Logan Bass Club hosts tournament

William Thompson The 13th annual Ute Lake Open bass tournament is coming to Logan Oct. 2-3. Bob Rutter, of the Logan Bass Club, said the tournament draws a big crowd for early fall. “We should have between 50-60 two-person teams,” said Rutter. “That’s a lot of people coming into Logan and spending money on food, [...]

House Cowgirls lose to Santa Rosa

TV Hagenah In an away game at Santa Rosa, the House Cowgirls dropped three of four to Santa Rosa Tuesday evening. 18-25, 11-25, 25-19, 7-25. “We’re a young team,” said House head volleyball coach Mark Foust. “We’ve still got room from improvement but we are getting better with every match.” Foust said the young House [...]

50 out for Mesalands Rodeo

According to Mesalands Community College Public Information Director John Yearout, 50 students are participating this year with the Mesalands Rodeo Team. Yearout said the 50 athletes come both from all over the state and across the country. Not only do they hail from towns throughout New Mexico, he said they also come from Texas, Colorado, [...]

United Way begins local fund drive

William Thompson Members of the United Way of Quay County are raising funds for the charitable organization. The annual fund drive is now in progress throughout Quay County until well into November. Pat Sparks, a United Way volunteer, said all the workers for United Way are volunteers. “About 99.25 percent of the money we raise [...]

Confirmattion meeting Tuesday

Representatives of St. Anne’s Catholic Church announced this week that there would be a special orientation/registration meeting for students in grades 10-12 (and their parents) who wish to participate in the confirmation program at St. Anne’s. The meeting will be Tuesday, Sept. 21 at 7:30 p.m. in the Madonna room of St. Anne’s School.

Rattlers win convincingly, 40-13

William Thompson The Tucumcari High School football team improved to 4-0 on the season with a 40-13 win over the Raton Tigers at Rattler Stadium Friday night. Rattler Coach Dub Smith said his team’s defense was a key to victory. “Our defense gave our offense great field position all night,” said Smith. “Our kids played [...]

Hospital administrator to leave city

TV Hagenah When Hoyt Skabelund came to Tucumcari three and a half years ago in 2001, he was an unknown quantity. But most people in the city knew that the hospital needed someone. It had reached a point where something need to be done. And because of that, the townspeople were willing to give the [...]

New teachers begin jobs in Logan, House

TV Hagenah Three new teachers have been hired by the Logan school district, two new teachers in House and one in San Jon. The Ag teachers in House and San Jon were out of town this week for state fair, so their profiles will be run next week. Logan Colleen Kulback Colleen Kulback, originally of [...]

Louise Epperson

Louise Epperson, 78, died Sept. 10, 2004 in Amarillo. Louise Epperson was born in Chattanooga Aug. 27 1926. She and her husband W.F. Epperson moved to Tucumcari in 1992. She is survived by her daughter Gladys Booth (Ray) of Tucumcari; her son, Thurman Miller (Judy) of Tracy, Calif; three step daughters Katie, Gail and Jeanie [...]

Heritage Dayze features activities

TV Hagenah Bruce Nutt, the director of the Tucumcari Historical Museum, said everything is in place for Quay County Heritage Dayze. “It should be great,” said Nutt. “We’ve got people coming from all over the state and some very talented people from right here, too.” The museum director said anyone who attends the two day [...]