Candidate Q&As: Logan school board position 5

Position 5 (four-year term) Thomas S. Humble (incumbent) What's one thing the district can do to save taxpayers money without compromising student education? I'll be honest, Logan is doing a wonderful job at managing their budget. The school has not been operating out of emergency funds for at least two years. Instead they have been […]

Candidate Q&As: Logan school board position 4

The following candidates are seeking election Tuesday to the Logan School Board. Each was asked to respond to the same five questions. Position 4 (four-year term) Bill Cone (incumbent) What is one thing the district can do to save taxpayers money without compromising student education? We have been very careful with how money is spent […]

Bond issue goes to vote Feb. 5

Tucumcari School District residents will vote on continuing a 20-year-old tax to fund school operations in a special election on Feb. 5. The tax of $2 for every $1,000 in assessed property value funds maintenance and repairs, construction services, the purchase of computer software and similar activities, according to Leola Patterson, business manager for the […]

Rattlers split homecoming wins

The Tucumcari Rattlers split homecoming wins Saturday with the visiting Pecos Panthers at Rattler Gym. QCS photo: James Lout Tucumcari Lady Rattlers Destanie Nathan drives along the base line defended by Alexis DeBaca during Saturday's 63-48 in over the Pecos Lady Panthers. The (5-12) Lady Rattlers surged to a 63-48 win with a 12-point run […]

Mesalands preparing for iron pour

Mesalands Community College is currently preparing for their 15th Annual Iron Pour on March 10-16 at the foundry. The iron pour attracts students from all over the U.S. and many return year after year to participate in this workshop because of the state-of-the-art facilities at the foundry and the hospitality of Tucumcari residents. Mesalands needs […]

Thomas: May be tough to choose who to cheer for

Super Bowl Sunday. I can't help but smile when I say those three wonderful words. Sure it would be even better if the Green Bay Packers were one of the two teams playing in the Super Bowl, but alas like many great teams they didn't make the cut. I'm a fan of football and the […]

Menus – Jan. 30

The following are the menus for schools and seniors in Quay County for Jan. 31- Feb. 6: Tucumcari Thursday Breakfast: Breakfast Pizza Lunch: Corn dog, baked beans, salad with carrot sticks, ranch dressing, fruit, milk Snack: Chex mix, juice Monday Breakfast: Bagel sausage sandwich, fruit, milk Lunch: Lasagna, green beans, garlic roll, spinach, salad, ranch […]

Comments from the canyons: Social standards getting lower

We have been visiting about the joys of life in rural areas and have noted that many of them are unique. Once in a while, those good events are slightly diluted because times have changed and with those changes a few of our standards have been lowered. We also note that these changes are not […]

Websites down on Wednesday morning

Clovis Media Inc. websites will be off line for about two hours Wednesday morning. "The building that has our websites stored in it is having maintenance done on its electrical system," said Digital Web Specialist Philip Hall. Hall said workers anticipate the websites will be unavailable from 7 a.m. until about 9 a.m. on Wednesday.

Notes from the church lady: Faith in God can bring about great change

"I can do all things through Christ…" Philippians 4:13 Have you changed in the past 20 years? No, I don't mean physically, but in your spirit. I can see how the Lord took an unsure, untrained woman and turned her into a woman who relies on her savior for strength. This change didn't take place […]