10-07-2006: Turk’s Turf

By Howie Tucker Upcoming events It’s great golfing weather. Come on out and enjoy the perfect skies and great condition of your golf course. Here are some activities to get you started: l Next week the Mesalands Community College Community Education golf classes begin on Tuesday and Thursday evenings. You don’t have to be college […]

Humor from both sides of the desk

by Lynn Moncus Although I have been away from the classroom for many years, I still tend to become a little excited when school begins because some of the best years of my life were spent on one side of the desk or the other. During the years I taught on campus, I dreaded the […]

Fair is fast approaching

Grass Green fair books are out in businesses around town or available in the Extension Office. The county fair will be August 15 – 19, 2006. Pick up a fair book and make plans to enter your creations this year. And don’t be shy about entering your creations. Crafts and Hobbies is the most popular […]

More math and science teachers needed at schools

QCS Guest Columnist: Clay Beevers In a recent issue of the Quay County Sun, an article came out about the school board’s concerns for the math and science departments in the Tucumcari public schools. Perhaps it is true that students enrolled in Tucumcari public schools are not proficient in the area of math and science, […]

Superintendent’s fate still unknown

By Chelle Delaney: Quay County Sun The fate of Tumcumcari School Superintendent William Reents – who was placed June 6 on paid administrative leave – was expected to be learned at Monday night’s regular meeting of the Tucumcari Board of Education. But the personnel item was pulled from the agenda. The board was scheduled to […]

May 27, 2006 Calendar

Saturdays ongoing: Alcoholic Anonymous Unity Group meeting from 7 p.m. to 8 p.m. at 1424 S. Sixth St. Saturdays ongoing: Narcotics Anonymous Roadrunner Group meeting from 7 p.m. to 8 p.m. at St. Anne’s Church, 306 W. High St., in the Madonna room. Tuesday: The Quay County ASAP Coalition is offering ceramics painting classes to […]

May 24, 2006 Calendar

Wednesdays ongoing: Alcoholic Anonymous Unity Group meeting from noon to 1 p.m. at 1424 S. Sixth St. Wednesdays ongoing: Vintage Quilting Society meets 1 p.m. to 3 p.m. at the Senior Citizen’s Building on Third Street. There is no cost. For information, call 461-6186 or 461-2342. Thursday: The Quay County ASAP Coalition is offering ceramics […]

May 24, 2006 Tuck’s Turf

Youth lessons School is out and the golfing season is here. Junior lessons for youths will be starting 9:30 a.m. Saturday at the Tucumcari Municipal Golf Course. There will be 90-minute classes for children ages 7-17. Classes will cover the basics of the game of golf. Children are advised to wear light clothing, proper shoes […]

May 20, 2006 Notable Notes

Ceramics classes offered The Quay County ASAP Coalition will offer ceramics painting classes to children between the ages of 10 and 18. The classes will be held from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. on Tuesday, May 25, May 30 and May 31 at the ASAP office at 109 E. Main Street. All materials and lunch […]

Teacher focuses on life skills

By Kevin Wilson: Quay County Sun Not every person who leaves Tucumcari High School will need to do differential equations. But they will surely be better off if they know what kind of spouse they want. Or if they can stay within a budget. Or if they work well with others. Gail Balzano takes this […]