Senate race Clinton Harden

TV Hagenah Clinton Harden 1. What is it that makes this senatorial district special to you? 1. This senatorial district is special to me for many reasons, and first and foremost, it is special because of the resilient people who live here. I am proud to represent them. The quality of life we have in […]

Senate race Bob Frost

TV Hagenah Bob Frost 1. What makes the district special to you? 1. District 7 is special to me because it is “home”. That may seem to be too simple of an answer but when I started my family and my business, I chose to locate in Eastern New Mexico. This decision was made because […]

City to hold retreat

TV Hagenah The Tucumcari City Commission has scheduled a planning retreat for Saturday, Oct. 23 to begin at 9 a.m. at the Tucumcari Convention Center. The retreat was the brainchild of Tucumcari Mayor pro tem Antonio Apodaca who expressed the opinion at the last meeting that there had not been enough time recently to sufficiently […]

Locals win roles as movie extras

William Thompson J.R. Montoya and his wife, Maxine, recently spent a day on a movie set in Floyd. The Tucumcari couple had to dress as an early 1960’s ranching couple and sit in a church all day in order to appear in the movie Believe in Me . The movie is being filmed in and […]

Mesalands awards Hispanic grants to three students

Three students at Mesalands Community College have been awarded the Hispanic Opportunity Grant for tuition and/or fees while enrolled at Mesalands. Recipients of the grant include John P. Garcia, Eric Mascarenas, and Josephine Sena. The grant has been established as a result of the Mesalands Community College Foundation Annual Hispanic Scholarship Fund raiser held each […]

Annual Altrusa ‘Car Party’ set for Saturday

TV Hagenah The annual Car Party will take place on Saturday, Oct. 23 at the Tucumcari Elks Lodge. This year’s car for which the $100 per ticket raffle was held is a sport metallic red pontiac Grand Am which has been parked in front of the Wells Fargo Bank for a number of weeks. According […]

House school releases honor roll

HOUSE – House schools released their first grading period honor roll and 28 House students are on the list. Representatives from House said Eight students were placed on the all “A” honor roll and the other 20 are on the “A” and “B” honor roll. “A” honor roll Seniors Nathan Foust, Lindsy Lee and Jonathan […]

Lack of vaccine affects Tucumcari

TV Hagenah Like many communities in the United States, there is almost no influenza vaccine in Quay County this year and that is causing problems for many people in the area. “Almost nobody has any (vaccine),” said Bobbie White of the Quay County Public Health Office. Some of the doctors have some, but I can’t […]

Commissioner recall petitions come up short

TV Hagenah There will be no recall of Tucumcari City Commissioner Jim Witcher. In the Thursday evening meeting of the Tucumcari City Commission, city clerk Rachel Hicklin presented her report on the results of her examination of the signatures on recall petitions submitted late last month to her by George Aragon. In her report to […]

Rainfall good for local wheat crop

William Thompson The Quay County area has received above average rainfall this year, especially this fall. Wheat farmers are happy, but they still want more rain this winter and next spring. David and Jerri Rush have a moderate-sized wheat operation south of Ragland. Jerri Rush said they are grateful for the recent rains. “We just […]