Altrusa Sets book drops

TV Hagenah According to Glenda Reid of the Tucumcari Altrusa organization, on Monday, March 8, the Altrusa International Club of Tucumcari placed a “little blue house” book drop box in the lobby of the Wells Fargo Bank on First Street in Tucumcari. Reid said the book drop box will serve as a focal point for […]

Mesalands, Luna Community Colleges ink pact

Mesalands Community College of Tucumcari and Luna Community College, of Las Vegas have, according to representatives of MCC, entered into agreement to provide students from the LCC service area a Commercial Drivers License Program as well as to expand the LCC Nursing Program to include students from Mesalands. The joint agreement is a “win win” […]

Little League set to start

William Thompson Quay County Little League baseball has been a spring tradition for over half a century in the area. B.J. Molinas, president of the Quay County Little League, said this season should be as fun-filled as ever. “We are about ready to go,” said Molinas. “Hopefully over 300 kids will be playing this year.” […]

Hospital gets new radiologist

TV Hagenah Dan C. Trigg Memorial Hospital’s new head of radiology is Craig Northcutt, most recently of Kentucky and before that of San Fancisco, Calif. “We are very lucky to have him,” said Hoyt Skabelund, director of the Trigg Memorial Hospital. “I can’t tell you just how excited we are to have someone of Dr. […]

Track and Field begins

William Thompson Track coach Wayne Ferguson put runners through their paces recently as track and field practice began for Tucumcari High School boys and girls. Coach Ferguson said the teams have been working on strength conditioning since early February. “We’ve been working on total body workouts in the gym and weightroom,” said Ferguson. “Track events […]

Fields, Martinez, Duke, Wilson, Lucero, White

Justin E. Fields Justin Eugene “Gene” Fields,48, died Feb. 21, 2004 at his home in Kingman Ariz. Gene Fields was born Sept. 3, 1955. He was a 1972 graduate of Logan High School and most of his life he was employed as an auto mechanic. Fields moved to Arizona in 1997 after residing in the […]

Logan Longhorns fall to Demons

William Thompson The Des Moines Demons let Logan get a little close, but poured in 29 points in the final period to end the Longhorns’ season Friday night in Springer. Des Moines plays Springer Saturday night for a chance to advance to the state tournament. The Logan Longhorns were in the game early despite a […]

Two San Jon girls win sportsman’s award

TV Hagenah Two San Jon High School senior girls, April Pullen and Shasta Slutz have been named the New Mexico Athletics Association Class A Sportsmen of the Year. The two were acknowledged as the Sportsmen of the Year in a special ceremony held at the halftime of the District Girls’ Championship basketball game held in […]

Weather turns moist in February

TV Hagenah According to the Agricultural Science Center at Tucumcari which is part of the New Mexico State University System, temperatures were creeping near the normal average level and precipitation is above the normal level. Patricia Cooksey of the Agricultural Science Center said the temperature and precipitation were a welcome change from past years. The […]

Monsters might help Tucumcari

TV Hagenah I was talking to the director of the Chamber of Commerce the other day and she voiced her opinion that we had no big attraction to lure visitors to town. She pointed out that Colorado Springs has Pikes Peak, Flagstaff has the Grand Canyon, Inverness, Scotland has the Loch Ness Monster and the […]