City gets new mayor

TV Hagenah As of Thursday night Tucumcari has a new Mayor. City Commissioner. Mary Mayfield became the first woman in Tucumcari’s history to become mayor. “I feel very honored,” said Mayfield who was elected to the post in a 3-2 vote. “I will try to do a good job and continue on a level that […]

13 speak out about city police

TV Hagenah The largest crowd in most people’s memories to attend a Tucumcari City Commission meeting gathered at city hall Thursday evening to air their opinions about the Tucumcari City Police Force and in relation to that, its chief, Dennis Townsend. As over 75 people crowded into the commission chambers, they heard more than a […]

West Nile shots needed

William Thompson The West Nile virus is making its appearance again in New Mexico this year according to veterinary experts, although it does not appear to be as active as last year’s outbreak. Still, Flint Taylor, of the New Mexico Veterinary Diagnostic Service, said it is imperative that horse owners vaccinate their horses against the […]

Norma Jean Baum Gray, Rex B. Foote

Rex B. Foote Rex B. Foote, 84, died in Tucumcari on Monday July 19, 2004 following an extended illness. Rex Foote was born Dec. 3, 1919 in Orlando, Okla. He was a farmer in the Tucumcari area for many years. He served in the U.S. Army Air Corps during World War II. He is Survived […]

Girls Scouts learn of emergency careers

TV Hagenah Thursday morning a group of Girl Scouts listened to Quay County emergency and law enforcement personnel talk about their professions while the local Girl Scouts took part in a special career day set up in conjunction with Mesalands Community College. The program called Girl Scout College – Focus Technology has been in the […]

FCCLA pair visit Chicago

TV Hagenah FCCLA state officer Maria Garcia of Tucumcari and the local FCCLA sponsor middle school instructor Jodie Lamm recently returned from Chicago where they attended the FCCLA National Leadership Meeting. “I thought it went extremely well,” said Lamm about the conference. “I learned quite a bit and I intend to be a bit more […]

A question of non-gayness

TV Hagenah My wife has decided I’m definitely not gay. This insight did not come from the risque magazines that she found around the house when we were first married (I tried to tell her they were left by a previous tenant in the apartment, but she didn’t buy that), it wasn’t because of the […]

Number of years changes but not zest

Lynn Moncus By the time you are reading this, I will have done the unthinkable and changed from 69 to 70! Land sakes alive! Who would have ever thought I’d have lived this long? Who would have ever thought I’d mention being “older than dirt”? Talk about lost youth! Talk about old age! During those […]

Economic Development head resigns

TV Hagenah Ben Kendrick, director of the Tucumcari/Quay County Economic Development Corporation, turned in his resignation to economic development corporation CEO Leo Thrasher of Citizens’ Bank of Tucumcari Thursday morning. Kendrick had accepted a position as the director of the Hobbs Economic Development Corporation on Wednesday. Kendrick said he was first approached by the Hobbs […]

Allen E. Walters, James Davis, Rowena A. Daniels

Rowena A. Daniels Rowena A. Daniels, 49, Satanta, Kan. Died Monday, July 12, 2004 at the Southwest Medical Center in Liberal, Kan. Rowena Daniels was born April 1, 1955 at Las Vegas, N.M.. She moved to Satanta as a child. She graduated from Satanta High School in 1973 and attended Hutchinson Community College. She was […]