Mesalands gears up for shrimp boil

Kimberly Hanna For many in the Tucumcari area it has become an annual tradition. For the Mesalands Community College Foundation it has become a successful way to generate dollars for scholarships. It is called the annual Mesalands Community College Foundation’s Mardi Gras Cajun Shrimp Boil, and this year will mark the twelfth time the event […]

Faith Alyson Haas enters world


Joey Haas and Jessica Maestas are very proud to announce the birth of their baby girl. Faith Alyson Haas was born on Feb. 2 in Clovis. Welcoming her to the family is her older sister Destiny and older brother Manuel. Her grandparents are Marcy and the late Manny Maestas, Theresa and Steve Brown and Jim […]

Senior menu — March 9

The following are the lunch menus for March 10-16 for the Tucumcari Senior Center.

Local youths display artistic talents


The Quay Council for Arts and Humanities held its annual youth art show at the Tucumcari Convention Center Friday and Saturday. The show featured art from area students ranging from kindergarten to 12th grade. This year, the arts council chose “New Mexico’s centennial” as the theme for the show. Winners received a free art lesson […]

Altrusa receives award for service

Kimberly Hanna By Kimberly Hanna Quay County Sun Altrusa International of Tucumcari is pleased to announce that their organization received the 2010 Distinguished Club Award. This award recognizes the club’s activity and productivity at every level of program involvement including service, programming, membership, leadership and communication. The club won a few awards that contributed to […]

Auto Pros owner named client of year


Leon Linfield The Mesalands Community College Small Business Development Center (SBDC) has named Pete Deiana of Auto Pros in Tucumcari as outstanding client of the year. Mr. Deiana is to be honored in a special ceremony in February at the State Capitol. In 2009, Mr. Deiana and his wife Ashley decided to raise their family […]

Senior activities — March

Tucumcari Senior Canter Daily Activities Monday Billiards: 8 a.m. – 3 p.m. Wii: 9:30-11:30 a.m. Dominoes: 1-3 p.m. Bridge: 10 a.m.- 3 p.m. First Monday of the month: March 7 Canasta:1-3 p.m. Ceramics: 1-3 p.m. Tuesday Billiards : 8 a.m. – 3 p.m. Wii: 9:30 -11:30 a.m. Dominoes: 1 – 3 p.m. Bingo: 1- 2 […]

Community briefs — March 2

City workers close road The City of Tucumcari will be working on Date Street to provide improvements to the water and wastewater systems. Due to this work, the following road closure will occur: Date Street from Tucumcari Boulevard to McGee Street will be closed for approximately the next two weeks, until March 11. The City […]

Senior menu — March 2

The following are the lunch menus for March 3-9 for the Tucumcari Senior Center. Thursday Pork chop ole, rice, Asian vegetables, beets, cottage cheese, peaches. Friday Frito pie, lettuce, tomato, onion, mixed vegetables, cherry cobbler. Monday Sloppy Joe, parsley potatoes, mixed vegetables, pickle and onion slices, cottage cheese, peaches. Tuesday Taco, lettuce, tomato, onion, Spanish […]

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So far we have played in three tournaments. Grady(third place), House(first place) and Logan(first place).