Film office to host town hall in Clovis

Interested in becoming a movie star? Want your business to be involved in the booming movie industry in New Mexico? A town hall meeting held by the New Mexico State Film Office is scheduled to take place 6 p.m. Thursday at the Clovis Civic Center. "The New Mexico State Film Office wants to bring awareness […]

Rattlers brace for Clayton

The (6-2) (1-1) Tucumcari Rattlers prepare for their final home game of the season against the (5-2) (1-1) Clayton Yellow Jackets. The Yellowjackets are coming off a 48-12 loss to the (8-0) (3-0) Santa Rosa Lions. Clayton had a total offense of 293 yards, 53 passing and 240 rushing, scoring once by rush and by […]

Fishing report - Oct. 24

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 closed […]

Woods appointed to state senate seat

Pat Woods said Tuesday that Gov. Susana Martinez has appointed him the District 7 state senator to fill the remainder of Sen. Clint Harden's term. Efforts to reach Martinez's media spokesman weren't immediately successful. However, Woods said he will be sworn into office 4 p.m. Friday by 9th Judicial District Chief Judge Teddy Hartley in […]

Middle schools awarded grant money

Tucumcari and Logan middle schools are getting surprise grant money from the state for improving student test scores. Tucumcari Middle School will receive $13,463.91 and Logan Middle School is getting $3,328.16. The award recognizes the middle schools as one of just 48 schools in New Mexico earning a "Top Growth" designation from the state Public […]

No escape from negative campaign advertisements

The New York Yankees being swept by the Detroit Tigers, presidential debates and Honey Boo Boo; these are a few of the things that have prompted me to change the channel if not turn off the TV all together. First of all let me say, "way to go Tigers and good luck." I'd ask you […]

Rattler’s preview

The (6-2) (1-1) Tucumcari Rattlers prepare for their final home game of the season against the (5-2) (1-1) Clayton Yellow Jackets. The Yellowjackets are coming off a 48-12 loss to the (8-0) (3-0) Santa Rosa Lions. Clayton had a total offense of 293 yards, 53 passing and 240 rushing, scoring once by rush and by […]

School Menus – Oct. 24

Tucumcari Breakfast daily: Cereal, graham crackers, yogurt parfaits, bagel and cream cheese, fruit, juice, and milk Thursday Breakfast: Biscuit and sausage Lunch: Frito pie, Mexicali corn Snack: Apple and string cheese Monday Breakfast: Pancakes Lunch: Hot turkey sandwich, mashed potatoes and gravy. Snack: Granola bar and juice Tuesday Breakfast: Breakfast burrito Lunch: Beef stir fry, […]

District attorney to give presentation on active shooting situations

The 10th Judicial District Attorney's office and Tucumcari Police Department will hold a lecture for the public concerning "active shooting" situations. "The goal of the lecture is to educate everyone about what to do when there is a critical situation," said Pete Rivers, deputy chief of police. The lecture, which will be held at 10 […]

Notes from the Church Lady: Friend was faithful servant of God

"Well done thou good and faithful servant…" Matthew 25:21 Another treasure of our community went home to heaven last week. Allene McMurphy led a long, active life until only a few days before her death. Even as she lay dying, she was still thinking of others. I can truly say she was a faithful servant […]