Post Office looking unsafe

TV Hagenah Tucumcari Post Master Robert Roark is quite emphatic about the idea that the Tucumcari Post Office is not the Biblical city of Jericho, and the walls won’t “come tumbling down….” He hopes. Roark said his battle with the last panel of the Post Office’s south wall has existed since he arrived in Tucumcari […]

Pinatas help make reading fun

TV Hagenah Throughout the last week children involved with the Tucumcari Public Library Readiscover New Mexico summer-reading program have been rediscovering a traditional Mexican and New Mexican activity – building and enjoying Pinatas. “It’s gone over really well said Dainetta Kroeker of the Tucumcari Library staff. Children, many with a parent or two would come […]

Conchas Lake water level rises

William Thompson Due to rains within the last ten days, the water level of Conchas Lake has risen about one foot, according to Paul Fishell, Conchas Lake Park Manager. “The higher water level is noticeable to regular visitors to the park, but infrequent visitors probably would not be able to tell, just by looking, that […]

Rosebud holds reunion

The Ninth Annual Rosebud Homecoming Reunion will be held in the Old Rosebud School House on Saturday, July10 beginning at 10 a.m. According to one of the organizers, Rose Mary Girard of Nara Visa, individuals should bring any “special dishes” that think would make good dining. “Afterwards,” stated Girard, “We’ll all joing together for a […]

Pipeline prospects proving poor

Jack King and TV Hagenah U.S. Senator Pete Domenici R-N.M. told members of the Eastern New Mexico Rural Water Authority last week that he will not be supporting federal funding of the Ute Water Project for at least two years, a spokesman for ENMRWA said Wednesday. Tucumcari City Manager Richard Primrose said the Senator told […]

Labor office set to close

William Thompson According to Bill Griffin, Employment Supervisor for Tucumcari’s Workforce Development Center, the New Mexico Department of Labor told its employees Wednesday that the workforce development center in Tucumcari would be closed effective Sept. 30. State Representative Brian K. Moore, however, said Thursday afternoon that the Department of Labor had reconsidered and will now […]

County looks for way out of trash

TV Hagenah Quay County is looking at getting out of the trash business. At Monday’s meeting of the Quay County Commission, commissioners and Quay County Manager Terry Turner discussed the problems that have come to the county with handling trash pick up and providing trash drop off for county residents. County commissioners pointed to a […]

Wang Dang Doodle ready

William Thompson The Route 66 Festival’s “Wang Dang Doodle Parade” is set for Saturday, July 10. According to Virginia Wright, Director of the Tucumcari Chamber of Commerce, the unique feature of the parade is that anyone can participate. “There is no pre-registration and no entry fee for those wishing to be a part of the […]

Logan sets up for July 4 weekend

William Thompson Record crowds are expected for Logan’s Fourth of July weekend this year. The city will hold a parade on Saturday July 3, and the Logan Chamber of Commerce will be holding a free bean feed and a fireworks show at Ute Lake State Park that same day. Jeannean Sanchez, one of the directors […]

City kennel offers last hope for strays

William Thompson Mike Martinez, Tucumcari’s Animal Control Supervisor, said that as long as there is enough space in the city’s dog kennel, dogs and cats that reside there are not in danger of being euthanized. Right now, according to Martinez, the kennel houses only one dog and one cat. “It’s a really slow period right […]