Picture worth a thousand words

by Lynn Moncus Now that the slave has finally finished writing about the Rattler Reunion, she has decided I could write the column this week while she takes a long nap. Although she seems to enjoy that gathering, I rather dislike it because she pays no attention to my schedule and is apt to tell […]

9/24 Quay County sportster

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Who: Jamie Jones, Lady Rattler JV volleyball player and senior at Tucumcari High School. What she plays: Middle blocker on the volleyball team. She also plays basketball and participates in track. “I have no favorite,” Jones said of her sporty trio. She said her favorite part of any sport is playing together and working as […]

Low road suits me just fine

By Lynn Moncus Recently, a couple of friends from elsewhere mentioned that they felt I must lead a dull and boring life in Tucumcari. They had passed by on Interstate 40, were sure that no one could even pretend to find anything interesting to do here, and suggested that I consider moving elsewhere. As you […]

Sunday strolls bring back memories

By Lynn Moncus As you are aware, Aggie and I take a ride every Sunday afternoon in order to enjoy the many vistas in Quay County and to recall some of the history of the area which we mosey around while enjoying the open air. Walking keeps us in touch with the past as we […]

Children enjoy weekly stories

QCS staff It’s story time again. “It is so much fun,” said Erica Lopez of Tucumcari Public Library, where the children’s activities take place. “All of the library staff take turns at (the weekly) storytellers.” Lopez said story time will be held every Wednesday from Jan. 19 through April 6. It’s open to children from […]

First Baptist Chruch Round up features fiddler

TV Hagenah Sunday, Sept. 26 will not be an average Sunday at Tucumcari’s First Baptist Church. In fact, according to First Baptist Associate Pastor Dan England, Sunday will be something markedly out of the ordinary as the church is conducting their annual Fall Round-up. England said unlike past years, this year there will be a […]

Dining delights of TV’s dinners

TV Hagenah My wife and I eat out a great deal, so we enjoy the wide variety of restaurants in Tucumcari. My wife contends that we would not eat out so much if I wouldn’t try to cook as often as I do. That being said, I think the attempt at a thing is the […]

Cinco de Mayo held May 5

TV Hagenah On May 5, 1862, in the town of Puebla, Mexico, a tired poor and small Mexican army defeated the large, well-armed army supplied to the Emperor Maximilian by the rulers of France, thus driving the French forces out of Mexico. Since then each year a celebration is held on May 5, or Cinco […]

Show attracts worldwide quilters

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By Angela Peacock Visitors from Ohio, California, Hawaii and even Australia joined area quilt enthusiasts at the Tucumcari Convention Center Friday for the 10th annual Route 66 quilt show. Tucumcari’s Quay-Z-Quilters are hosting the event which ends Sunday afternoon. An estimated 300 quilts were donated to the show from area residents and quilt enthusiasts. Shirley […]

Fair, a can’t miss event

By Lynn Moncus As Sept. 19 and 20 draw near, excitement mounts at Tucumcari Historical Museum. Bruce Nutt is doing handsprings while trying to get everything in readiness for the coming state archaeology Fair. Connie Montano has been delivering posters and cards as well as helping Bruce with the chores around the museum. If any […]