Economic Development Head focuses on goals

TV Hagenah Executive Director of the Grater Tucumcari Economic Development Corporation Ben Kendrick has been in office one month and has been operating under his new vision statement and short term goals for just under two weeks and he feels he is moving in the right direction. At the economic development “Visioning Session” he asked […]

Chamber of Commerce looks for bands

TV Hagenah IQuay County Sun Despite it being better than two full months away, Chamber of Commerce Banquet scheduled for April 8, is still on a number of people’s minds. “It’s a big event every year,” said Tucumcari/Quay County Chamber of Commerce Executive Director Virginia Wright. “And we want to do it up right.” Wright […]

Two appointed to CRSCD board

TV Hagenah According to Evelyn Massy, district clerk for the Canadian River Soil and Water Conservation District, the canvassing board for the election previously scheduled for February 3 by the CRSWCD met during the regular meeting of the district on Monday, Jan. 19 and decided there would be no reason for an election to the […]

Local woman flies radio controlled planes

TV Hagneh Vickie Belisle has more airplanes than some small nations. She has 46 of them and all are in her ranch style home east of Tucumcari. There are planes, some with wingspans of more than nine feet across, hanging from the ceiling, some behind doors some in special racks, some on special tables, some […]

Homicide investigation continues

TV Hagenah According to representatives of area law enforcement agencies, work is continuing in the homicide investigation of the death of Joanie Vance of rural Tucumcari which took place Tuesday evening, Jan. 20 at the Sundowner Gallery and Gifts on First Street around 5 p.m. “Investigating officers are working on it extremely hard,” said New […]

Snow closes city schools

William Thompson According to Bill Reentz PhD., Superintendent of Tucumcari Schools, Tucumcari schools failed to open Monday due to hazardous early morning driving conditions. Reentz said he received a call from his transportation supervisor, John Burson, about 4:30 a.m. Monday and Burson said the road conditions were questionable. “Mr. Burson told me he saw poor […]

Belly dancing set to roll

TV Hagenah It is a dance that brings to mind Scheherazade, Salome and even Mata Hari. It is a dance that brings to mind the middle east, of hookas and sitting on pillows on the floor. It is a dance of women in gauzy clothes and veils. And in the not too distant future it […]

Dems anticipate caucus

TV Hagenah According to representatives of the Democratic Party in Quay County, they are looking forward to Tuesday, Feb. 3 which will be the first ever Democratic caucus in New Mexico. “It’s very important for Democrats,” said the county chair of the Democratic Party in Quay County Ron Wilmot. “It’s important for them to vote […]

San Jon releases honor roll

San Jon Schools released their honor roll for the second nine weeks term. Second Nine Weeks: The only Senior receiving straight “A’s” was Katie Pool. Juniors receiving straight “A’s were Ellen Bone and Jennifer Choate. The only Sophomore receiving straight “A’s” was Rich Martinez. The only Freshman receiving straight “A’s” was Tyce Foster. The only […]

Family, friends recall victim

Darrell Maurina State police officials said last evening they have made no arrests and are not releasing any new information on the death of Joanie Vance, who was found dead in the Sundowner Gallery on First Street Tuesday evening. Early on in the investigation, it was released by the New Mexico State Police Investigation Division […]