Engagements – May 29

Dowell-Hennig Rusty and Kathryn Dowell are proud to announce the engagement and forthcoming marriage of their daughter, Whitney Allyson Dowell, to Nathan David Hennig. Both the bride and groom live in Clovis. The future groom is the son of Marvin and Ann Hennig. The couple plans to exchange vows in Clovis on June 29. The […]

Fifteen seniors walk in Logan commencement

Logan area residents filled the school's gymnasium to send Logan High School's 15-member Class of 2013 into young adulthood on May 18. QCS photo: Steve Hansen Logan High School awarded diplomas to 15 graduates at commencement ceremonies Saturday. The Valedictorian was Jordan Egerton; the salutatorian, Whitney Cordova. Teressa Bruehn, a retired teacher and senior class […]

Second blast at water project construction site

A second controlled explosion rumbled under the Ute lake shoreline May 22 at the construction site of the Eastern New Mexico Water Utility Authority's water project near Logan. Courtesy illustration: CH2M Hill Video frames capture the action from the second controlled explosion at the Ute Water Project site on the shore of Ute Lake on […]

Unemployment rate lowest in four years

Quay County's unemployment rate for April, 5.3 percent, is the lowest the county has seen in four years. The last month that showed a lower unemployment rate was May 2009, when the rate was at 5.2 percent, New Mexico Dept. of Workforce Solutions reports show. In April of that year, the unemployment rate was even […]

Surgery services available at hospital

Surgery services are available again at Dan C. Trigg Memorial Hospital in Tucumcari, acording to Administrator Lance Labine. Victor Davis Labine said Dr. Victor Davis, a general surgeon with Plains Regional Medical Center, will be available twice a month for hospital procedures, clinic consultations and follow up visits. Davis has been a general surgeon with […]

Contract awarded to improve Whitmore Street

The Tucumcari City Commission unanimously awarded to Versatile Construction Co. of Tucumcari a construction contract to improve nine blocks of Whitmore Street between College Avenue and the U.S. 54 frontage road at its meeting on Thursday. As currently planned, work will consist of removing and replacing pavement and installation of wheelchair ramps at intersections, according […]

Health officials plan to start home visitation program

Some time in July, Quay County health officials expect to start operation of a home visitation program, in which expectant parents and caregivers of young children up to age 5 can receive visits from qualified advisors to learn about infant and child health and ways they can prepare children for school. The program has been […]

New rules require registration of dangerous dogs

Tucumcari City Commissioners on Thursday enacted new requirements requiring registration of dangerous dogs. The ordinance passed unanimously with no discussion. City Commissioner Robert Lumpkin was absent. The new set of conditions puts the city in compliance with the state's dangerous dog act, according to the new ordinance. The eight conditions the owner of a dangerous […]

Banquet honors straight-A students

A banquet at the La Mesa Cafeteria at Tucumcari Middle School on May 22 honored straight-A honor roll students at Tucumcari Middle School and Tucumcari High. Middle school honorees included: Angelina Arellano Jaxon Arguello Shant Bhakta Brenna Benton David Cayd Bilbrey Desiree Brown Kayla Cherry Jordyn Diaz Melina Encinias Kaylee Epperson Jordan Fang Sydney Goldston […]

Honor roll: Mesalands Community College

At the end of each spring semester, the President's Citation is announced as official recognition of exceptional academic achievement. To be eligible, students must maintain a cumulative grade point average of 3.75 or better, successfully complete 30 or more credits in the fall and spring semesters, have no grade below a "C" in the given […]