Crashes raise safe driving concerns

Thomas Garcia With holiday travel just around the corner, practicing safe and sensible driving can help ensure your road trip does not end in tragedy, according to New Mexico State Police Lt. Cleo Baker. “The obvious thing to do is give yourself plenty of time to get where you are going,” Baker said. “Then remember […]

Looking back — Nov. 10

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Our page — Nov. 10

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Mesalands rodeos with high school, college athletes

Kimberly Hanna The Mesalands Community College rodeo team recently claimed the team championship title at the New Mexico High School/College Challenge in Lovington. The Mesalands team ended New Mexico State University’s five-year winning streak by earning 872 points as a team and seized the men’s all-around event championship title. The Mesalands team gave a strong […]

Veterans served, died for our freedom

Debra Whittington “We give thanks to God and the Father of our Lord Jesus Christ, praying always for you…” Colossians 1:3

Press release: Turbine manufacturing firm considers Mesalands

Kimberly Hanna Mesalands Community College is currently in discussion with an international turbine manufacturing firm to bring one of the largest wind turbines in the industry to Tucumcari. If Tucumcari is selected, the manufacturing firm plans to install the turbine before the end of next year. According to Phillip O. Barry, Mesalands president, this project […]

Community briefs — Nov. 10

VFW post hosts garage, bake sale VFW Post 2528 is having a garage/bake sale Saturday at 105 E. Main Street from 8 a.m. until 2 p.m. Youth soccer event nearing Annual Tucumcari Soccer Shoot-out will be held from 11 a.m until 2p.m. Saturday at the Tucumcari Youth Soccer League field behind the Tucumcari Convention Center. […]

County 4-Hers head to Cleveland

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Four Quay County 4-Hers recently ventured to Cleveland to compete in the National 4-H Horticulture Judging Contest at the National Junior Horticulture Association Annual Convention. These 4-Hers participated in a horticulture connections contest which tested their horticulture knowledge in the form of a “Jeopardy!” game. Their main contest was horticulture judging which consisted of three […]

Sands Dorsey building concerns officials

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Thomas Garcia Three years have passed since the historic Sands Dorsey building was destroyed by fire and city officials are still seeking funding to demolish the remains. “We have not been able to find any funding for the demolition of the Sands Dorsey building at this point,” said city manager Bobbye Rose. Rose said she […]

Daylight saving time flies

Russell Anglin What a difference an hour makes. I could care less what the Hawaiians, the Arizonans and the Russians may think about daylight saving time. When it works in my favor, I love it. Setting the clock back one hour Sunday meant an extra hour of sleep and I felt refreshed and vibrant when […]