Valentine queen, holiday closings, write-in candidate deadline, voter registration for city elections

Valentine queen…
A Valentine Queen Bingo fundraiser is at 2 p.m. today. Eighteen games will be played. The bingo packs for the games will cost $8 and the special games will be sold for a $1 each. No cash prizes will be given.  Item prizes will be given to each winner, per bingo game.  All proceeds will go toward the Delfido Gonzales VFW Ladies Auxiliary Post #2528 2008 Valentine Queen Fund. Running for queen this year is Laura Tenorio. Frito pie, burritos and nachos and other refreshments will also be available from the kitchen.

Holiday closings…
The City of Tucumcari offices will be closed on Monday in commeration of Martin Luther King, Jr.
The Quay County Courts and related offices will be closed on Monday.
The Quay County government offices will be open.

Smoke-free bingo…
“We are going to try non-smoking for one month starting in February,” said Jessica Knight, president of the American legion Auxiliary in Logan, in a press release. The smoke-free bingo will be at the American Legion Bingo Hall in Logan at 2:30 p.m. on Sundays beginning Feb. 3 and at 6:30 p.m. on Thursdays. There will be two extra outside smoking breaks.

Write-in deadline…
Candidates who wish to declare their candidacy as a “Write-In Candidate” for the Tucumcari Municipal Election must file their Declaration of Candidacy and Affidavit of Registration in the Office of the Tucumcari City Clerk on Tuesday between 8 a.m. and 5 p.m.

Voting registration…
To be eligible to vote in the Municipal Election slated for March 4, 2008, residents residing in the municipality of Tucumcari who are not currently registered to vote have until Fe 5, 2008, to register.
Residents of the City of Tucumcari who have moved or need to make changes in their Affidavit of Registration may register at the following locations:
Quay County Clerk’s Office
Tucumcari City Clerk’s Office
Tucumcari Public Library
Mesalands Community College
Quay County Health Office
Tucumcari Department of Motor Vehicles
Wells Fargo Bank
First National Bank of New Mexico
Everyone’s Federal Credit Union
Tucumcari Federal Savings & Loan
Tucumcari Housing Authority Office
Department of Human Services
For more information, call the Tucumcari City Clerk at 461-3451.