House holds reading bee

The House Elementary School held their annual School Reading Bee, Thursday, March 25. The students are given a story to read silently to themselves. Then they visit with a panel of judges and answer comprehension and vocabulary questions about that story.  Finally they read a passage from the story to the judges.  Participants are judged […]

State police capture fugitives near Tucumcari

William Thompson A married couple wanted for felony child abuse in connection with the death of a young girl in Colorado were apprehended by New Mexico State Police around 4 p.m. Monday near Tucumcari. Harley Quint Young was wanted for child abuse resulting in death. His wife, Micah Marie Young, was wanted for child abuse […]

Museum educates, entertains

TV Hagenah A museum dealing with dinosaurs is, by definition, something dealing with very old things. But according to those involved with Mesalands Dinosaur Museum the young are what make it fun. “It is so much fun when these groups come in here,” said museum director Craig Currell about groups of students from near and […]

Apprentice tour comes to Tucumcari

Three young singers from the Santa Fe Opera’s Apprentice Program will perform in Tucumcari April 19 at 7 p.m in a free concert for area residents. The group of performers will offer a free concert for the public as well as in-school programs for children in and around the Tucumcari area. “Our apprentice singers are […]

Local craft fair returns to Tucumcari

TV HagenahAny event that goes for more than a decade is solidly entrenched in the community. When it has gone on for twice a yea Any event that goes for more than a decade is solidly entrenched in the community. When it has gone on for twice a year for 32 years, it is about […]

Middle school releases honor rolls

Tucumcari Middle School recently released its third nine weeks honor roll and A/B honor roll. Third nine weeks All “A” honor roll Eighth grade students receiving all”A’s” were Samuel Cantwell, Ariel Crocker, Kenton Perkins and Caitlyn Romero. Seventh grade students receiving all “A’s” were Johnny Barreras, Richie Encinias, Lacy Kimbrell, Kaitlin Lopez, Rebecca Lopez, Roshan […]

Man gives injured boy bicycle

TV Hagenah The police report was cut and dried. A child riding his bicycle and a sports utility vehicle met at the intersection of Lake St. and Heman Ave. and the child was injured, the driver of the SUV called the police and the child was taken to the hospital and the bicycle was a […]

Candidates file for county positions

TV Hagenah Of the four positions that are up for election this year, County Commissioner, District 1, County Commissioner District 2, County Clerk and County Treasurer, two will have contested races; the two county commissioner positions. Democrat Ellen White, who is currently the assistant County Clerk for Quay County will be running unopposed for the […]

City gets mayor – no commish

TV Hagenah Tucumcari has a mayor at least until July, but it still has no commissioner from District 3 despite three people filing for the position since the last commission meeting. In a special meeting on Monday, the current four commissioners on the Tucumcari City Commission Christopher Maestas, Betty Ditto, Antonio Apodaca and Mary Mayfield, […]

Fairboard to sell brisket

The Quay County Fairboard will once again be selling briskets for Easter Dinner. The briskets will be $34 each and are 10 to 12 pounds each before cooking. Supplies are limited to 100. The briskets are marinated in a special sauce and then wood smoked. Individuals must place their order by April 8. Contact Nick […]