Officials examine new water tank

On Wednesday, Dec. 8, the city’s newest water tank on the corner of Center and Fifth Streets was the site of a rather unique assembly. The builders of the structure held an open house for the yet unfinished tank to show members of the city government and other area officials just what is going in [...]

Students shine at science fair

Of the 311 projects in the 2004 Tucumcari Municipal Schools Science Fair, more than 60 students were awarded prizes. Mesalands donated a $20 scholarship to the student winning best of show in each grade fourth through eighth, and a four credit hour scholarship toward the winning high school student. In the high school division, Nikki [...]

James L. Cargile, Denise Coulter Carter, E.H. Hawkins, Theresa B. Paulson

James L. Cargile James L. Cargile, 61, of Logan, died at Daniel C. Trigg Memorial Hospital Tuesday morning Dec. 7, 2004. James Cargile was born Aug. 28, 1943 in Lockney, Texas. At the time of his death, he had been a mechanic and truck driver for Bruhn Enterprises in Logan. He was a member of [...]

Christmas gift giving – TV style

TV Hagenah I admit it. I hate Christmas shopping. It would make sense if people wanted intelligent gifts but none of the people I buy for seem to want that. At least, that’s my wife’s contention. Personally, I think a couple of four-ply tires are a great Christmas present, but my wife always says off-putting [...]

Windmills wows weekend wanderer

Lynn Moncus Either the weather or sloth has interfered with our Sunday drives into the county, but last Sunday, Aggie managed to convince me that we should leave in the early afternoon and drive as far as we could see. Because we hadn’t investigated the new wind farm, we headed toward it and began to [...]

TES names top students

Tucumcari Elementary School released their honor roll for the first nine weeks recently for the third through fifth grades and 84 students appeared on the list. All “A” honor roll Third grade Phillip Alden, Ashley Apodaca, Amy Baxter, Eliano Chavarria, A.J. Chavez, Merissa Cooper, Vincent Garp, Carlos Marquez, Kambri Martinez, Cody Massey, Brianna Molinas, Destanie [...]

House public school publishes honor roll

House Municipal Schools has announced the honor roll students for the first quarter of the 2004-2005 school year. Those listed on the “A” Honor Roll are seniors, Nathan Foust and Lindsy Lee; sophomores Sara Lee and Shannon Lane; eighth grader, Kristopher Foust; and fifth graders, Daniel Lyons and Kaylee Tibbs. The “A” and “B” Honor [...]

Lady Rattlers get first win

William Thompson The San Jon and Tucumcari High School girls basketball teams traded turnovers throughout their game Friday evening at San Jon, but the Lady Rattlers came out with a 40-35 victory. The Lady Rattlers found ways to get Jamie Jones the ball down low as Jones finished with 12 points. Sam Montano fed Jones [...]

House teams fall to Floyd

TV Hagenah Both the girls and the boys’ basketball teams of House High School lost Tuesday as they went up against basketball powerhouse Floyd. Boys Despite a 31-point game by Nathan Foust Tuesday night, it was not enough to guarantee a win for the Cowboys as they fell to Floyd 72-49. Teammates attempted to help [...]

Wrestlers prepare for tourney

TV Hagenah Tucumcari High School Wrestlers go into today’s tournament with two solid performances under their belts having competed in the Randall High School Invitational Wrestling Tournament in Amarillo and in a series of duals in Dumas, Texas. According to Tucumcari High School head wrestling coach Eddie Encinias, the two contests have honed his wrestlers [...]