Senior menus — Aug. 10

The following are the lunch menus for August 11 – August 17 for the Tucumcari Senior Center. Thursday Chicken fried steak, mashed potatoes and gravy, corn, dinner roll with margarine, pineapple upside down cake with ice cream. Friday Sweet and sour pork, steamed rice, oriental vegetables, whole wheat bread with margarine, mandarin oranges. Monday Stuffed […]

Butter churning proves worthwhile

Lynn Moncus Not long ago, we visited about the joys of eating sorghum, butter, and hot biscuits. One of my friends became interested when she read that the chances of my having homemade butter to go on those biscuits are in the near zero bracket. She then did a lot of research to find out […]

School menus — Aug. 19

Tucumcari Thursday Breakfast: Breakfast burrito, juice, milk Lunch: Pepperoni pizza, salad, diced pears, milk. Friday Breakfast: Cereal, juice, milk Lunch: Burrito, chips, orange slices, milk. Monday Breakfast: Pancake and sausage on a stick, juice, milk Lunch: Tortilla chip salad, salsa, pineapple, milk. Tuesday Breakfast: Yogurt, cinnamon toast, juice, milk Lunch: Barbecue pork ribs, baked beans, […]

Who am I

I was born and raised in Quay County. …. I enjoy a good game of golf. … I have no indoor pets but some outdoor animals. … My favorite ice cream flavor is chocolate. Send your guesses to or call him at 461-1952. Last week’s answer: Yvette Fazekas was born in Tucumcari, the second […]

Ice cream a summer staple

By Karl Terry: Freedom New Mexico columnist The old summertime saying goes: “I scream, you scream, we all scream for ice cream.” I’m not too sure I’ve ever done too much screaming for ice cream but I sure have moaned and complained after eating too much of the frozen sweet stuff. I could eat ice […]

Sands-Dorsey brings back many fond memories

By Lnn Moncus The conversations at the coffee tables and almost anywhere the natives of our county have met this week have been devoted to discussion of that major fire at the Sands-Dorsey Building and of the memories we have of that large area of our history. We have all felt a major loss because […]