Tuesday only filing day for boards of education

TV Hagenah Tuesday, Dec. 21 is the final filing day for Board of Education candidates for Tucumcari, Mesalands Community College, House, Logan and San Jon schools. According to Quay County Clerk Jeanette Maddaford, the only day for filing for a board position is Tuesday. “There is only one filing day for persons to file as […]

Taste beguiles seventh graders

TV Hagenah Seventh graders at Tucumcari Middle School spent one class period on Thursday in a way that many students and some adults wish they could, dining on food of the Southwest. Social studies teacher Alicia Trujillo had her second annual “Taste of New Mexico Day” at which the students bring foods that are identified […]

Recount goes against Frost

David Irvin Democratic candidate for state senate Robert Frost will not be heading to the Roundhouse next month according to county clerks who participated in a recount of votes involving Frost and Republican incumbent Clinton Harden from Clovis. State officials said Thursday they’ve not received official results, but the clerks said Harden’s 36-vote lead prior […]

Water use examined

Tony Parra How much water do you need? That’s the question Eastern New Mexico Rural Water Authority Project Manager Scott Verhines asked ENMRWA members on Wednesday in Portales. Verhines said he wants the information so engineering consultants have an idea on the specifications of the pipes leading to each community involved in the Ute Water […]

State police increase patrols

New Mexico State Police will be out in force over the holidays looking for intoxicated motorists and drivers not wearing their seat belts. According to a press release, state police will be conducting saturation patrols throughout New Mexico. Checkpoints will also be set up throughout the state. State police also wanted to remind motorists that […]

Winter concert ready to go

TV Hagenah Music will be the focus of the evening on Tuesday, Dec. 21 as conductor and Tucumcari High School music instructor Harold Sloan has the high and middle school band and choir students present their second annual Winter Concert. According to Sloan, the evening should be quite entertaining with a wide variety of music […]

Mariachi group returns to Tucumcari for Christmas

TV Hagenah The same entertainers that packed the Tucumcari High School Auditorium for Cinco de Mayo will be back with a special Christmas performance on Saturday, Dec. 18 at 7 p.m. “It’s a fantastic show,” said John Mihm president of the Quay County Council for the Arts and Humanities, the group sponsoring the event. “I […]

Police tell signs of drug usage

William Thompson Corporal Darrick Shaw of Tucumcari Police spoke at Tucumcari Middle School for about 45 minutes last week. He was there to give parents information on illegal drugs so parents could look for signs of drug use in their children. Shaw said only one parent showed up at the seminar in addition to Martha […]

DECA to serve hot lunches

DECA students at Tucumcari High School will be serving pizzas, corn dogs and burritos to fellow students beginning in January. The idea sprang from a conversation between DECA advisor Robert Pacheco and school cafeteria supervisor Brenda McDonald. Pacheco, a marketing education instructor, said his DECA students will be serving the hot food daily at lunchtime […]

Mesalands honor society inducts 18

Mesalands Community College released a list of 18 new members of Phi Theta Kappa Honor Society who have been inducted in a recent ceremony held by the Beta Eta Omega Chapter of Kappa at the college. According to John Yearout, a spokesman for the college, the purpose of the society is to recognize and encourage […]