Sunland expands recall to products from 2010

Peanut butter manufacturer Sunland has expanded its voluntary recall of all products made at its Portales plant, citing the threat of possible salmonella contamination. In a press release issued late Thursday, company spokesperson Katalin Coburn said the latest recall includes all products manufactured in its peanut butter plant after March 1, 2010. The expanded recall […]

Officials: Vote for Bond C will bring much needed renovations

Joshua Lucero: PNT correspondent The passing of higher education Bond C would mean $9 million dollars in renovations to Eastern New Mexico University's Jack Williamson Liberal Arts Building. Officials say this is the largest classroom building on campus. A vote for the higher education Bond C would mean costly but needed renovations to the facilities […]

Fishing report – Oct. 3

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 […]

Clinic hosts open house

An open house was held Tuesday at the Quay County Medical at 220 South Third. QCS photo: Jerrene Bradley Tucumcari community members helped celebrate the open house of the Quay County Medical Clinic on Tuesday. Fran Sandoval said that the clinic has now gone all digital in the exam rooms so staff is able to […]

Air tour stops by area

More than 27 fixed wing planes landed at the Tucumcari Municipal Airport Friday as part of the centennial air tour. QCS photo: Thomas Garcia New Mexico Pilots Association Co-director Joyce Woods presents Tucumcari Airport Manager Steve Stephenson two plaques during Friday's Centennial Air Tour. "This is a great time to have so many people stop […]

Laurialt: Sometimes God needs to discipline his children

Sometimes it takes a real knock to the head for us to pick up on a concept. That literally came to my mind recently. You see, I've always been bothered by the sun shining through the windshield between the visors. No matter how the visor is tilted or angled, it still doesn't completely block out […]

Local briefs – Oct. 3

Animal hospital fundraiser planned Tucumcari Olympics, a fundraiser to help the Tucumcari Animal Hospital, will be held on at noon on Oct. 20, at Dunn's park. Teams of six can register for $20 to compete in games including tug of war, horse shoe toss, egg run, water balloon toss and much more. For more information […]

Rattlers look to contain Cardinals

The (5-0) Tucumcari Rattlers are preparing to play the toughest team they have faced to this point, said Wayne Ferguson, head coach. Ferguson said you have to look past the 2-3 record when it comes to the Eunice Cardinals. He said the schedule included games against Tulurosa, Texico and Lovington. Ferguson said the Cardinals have […]

Rattlers thump Fort Sumner 28-14

Coach Wayne Ferguson said it's determination and character that have gotten the Rattlers to their best start in seven seasons. Turnovers helped, too. Host Tucumcari scored 21 points off Fox turnovers, including the only two touchdowns in the fourth quarter of a 28-14 win over Fort Sumner that puts Tucumcari at 5-0. Saul Moriel had […]

Spaceport investment not paying off

It's located in the southern New Mexico desert, far from most New Mexicans' homes, but its $209 million taxpayer-funded price tag should keep it close to the front of voters' and legislators' minds. Because so far the investment isn't paying off when it comes to launching a competitive product in the exploding market of commercial […]