Youth basketball starts

TV Hagenah According to Scott Simpson of the Tucumcari Recreation Department, the recreation department will be registerning third and fourth grade boys and girls for the local youth basketball league beginning Monday, Nov. 1. Simpson said interested individuals or their parents may sign up at the Tucumcari Recreation Center at 900 E. Laughlin from 3-9 […]

Area resident receives Heritage Awardaward

Bill Parman of Nara Visa was named as this year’s recipient of the Buck Ramsey Heritage Award at the annual Nara Visa Gathering on Sept. 24-26. Each year an individual, family or ranch that exemplifies the “Spirit of the West” is chosen to receive the award. Parman was born in 1916 and raised on the […]

Practice begins for winter sports

William Thompson The Tucumcari High School Boys’ and Girls’ basketball teams begin practice Monday. Also, high school wrestling practice starts Monday at 3:30 p.m. The boys begin their preparation for the 2004-2005 season Monday at 3:30 p.m. They will practice in the Tucumcari Elementary School gym while the high school gym continues to undergo renovation. […]

I-40 to Tucumcari to be improved

TV Hagenah On Wednesday, just 30 miles west of Tucumcari in Newkirk, a combination of state dignitaries, city and county officials, construction personnel and state maintenance personnel gathered to break ground on a project that will heavily affect Tucumcari and San Jon. The project that was about to begin was the reconstruction of Interstate 40 […]

Johnny S. Martinez, Isidoro SanRoman

Johnny S. Marinez Johnny S. “Jonne” Martinez, 63, died in Amarillo Friday, Oct. 22 following a brief illness. Jonne Martinez was born March 8, 1941 in Las Vegas, New Mexico. He was a body man at Southwest Motors in Tucumcari for Many years. He was also a member of St. Anne’s Catholic Church. He was […]

Senator visits area

TV Hagenah New Mexico U.S. Senator Jeff Bingaman Monday came to Quay County and kept busy going from one spot to another mostly in Tucumcari but also headed just south of San Jon to check out the progress of the county’s newest wind farm. The trip to the Quay County, site of the new wind […]

Questions remain in man’s death

William Thompson Juan Lucero, a 20-year-old cowboy from Logan, died on a ranch near Grady in February. New Mexico State Police officials said Lucero’s death is still under investigation. Lt. Nathan Wallace, of the New Mexico State Police, was reluctant to discuss the case but said state police investigators are awaiting lab results. “We are […]

Thermometer up for public to see

TV Hagenah The Tucumcari United Way has put their United Way Thermometer up at the base of the Tucumcari Lowe’s Grocery sign. According to local United Way president Doyle Frasier, the thermometer is a long-standing tradition in Tucumcari where people can check the progress of how fund raising is going for the Tucumcari United Way. […]

Volunteers to serve ‘Pasghetti’ Thursday

TV Hagenah Preparations for the annual St. Anne’s “Pasghetti” Dinner are already in high gear. Bill Wilson who, along with his wife Direen, is the music director for St. Anne’s Catholic Church, said the dinner is the one of the prime money makers for the music department of the church. “More than that, though, it […]

San Jon revival begins Sunday evening

TV Hagenah SAN JON – The San Jon Assembly of God Church will be holding a revival beginning Sunday Oct. 31 and running through Wednesday, Nov. 3. And according to one of the organizers of the event, everyone involved is looking forward to it kicking off on Sunday with featured ministers Glen and Barbara Haddock. […]