‘Comcast Cares’ comes off well

TV Hagenah The morning hours of Comcast Cares Day, Saturday, saw temperatures chilly and a bit uncomfortable, but that did not stop people from turning out for the fourth annual event in Tucumcari at Tucumcari School System’s Outdoor Classroom. In fact, according to Tucumcari’s Comcast Office Manager Frederick Dominguez, the 2004 edition of Comcast Cares [...]

Parties gear up for Nov. election

William Thompson Members of the Quay County Republican Party and the Quay County Democratic Party are busy calling potential voters to gauge voter interest and persuade voters as the Nov. 2 election looms. Ron Wilmot, Chairman of the Quay County Democratic Party said Kerry-Edwards yard signs are on the way to the area. “We should [...]

Museum getting makeover

TV Hagenah Some Tucumcari Historical Museum displays stored away for years and years will once again see the light of day and others that have been relegated to relatively nondescript locations will be placed in featured positions said Historical Museum Director Bruce Nutt during a reorganization of the Museum’s displays recently. “Bringing new ones out [...]

San Jon School Carnival nears

TV Hagenah San Jon Public School is holding its annual Carnival Friday, Oct. 15 at 6 p.m. and according to those involved in the event in San Jon, “It’s coming along very well.” The theme for the annual carnival and parade this year is “Music from A-Z: Make it Whatever You Want It to Be.” [...]

Scholarship announced

The Tex E. Haase Memorial Scholarship was recently launched at Mesalands Community College. Tex Haase was a long time citizen of Tucumcari, and well-known educator in the community. He served on the Mesalands Community College Board of Trustees from 1995 to 2002 and as chairman from 1996 to 2002. Haase believed that anyone interested in [...]

Area goats combatting salt cedar

LOGAN – About 1,000 goats have been feasting on salt cedar along Ute Creek for the past five months. Like a swarm of locusts, they devour up to 10 acres of invasive trees everyday. “They’re ravenous eaters,” said Kelly Boney, a rancher and goat herder from San Jon. “We expect them to raze about 2,500 [...]

House places fourth in Melrose

TV Hagenah House traveled to Melrose last weekend to take part in the Melrose Invitational Volleyball Tournament where they faced off against three different teams: Tucumcari, Melrose and Santa Rosa. In their first game they defeated Tucumcari Rattlers in three 15-25, 28-26, 25-20. According to House Coach Marc Foust, it was a great win for [...]

Tucumcari goes 1-2 at Melrose

TV Hagenah At the Melrose Invitational Volleyball Tournament in Melrose over the weekend Tucumcari went against three different opponents the House High School Cowgirls, the San Jon High School Coyotes and finally the Eunice Cardinals . Against House Tucumcari started strong defeating their in county opponents by 10, 25-15, but the streak was not to [...]

San Jon loses three at Melrose

TV Hagenah San Jon had a rough Melrose Invitational Volleyball Tournament. The Coyotes went 0-3, but according to San Jon Head Volleyball coach A.J. Laird there were impressive signs popping up periodically with her young team’s play. I felt they played well,” said Laird, “but they were up against some very good teams. Still they [...]

Mesalands rodeoers compete, come close

ALPINE, Texas – Mesalands Community College’s Rodeo Team traveled to Alpine, Texas where according to those taking part the competition was fierce and the weather was chilly. Still, four Mesalands team members came very close to breaking into the short round competition. Christen Martinez in barrels, Chase Pope in steer wrestling, Samantha Southard in goat [...]