Friend’s snow stories give perspective

I looked at my schedule for the first week in December: Jamestown, N.D., Denver, Colo., Laramie, Wyo. and Springfield, Ohio. I asked my secretary why she couldn’t book me in Victoria, Texas, or San Diego, Calif., in the winter? She reminded me she had booked me in Miami last winter. “Yea,” I said, “Miami, Manitoba!” […]

Looking back — Dec. 15

December 1969

Looking back — Dec. 8

December 1962 Twelve students of Tucumcari High School were inducted into the National Honor Society for their outstanding academic record. They were: Nancy Thornberry, Glynda Reilman, Margaret Mundell, Cornelia Martinez, Ricky Hall, Leonard Garcia, Linda Dull, Lita Chavez, Vickie Breen, Dale Blann, Larry Bennett and Richard Reid. Congressman Tom Morris spoke with members of the […]

Senior menu — Dec. 8

The following are the lunch menus for Dec. 9-15 for the Tucumcari Senior Center.

Ascending peak of bicentennial

by Chelle Delaney: Quay County Sun Uncovering the life of Zebulon Pike and similar dates that he shares with George Washington in February has led to further discoveries. This year is the celebration of the Pike Bicentennial, which is being promoted by The Santa Fe Trail Association. It’s also inspired a new edition of the […]

Unemployment rate takes fall

by Chelle Delaney: Quay County Sun The unemployment rate in Quay County was down slightly to 4.2 percent in December 2006 compared to 4.6 percent in December 2005, based on unemployment figures released last week by the New Mexico Department of Labor. The county’s unemployment ranking, however, slipped in December and the county’s rate is […]

Precipitation situation

Precipitation situation… The New Mexico State University Agricultural and Science Center at Tucumcari released earlier this week its year end report for precipitation and snowfall. • Total precipitation for 2006: 23.44 inches Normal for year: 15.66 inches • Total Snow for 2006: 13 inches Total winter snow: 11.5 inches Total snow December 2006: 9 inches […]

Percipitation situation

Precipitation situation… The New Mexico State University Agricultural and Science Center at Tucumcari released earlier this week its year end report for precipitation and snowfall. • Total precipitation for 2006: 23.44 inches Normal for year: 15.66 inches • Total Snow for 2006: 13 inches Total winter snow: 11.5 inches Total snow December 2006: 9 inches […]