Logan seeks new principal

William Thomposn Logan Public Schools are in the process of searching for a new principal and a girls’ basketball coach. Carolyn Franklin, Superintendent of Logan Public Schools , said Principal Tommy Thompson has resigned in order to take a teaching position at San Jon Schools and Bridget Rey, the girls’ basketball coach, has moved to […]

VFW offers free meals

William Thompson The Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 2528, located at 106 East Main Street will be serving free breakfast and dinner today and tomorrow in support of the Mother Road Rally. Mucio Lopez, quartermaster of the VFW Post, said that many VFW members and their families have donated time and money. ‘We’ve got a […]

Gates open for ‘Rally’

William Thompson The gates to the Quay County Fairgrounds were officially opened at 9 a.m yesterday morning to visitors coming to the Mother Road Rally. The vendors were putting the finishing touches on their booths in preparation for what they hoped will be a huge weekend-long event. Ron Humphrey and his wife, Patsi, sold a […]

Local airshow wins N.M. honor

TV Hagenah Once again the Tucumcari Airshow was named the Airshow/Event of the Year by the New Mexico Municipal League earlier this week. According to Roger Makin, communications coordinator of the New Mexico Municipal League the Tucumcari Airshow won the honor “based on community involvement, variety of activities, public notice and management efficiency.” Makin said […]

Reading program begins

TV Hagenah Tucumcari Summer Reading program, Readiscover New Mexico, will begin June 21 at Tucumcari Public Library on Second Street, and according to Assistant Librarian Dainetta Kroeker, it promises to be a fun time for the young people taking part in it. “We’re going to have a number of different activities aimed specifically at children,” […]

San Jon Schools gets new super

TV Hagenah As of 7 p.m. Monday, the San Jon School District has a new administrator . Chosen to replace the exiting principal and superintendent of schools at San Jon was New Mexico native, Craig Stockton. “I’m really excited about having Mr. Stockton on board,” said San Jon Board of Education member Art White. “I’ve […]

Bread lady returns

William Thompson Mary Jane Edaakie, a member of the Isleta Pueblo tribe and affectionately known to Tucumcari residents as the “Bread Lady”, returned to the Tucumcari Historical Museum Saturday to bake Native American bread in an outdoor oven or “horno.” Edaakie comes from the Isleta Pueblo reservation to Tucumcari twice a year to serve up […]

Euro tourists sample Tucumcari

William Thompson A bus load of about fifty tourists from England, Scotland, Ireland and Wales, pulled into Tucumcari Saturday for a brief visit at the Tucumcari Historical Museum. The bus had stopped previously at the Glenrio Welcome Center where tourism officials told the travelers about Native American bread being made at the museum. The tourists, […]

Logan firefighters keep at it

TV Hagenah Logan Volunteer Fire Department Chief Rick Stall said so far the summer season has been a mixed blessing for his department. “Traffic is up here,” said Stall, “and calls are up a little I’d say, but most of them have been EMS.” On the other side of the coin, he said that grass […]

Quay County GOP go to convention

Three Republicans representing Quay County traveled to Albuquerque over the weekend to the quadrennial Republican State Convention. Attending the convention were County Party Chairperson Travis Nelson, and Quay County Representatives Jimmy Pierce and Betty Ditto. Nelson said that a number of other area Republicans were present including: New Mexico State Agriculture Secretary from Quay County […]