Local sailor comes home

TV Hagenah A Tucumcari sailor, David Lopez, has returned to town. After traveling throughout the Pacific and Indian oceans as well as the Persian Gulf, Lopez says he is enjoying interacting with family and friends while he is in Tucumcari. Lopez, a 2000 graduate of Tucumcari High School who is serving as Master of Arms […]

Mesalands receives more bucks

New Mexico Governor Bill Richardson has approved two financial appropriations for Mesalands Community College sending an additional $240,000 to the community college. The funds will be divided between the college’s Dinosaur Museum with $100,000 and intercollegiate athletics with $140,000. According to spokesman for Mesalands John Yearout, in obtaining the funds, the Tucumcari community college will […]

Politicos visit city, tell of Roundhouse

William Thompson Local business leaders and politicians were treated to a visit Friday from State Representative Brian Moore and Senator Clinton Hardin. The two Republican legislative representatives for Quay County were in town at the Holiday Inn for the 2004 Roundhouse Review luncheon to report on happenings during the recently concluded legislative session in Santa […]

Area senior citizens crowd into commission chambers

TV Hagenah Senior citizens from throughout Quay County crowded into the county commission chambers Thursday morning to hear what County commissioners had to say about staying on as the entity in charge of the county’s senior centers. The standing-room-only crowd heard commissioners explain that many things were not as they would like them if they […]

Gun locks available

William Thompson Local owners of firearms can pick up free gun locks at the Tucumcari Police Station, the Logan Police Station and the Quay County Sheriffs Office. The free gun locks are now available due to the efforts of the National Shooting Sports Foundation. Susie Moore, secretary for the Quay County Sheriffs Office, said the […]

Tucumcari still without mayor

TV Hagenah Despite attempts to the contrary by some, Tucumcari still has no mayor and still has no commissioner for District 3. In the sometimes contentious Tucumcari City Commission meeting Thursday evening, it was decided that no decision would be made about appointing a person to fill the commission seat left vacant when Mayor Calvin […]

Melodrama scheduled for city

TV Hagenah Rehearsals are well underway for Tucumcari High School’s spring production of “Someone Save My Baby Ruth” or (“Foil the Villain”) under the direction of drama instructor Peggy Szaloy. Szaloy said the play is a melodrama which takes place in Boston in the late 1800s with most of the action going on in two […]

St. Anne’s Church cooks Irish Stew

St. Anne’s Catholic Church will be holding it’s annual St. Patrick’s Day Irish stew luncheon at Hammond Hall Wednesday. The stew will be served from 11 a.m. until 2 p.m. The cost is $6, with proceeds going to St. Anne’s Altar Rosary Society. Arlene Frey, of St. Anne’s Church, said that the Altar Rosary Society […]

Circus comes to Tucumcari

William Thompson The Culpepper-Merriweather Great Combined Circus will raise the big top on the morning of March 31 at the Quay County Fairgrounds. The circus will present two 90 minute performances at 5 p.m. and 7:30 p.m. Terri Moss, Home Office manager for Culpepper-Meriweather, said Tucumcari residents should expect a wide variety of entertainment. “There […]

Martinez places at spelling bee

TV Hagenah This year Michael Martinez did not make it to the finals in Washington D.C. in spelling, but he got about as close as it is possible to get without actually making it. In the regional spelling bee in Clovis which determined who would move on to the next level in spelling, the National […]