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 […]

Election – James L. Witcher

Name: James L. (Jim) Witcher, Sr. Age: 57 Profession: Minister 1. What is it that makes Tucumcari uniquely Tucumcari? 1. “People, location and access to commerce. We have some of the most outstanding people in the world, and we are also centrally located on Interstate 40 and Highway 54. In fact, the area around Tucumcari […]

Election – Paula J. Chacon

Name: Paula J. Chacon Age: 41 Profession: Office Manager/Consultant 1. What is it that makes Tucumcari uniquely Tucumcari? 1.”Tucumcari has a perfect climate for retirees with various recreations close to our great City, a great community college for education, and medical facilities that are also very beautiful. Tucumcari is a great community to raise children, […]

Election – Ron Wilmot

Name: Ron Wilmot Age: 53 Profession: Tucumcari Convention Center Director 1. What is it that makes Tucumcari uniquely Tucumcari? 1. “Tucumcari has a small town atmosphere with a small town quality of life,” spouts our Economic Development Corporation website. Tucumcari may be where the legends began, but it is time to leave the past and […]

Chamber Rodeo set for June 25, 26

TV Hagenah The Tucumcari/Quay County Chamber of Commerce Fourth Annual Rodeo is set to go said Virginia Wright and according to her and others involved with putting on the event everything is looking pretty good for another good year. According to First National Bank vice president Will Cantrell, one of the driving forces behind the […]