A reader meets another reader

TV Hagenah It was a number of years ago. I was living in Trinidad, Colo. and periodically I would go down to Raton to catch the horse races there at the track which was so much a part of the area about three decades ago. I am not a big gambler, but I do enjoy […]

Reception turns into gathering

Lynn Moncus When the Board of Directors of Tucumcari Historical Research Institute decide to hold a reception for one of their members, they surely do a first class job. While celebrating the publication of our book, they also celebrated one of our traditions of gathering for an afternoon of most relaxed visiting. People of all […]

Museum educates, entertains

TV Hagenah A museum dealing with dinosaurs is, by definition, something dealing with very old things. But according to those involved with Mesalands Dinosaur Museum the young are what make it fun. “It is so much fun when these groups come in here,” said museum director Craig Currell about groups of students from near and […]

Timothy Wayne Wright

Timothy Wayne Wright, 51, died at his residence in Tucumcari on Monday, March 22, 2004. Timothy Wright was born Jan. 20, 1953 in Tucumcari. He had been a member of the Amarillo Police Department and the SWAT team for that department. He is survived by three daughters, Stephanie of Austin, Bethany and Tiffany both of […]

Apprentice tour comes to Tucumcari

Three young singers from the Santa Fe Opera’s Apprentice Program will perform in Tucumcari April 19 at 7 p.m in a free concert for area residents. The group of performers will offer a free concert for the public as well as in-school programs for children in and around the Tucumcari area. “Our apprentice singers are […]

Local craft fair returns to Tucumcari

TV HagenahAny event that goes for more than a decade is solidly entrenched in the community. When it has gone on for twice a yea Any event that goes for more than a decade is solidly entrenched in the community. When it has gone on for twice a year for 32 years, it is about […]

Middle school releases honor rolls

Tucumcari Middle School recently released its third nine weeks honor roll and A/B honor roll. Third nine weeks All “A” honor roll Eighth grade students receiving all”A’s” were Samuel Cantwell, Ariel Crocker, Kenton Perkins and Caitlyn Romero. Seventh grade students receiving all “A’s” were Johnny Barreras, Richie Encinias, Lacy Kimbrell, Kaitlin Lopez, Rebecca Lopez, Roshan […]

Tucumcari drops two to Estancia

William Thompson A tough Estancia varsity baseball team scored 17 runs on the Rattlers in the first game of a doubleheader Monday, and then had a battle on their hands in the second game which went eight innings. Rattler Coach Mike Russell said he would like to forget the first game, but was extremely pleased […]

Man gives injured boy bicycle

TV Hagenah The police report was cut and dried. A child riding his bicycle and a sports utility vehicle met at the intersection of Lake St. and Heman Ave. and the child was injured, the driver of the SUV called the police and the child was taken to the hospital and the bicycle was a […]

San Jon Invitational begins

William Thompson San Jon dominates Clayton The Rattlers varsity baseball team came up short against Cimarron at the San Jon Invitational by a score of 7-4 Friday. Tucumcari had a 4-3 lead in the top of the fourth inning, but the Rams had a three-run sixth inning to ice the game. Rattlers Coach Mike Russell […]