Hospital administrator to leave city

TV Hagenah When Hoyt Skabelund came to Tucumcari three and a half years ago in 2001, he was an unknown quantity. But most people in the city knew that the hospital needed someone. It had reached a point where something need to be done. And because of that, the townspeople were willing to give the […]

Aggie takes over keys of computer

Lynn Moncus When the slave squeaked, “Aggie,” I knew she needed something so I ambled in to see what she wanted. Because she was pointing at the computer, I leapt onto the chair to begin writing this column before she could change her mind. She has had what she calls a cold and has been […]

Election – Ron Wilmot

Name: Ron Wilmot Age: 53 Profession: Tucumcari Convention Center Director 1. What is it that makes Tucumcari uniquely Tucumcari? 1. “Tucumcari has a small town atmosphere with a small town quality of life,” spouts our Economic Development Corporation website. Tucumcari may be where the legends began, but it is time to leave the past and […]

Frasier running for commission seat

Doyle W. Frasier 1. What is it that makes Quay County uniquely Quay County? “I have lived numerous places traveling with road construction and Quay County is definitely unique. I feel the diversified cultures and compatibility of our county gives us an inner strength you don’t see in other places. We live here because we […]

Election – Hodge seeks commission seat

TV Hagenah Mark Hodge 1. What is it that makes Quay County uniquely Quay County? “What makes Quay County unique is its cultural diversity and its location just off Interstate-40.” 2. What do you see as the future of Quay County? “Quay County should be the gateway to our wonderful State of New Mexico. A […]

Logan crushes Mosquero

TV Hagenah LOGAN – After the Mosquero boys tied the score at 2 apiece, they had little sight of the Longhorns scorewise again for the rest of the game losing to the Logan team 76-28. The Logan boys truly dominated their Harding County opponents in each of the four quarters of Thursday night’s game. The […]

70 students named to Tucumcari High School Honor Roll

Tucumcari High School released their honor roll for the second nine weeks term. .Second nine weeks: Seniors receiving straight “A’s” were Jamie Pender and Josette Rey. Juniors receiving straight “A’s” were Danny Benavidez, Alisha Craine and Marlena Murphy. Sophomores receiving straight “A’s” were Clay Beevers, Stephanie Burns, Drew Hale, Eric Holt and Ann Louise Romero. […]

Logan ‘ready to get better’

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By Ryan Lengerich For the Longhorns, trying to forget Friday’s one point loss to Melrose would be the easy thing to do. Head coach Billy Burns won’t let that happen. “We talked about the fact that the game was ours and we lost it,” Burns said. “We could have won but we kind of gave […]

Organizers: Air show will go on

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By Ryan Lengerich The Thunderbirds won’t fly — and that’s no big deal. The 11th annual Tucumcari Rotary Club Air show will go on as planned and organizer Bob McClelland Jr. expects an excellent show despite its original main attraction, the Air Force Thunderbirds, canceling their flight eight days before the event. “We have such […]