State patrol officer commands area

William Thompson Lieutenant Nathan Wallace of the New Mexico State Police is in charge of a large portion of eastern New Mexico from an area west of Santa Rosa all the way to the state border with Texas. Based in Tucumcari, Wallace said he has around eleven officers under his command in Tucumcari and Quay […]

Woman offers free violence counseling

William Thompson “I would say we have a pretty big domestic violence problem here in Tucumcari,” said Ronni Wright, “and it doesn’t seem to matter what ethnic background people are from or how much money they make. The number of people I see varies month to month. In one recent month I counseled 35 individuals.” […]

San Jon sets registration

TV Hagenah The San Jon School District has already shifted into high gear for the upcoming school year as they hold their middle and high school registration on July 26-29. According to San Jon Schools Guidance Director Sherry Ford, students in the school’s middle school students can come by her office and register for classes […]

Diabetes workshop set

The Quay County Extension Office will once again be sponsoring an “On The Road To Living Well With Diabetes” program. During the program, individuals learn of five tests regarding diabetes. In addition, people taking part in the program will things they will need to know to help prevent complications from diabetes. While at the workshop […]

Locals study Oklahoma football

William Thompson Tucumcari Middle School football coaches, Eddie Encinias and Brian Dunlap, took 21 middle school football payers to a football camp in Goodwell, Okla. last month. The seventh and eighth graders learned fundamentals from highly regarded coaches and players from Oklahoma Panhandle State University. Coach Dunlap said the university’s head coach once served as […]

Players learn from camp

TV Hagenah Coach Alicia Trujillo said that almost 30 young people are out for her “Pass it, Set it, Spike it” volleyball camp going on this week at the Rattler Gymnasium each morning and afternoon. ‘Things are going really well,” said Trujillo about the progress of the camp. “We’ve got a really good number out […]

No school for Conchas

TV Hagenah CONCHAS LAKE – At its height it educated 25 students grades kindergarten through sixth grade, but those days are long gone, and because of that, Conchas Elementary School held its last class in May. The school was established over fifty years ago and had as its mission statement to educate the people around […]

Helen Marie Edwards, Bonita Faye Roe

Helen Marie Edwards Helen Marie Edwards, 86, of Friona, Texas died Thursday, July 15, 2004, at Parmer County Hospital in Friona, Texas. Services: 3 p.m. Sunday at Church of Christ of Fort Sumner. Helen Marie Edwards was born on April 23, 1918, in Childress, Texas to Willie and Flora Potter. She moved to Fort Sumner […]

Mesalands goes on the air

Subscribers of Comcast cable television services now have an additional channel available where an assortment of educational programs and community information can be found. According to Mesalands Community College Public Information Officer John Yearout, It is the result of college’s new Mesalands Telecommunications Network, and the Mesalands’ recent approval by the Tucumcari City Commission to […]

Logan relaxes fire ban

Elaine Quarles At their regular meeting, July 13, the Village of Logan Council lifted the fire ban that became official June 1. According to the council, one reason for rescinding the ban was the recent rains, but there was another issue. “It was an enforcement nightmare,” said Larry Wallin, Village Administrator for Logan. Wallin said […]