House wins one, loses one

The House HIgh School Volleyball Team was active over the past week and took on two different teams since Friday. They went against San Jon and defeated them 25-20, 23-25, 25-16, 25-16 on Friday making House 1-0 in district play which according to House Head Coach Marc Foust made him and his team quite happy. […]

Local LDS branch changes leadership

The Tucumcari Branch of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints hosted stake officials who visited from Amarillo to release Hoyt Skabelund as Branch President and install new leadership at the Tucumcari church. John H. Yearout was sustained as the new branch President and he selected Freddy W. Curnutt as first counselor and Kim […]

Trinity Baptist to hold concert

TV Hagenah Country gospel singer Myra Green will be coming to Trinity Baptist Church Sunday, Oct. 3 to perform in a special free concert at the church according to Trinity Baptist representative Linda Danwerth. “She was here a year ago,” said Danwerth, “and it went over very well. It is very inspirational.” Green is a […]

Rattlers face tough test at Texico

William Thompson The Tucumcari High School football team comes off a loss to NMMI and now must face defending Class A state champion Texico Friday night. The Wolverines are 4-0, and they have already beaten Clayton 47-7 this season. Rattler assistant coach John Span said the Rattlers will have their work cut out for them. […]

New turbines on the way

TV Hagenah In the space of three months, wind turbines will be sprouting up along the edge of the caprock. In fact, the initial work has already begun regarding the building of the 80 new turbines to be administered by Cielo Wind Power. According to John Pelczar, of Austin, who will be in charge of […]

Snoring can be a problem (crime?)

TV Hagenah It was a real sonic boom the other night, honest. It was not me. It really wasn’t. This time I have witnesses. OK, OK, I might snore a little bit, although I’m still hesitant to admit I do. Just to be sure, I stayed up all night the other night to see if […]

Political posturing becomes tiresome

Lynn Moncus From the beginning of the party conventions to Election Day, we are literally battered by politics — to the point that we might begin to feel more than a little brainwashed if not totally brain dead. If our presidential elections weren’t so serious, they would be laughable because both parties are either braying […]

Area couple die in cycle accident

Mike Linn A Tucumcari High School graduate and a Grady Methodist pastor — a husband and wife remembered for their love of God and outgoing personalities — died together shortly after 9 p.m. Wednesday in a motorcycle accident five miles west of Cannon Air Force Base. Boden Garrison, 35, and wife Amanda, 39, were attempting […]

Registration for voters stepping up

William Thompson Quay County Cleark Jeannette Maddaford said more than 6,000 Quay County residents have registered to vote in the Nov. 2 General Election. Maddaford is busy signing up more voters. “People are responding,” said Maddaford. “They are really interested in the presidential race. We also have a state legislative race in which Bob Frost […]

Logan to get new motel

William Thompson The small town of Logan is trying to grow. A new business currently under construction should help to serve one of the various needs of a community on the rise. Logan entrepreneur Gary Knight is currently supervising construction of a new motel at 501 S. U.S. 54 in Logan. Knight will own and […]