Parks officials close Ute Lake Marina

William Thompson The Ute Lake Marina, in service since 1980, was recently closed down by New Mexico State Parks officials due to safety concerns and contractual violations on the part of the marina’s owners, according to a parks department press release. Sid and Beverly Smith were the owners of the marina since October 2003. The […]

Freak accident claims man’s life

William Thompson The owner of the Country Inn Motel on West Route 66 died from injuries suffered in a bizarre parking lot accident at the motel Wednesday morning. Lt. Charles Newman of Tucumcari Police Department said the motel owner, William Pangburn, was struck by a vehicle driven by Jimmy L. Ingram, Sr. “Mr. Pangburn was […]

Nine named as ‘Artists in Annex’

TV Hagenah For the most part in the past when the “Artist in the Annex,” was chosen to show his or her art work in the annex of the Tucumcari Historical Museum, it was a single individual or possibly a husband and wife team., but according to the museum’s director Bruce Nutt, the museum decided […]

Election continues

TV Hagenah Technically, the voting in the 2004 election ended at 7 p.m. Tuesday. Yet for two politicians, the election continued until well into Friday night when the last of the canvassed votes were to be turned in to the New Mexico Secretary of State and still a result was not immediately forthcoming for the […]

Veterans honored in Logan

TV Hagenah The Logan’s American Legion Post 77 will be honoring America’s veterans Saturday, Nov. 13 with a special Veterans’ Appreciation Dinner at the Post’s bingo hall. “We think these people are our nation’s heroes,” said Arlin Cordova, one of the organizers of the annual event from the Logan American Legion Ladies Auxiliary”. “These veterans […]

Tucumcari labor office custs hours

William Thompson Due to budget constraints, The New Mexico Department of Labor has cut office hours at the Tucumcari One Stop Career Center at 421 West Route 66 Boulevard. The office, which had previously been open Monday through Friday, is now open on Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays only. The office offers free employment services to […]

Illness – Is there gender bias

TV Hagenah Women are different from men when it comes to illness. Well, I suppose women are generally different from men in a lot of ways. I first noticed this when I walked into the girls’ locker room when I was 12. Right off, I noticed that the whole locker room did not smell like […]

Author discusses improving business in city

Lynn Moncus Because many of us have voiced concern about what is happening to businesses in our area. I decided to ask a few questions in order to do a lot of listening and came up with quite a bit of information to share. Just think of your favorite shop of restaurant. I’ll bet it […]

Russell Dwain Downey, Levi Trent Downey, Nelson Barreras

Russell Dwain Downey Russell Dwain Downey, 48, of House, died Monday, Nov. 1, 2004, in Curry County. Russell Downey was born on July 7, 1956, in Clovis. He was a member of the First Baptist Church in House and secretary of the House School Board. He was a husband, father, and brother. He is survived […]

Four Tucumcari Rattlers named to All-District team

TV Hagenah Four girls from the Tucumcari Rattler volleyball team were informed late this week that they had been named to their All-District Volleyball Team. The Four, Amanda Tapia, Jamie Jones, Autumn Moore and Rachel Calbert all said they were elated to have made the team and all credited both of their coaches for their […]