Methodists host ‘Games Day’

William Thompson Center Street United Methodist Church will hold its first annual “Games Day” Saturday Nov. 13 from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. All kinds of board games and card games will be played and everyone will break for an Italian lunch midway through the event. Anna Lee Schuster, an organizer of the event, said […]

Seatbelt crack down set

Effective Nov. 14, police throughout New Mexico say they will be extra vigilant in looking for drivers and passengers not wearing their seat belts. State Transportation Secretary Rhonda Faught said the “Click it or Ticket” campaign will last through Nov. 28. “The bottom line is seat belts save lives,” said Faught in a press release, […]

School releases honor roll

Earlier this week, the administration of Tucumcari Middle School released the TMS honor roll for both all “A” students and the “A” and “B” students. According to the lists, there were 14 all “A” students and 36 “A” and “B” students on the list making a total of 50 students. All “A” Honor Roll Sixth […]

Diabetes workshop scheduled

TV Hagenah “On The Road To Living Well With Diabetes” will be presented this month at the Conchas Water Coop, Wednesday, Nov 17. at 9:30 a.m. and again at the Quay County Extension office in Tucumcari on the same day. at 5:30 p.m.. Quay County Home Extention Agen Brenda Bishop said the workshop is very […]

New coaches lead San Jon hoopsters

William Thompson The San Jon High School boys’ and girls’ basketball teams began practice recently for the 2004-2005 season under the direction of first-year coaches. Both coaches said they are looking forward to the challenge of coaching high school ball. Boys Head Coach Richie Martinez begins his first ever season as a high school basketball […]

Veterans get tax break from election

William Thompson On Tuesday, New Mexico voters approved an amendment to the New Mexico State Constitution which will allow a property tax exemption to all honorably discharged veterans. The tax exemption was formerly available only to veterans of foreign wars or conflicts. Janie Murray, chief deputy assessor for Quay County, said the tax exemption currently […]

Dathan Ray Garcia, Vern Allen Minnard

Vern Allen Minnard Vern Allen MInnard, 44, died in Fontana, Calif. Saturday, Oct. 30, 2004. Vern Minnard was born March 26, 1960 in Tucumcari. He was a truck driver and a member of St. Anne’s Catholic Church. He is survived by his parents Allen E. and Mary Ellen Minnard of Tucumcari; two brothers, Henry MInnard […]

Four die in area auto accidents

David Irvin Three Quay county residents died as a result of vehicle crashes over the last five days Around midnight Sunday Tucumcari youth Dathan Garcia, 17, died just outside Portales. In a second accident Monday outside St. Vrain, Russell Dwain Downey, 48, and his son, Levi Downey, 19, both of House, died as a result […]

City building new water tank

TV Hagenah An $800,000 Community Development Block Grant is being used by the city of Tucumcari to construct Tucumcari’s newest water tank on the corner of Railroad and Fourth, according to Tucumcari Development Officer Doug Powers. Powers said work is already in high gear on construction of the “state of the art” water tank. “Oh, […]

Bazaar set for Saturday

TV Hagenah The Logan Methodist Church will be holding their annual Methodist Church Bazaar Saturday, Nov. 8 at the church’s fellowship hall from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. According to Nita Holman the annual event will showcase crafts, gifts, household item Christmas gifts and even decorations. Holman said the bazaar will be held at the […]