Hospital hires new administrator

TV Hagenah Just a month after popular Dr. Dan C. Trigg Memorial Hospital Administrator Hoyt Skateblund left Tucumcari, a new administrator for the hospital has been hired for the Tucumcari facility. David Bailey of Monticello, Ind. will be taking command of the Tucumcari hospital at the beginning of January, said D. Rush who has been […]

Additional vaccine reaches county

TV Hagenah Dee Reed of the Quay County Public Health Office announced Friday that the public health office had received flu vaccine for “at risk” adults and it has already been distributed to the different physician’s offices in the county. “At this time,” said Reed, “the public health office will not be giving flue shots […]

Volunteers salute Veterans Day with flags at cemetery

TV Hagenah As the blustery wind blew Wednesday afternoon, a handful of men and women wandered through Memorial Park Cemetery reading each headstone. When they found anything on the incription of the headstones that said the individual lying there had been a member of the U.S. military while alive, they put a small 8 X […]

November adoption starts new family

TV Hagenah For Jeri and Sammy Robinson Wednesday, Nov. 10 was a very special day this year for something other than being the day before Veterans’ Day. For the two, It was the day they officially became a family because on Wednesday, which was National Adoption Day, Sammy was adopted by Jeri his official new […]

Two injured in Interstate 40 rollover

William Thompson A man and a woman were transported to Dan C. Trigg Memorial Hospital Thursday morning after their vehicle rolled over twice on I-40 just west of the 334 mile marker. No other vehicles were involved in the accident. Sgt. Rigo Chavarria of New Mexico State Police said driver fatigue may have played a […]

Police evaluation presented Thursday

TV Hagenah After two months of examination and review, the consulting firm of MBR Consulting told the Tucumcari City Commission and those that were present Thursday evening at city hall for a special work session the shape of the Tucumcari Police Department as they perceived it. According to Mark Radosevich, the senior partner in MBR […]

FCCLA members learn to teach

William Thompson In a collaborative venture between New Mexico State University’s Extension Service and the Tucumcari High School chapter of Family Career and Community Leaders of America, nine high school students will be teaching third graders about nutrition. The program, entitled, “Eat Smart, Play Hard,” involves three groups of three Tucucmari High School students that […]

Spanish Music comes to city

William Thompson The Quay Council for Arts and Humanities is sponsoring another concert event in its series of diverse musical offerings. Tenor Andre Garcia- Nuthman will be performing at 3 p.m. Sunday in the Tucumcari High School auditorium. The selection of vocal pieces include classical Spanish works with accompaniment from a classically-trained guitarist and a […]

Tucumcari Police Chief resigns

TV Hagenah Tucumcari City Manager Richard Primrose announced Thursday evening at a Tucumcari City Commission meeting that Tucumcari City Police Chief Dennis Townsend had resigned effective Nov. 29 as the city’s police chief. Townsend was unavailable for comment. He is apparently on vacation. Despite rumors of the upcoming resignation and questions from the media about […]

Veterans Day program ready

TV Hagenah The annual Veterans’ Day Program is ready to go said the man in charge of the celebration of America’s veterans, Harold Sloan. Sloan, the instrumental and vocal music instructor at Tucumcari High School, said the 2004 edition of the program promises to be one of the best that he has ever been involved […]