Early voting going strong

TV Hagenah According to Quay County Clerk Jeannette Maddaford, roughly 20 percent of the registered voters in Quay County have already voted. Maddaford said 692 people have voted early in person and another 542 have voted by absentee ballot combining for 1,234 voters voting which works out to 19.77 percent of the 6,241 registered voters. […]

Senator arrives Monday

TV Hagenah New Mexico’s U.S. Senator Jeff Bingaman will be coming to Tucumcari Monday, Oct. 25 and will be visiting with both Tucumcari City and Quay County commissioners. In addition, he will be attending an open luncheon hosted by the Quay County Democratic Party and finally he will be going by the Caprock Amphitheater south […]

THS seeks replacements

TV Hagenah On Thursday, it was announced that Tucumcari High School is looking for three teachers to take the place of teachers who have turned in their resignations. “It’s not that unusual for teacher positions to open up this early,” said Tucumcari Municipal School’s Superintendent William Reents. “I don’t think Tucumcari has had three positions […]

National Guardsmen return home

William Thompson Five National Guardsmen from Tucumcari are coming home after nearly two years at Cannon Air Force in Clovis. Guardsmen Jason Braziel, Roberto Gallegos and Ricardo Sanchez will be returning to their jobs with city government while Sgt. Tim Clark and Anthony Alarcon will be returning to their jobs as special education teachers with […]

Altrusa donates art to elementary school

TV Hagenah The Altrusa organization and Tucumcari Elementary School got together recently and the result was art and literature. Altrusa members Glenda Reid and LInda Donwerth went into the elementary art class of Andrea Hodge Oct. 21, and presented the class with art books to help celebrate Altrusa’s “Make a Difference Day” project. According to […]

Auxiliary gets ready for holiday season

According to Wanzella Murphy of the Dan C. Trigg Hospital Auxiliary, the auxiliary is beginning its annual Christmas Greetings Fund Drive on Nov. 1. Murphy said the concept behind the fund drive is that auxiliary members ask for donations to the hospital and then every donor is listed on the “Season’s Greetings” page in the […]

City police make heroin busts

William Thompson The Tucumcari Police Department kept busy in October, making two separate heroin arrests and finding a cache of weapons at a convicted felon’s residence. On the morning of Oct. 3, four Tucumcari Police Officers showed up at 1020 S. Monroe Apt. 8. According to Chief Dennis Townsend, a search warrant was served and […]

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 […]