Senior menu — June 23

The following are the lunch menus for the upcoming week at the Tucumcari Senior Center.

Police chief vacancy draws 10 applicants

By Thomas Garcia: Quay County Sun City officials are planning to create a committee to review a list of 10 applicants for Tucumcari’s chief of police. City Manager Bobbye Rose said the intent is to narrow the list down to finalists in about a week. Deadline for applications was March 5, said City Clerk Christine […]

Deadline approaching for wastewater plant

By Thomas Garcia: Quay County Sun With a deadline a week away the Tucumcari Community Development will approach the city commissioners on Thursday to keep stimulus money in the area. The city will need to approve the contract for the Phase III construction of the wastewater treatment plant before Feb. 16 deadline to keep the […]

Dumb horse at least made profit

By Baxter Black: FNM columnist Dave came by. I had seen him a week earlier at the horse sale. “Did you sell that horse you were on? What was his name?” “Dumbo,” he said. “Dumbest horse I’ve ever rode. “I got him from a forest ranger. She gave him to me as a gift. Apparently, […]

Senior citizen menus

Here are next week’s lunch menus for the Tucumcari Senior Center Monday: Sour cream enchilada, Spanish rice, green beans, salsa, fruit cocktail, milk. Tuesday: Catfish nuggets, tarter sauce, coleslaw, green beans, white bread, pineapple upside-down cake, milk. Wednesday: Taco, fry bread, pinto beans, peas and carrots, orange, milk. Thursday: Chicken taquito, Spanish rice, green salad, […]

Police chief investigation conclusion expected next week

By Sharna Johnson: Freedom New Mexico The investigation into the Tucumcari police chief’s use of a Taser on a 14-year-old girl has not been completed. City Manager Bobbye Rose said Friday the investigation firm handling the case requested additional documentation Thursday and she anticipates a conclusion next week. Chief Roger Hatcher remains on paid administrative […]

Private firm to review Taser shooting

By Sharna Johnson: Freedom New Mexico A private firm is investigating last week’s Taser-dart shooting of a Tucumcari teen to determine whether any policies were violated and whether excessive force was used.Tucumcari City Manager Bobbye Rose wrote via e-mail the Albuquerque-based Robert Caswell Investigations was recommended by the New Mexico Municipal League. She said state […]

Hydration key to battling heat

By Thomas Garcia: QCS staff writer Temperatures across eastern New Mexico hit triple digits this week — a good time to remind folks it’s important to drink plenty of fluids to prevent dehydration, area physicians say. When people are being active they lose fluids by breathing and sweating, said Dr. Richard Gritzmacher, a physician at […]

Rabid skunk found near Logan

By QCS Staff A skunk from the Logan area of Quay County and a skunk from south of Roswell in Chaves County both tested positive for rabies, according to a press release Tuesday from the New Mexico Department of Health. The skunk near Logan was found last week in a dog pen and had been […]

04-08-09: Fishing Report

This fishing report has been generated from the best information available from officers and anglers. Conditions encountered after the report is compiled may differ, however, as stream, lake and weather conditions alter fish and angler activities. Conchas LakeFishing for white bass was fair using crank baits and grubs. A few walleye were taken on minnows, […]