Wilson set to visit Monday
New Mexico Congresswoman Heather Wilson, who is running for the seat to be vacated by U.S. Sen. Pete Domenici, will be visiting Tucumcari Monday.
Wilson, who has served as a U.S. representative from 1998 to the present, is conducting a listening tour and will field questions and discuss issues with Quay County residents.
Wilson will meet with residents from 9:30 a.m. to 10:30 a.m. Monday at the Pow Wow Restaurant.
Singer Dana Cooper to perform Nov. 30
Singer, songwriter Dana Cooper will perform in Tucumcari at 7 p.m. on Nov. 30, at the Old Mission Art Gallery, 220 S Jackson Street.
Cooper began writing songs when he was 14. Forty years later, he figures he is finally getting the hang of it. Cooper’s latest batch of songs is included on his “Made of Mud,” CD release. His music, which he said deals with life’s journeys and the notions of mortality and immortality. Over the years, Cooper has released independent solo albums including the critically acclaimed “Miracle Mile” on Compass Records. This album was nominated for a Nashville Music Award as “Best Pop Album” and was picked by Performing Songwriter Magazine as one of the top-12 DIY recordings for the year.
Three local groups, Eastern New Mexico Art Space, Quay Council for Arts and Humanities and Tucumcari Main Street are sponsoring Cooper’s performance in Tucumcari.
Paper drive set for Dec. 1
The Girl Scouts are asking you to bring in your old newspapers.
A reminder to recylcers is that no papers that are sun bleached or have been wet can be accepted.
Scouts will be at Mesalands Community College on 11th Street in Tucumcari from 9 a.m. until noon on Dec. 1.
The Girl Scouts said, in thier press release, “Help the community: Let’s make this a great year for the environment — and the landfill!”
For more information, call Mary Ann Dominguez at 461-3368