Looking back — June 1

June 1955 Local farmers had planted over 500 acres of cantaloupes.

NMSU researchers eye low-moisture crops

Audry Olmstead For the better part of the last decade, farmers in eastern New Mexico have had to plan for their summer growing season without knowing how much water – if any – will be available for irrigation, due to severe water limitations. To help farmers make smart decisions about their crops before planting, researchers […]

Comments from the Canyons: Grandmother knew best

By Lynn Moncus: QCS columnist On occasion, I have written about Grandmother Moncus and have mentioned how close we were from the time I can remember. She was the one who planted the seed for my becoming a teacher because she so loved teaching. Although I was not privileged to be in one of her […]

Teens spruce up recreation center

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By Thomas Garcia: Quay County Sun Local youth are working to improve the image of the Tucumcari Recreation Center. Six area teens on Friday planted flowers and plants in one of the two newly constructed planters in front of the center. “The guys built the planters,” said Scott Simpson, center director. “They have been giving […]

Yard and Garden: Taking care of your live Christmas tree

By Tom Dominguez The boughs of holly have been used to deck the halls, and sprigs of mistletoe hang over every door, but the one plant that Christmas would not be complete without has yet to be brought in — the Christmas tree. The kids are anxious; they want to decorate the tree NOW! But […]

ALTRUSA RECEIVES GRANT FROM COMCAST FOUNDATION

QCS Staff The Altrusa International Club of Tucumcari Inc. received a $1,710 check from the Comcast Foundation on Dec. 15, 2004. This grant from The Comcast Foundation is in recognition of the 75 local Comcast employee volunteers, their families, and others who volunteered on Comcast Cares Day. Fred Dominguez, manager of the local Comcast Company […]

Altrusa receives grant

TV Hagenah The Altrusa International Club of Tucumcari, a women’s service and philanthropy organization, received a $1,000 check from the Comcast Foundation on Jan. 7. The check was presented to the organization by Lem Chesher of the National Resources Conservation Service and the Canadian River Soil and Water Conservation District for volunteer work club members […]