English car club cruises Tucumcari

TV Hagenah Thirteen hand-built English two-seater motor cars and their 27 drivers (also English) stopped in Tucumcari Friday as part of their trip along the length of Route 66. According to Anita Jordan, one of the directors of the trip, the cars were shipped to Chicago by freighter from Great Britain where the Englishmen and […]

County officially out of trash business

TV Hagenah In a 15 minute meeting Thursday, the Quay County Commissioners made it official – the Quay County Government is no longer in the trash hauling business. Following a brief discussion commissioners Jeff Lewalling and Franklin McCasland voted to officially repeal Solid Waste Ordinance 34 which years before had put the Quay County Government […]

Independent interview about police continues

TV Hagenah Mark Radosevich announced this week that he woud return to Tucumcari early next week to interview anyone interested in discussing any aspects of the situation regarding the Tucumcari Police Department. Radosevich said all points of view and information would be kept in the strictest confidence. Radosevich also said that anyone wishing to regain […]

Mayors criticize local city manager

TV Hagenah LOGAN – Clovis Mayor David Lansford and Portales Mayor Orlando Ortega took time from the Eastern New Mexico Rural Water Authority where they are chairpersons to criticize Tucumcari City Manager Richard Primrose for sending a letter to the Interstate Streams Commission proposing changes to a contract between the Ute water Commission and ISC. […]

‘Comcast Cares’ comes off well

TV Hagenah The morning hours of Comcast Cares Day, Saturday, saw temperatures chilly and a bit uncomfortable, but that did not stop people from turning out for the fourth annual event in Tucumcari at Tucumcari School System’s Outdoor Classroom. In fact, according to Tucumcari’s Comcast Office Manager Frederick Dominguez, the 2004 edition of Comcast Cares […]

Parties gear up for Nov. election

William Thompson Members of the Quay County Republican Party and the Quay County Democratic Party are busy calling potential voters to gauge voter interest and persuade voters as the Nov. 2 election looms. Ron Wilmot, Chairman of the Quay County Democratic Party said Kerry-Edwards yard signs are on the way to the area. “We should […]

Museum getting makeover

TV Hagenah Some Tucumcari Historical Museum displays stored away for years and years will once again see the light of day and others that have been relegated to relatively nondescript locations will be placed in featured positions said Historical Museum Director Bruce Nutt during a reorganization of the Museum’s displays recently. “Bringing new ones out […]

San Jon School Carnival nears

TV Hagenah San Jon Public School is holding its annual Carnival Friday, Oct. 15 at 6 p.m. and according to those involved in the event in San Jon, “It’s coming along very well.” The theme for the annual carnival and parade this year is “Music from A-Z: Make it Whatever You Want It to Be.” […]

Scholarship announced

The Tex E. Haase Memorial Scholarship was recently launched at Mesalands Community College. Tex Haase was a long time citizen of Tucumcari, and well-known educator in the community. He served on the Mesalands Community College Board of Trustees from 1995 to 2002 and as chairman from 1996 to 2002. Haase believed that anyone interested in […]

Area goats combatting salt cedar

LOGAN – About 1,000 goats have been feasting on salt cedar along Ute Creek for the past five months. Like a swarm of locusts, they devour up to 10 acres of invasive trees everyday. “They’re ravenous eaters,” said Kelly Boney, a rancher and goat herder from San Jon. “We expect them to raze about 2,500 […]