Our page – May 2

Student of the month Najera Victoria Najera has been named Teenagers or Student of the Month, it was announced today by the Elk's Lodge. Victoria, age 17, is the daughter of Martha Gonzalez of Tucumcari.. She is a senior at Tucumcari High School. The teenager or student of the month program is sponsored by the […]

Christians should live to lead others to Christ

Listening to television can be difficult, especially during commercials because I don't hear very well and there's often considerable background 'noise' and rapid scene changes. Recently, while watching a commercial it seemed the product was being advertised as "egofriendly" and I thought to myself, "Now, that's an interesting gimmick. Just go straight to the heart […]

Fishing report – May 2

This fishing report, provided by Bill Dunn and the Department of Game and Fish, has been generated from the best information available from area officers and anglers. Conditions encountered after the report is compiled may differ, as stream, lake and weather conditions alter fish and angler activities. Northeast Cabresto Lake: The lake and campground will […]

Editorial: Reading should be top priority for students

"Once you learn to read, you will be forever free." — Civil rights champion Frederick Douglass C oaches bring strategy, focus and inspiration to the game. It's hard to imagine a team succeeding without a good coach who can produce a gameplan, identify areas of vulnerability and then fortify them. So a recent effort to […]

Men’s rodeo team sets record

The Mesalands Rodeo team made history a few more times Friday and Saturday. The men's team repeated as Grand Canyon Regional champs at New Mexico State University, scoring 1,025 points to set the national record for cumulative points in a season (9,707.5). "We beat the record by close to 1,000 points," coach C.J. Aragon said. […]

Park policies changed

Tucumcari city officials have changed park policies after residents raised concerns about registered sex offenders attending youth sports events. "This is a matter we need to deal with now," Commissioner Daniel Lopez said Tuesday. "We need to make sure we do all we can to make sure our children are safe." Lopez, along with Mayor […]

Senior menus – May 2

The following are the lunch menus for the upcoming week at the Tucumcari Senior Center. Thursday Pork ribs, coleslaw, spinach, bread with margarine, apricots, applesauce. Friday Frito pie, lettuce, tomato, onions, mixed vegetables, lemon crisp cookie. Monday Chili relleno with cheese, tossed salad wit dressing, pinto beans, crackers, fruit. Tuesday Spaghetti and sauce, salad with […]

School menus – May 2

The following are the menus for schools in Quay County. Logan Monday Breakfast: Morning sausage rolls, cereal, juice, milk. Lunch: Hamburger steak, mashed potatoes, gravy, green beans-salad, hot rolls, fruit, milk. Tuesday Breakfast: Biscuit and sausage, cereal, juice, milk. Lunch: Tacos hard/soft, beans-rice, garnish, salsa, fruit, milk. Wednesday Breakfast: Pancake on a stick, cereal, juice, […]

New primary care clinic to host open house

A new primary care clinic serving Tucumcari and Quay County holds its grand opening celebration Thursday at the Dan C. Trigg Memorial Hospital. Presbyterian Medical Group will host an open house and ribbon cutting ceremony at 4:30 p.m., which initiates the expansion of rural clinic services for Tucumcari and the surrounding communities. "We look forward […]

New, old friends help watch my words

As most of you are all too aware, I spent much of my life in attempting to teach students English. Of course, that included efforts to present literature, to help with composition, and to emphasize grammar. Both the written word and spoken word caused all of us to work hard to be correct as we […]