Press release: Two killed, three injured, in a single vehicle accident on I-40

On June 7, 2012, at approximately 5:56AM, New Mexico State Police received a call reference a one vehicle crash on Interstate 40 Mile Post 363, approximately 33 miles east of Tucumcari. New Mexico Motor Transportation Officers responded to the scene and located a one vehicle crash with three occupants ejected. Investigation at the scene revealed […]

Air Force delays low-level training flights

DENVER — The Air Force said Wednesday it will indefinitely delay plans to fly low-altitude training missions over parts of New Mexico and Colorado. Officials at Cannon Air Force Base will examine the training requirements for the base's aircraft and then decide what kind of environmental review process to undergo, 1st Lt. Stephanie Schonberger said. […]

Press release: Six from Portales charged in driver’s license scheme

ALBUQUERQUE – An illegal foreign national from Mexico and his family are accused of running a $30,000 per month operation that includes human traffickers, mail collectors, and a public notary signing false affidavits to illegally obtain New Mexico driver's licenses for foreign nationals from Mexico, El Salvador, Brazil, Guatemala, Uruguay and Honduras who are now […]

Press release: Six from Portales charged in driver’s license bust

ALBUQUERQUE – An illegal foreign national from Mexico and his family are accused of running a $30,000 per month operation that includes human traffickers, mail collectors, and a public notary signing false affidavits to illegally obtain New Mexico driver's licenses for foreign nationals from Mexico, El Salvador, Brazil, Guatemala, Uruguay and Honduras who are now […]

State Senate District 7 vote breakdown

Vote totals by county for Tuesday's Republican State Senate District 7 primary: Curry Quay Union Total John Patrick Woods 1,878 258 147 2,283 Mark W. Myers 83 31 9 123 Angela D. Spears 1,460 275 256 1,991

Our page – June 6

Birthday Goen Justin Goen Justin Goen of Tucumcari will celebrate his 3rd birthday June 10, 2012 with family. The celebration will be hosted by Justin's parents, Jason and Jessica Goen, grandparents Joye and Jack Goen, James and Billie Biggers and siblings. — Submitted by Jessica Goen

Honor rolls – June 6

Tucumcari Middle School Gold Sixth grade Angelina Arellano Kyeli Collins Melina Encinias Sydney Goldston Kamelia Lamm Davey Mardo Shania Martinez Darpan Patel Ethan Rogers Orlando Tenorio Seventh Grade Brenna Benton Shant Bhakta Shiv Bhakta Kayla Cherry Jordyn Diaz Ryanne Lopez Trestin Peterson Avery Shipley SaBrea Skinner Eighth grade Andreas Anaya Cyann Armijo-Seth Ashlee Bradley Kinley […]

Faith helped get Americans through tough times

"Be strong and of a good courage…" Joshua 1:6 This past weekend I watched a documentary covering the time period from the stock market crash through the 1930's. It was interesting as it incorporated actual news reels of the day. Updated, much of it was the same subject material of today. One of the reasons […]

Fire investigations continue

No arrest have been made in the arson investigation of the May 21 fire at the Tucumcari Animal Hospital, which claimed the lives of over 50 animals, said State Police Lt. Lance Bateman. Bateman said state police investigators are still following up on tips and awaiting lab results taken from the scene. He said state […]

Veterinarian offered shelter to animals over the years

Over the years, Dr. Jean Corey gave shelter to animal after animal. Sometimes it was because an owner died or was placed in a nursing home, sometimes people brought their animals in for care and just never came back, and most often people in the community brought animals in that they had found, hoping they […]