Xeriscape gardening saves water

Tom Dominguez All over Quay County and the eastern New Mexico plains, green lawns and gardens have been replaced with brown, yellow and crunchy plant material. As we enter one of the driest times with higher water costs as well as limited supplies, it’s time to rethink our efforts in keeping a lush lawn. A […]

Senior menu — Jan. 12

The following are the lunch menus for Jan. 13 – 19 for the Tucumcari Senior Center. Thursday Baked pork chops, rice pilaf, peas and carrots, dinner roll, strawberry shortcake. Friday Catfish nuggets, tarter sauce, coleslaw, green beans, bread and margarine, vanilla pudding with wafers. Monday Closed for observance of Martin Luther King Jr. Day. Tuesday […]

Senior menu — Dec. 1

The following are the lunch menus for Dec. 2-8 for the Tucumcari Senior Center. Thursday Hamburger stroganoff, egg noodles, spinach, cauliflower with cheese, cottage cheese, pears. Friday Barbecue sandwich, pickle and onion, pasta salad, green beans, peanut butter cookie. Monday Meatloaf, scalloped potatoes, green beans, wheat roll and margarine, strawberry shortcake. Tuesday Pork ribs, corn, […]

Senior menu — Nov. 10

The following are the lunch menus for Nov. 11-17 for the Tucumcari Senior Center. Thursday Chalupa, onions, green chili, salsa, Spanish rice, green beans, devil’s food cake. Friday French dip sandwich, lettuce, tomato, pickles, onions, baked potato, sour cream and margarine, apricots. Monday Chicken fried steak, mashed potatoes and gravy, California vegetables, biscuit and margarine, […]

School menus — Nov. 10

Logan Monday Breakfast: Peanut butter and jelly, milk, juice. Lunch: Fajitas, beef or chicken, beans or rice, garnish, chips and salsa, fruit, milk. Tuesday Breakfast: Breakfast burrito, juice and milk. Lunch: Honey barbecue pork sandwich, lettuce, tomato, onion, pickle spears, fries, dessert, milk. Wednesday Breakfast: Streudel, juice, milk. Lunch: Turkey and gravy, mashed potatoes, hot […]

School menus — Oct. 27

Logan Monday Breakfast: Bagels, milk, juice. Lunch: Hamburger or cheeseburger with all the trimmings, fries, milk. Tuesday Breakfast: Apples with peanut butter, juice and milk. Lunch: Barbecue pork rib strips, buttered rice, salad or corn, hot wheat rolls, fruit, milk. Wednesday Breakfast: Breakfast pizza, juice, milk. Lunch: Frito pie with cheese, beans or broccoli, dessert, […]

Senior menus — Aug. 25

The following are the lunch menus for Aug. 26 – Sept. 1 for the Tucumcari Senior Center. Thursday: Green chili hamburger, lettuce, tomato, cheese, onion, pickles, pork and beans, watermelon. Friday: Grilled cheese sandwich, vegetable soup, crackers, apricots. Monday: Chicken pot pie, buttered green beans with onions, beets, apple crisp. Tuesday: Italian pork chops, broccoli […]

Blooming wild flowers spark road trip

Although the countryside between here and Oklahoma City is beautiful and was really showing off with a profusion of wild flowers, this woman from lma could hardly wait to grab Aggie and take our Sunday trip into Quay Valley To see our grand mesas in all their glory let us know we were home and […]

Senior menu —

The following are the lunch menus forthe upcoming week for the Tucumcari Senior Center. Thursday Beef brisket, pinto beans, coleslaw, garlic toast and margarine, apple crisp. Friday Chicken strips, mashed potatoes, broccoli with cheese, garden salad, roll and margarine, peaches and strawberries. Monday Green chili chicken enchiladas, pinto beans, sweet potato, crackers, cottage cheese, pears. […]

Beauty is only a drive away

By Lynn Moncus: QCS Columnist Although the countryside between here and Oklahoma City is beautiful and was really showing off with a profusion of wild flowers, this woman from lma could hardly wait to grab Aggie and take our Sunday trip into Quay Valley To see our grand mesas in all their glory let us […]