Museum set for field trip to historic churches

By QCS The Tucumcari Historical Research Institute is hosting a field trip for its membership on June 13 to the historic Catholic churches in Gallegos and Bueyeros. Cars will leave at 9 a.m. from the Tucumcari Historical Museum at 416 S. Adams St. Bring a picnic lunch. If you are not a member and would […]

Suspect pleads not guilt in Redwood Lodge shooting

Chelle Delaney Robert W. Wynashe, 66, pled not guilty on Thursday to charges stemming from shooting another man in the back of the neck in the parking lot of the Redwood Lodge in Tucumcari on Monday. Howard Russell King, the victim, was transported to Tucumcari Memorial Hospital by relatives about 8:45 p.m. on Monday, according […]

Residents walk for cancer treatment

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Thomas Garcia Dozens of Quay County residents began to gather at Rattlers Stadium Friday night to take part in the American Cancer Society’s 2009 Relay For Life. “Our main goal is to raise money for the treatment of Quay County residents fighting cancer,” said Amy Sandoval, Chair Quay County’s Relay for Life. “All of the […]

06-06-09: Police Blotter

The following is a sample of calls received during the last few days by the central dispatch office for Quay County, based at the Tucumcari Police Department. Tuesdayl At 8:26 a.m., a male reported a domestic violence incident on south Canal Drive. A Quay County Sheriff’s deputy advised a male subject was taken to the […]

Farwell cowgirl among nation’s best barrel racers

Eric Butler: Freedom New Mexico CLOVIS – Of the dozens of competitors on the first night of the annual Pioneer Days Rodeo, one resident of Farwell was sure sitting pretty after taking a risk over a year ago. Cassie Moseley, 27, finished the 2008 season at fourth place year-end standings in barrel racing. Entering the […]

Tucumcari’s economic success discussed at town hall meeting

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Thomas Garcia Keys to Tucumcari’s economic development success are community collaboration and engaging the youth, said a leadership and economic development consultant. Fifty local residents attended a town hall meeting Wednesday led by Malin Wall, founder and director of the Nebraska-based Heartland Center for Leadership Development. “There are many well intentioned groups and people doing […]

Tucumcari man shot in neck

Chelle Delaney A Tucumcari man is charged with a shooting another man in the back of the neck in the parking lot of the Redwood Lodge in Tucumcari on Monday. Howard Russell King, the victim, was transported to Tucumcari Memorial Hospital by relatives about 8:45 p.m. on Monday, according to documents filed with the Quay […]

Old Testament festivals remind of us God’s continuing gift of salvation

by Leonard Lauriault Much of what Israel did in the Old Testament was symbolic of life in the Christian era and eternity (Hebrews 8: 5; 9: 23; 10: 1). One example of that is the annual feasts of Passover, Pentecost (also known as the Feast of Weeks or Harvest), and Feast of Ingathering (a.k.a. Booths […]

Petty Recording Studio to be featured on public televison

Freedom New Mexico Clovis and the Norman Petty Recording Studio are the focus of a The New Mexico Music Commission documentary set to air Thursday on PBS stations across the state. Nancy Laflin, director of the NMMC, said the commission worked with You And Me Productions and Public Broadcasting Service stations on the project. Laflin […]

NMAA may change sports classes

Thomas Garcia Area schools, like those across the state, may be affected by a