Care bags filled

On Monday a community came together at the Quay County Fair Barn to help fill "Care Bags" for those people who are going through treatments for cancer and other devastating disease. A hundred bags were sewn together by the Forest Extension Club and hats were crocheted together by the Conchas Extension club. The items will […]

Inmate briefly escapes from county jail

A local man led Quay County Sheriff's deputies and Quay County Detention Center guards on a short foot chase after escaping custody Thursday. Jessie Garcia, 55, slipped one hand out of his handcuffs kicked the door of deputy Bill Anderson's patrol unit, striking Anderson and proceeded to run out of the Sally Port at QCDC, […]

My first … celebrity encounter

• Richard Randals, 56, New Mexico Property Group: "Warren Oates and James Taylor. Back in 1971 they were here in Tucumcari filming the movie, "Two-Lane Blacktop." • Lynn Hudson, 61, Car Quest Auto Parts: "My first celebrity was Dottie West. I met her here in Tucumcari when I was about 10 or 11 years old." […]

Thursday to feature water forum

An open forum and panel discussion will be held on Thursday about the Ute Lake Reservoir at the North American Wind Energy and Research Center. The event is being put on by the Mesalands Community College's Small Business Development Center and the Tucumcari/Quay County Chamber of Commerce. The event will be free to the public […]

Mesalands adding solar energy class

The North American Wind Research and Training Center at Mesalands Community College will be offering a new course, Introduction to Solar Energy, this semester. The course will allow the college, internationally known for its wind energy technology program, to expand into other renewable energy fields. Introduction to Solar Energy is a 3-credit course and will […]

Realtor receives award

Realtor Richard Randals of Tucumcari was recently presented the Peggy Comeau Leadership Award by the Realtor Association of New Mexico. I am very humbled by this, it is a great award," said Randals. Randals Randals, the qualifying broker at New Mexico Property Group, was supposed to be honored on Sept. 14, at the RANM Annual […]

Commission approves auction

The Tucumcari City Commission met Thursday at City Hall and took the following action: l Accepted from James Adams an American flag off of the ship "Arizona," which was donated to the Historical museum in honor of Billy Waters, who served in WWII. l Mayor Amiel Curnutt signed proclamations declaring Columbus Day and Constitution Week. […]

Sept. 19, 2012 Our Page

Birthdays Montano Frankie Joe Montano celebrated his first birthday on July 9. His parents are Gary and Debbie Montano. — Submitted by Gary Montano Anniversaries Shetter Bill and Rosemary Shetter are celebrating their 50th anniversary, having been married September 21,1962, in Albuquerque. It is through the Grace of God, lots of love, and humor that […]

God gives us all peculiar talents

Most people have a fairly unique talent that may be viewed by others as particularly odd. At least, I hope that describes most people because of a peculiar talent I have. I try to keep my little stretch of road clean by picking up the trash several times each year. Some travelers are just trashy […]

Ima better for Shoemaker’s presence

Last week, the Ima community lost an outstanding member: Hazel Shoemaker. Funeral services were held for her in Clovis, a family meal was held in House at noon, and graveside services were then held at the Hassell Cemetery. A large group of relatives and friends gathered at the cemetery for the services and for some […]