Tornado watch issued

The National Weather Service has issued a tornado watch this evening for Curry, Roosevelt, Quay, De Baca and Chaves counties. It is in effect until 1 a.m.

U.S. Sen. Tom Udall will visit Tucumcari

Local leaders will meet Monday with Sen. Tom Udall to talk about economic development, agriculture and energy issues. U.S. Sen. Tom Udall will meet with local leaders on Monday. There will be a roundtable discussion with Udall, were he will talk about current economic development activities, planned upgrades at Dan C. Trigg Memorial Hospital, and […]

Tucumcari woman killed in rollover in Harding County

A Tucumcari woman died in a single vehicle roll over Wednesday morning in Harding County, said Harding County Sheriff Herman Martinez. Killed in the crash reported at 8:45 a.m. was Audrey Molinas, 45. She was ejected from a pickup truck driven by Danny Barboa, said Martinez. Martinez said the crash happened near mile marker 8.4 […]

Fishing report – Oct. 10

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 […]

Bond would bring funding for library acquisitions

If passed, the 2012 GO Bond B question on the Nov. 6 ballot would spread $9.8 million across the state for equipment and supplemental library resource acquisitions, including print, non-print and electronic resources. For the property owners there will be a tax increase based upon the size of the projects and amount of money awarded […]

Voters face amendment proposals

Among the many choices facing voters in the Nov. 6 general election are five proposed amendments to the New Mexico Constituion. Voters are asked to cast a ballot for or against each of the five measures drafted by the Legislature for placement on the ballot. The constitutional amendments range from expanding membership of the Judicial […]

FCC grants Plateau $9.6 million for improving wireless in rural areas

A local communications provider is one of three statewide that received federal money to upgrade mobile service in rural areas of New Mexico that lack 3G or 4G wireless service. According to a release from Sen. Tom Udall, D-N.M., Plateau Telecommunications Inc. received $9.6 million to upgrade service across seven counties in the central and […]

Important to appreciate the little things

"For a thousand years in thy sight are but as yesterday when it is past …" Psalm 90:4 I love the crisp mornings and warm afternoons of the fall season of the year. It is time for football and falling leaves, pumpkin pies, and comfort foods. It is also a signal the year is winding […]

Rattlers look to bounce back

"Texico is a very good team over all very physical that can be beaten, we have confidence going in to Friday nights game," said Wayne Ferguson,Tucumcari Rattlers head coach. QCS Photo: Thomas Garcia Rattlers quartback Luke Smith. center, leads the team during sprints during Tuesday's practice. The Rattlers will travel Friday to Texico to play […]

Mesalands women’s rodeo team clinches championship

The Mesalands Community College's Rodeo Team had their second rodeo competition for the season at Cochise College in Douglas, Ariz., last weekend. The Women's Team clinched the Team Championship Title for the second time this year and earned 360.0 points. The Men's Team was named Men's Reserve Champions last weekend earning 405.0 points. "We did […]