Homestyle cooking hard to resist

I arrived home the other night to my wife toiling intently over a hot stove. “What ya got cookin’ there?” I asked. “Real chocolate pudding,” she answered. I inspected her work and asked why she didn’t have any white bread heels in the pot. That really puzzled her and I realized my dad had never […]

Our page — June 29

Forty-one 4-Hers, parents, community members and County staff members pitched in and painted the rodeo arena Monday evening. Thanks to the awesome turnout, we were able to get half of it painted in less than three hours. Participants were treated to hot dogs and watermelon for their efforts. The next paint evening is scheduled for […]

School menus — April 13

House Monday Breakfast: Cinnamon rolls, variety of cereal, juice, milk. Lunch: Ham sandwich, chicken noodle soup or vegetable soup, apricots, salad bar, milk. Tuesday Breakfast: Scrambled eggs, toast, sausage, variety of cereal, juice, milk. Lunch: Spanish meatloaf, green beans, hot roll, scalloped potatoes, fruit cocktail, soup, salad bar, milk. Wednesday Breakfast: Oatmeal, toast, variety of […]

School menus — Nov. 24

Logan Monday Breakfast: Muffins, milk, juice. Lunch: Hamburger steak, mashed potatoes with gravy, salad or corn, hot wheat rolls, fruit, milk. Tuesday Breakfast: Cereal, juice and milk. Lunch: Chicken noodle soup, green chili stew, cornbread or crackers, salad or carrots, fruit, milk. Wednesday Breakfast: Cinnamon biscuit, juice, milk. Lunch: Nachos with or without meat, beans […]

Wildfire shuts down I-40

A wild fire Friday officials say was started by a truck’s hot exhaust system consumed more than 1,200 acres of range land in Quay County and closed I-40 for about an hour. It took seven Quay County fire departments and four Texas fire departments to extinguish the fire, said Quay County Fire Marshal Donald Adams. […]

Senior Center Menu for May 11-15

The following are the lunch menus for May 11-15 for the Tucumcari Senior Center. Monday Lunch: Baked Chicken with mushroom and Alfredo sauce, crispy sweet potato wedges, sliced tomatoes, biscuit, pears, milk TuesdayLunch: Macaroni and cheese, brussel sprouts, dinner roll, margarine, chocolate pudding, milk. WednesdayLunch: Carne Adovada, Spanish rice, country blend vegetables, flour tortilla, Jell-O […]

School Menus for Sept. 1-5

The following are the menus for Sept. 1-5 for schools in Quay County. There is no school on Friday. LoganMondayNo SchoolTuesday Breakfast-Muffins, juice and milk.Lunch-Ravioli, salad or veggies, hot rolls, fruit and milk.WednesdayBreakfast-Cinnamon toast, juice and milk.Lunch-Hamburger steak, mashed potatoes and gravy, corn, hot rolls, fruit and milk.ThursdayBreakfast-Nutra grain bars, juice and milk.Lunch-Popcorn chicken, mashed […]

Keep tabs on flare-ups caused by hot, dry, windy conditions

By Tom Dominguez Dry SpotsDry spots in the lawn can be caused by insufficient water, disease,

Firefighters fight brush fire at I-40 and Route 66


By QCS Staff A grass fire that was started on Interstate 40 was brought under control Monday in about 30 minutes and about 50 yards from a Tucumcari gas dealership, a fire official said. The fire was in a commercial district on East Route 66 at I-40. The fire was reported about 10 a. m. […]

THS bathrooms: No hot water

By Thomas Garcia Quay County Sun Tucumcari school officials are dealing with another plumbing problem. Tucumcari High School restrooms are without hot water. On Monday at the regular meeting of the school board, Drake Swenson of Tucumcari expressed his concern about the lack of hot water for proper hygiene, hand washing, at the Tucumcari High […]