10/1 School menus

House Monday: Breakfast — Cold cereal, cereal bars, milk, juice; Lunch — A variety of deli meats for sandwiches, salad bar, fruits, milk. Tuesday: Breakfast — Cold cereal, cereal bars, milk, juice; Lunch — A variety of deli meats for sandwiches, salad bar, fruits, milk. Wednesday: Breakfast — Cold cereal, cereal bars, milk, juice; Lunch […]

10/1 Senior citizen menu

Senior Citizen Menu Tucumcari/Logan/House Monday: Chili relleno, tossed salad, dressing, pinto beans, Spanish rice, bananas, strawberries, milk. Tuesday: Meatloaf, mashed potatoes, green beans, biscuit, margarine, peaches, milk. Wednesday: Roast beef, brown gravy, apple crisp, cheese casserole, buttered carrots, whole wheat roll, margarine, milk. Thursday: Barbecued chicken thighs, coleslaw, corn, biscuit, margarine, chocolate pudding, milk. Friday: […]

Aggie speaks on parks and photos

By Lynn Moncus I, Aggie, am writing the column this week even though the slave won’t let me use my own byline anymore because she thinks it causes too much confusion and probably because she knows people would rather read what I have to say than to look at her ramblings. She told me she […]

10/1 Calendar

Today — The first ever Route 66 Flea Market in Tucumcari at the Tucumcari Convention Center, 1500 W. Rt. 66. This all-day event features everything from crafts to knickknacks to collectibles and free admission. Doors open at 8 a.m. to whenever. For more information, call the convention center at 461-3064. Today — Fall cleanup at […]

Mesalands wind project Web poll results

The QCS online reader poll recently asked if the addition of the North American Wind Research and Training Center will make for more students flocking to attend Mesalands Community College. Here are the results: Yes – 53.19 percent, or 25 votes No – 10.64 percent, or five votes Enrollment may not increase, but the college’s […]

10/1 Game times and scores

Tucumcari Tucumcari Rattlers Varsity Football Aug. 27 — Win over Mora, away, 61-0 Sept. 2 — Win over Crownpoint, home, 62-6 Sept. 9 — Win over Estancia, home, 57-6 Sept. 16 — Win over Raton, away, 33-0 Sept. 23 — Win over Loving, away Friday, 7 p.m. — Dexter (homecoming) Oct. 14, 7 p.m. — […]

10/1 Quay County critter

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Name: Macy, a 10-year-old pug born in Texas Owner: Tucumcari’s Greta Estes Claim to fame: In addition to being born on Christmas Day and being a shoo-in for the dog that appears in the movie Men in Black, Estes said Macy was named for New York’s notorious department store. “Dillard’s just didn’t sound right,” said […]

10/1 Quay personality

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Who: Glen Burns An artist, architect, actor and self-proclaimed “hotel brat,” Burns said his dad owned the Conchas Hotel and they moved to Tucumcari in the early 1960s. Claim to fame: Burns has big ideas. Perhaps they stem from the 23 big screen appearances he said he’s had as a movie extra. Or maybe they […]

The wild West still beastly

QCS staff Some may think the wild West is pretty much bygone, but not after hearing Ron Jones’ presentation at Monday’s Quay County commissioner’s meeting. Jones, a wildlife specialist for the Department of Agriculture who said he worked at 39 ranches throughout the county, gave a six-month report that included coyotes and rats and skunks […]

Campaign calls family to dinner

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By Ryn Gargulinski@link.freedom.com The Evans family is an anomaly. Not because of their location — they live between San Jon and Logan — but because they said they regularly sit down and eat together. This puts them in the minority of only one-third of families across the nation who dine as a unit on a […]