Supreme court chips away at freedoms

Freedom New Mexico The next time police knock at your door, be careful what you do next. Any sound you make inside could grant police the authority to search your home without a warrant.

Elks Lodge hosts student banquet

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At a special ceremony held at the Tucumcari Elks Lodge #1172 on May 19, all Students of the Month were honored and recognized for their outstanding achievements during this past school year. Ms. Natalie Nieto, a senior at Tucumcari High School, was selected as Student of the Year. Ms. Nieto has a GPA of 4.12. […]

Cara Hendrickson, Quinten Bugg announce wedding

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Mr. and Mrs. Willis Jack Hendrickson II and Mrs. Catherine Bugg of Tucumcari announce the upcoming wedding of their children, Cara and Quinten. The wedding will be Saturday, June 4 at Our Lady of Guadalupe Catholic Church in San Jon. A reception for family and friends will follow at the Quality Inn in Tucumcari. Mrs. […]

4-H to host 3D archery shoot

Brenda Bishop The Quay County 4-H Shooting Sports program will be hosting a 3D archery fun shoot June 11. The shoot will take place at Five Mile Park beginning at 8 a.m. All cards will be due by 1 p.m. Fees are $10 for adults and $5 for youth and will be used to cover […]

Mesalands plans summer dinosaur classes

Kimberly Hanna Mesalands Community College will offer three field classes in paleontology June 6-10, June 20-24 and July 25-29. Officially listed by the college as geology 120, paleontology field discovery (4 credit hours), the class provides a week-long experience of excavating fossils and processing them in the Mesalands Dinosaur Museum. Students will search for and […]

Watched pot boils eventually

Leonard Lauriault An old saying goes something like “A watched pot never boils,” indicating that time seems to go by slow as a snail when we’re expecting something to happen. The intended advice is to just find something else to occupy our time while we wait. Once, I was waiting for a pot of milk […]

U.S. Highway 54 closed out of Logan

Quay County fire departments have responded to a grass fire on U.S. Highway 54 about 15 miles northeast of Logan. The westbound highway out of Logan has been shut down due to a traffic accident. We will provide more information as it becomes available.

Press release: Possible infestation closes Sumner Lake to boating

Too many people die in wars

Russell Anglin Memorial Day is coming up on Monday. This means a lot of people will not have to work and hamburgers and hot dogs will cover grills across America as crowds swarm to lakes and beaches. Of course, we all know that Memorial Day is primarily a day to remember men and women who […]

Calendar – May 25

Thursday Housing Authority Board at 5 p.m., City Hall City Commission at 6 p.m., City Hall Friday City Finance Board at 10 a.m., City Hall Service clubs Altrusa Club of Tucumcari: First and third Wednesday of each month, noon, Pow Wow Restaurant, 801 W. Route 66. Call 461-1377. American Legion Auxiliary: Bingo, 2:30 p.m. Sundays, […]