Comments from the Canyons: Country stores served as town hubs

Lynn Moncus Recently, several of us have recalled our memories of country stores and the importance they played in the rural communities. Of course, the one I remember most vividly is the general store at Ima. It was begun by Grandad Moncus and his brother, Burnace, and later run entirely by Burnace. By the time […]

Who I am — Dec. 8

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I used to drive a truck for Tucumcari Mountain Cheese Factory … I sometimes hang out at the Lizard Lounge … I completed a truck driver’s course at Mesalands Community College three or four years ago … Doug Gough

Press release: Local students prepare to graduate

Two students from the Quay area are candidates for graduation from Eastern New Mexico University in Portales this fall.

Press release: Goodwill offers services for Quay County brain injury patients

Ryan Stark Goodwill Industries of New Mexico is seeking participants for its Traumatic Brain Injury (TBI) Case Management program in southeastern New Mexico. Counties in southeastern New Mexico served by Goodwill’s TBI program are Chaves, Curry, DeBaca, Quay, Eddy, Guadalupe, Lea, Lincoln and Roosevelt counties.

Press release: Mesalands signs memoranda with universities

Kimberly Hanna Mesalands Community College recently partnered with the mechanical and aerospace engineering department at the University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA) and the mechanical engineering and material science department at Washington University in St. Louis. Both universities signed memoranda of understanding (MOU) with Mesalands. These documents allow the universities to use the commercial-sized turbine […]

Senior menu — Dec. 8

The following are the lunch menus for Dec. 9-15 for the Tucumcari Senior Center.

School menus — Dec. 8

House Monday Breakfast: Cinnamon roll, variety of cereal, muffins, yogurt, juice, milk Lunch: Bean burrito with salsa, corn, fruit, soup and salad bar, variety of milk Tuesday Breakfast: Sausage, pancake, blueberries, variety of cereal, muffins, yogurt, juice, milk Lunch: Beef stew and cornbread or peanut butter and jelly, fruit, soup and salad bar, variety of […]

Officials eye racino developments

Thomas Garcia Quay County Gaming Authority officials said they are fully aware of the added interest of a new developer and investor concerning the racetrack in Raton.

Mayor talks taxes at town hall meeting

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Russell Anglin Tucumcari has a growing list of expenses and a shrinking list of revenue sources, Mayor Jim Witcher said Thursday. About 50 residents showed up to the Tucumcari Convention Center Thursday night to hear what Witcher and city officials had to say about two proposed tax measures that Witcher and others hope will help […]

Time proves more valuable than material gifts

Debra Whittington “And whatsoever ye do in word or deed, do all in the name of the Lord Jesus …” Colossians 3:17