Route 66 Festival to feature dinner show

William Thompson The Tucumcari Chamber of Commerce and the New Mexico Route 66 Association are bringing a nationally known comic, Ruby Ann Boxcar, to Tucumcari for the Route 66 Festival. The event’s dinner show is set for 7 p.m. July 9 in the Tucumcari Convention Center Ballroom. Boxcar, a male, portrays a female in his […]

Woman maintains treasure of post cards

William Thompson FORREST – Judy Rush may have one of the more unique collections of post cards in New Mexico. Many of her post cards date from the early 1900’s and were sent to and from locations in what is now Quay County. Rush said she and her sister, Diana Rush, found two large vintage […]

Bikers come through

TV Hagenah Earlier this week roughly 70 bicycle racers shot through Tucumcari on Route 66 in a special race from San Diego to Atlantic City. The cross-country race used Tucumcari’s Traveler’s One-Stop on East Tucumcari Blvd. as their local base of operation and timing station. The owner of Traveler’s One-Stop, Larry Bond, said he enjoys […]

4-H’ers compete in Quay County contest

Quay County 4-Hers competed in their County 4-H Contest on Saturday June 12.  Novice and Junior 4-H members qualified to go on to District 4-H Contest June 23 and 24 in Portales.  The Senior 4-H members qualified to go to state conference in Las Cruces in July.  Cloverbuds participated for the sake of competition and […]

City practices for terrorists

In recent years, terrorism and terrorist have become the worry of the United States and because of that, more and more communities have had training programs to learn how to deal with the possibility of terrorist related actions. Wednesday, Tucumcari took part in a special exercise to test the city’s, state’s and nation’s capability of […]

Rally ends

William Thompson The Mother Road Rally ended Sunday and many visitors enjoyed the weekend, yet attendance figures fell short of projections touted by marketing surveys. Sherry Anaya, a chief organizer of the rally, said on Sunday that nearly 500 people had paid admission, but rally organizers revised that figure later to a little over 1,200 […]

Kiwanis design special map

TV Hagenah Members of Tucumcari’s Kiwanis organization feel they have come up with a way to help the people of Quay County, tourists coming through the area and possibly raising a little bit of money for some of their other activities. They have decided to produce a map of the county, but not, according to […]

Mother, son achieve academic high points

TV Hagenah It is not unusual for individuals to make the dean’s list or president’s lists of colleges and universities, but when a mother and son both make it at the same time but different universities, it is worth noting. And that is exactly what happened to Maureen and Marc Orgass of Logan recently. Mother […]

Top cop brings experience to Logan

William Thompson Bob Gore, Logan’s First Officer in Charge, brings to the job over thirty years of law enforcement experience. Gore began in Tucson then spent time as an officer in Portales and San Jon. He made Lieutenant working for the Rock Springs, Wyo. Police Department before coming back to eastern New Mexico. Gore said […]

Six Logan youths attend convention

Six members of the Logan FFA chapter traveled to the New Mexico State FFA Convention in Las Cruces June 1-4. competed at a number of different competitions. Denton Dowell and Drew Perez both competed in the Chapter Public Speaking competition. Dowell placed first thus qualifying for the National competition at the National FFA Convention in […]