Forest Service holds firewood sale

The Kiowa National Grassland is offering personal use firewood permits for sale beginning Friday. A designated firewood cutting area has been established along the rim of Mills Canyon near Roy. Trees in the area have already been cut in an effort to thin an overstocked stand of pinyon and juniper trees. Only down trees in […]

March 18, 2006 Notable Notes

Scholarship opportunity available The Tucumcari Lodge has a scholarship opportunity for the 2006-07 school year. Scholarships for any post-secondary, accredited, not-for profit educational institutions will be awarded to students, with a minimum of $500 awarded. To qualify, recipients must be either • a member in good standing of the Tucumcari Lodge or the biological child, […]

Cowboy boots make the sale

By Baxter Black: QCS columnist These are the boots of a salesman, specifically an ag sales rep. And they’ve taken me a million miles sellin’ to people who feed the world. Which makes me part of somethin’ good, somethin’ bigger than myself. Everybody’s good at somethin’; farmers, vets, cowboys, dairymen — and me. I can […]

It’s best to leave sleeping cows lie

By Baxter Black: QCS columist If ya hang around a sale barn long enough you are bound to see some strange, some would say supernatural or even extraterrestrial happenings — like a cattle buyer actually bidding a penny over the market, or a waiter in a tuxedo at the sale barn café, or what happened […]

Treasure hunting at garage sales

By Ryn Gargulinski: QUAY COUNTY SUN Tucumcari resident Mary Ann Molinas laughs when she admits it, but, yes, she once bought a bed pan at a garage sale. “It was made out of that blue and white speckled tin like they used in old dishes,” she said of her 50-cent purchase. “I was going to […]

Tucumcari School buildings up for sale

William Thompson Tucumcari Public Schools have decided to put five buildings up for sale. The buildings formerly housed Tucumcari schools. The buildings up for sale are, Granger Elementary and Gymnasium on S. Third Street, Zia Elementary on E. Aber, Coronado Elementary on N. Fifth Street and the “Fifth Street Building” on S. Fifth Street which […]

End Ministries Church holds annual yard sale

Winnie Hagenah Friday morning will see a great deal of activity around the End MInistries Church at 424 S. Monroe, as the church kicks off their annual yard sale at 8 a.m. Aug. 6. In addition to traditional yard sale items such as clothing and kitchen gadgets, church members will also be selling tamales for […]

Cattlemen take part in local bull sale

William Thompson Approximately 100 cattle owners, buyers and experts gathered Tuesday at the NMSU Ag Science Center just outside Tucumcari for the annual bull sale. The bulls for sale had participated in a 112 day bull test designed to find out which bulls gained the most weight with each bull given the same amount of […]

Conservation district sells trees

TV Hagenah Evelyn Massey. District Clerk for the Canadian River Soil and Water Conservation District announced Monday that she is now taking orders for the district’s annual tree sale. Massy said she has a wide variety of trees available for anyone interested in planting trees later this season. “We’ve got just about everything,” said Massy, […]