Locals win roles as movie extras

William Thompson J.R. Montoya and his wife, Maxine, recently spent a day on a movie set in Floyd. The Tucumcari couple had to dress as an early 1960’s ranching couple and sit in a church all day in order to appear in the movie Believe in Me . The movie is being filmed in and […]

Mesalands awards Hispanic grants to three students

Three students at Mesalands Community College have been awarded the Hispanic Opportunity Grant for tuition and/or fees while enrolled at Mesalands. Recipients of the grant include John P. Garcia, Eric Mascarenas, and Josephine Sena. The grant has been established as a result of the Mesalands Community College Foundation Annual Hispanic Scholarship Fund raiser held each […]

Annual Altrusa ‘Car Party’ set for Saturday

TV Hagenah The annual Car Party will take place on Saturday, Oct. 23 at the Tucumcari Elks Lodge. This year’s car for which the $100 per ticket raffle was held is a sport metallic red pontiac Grand Am which has been parked in front of the Wells Fargo Bank for a number of weeks. According […]

House school releases honor roll

HOUSE – House schools released their first grading period honor roll and 28 House students are on the list. Representatives from House said Eight students were placed on the all “A” honor roll and the other 20 are on the “A” and “B” honor roll. “A” honor roll Seniors Nathan Foust, Lindsy Lee and Jonathan […]

Lack of vaccine affects Tucumcari

TV Hagenah Like many communities in the United States, there is almost no influenza vaccine in Quay County this year and that is causing problems for many people in the area. “Almost nobody has any (vaccine),” said Bobbie White of the Quay County Public Health Office. Some of the doctors have some, but I can’t […]

Commissioner recall petitions come up short

TV Hagenah There will be no recall of Tucumcari City Commissioner Jim Witcher. In the Thursday evening meeting of the Tucumcari City Commission, city clerk Rachel Hicklin presented her report on the results of her examination of the signatures on recall petitions submitted late last month to her by George Aragon. In her report to […]

Rainfall good for local wheat crop

William Thompson The Quay County area has received above average rainfall this year, especially this fall. Wheat farmers are happy, but they still want more rain this winter and next spring. David and Jerri Rush have a moderate-sized wheat operation south of Ragland. Jerri Rush said they are grateful for the recent rains. “We just […]

FFA kids head to convention

TV Hagenah According to Tucumcari High School FFA Sponsor Glenda Sours, members of the Tucumcari FFA Floriculture Career Development Team are ready to go to Louisville, Ky and compete in the FFA national floriculture competition at the National FFA Convention being held there Oct. 27-30. Sours said that the four FFA floriculture team members competing, […]

United Way sets plans for numerous activities

TV Hagenah United Way Auction Chairman Amanda Hammer announced recently the annual United Way Auction will be Monday, Nov. 1, at the Well Fargo Bank in Tucumcari from 5:30-9 p.m. According to Hammer, the event will be also be broadcast on KTNM AM/FM radio. Hammer said area merchant’s donations were what made the event possible. Local […]

Does collect to fight MS

TV Hagenah According to Jessica Braziel, the local Order of Does are going all out to combat Multiple Sclerosis this year. Braziel, the secretary of the local Does organization, said her group will be raising money during the week of October 17 throughout the area. “One of our big activities is to raise money for […]