Area senior citizens crowd into commission chambers

TV Hagenah Senior citizens from throughout Quay County crowded into the county commission chambers Thursday morning to hear what County commissioners had to say about staying on as the entity in charge of the county’s senior centers. The standing-room-only crowd heard commissioners explain that many things were not as they would like them if they […]

Gun locks available

William Thompson Local owners of firearms can pick up free gun locks at the Tucumcari Police Station, the Logan Police Station and the Quay County Sheriffs Office. The free gun locks are now available due to the efforts of the National Shooting Sports Foundation. Susie Moore, secretary for the Quay County Sheriffs Office, said the […]

Tucumcari still without mayor

TV Hagenah Despite attempts to the contrary by some, Tucumcari still has no mayor and still has no commissioner for District 3. In the sometimes contentious Tucumcari City Commission meeting Thursday evening, it was decided that no decision would be made about appointing a person to fill the commission seat left vacant when Mayor Calvin […]

Melodrama scheduled for city

TV Hagenah Rehearsals are well underway for Tucumcari High School’s spring production of “Someone Save My Baby Ruth” or (“Foil the Villain”) under the direction of drama instructor Peggy Szaloy. Szaloy said the play is a melodrama which takes place in Boston in the late 1800s with most of the action going on in two […]

St. Anne’s Church cooks Irish Stew

St. Anne’s Catholic Church will be holding it’s annual St. Patrick’s Day Irish stew luncheon at Hammond Hall Wednesday. The stew will be served from 11 a.m. until 2 p.m. The cost is $6, with proceeds going to St. Anne’s Altar Rosary Society. Arlene Frey, of St. Anne’s Church, said that the Altar Rosary Society […]

Circus comes to Tucumcari

William Thompson The Culpepper-Merriweather Great Combined Circus will raise the big top on the morning of March 31 at the Quay County Fairgrounds. The circus will present two 90 minute performances at 5 p.m. and 7:30 p.m. Terri Moss, Home Office manager for Culpepper-Meriweather, said Tucumcari residents should expect a wide variety of entertainment. “There […]

Martinez places at spelling bee

TV Hagenah This year Michael Martinez did not make it to the finals in Washington D.C. in spelling, but he got about as close as it is possible to get without actually making it. In the regional spelling bee in Clovis which determined who would move on to the next level in spelling, the National […]

Altrusa Sets book drops

TV Hagenah According to Glenda Reid of the Tucumcari Altrusa organization, on Monday, March 8, the Altrusa International Club of Tucumcari placed a “little blue house” book drop box in the lobby of the Wells Fargo Bank on First Street in Tucumcari. Reid said the book drop box will serve as a focal point for […]

Mesalands, Luna Community Colleges ink pact

Mesalands Community College of Tucumcari and Luna Community College, of Las Vegas have, according to representatives of MCC, entered into agreement to provide students from the LCC service area a Commercial Drivers License Program as well as to expand the LCC Nursing Program to include students from Mesalands. The joint agreement is a “win win” […]

Hospital gets new radiologist

TV Hagenah Dan C. Trigg Memorial Hospital’s new head of radiology is Craig Northcutt, most recently of Kentucky and before that of San Fancisco, Calif. “We are very lucky to have him,” said Hoyt Skabelund, director of the Trigg Memorial Hospital. “I can’t tell you just how excited we are to have someone of Dr. […]