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 […]

FCCLA students excel at districts

TV Hagenah By TV Hagenah Quay County Sun The Family, Career and Community Leaders of America had their district competition on Saturday, March 20 at Melrose High School at which 41 middle and high school students competed in 12 events. In the competition the students compete against a set of standards and are awarded stars […]

Artists pour iron

TV Hagenah The scene on the south side of the Mesalands Community College art room on Friday afternoon and evening looked more like some sort of post-apocalyptic film rather than a place of art. One almost expected to see Mad Max step out from the shadows as fire belched toward the sky and people ran […]

Logan, Tucumcari get big projects from pipeline deal

Jack King FREEDOM COMMUNICATIONS MELROSE — The board of the Eastern New Mexico Rural Water Authority voted Wednesday to add three more construction efforts to the Ute Water Project, raising the cost of the project by $10 million. The additions bring the total construction cost of the project to $263 million, said ENMRWA Project Manager Scott […]

Faux accident helps teach

TV Hagenah A potentially deadly accident and people with life-threatening injuries are rushed to the emergency room. ER personnel step into trauma mode, but when it is all over, it is not real. In fact, it was an exercise put on by the administrators of Dan C. Trigg Memorial Hospital and the area’s emergency services […]

FCCLA competes in Melrose

Jody Lamm, a teacher at Tucumcari Middle School, will be taking members of the middle school’s Family, Career and Community Leaders of America club to Melrose today for a district tournament. The students will be competing in a variety of events designed to assess their family and career skills. One group of middle school students […]

Library, extension office offer internet access

William Thompson The Tucumcari public library has a total of seven computers capable of providing internet access to the public free of charge. Also, the County Extension office for NMSU , located in the basement of the Quay County Courthouse provides four computers for public use. Mary Ann Molinas, Head Librarian at Tucumcari Public Library, […]

Tucumcari seniors enjoy Pioneer Center

William Thompson Social events occur regularly at the Pioneer Senior Center on South Third Street. The center holds a dance almost every month. Recently, the center held a tea social. The response was more than the center staff had expected according to Tara Martinez, volunteer activities director for the center. “We had about twenty people […]

Tucumcari featured on Albuquerque TV

TV Hagenah According to the members of the staff of KNME Television, the educational television station in Albuquerque, Tucumcari will have a featured role in their next cultural affairs series, “Colors.” The program featuring Tucumcari titled “Route 66: The Neon Road in New Mexico” will be broadcast Saturday, March 20. It will be available to […]

Technology sends four to nationals

TV Hagenah They were the smallest group at the New Mexico State Technology Student Association Competition, but when they came away from the competition all four of the competitors would be heading to the national competition in Nashville in June. “I’m very proud of them,” said sponsor/coach Charles Gallegos who took the group of four […]