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 […]

FFA kids head to convention

TV Hagenah According to Tucumcari High School FFA Sponsor Glenda Sours, members of the Tucumcari FFA Floriculture Career Development Team are ready to go to Louisville, Ky and compete in the FFA national floriculture competition at the National FFA Convention being held there Oct. 27-30. Sours said that the four FFA floriculture team members competing, […]

United Way sets plans for numerous activities

TV Hagenah United Way Auction Chairman Amanda Hammer announced recently the annual United Way Auction will be Monday, Nov. 1, at the Well Fargo Bank in Tucumcari from 5:30-9 p.m. According to Hammer, the event will be also be broadcast on KTNM AM/FM radio. Hammer said area merchant’s donations were what made the event possible. Local […]

Does collect to fight MS

TV Hagenah According to Jessica Braziel, the local Order of Does are going all out to combat Multiple Sclerosis this year. Braziel, the secretary of the local Does organization, said her group will be raising money during the week of October 17 throughout the area. “One of our big activities is to raise money for […]

Senior Center needs drivers

The Pioneer Senior Center on South Second Street is in need of volunteer drivers for the Meals on Wheels program. Drivers are needed Monday through Friday from 10:30 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. according to Tara Hatfield, site manager for the senior center. “We really need somebody to drive the Meals on Wheels. I’ll take someone […]

Items stolen from local charity

William Thompson Tucumcari residents routinely drop off large amounts of clothing and other items in front of La Casa de La Hope food and clothing bank on South First Street. Bea Laredo, La Casa’s director, said certain greedy individuals have been coming by and stealing those donated clothes. “Several people have told me they dropped […]