rice pilaf, peas and carrots, dinner roll, strawberry shortcake. Friday Catfish nuggets, tarter sauce, coleslaw, green beans, bread and margarine, vanilla pudding with wafers. Monday Closed for observance of Martin Luther King Jr. Day. Tuesday […]

Senior menu — July 14

The following are the lunch menus for July 15 – July 21 for the Tucumcari Senior Center. Thursday Frito pie, pinto beans, crackers, pineapple and cantaloupe chunks. Friday Ground beef sstroganoff, egg noodles, green beans, whole wheat bread with margarine, grapefruit. Monday Baked pork chop, rice pilaf, peas and carrots, dinner roll, jell-o with strawberries. […]

Senior menus

Here are upcoming lunch menus for the Tucumcari Senior Center. Wednesday: Beef tips, broccoli, salad, rolls, pears, milk. Thursday: Chicken fried steak, mashed potatoes and gravy, roll, peach danish, milk. Friday: Pork chops, wild rice, carrots, bread, peanut butter cookie, milk. Monday: Green chile beef enchiladas, pinto beans, salad, breadstick cantaloupe, milk. Tuesday: Chicken and […]

Showgoers aim to make bull market


Chelle Delaney Cattle and genetic specialists have been preparing for the annual Tucumcari Bull Test Sale on Friday. The test was completed on March 9, with the 122 bulls on test averaging 4.26 pounds of gain per day over the 112-day test, said Manny Encinias, extension beef cattle specialist at the Clayton Livestock Research Center. […]

San Jon entrepreneurs find opportunities at farmer’s market

By Liliana Castillo: Freedom New Mexico For Kelly Boney and Tyra Davis of San Jon, selling ground beef, lamb and goat aside homemade lip balm and soap at Clovis’ farmers’ market is more than an odd combination. It’s a necessity. The two ranchers from San Jon have teamed up to sell mesquite logs, chips and […]

USDA releases more details on beef recall

By Freedom New Mexico The U.S. Department of Agriculture released a list Thursday of all school districts nationwide that received beef included in last month’s recall of 143 million pounds from a California slaughterhouse. Those districts include several from the area previously reported, plus some not previously listed: Clovis, Portales, Melrose, Grady, Texico, Logan, San […]

August 1960

Ed Potter of McAlister was accidentally shot through the wrist while he and his bother, Frank, and Deeway Beavers were shooting at birds. … Mrs. N. C. Jordan, owner of the Tucumcari Motel, was appointed chairman of the Tucumcari chapter of the National Federation of Independent Business. … The county bought a motor grader with […]