Lauriault: Christians must make ready for Jesus’ return

Twas the day after Christmas and all through the house, not a creature was sleeping, not even a mouse. Why? Although the song says when the baby awakes, no crying he makes, the song, it was lying, for the baby was crying. Although he was perfect regarding sin, Jesus suffered the same physical desires and […]

Senior menus – Dec. 26

(No school menus until January.) Senior Citizens menus for Dec. 27 – 31 Thursday Baked Cajun fish, wild rice, cauliflower, carrots, biscuit with margarine, low fat yogurt Friday Meatloaf, scalloped potatoes, green beans, whole wheat roll and margarine, strawberry shortcake Monday Burrito, Spanish rice, green salad and dressing, apricots Happy New Year!

Candidates file for school boards

The following candidates filed Tuesday at the Quay County Clerks Office for positions on the school board in their respective school districts in Quay County. The election will be held on Feb. 5 and the term for school board positions is four years. Tucumcari District 2 Christopher Michael Birch District 3 Leif E. Gray Logan […]

Sen. Udall, Bingaman speak about death of Speaker Ben Lujan

WASHINGTON – U.S. Sen. Tom Udall (D-NM) issued the following statement today on the passing of Speaker Ben Luján: "Our state lost a great leader, and a great friend, yesterday with the passing of Speaker Ben Luján. For over four decades, Ben was a tireless advocate for the people of New Mexico. Ben was a […]

On the shelves – Dec. 19

The following books are available from the Tucumcari Public Library. For more information call 461-0295. Fiction "Notorious Nineteen" by Janet Evanovich. The New Jersey bounty hunter Stephanie Plum joins with Joe Morelli to track down a con man who disappeared from a hospital; meanwhile, she takes a second job guarding Ranger. "The Forgotten" by David […]

Sands Dorsey demolition hitting roadblocks

City officials continue to work on a way to demolish and dispose of the Sands Dorsey building in a way that is financially responsible for the residents of Tucumcari. "We have not walked away from this project," said City Manager Doug Powers. Powers said recently the city had a waiver denied by the New Mexico […]

Wrestling coach has high hopes

If you're a coach, the only thing better than having a strong team this year is getting them back next year. This year is one of those great next years for Eddie Encinias, coach of the Tucumcari Rattlers wrestling squad. His returnees include Agustin Sandoval, a state champ at 145 pounds, and two returning third-place […]

Cash mob strikes again

The Tucumcari cash mob hit again on Thursday night with a dozen people shopping at a local small business. Thursday night brought in several people shopping and buying items on their Christmas lists. Everyone enjoyed the unique items offered from antiques to jewelry and much more. Coffee and cookies were served for refreshments while doing […]

Sports briefs – Dec. 19

Basketball Thursday 4:30 p.m., Tucumcari Rattlers vs Dexter Demons Saturday The Tucumcari Rattlers Wrestling Invite will be held on Saturday at Rattler Gym. Results of the Logan Basketball Tournament held on Dec. 14 and 15: Boys 1. Texline 2. Clayton 3. Logan 4. Adrian Girls 1. Clovis JV 2. Logan 3. Texline 4. Adrian District […]

Our page – Dec. 19

Student of the month Garrett Le Mons, 16, has been named December 2012 Student of the Month at Tucumcari High School. He is the son of Jimmy and Tammy Le Mons and is a senior. Le Mons has been active in band, playing saxophone, guitar, drums, violin and a little bit of piano. He has […]