Wise guys visit Tucumcari Elementary

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Chelle Delaney Two of Hedwig’s relatives showed up for the last day of school and caused quite a stir on Thursday at the Tucumcari Elementary School. In a tree at the school’s north entrance, a pair of owls spent the entire school day perched in the upper branches. Throughout the day, classrooms of kids came […]

04-22-09: Police Blotter

The following is a sample of calls received during the last few days by the central dispatch office for Quay County, based at the Tucumcari Police Department. Fridayl At 10:24 a.m., a male reported his metallic blue custom bike had been stolen from his residence on north College Street sometime in the last four days.l […]

Kids fishing clinic set for April 25 at the Elks

By QCS Staff New Mexico Department of Game and Fish and the Tucumcari Elks Lodge will be conducting a kids fishing clinic on April 25, according to a press release. Kids from Tucumcari and neighboring communities are also invited to have a day of fishing instruction and win some fun prizes, the release said. The […]

Cutest kids help raise funds for United Way

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Sometimes the cutest kids can do the darnest things. And that’s what happened with Alco’s Cutest Baby Contest. Funds raised from the project, about $450, were donated to the Quay County United Way.

Her mission is to teach

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Chelle Delaney Kids fit her mission.Connie Falls is opening a small Christian early education center for preschoolers in the old St. Michael’s Misson church building. It’s called the Mission Preschool and is at Jackson and Aber streets.Its mission statement, as Falls reads, is “to provide a Christ-centered non-denominational” center where children will learn about Jesus […]

Kids catch on fast at fishing clinic

By Robert Ciolli There was at least one catfish for every kid on Saturday at a free fishing clinic in Tucumcari. Testing their new found fishing skills, some of the kids reeled in several catches. “I’ve caught three or four,” said Billy Sandoval, 9. The New Mexico Department of Game and Fish stocked an outdoor […]

05-31-08: Calendar

Today: 9:30 a.m. – 1:30 p.m., Kids Fishing Clinic for kids ages six through

Sport Notes: Time to sign up city rec teams, Youth fishing day planned

Are you ready for some … softball?The Tucumcari Recreation Center is collecting names of school-age girls and boys who are interested in playing slow-pitch softball.Those interested can call the rec center at 461-1647.The number of teams and age parameters will be determined by interest, officials said. Learn fishing skillsKids of Tucumcari and nearby areas have […]

For every reason, season Mardo’s got the tie

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By Chelle Delaney, Quay County Sun David Mardo is the kind of guy who can give any dress shirt a �toon-up.� Mardo has more than 150 ties to his name. Well, they aren�t all exactly in his name. Many of his ties have other people�s names on them. Such as the Pittsburgh Steelers. �I didn�t […]

‘Older’ students closing age gap

By Lynn Moncus Valentine’s Day was made very special with an early-morning call from Jim Nelson, one of my first students to start me on my lengthy teaching career. Through the years, we have visited about the special bond and love between students and teachers, and you have read much about my feelings for my […]