Senior happenings - April 4

Tucumcari Senior Center Daily Activities Monday Billiards 8 a.m.-3 p.m. Wii 9:30 a.m.-11:30 a.m. Dominoes 1 p.m.-3 p.m. Bridge 10 a.m.-3 p.m. First Monday of the month April 2, 2012 Canasta 1 p.m.-3 p.m. Ceramics 1 p.m.-3 p.m. Tuesday Billiards 8 a.m.-3 p.m. Wii 9:30 a.m.-11:30 a.m. Dominoes 1 p.m.-3 p.m. Bingo 1 p.m.-2 p.m. […]

We must hold off Satan’s assault until Jesus’ return

I enjoyed westerns as a young person in the 1960' and 70's. One of the favorite action scenes was of a covered wagon circled to ward off an attack by "Indians," as Native Americans were once called. Eventually you could hear the distant sound of a bugle signaling that the cavalry was coming to the […]

Missing Cannon officer reports to California base

A Cannon Air Force Base lieutenant missing since March 12 reported to a California air force base on Monday, according to a press release from Cannon Air Force Base public affairs officials. According to the release: 1st Lt. Scott Lee reported to Travis Air Force Base, Calif., and is on his way to Cannon. Lee […]

Foolish not to expect pranks

It's not easy being a fool. Then again it hasn't been easy turning 26 today either. OK, maybe I better ask for forgiveness and just admit there's a fine line between April Fools prankster and liar. I'm not particularly good at either. As the resident April Fool I've more often been the butt of jokes […]

Candidates should consider Johnson’s ideas

New Mexico remembers Gary Johnson as the two-term governor, 1995-2003, who vetoed more legislative bills than maybe all 49 other governors. By his count Johnson signed more than 750 vetoes. That left the state's Democrats and Republicans frustrated by what they thought of as gridlock rather than good government. We typically agreed with Johnson's assessment. […]

All District basketball

2012 District 4-2A All District Basketball Team Tucumcari Boys First team Travis Garcia Luke Smith Honorable mention Shawn Martinez Girls First team Esperanza Moncayo New Mexico High School Coaches Association 2012 1A All-State basketball team Logan Boys First team Rylan Calbert Second Team Tanner Sorrels Hayes Frost Girls Second Team Whitney Cordova New Mexico Preps […]

Honor rolls - April 4

Tucumcari Elementary All A's Fifth grade Jaxon Arguello Fourth grade Brittany Benton Aaliyah Brown Megan Callison-Martinez Jayden Diaz Erin Encinias Gabriella Gray Darya Haines Shivani Kapadia Emily Lopez Brianna Marquez Tianna peterson Amber Rivera Jackson Rogers Ann Marie Strong Third grade Anjelika Acosta Garrett Bollinger Dyson Clark Arissa Griego Kylie Griggs Ruben Hendren Lexee Jimenez […]

Rattlers finish second

The Tucumcari High School boys golf team finished second at its March 26 tournament at the Tucumcari Public Golf Course. Tucumcari's 409 put them well ahead of East Mountain in the three-team meet. Raton finished with 355 to take the title. The Rattlers were led by Luke Smith's 91. Results Boys 1 Raton 355 2 […]

Checkpoints, patrols planned

The New Mexico State Police will be conducting saturation patrols and checkpoints in Quay County over the next two months. The department reminds citizens that the legal blood alcohol content is .08 for drivers 21 and older, and .02 for drivers younger than 21.

VFW holding bingo fundraiser

The Veterans of Foreign Wars Post No. 2528 is holding a scholarship bingo tournament 5:30 p.m. Wednesday at the post. Admission costs $25.