How you can be a positive sports parent

Jack Perconte Positive parenting in sports is a choice parents make that allows sports to be about kids and not about parents. Parents who are out to relive their playing careers through their kids are the source of a lot of negative parenting in sports. The choice to be positive is not easy because of […]

English farming holds back progress

England has made a choice to remain dependent on other countries to feed them. Recently corporations have proposed to build a modern dairy and sow unit in their countryside. Two activist groups objected saying it would force a significant number of small farmers out of business. The proposal was withdrawn. We in the United States […]

12-16 School menus

Tucumcari Thursday Breakfast: Manager’s choice Lunch: Manager’s choice Friday Breakfast:Manager’s choice Lunch: Manager’s choice Monday-Wednesday NO SCHOOL House Thursday Breakfast: French toast sticks, muffins, cereal, juice, yogurt, milk Lunch: Sandwich, corn chips, soup/salad bar, milk Monday-Wednesday NO SCHOOL San Jon Thursday Breakfast: Bagels and yogurt, cereal, fruit milk Lunch: Paninis, fresh veggies, fruit, milk Monday-Wednesday […]

August 1934: City businessmen, officials play donkey baseball

August 1934 The Tucumcari Daily News offered the choice of a steam cooker, an eight-cup Drip-O-lator or a beautiful Stew Pan with each paid one-year subscription. … Tucumcari received $2,000 from the State Corporation Commission’s insurance department for fire protection of the town. …The business men of Tucumcari and city officials went head-to-head in a […]

Halloween safety tips

l Tripping and falling in the dark of Halloween night sends most children to the emergency room. Costumes that fit correctly and don’t have billowing skirts or sleeves and shoes that can be walked in comfortably are the best choice. l Make sure the costumes or props, such as swords, don’t have sharp ends that […]

12/17 School menus

House Monday: Breakfast — Breakfast burrito, juice, milk; Lunch — Beef patties with cheese, French fries, corn, fruit, salad bar, soup, a variety of milk. Tuesday: Breakfast — Hot ham croissant, cereal, juice, milk; Lunch — Pepperoni or supreme pizza, sweet peas, fruit, salad bar, soup, a variety of milk. Wednesday: Christmas buffet and a […]

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, […]

12/3 School menus

school menus /3 House Monday: Breakfast — Cinnamon toast, cereal, juice, milk; Lunch —Hot chicken sandwich, tater tots, hominy, cinnamon rolls, fruit, salad bar,soup, a variety of milk. Tuesday: Breakfast — Omelets, salsa, cereal, juice, milk; Lunch — Spaghetti with meat sauce, French bread, corn, fruit, salad bar, soup, a variety of milk. Wednesday: Breakfast […]

11/26 School menus

House Monday: Breakfast — Pancake, sausage, cereal, juice, milk; Lunch — Pepperoni or sausage pizza, green beans, fruit, salad bar, soup, a variety of milk. Tuesday: Breakfast — Scrambled eggs, sausage, cereal, juice, milk; Lunch — Nachos with chili, refried beans, cheese sauce, Spanish rice, chips, salsa, fruit, salad bar, soup, a variety of milk. […]

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 — […]