Organization attempts to curb smoking among youth

TV Hagenah According to high school instructor Antonio Pacheco the Tucumcari High/Middle school organization “Too Smart to Smoke” is off to a good start this year. Group members have high hopes and plans for the upcoming school year. Pacheco said the purpose of the organization is to communicate all of the negative aspects of using […]

Bingaman aide visits Tucumcari

A representative from U.S. Senator Jeff Bingaman’s Roswell office will be available in Tucumcari Tuesday to visit with residents in the Quay County area about problems or concerns with federal government agencies. “It will give area residents a chance to meet with a representative from my office to discuss problems they may face, whether it […]

United Way begins local fund drive

William Thompson Members of the United Way of Quay County are raising funds for the charitable organization. The annual fund drive is now in progress throughout Quay County until well into November. Pat Sparks, a United Way volunteer, said all the workers for United Way are volunteers. “About 99.25 percent of the money we raise […]

Confirmattion meeting Tuesday

Representatives of St. Anne’s Catholic Church announced this week that there would be a special orientation/registration meeting for students in grades 10-12 (and their parents) who wish to participate in the confirmation program at St. Anne’s. The meeting will be Tuesday, Sept. 21 at 7:30 p.m. in the Madonna room of St. Anne’s School.

Hospital administrator to leave city

TV Hagenah When Hoyt Skabelund came to Tucumcari three and a half years ago in 2001, he was an unknown quantity. But most people in the city knew that the hospital needed someone. It had reached a point where something need to be done. And because of that, the townspeople were willing to give the […]

New teachers begin jobs in Logan, House

TV Hagenah Three new teachers have been hired by the Logan school district, two new teachers in House and one in San Jon. The Ag teachers in House and San Jon were out of town this week for state fair, so their profiles will be run next week. Logan Colleen Kulback Colleen Kulback, originally of […]

Heritage Dayze features activities

TV Hagenah Bruce Nutt, the director of the Tucumcari Historical Museum, said everything is in place for Quay County Heritage Dayze. “It should be great,” said Nutt. “We’ve got people coming from all over the state and some very talented people from right here, too.” The museum director said anyone who attends the two day […]

Trash controversy continues

TV Hagenah County Commissioners are still talking trash at their meetings. As they met Monday, ten different individuals from rural Quay County were in attendance to state that they were not enthused with the way the county government is going “private” with their trash pick up. Most of the rural residents in attendance at the […]

Air show offers high-flying fun

William Thompson The Tucumcari Rotary Club Air Show is set for Sept. 29 at the Tucumcari Municipal Airport. The Rotary Club’s Bob McClelland, Jr. said up to 40 planes will be on display, many of them performing aerobatics. “The Canadian Snowbirds, a 9-jet military team will be flying “Tutor’ jets wingtip to wingtip,” said McClelland. […]

RVers give to state cops

TucumSams, a local group of recreational vehicle enthusiasts, recently donated a large number of blankets to the New Mexico State Police and state police. Lt. Nathan Wallace of the said the blankets will come in handy and put to good use. “Our officers will keep the blankets in their trunks and if we have a […]