Steak dinner benefit set

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Free downloadable e-cookbooks will help you get dinner on the table

Doreen Christensen How’d that first day back at school go? If you’re like me, you had a bit o’ trouble getting dinner on the table at a reasonable hour. Now that those lazy summer days are over, you might be looking for a few fast shortcuts to make week-night dinners come together in a snap. [...]

Television changes, stays the same

Karl Terry As we sat down to dinner one night this past week I couldn’t quite figure out what I was watching on TV. Some character was upstaging the star of “The Mentalist” with her psychic abilities. “Have they merged ‘The Mentalist’ with ‘The Medium,’ as a crime-solving super-duo kinda like Batman and Robin?” My [...]

God always reliable to give straight answer

My wife often chides me for not giving a straight answer when she asks me what I want for dinner. I don’t tell her what I want for dinner because I don’t know what she has in the pantry and I know that whatever she makes will be good. Our house isn’t a restaurant and [...]

Church raises money with enchilada dinner

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By Thomas Garcia: QCS staff writer Members of the Center Street United Methodist Church in Tucumcari continued a tradition on Saturday, preparing an enchilada dinner to raise money for their church.

Art of conversation lost in modern world

Lynn Moncus: Local columnist Can you imagine what our parents and grandparents would have said had we pulled out a stack of cards imprinted with a number of subjects to be used to begin conversations at the dinner table? Of course, their language would have been less colorful than mine when I saw such cards [...]

Community calendar

Today: Rattler Reunion, Tucumcari Convention Center, mixer, golf, social, dinner, dance, parade of classes, pictures, luncheons and banquet. Visit tucumcarirattlers.com. Today: 5 pm, Farmers’ Market, “Grilling Day,” Wailes Park, Tucumcari Boulevard and Date Street. Call 461-8531. Sundays ongoing: 2:30 p.m., American Legion Auxiliary Bingo, Bingo Hall, 100 S. Eighth Street, Logan. Call 487-3910. Mondays ongoing: [...]

03-21-09: Calendar

Saturday: Noon, VFW Post 2528 Ladies Auxiliary. Enchilada Dinner for “Cancer Aid and Research Program.” $5 a plate includes dessert.105 East Main. Call 461-7825.Sundays ongoing: 2:30 p.m., American Legion Auxiliary Bingo, Bingo Hall, 100 S. Eighth Street, Logan. Call 487-3910.Monday: Everyone’s Federal Credit Union will be closed due to new computer installations. Call 461-0433.Monday: 9 [...]

March 1945

C.W. McMullen, of Tucumcari Motor Co. and chairman of the Quay County Salvage Committee, urged residents to go “all out” in saving and turning in every scrap of waste paper for the war effort. … The City Council passed a juvenile curfew law aimed at keeping young delinquents off the streets after 11 p.m. and [...]

Wedding vows, fundraiser, blood drive set, Newman’s back

Vows to be exchanged… Ed and Donna Lafferty of Tucumcari announce the engagement and approaching marriage of their daughter, Jennifer Lafferty, to Jeffrey W. Jinks, son of Tom and Dana Jinks of Burkburnett, Texas. Jennifer Lafferty is a 2001 graduate of Tucumcari High School and a 2007 graduate of Amarillo College. She is employed by [...]