Senior menus —

The following are the lunch menus for the Tucumcari Senior Center. Thursday Beans and ham, Spanish rice, peas and carrots, cornbread and margarine, orange. Friday Meatloaf, garlic mashed potatoes, broccoli and cauliflower with cheese, dinner roll with margarine, pear cobbler. Monday Kraut dog, French fries, California vegetables, pasta salad, cantaloupe. Tuesday Baked pork chop, stuffing, […]

KENW-TV considers Spanish language broadcast

Thomas Garcia Portales-based KENW-TV is exploring the possibilities of broadcasting a third standard definition channel in Spanish in the next few years. “We have been in discussions with to broadcast their satellite programing to our area,” said KENW Director of Broadcasting Duane Ryan. Ryan said adding the Spanish channel to the KENW broadcast has […]

Senior menus — July 21

The following are the lunch menus for July 22 – July 28 for the Tucumcari Senior Center. Thursday Chicken taquito, spanish rice, garden salad with broccoli, onion, tomato, cauliflower, chocolate pudding. Friday Meatloaf, garlic mashed potatoes, broccoli and cauliflower with cheese, dinner roll and margarine, cantaloupe. Monday Green chili hamburger, lettuce, tomato and cheese, onions […]

Senior menus — April 28

Here are lunch menus for April 29-March 5 for the Tucumcari Senior Center. Thursday Spaghetti, broccoli and cheese, garlic bread, peaches, milk Friday Carne adovada, Spanish rice, vegetables, flour tortilla, Jello with fruit, milk Monday Green chili hamburger, pork and beans, watermelon, milk Tuesday Chicken taquito, Spanish rice, salad, chocolate pudding, milk Wednesday Lasagna, honey […]

May 1934

The Spanish baseball players and fans

Ascending peak of bicentennial

by Chelle Delaney: Quay County Sun Uncovering the life of Zebulon Pike and similar dates that he shares with George Washington in February has led to further discoveries. This year is the celebration of the Pike Bicentennial, which is being promoted by The Santa Fe Trail Association. It’s also inspired a new edition of the […]

Pike chronicles advertised Southwest

by Chelle Delaney: Quay County Sun Yes, my calendar says that Feb. 22nd is George Washington’s Birthday, 1732. Skip to Feb. 26, and my calendar says: “1807: Zebulon Pike’s party was captured by Spanish soldiers from Santa Fe.” Who was Zebulon Pike? His father was an officer in George Washington’s army and who, after the […]

College offers summer Spanish in Mexico


By Ryn Gargulinski: QCS Hola! If that seems to be the extent of your Spanish but there’s a desire to learn more, this summer offers an opportunity to learn the language — and test it on native speakers in Mexico. A two-week immersion course, worth up to six college credits, is being offered by Mesalands […]

Mariachi in Tucumcari


What: The annual Christmas Mariachi concert, headlining Reynaldo Maestas with special guest Romano Enrique, a professional mariachi from Spain who is Reynaldo’s cousin, along with Mariachi Tenampa, New Mexico’s premiere mariachi group, and the Baila, Baila Dancers. The show was sponsored by Quay Council for Arts and Humanities, Mesalands Community College and the Elks’ Lodge. […]

Learning Spanish not so easy

Helena Rodriguez: Columnist I guess I was destined to learn to speak Spanish late in life like many gringos. I read last week that New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg and three other guys who want his job have been busy learning to roll their Rs so they can hablar en español. According to this […]