Methodists host ‘Games Day’

William Thompson Center Street United Methodist Church will hold its first annual “Games Day” Saturday Nov. 13 from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. All kinds of board games and card games will be played and everyone will break for an Italian lunch midway through the event. Anna Lee Schuster, an organizer of the event, said […]

Mother Road Rally set for June 17

William Thompson Organizers are already busy planning for the second annual Mother Road Rally, set to take place at the Quay County Fairgrounds June 17-19. Lynn Hudson, committee chairperson for the Mother Road Rally board, said the board is meeting formally every other week. “Community members can contact one of the board members and ask […]

San Jon Schools gets new super

TV Hagenah As of 7 p.m. Monday, the San Jon School District has a new administrator . Chosen to replace the exiting principal and superintendent of schools at San Jon was New Mexico native, Craig Stockton. “I’m really excited about having Mr. Stockton on board,” said San Jon Board of Education member Art White. “I’ve […]

San Jon hires new superintendent

William Thompson Joel Henry, Superintendent of San Jon Schools, has resigned. San Jon’s Principal Al McMillian has retired, and a new school superintendent has already been hired. Henry announced his decision to resign at a recent school board meeting. Henry was paid a salary of $68,000 per year. He served just one year as superintendent. […]

Barry named to Selective Service Board

Dr. Phillip O. Barry, President of Mesalands Community College, has been appointed to serve on the New Mexico Region 3 Selective Service Board which includes Quay and Union counties. The certificate of appointment was presented to Dr. Barry by the Selective Service Commander for the State of New Mexico, Detachment Commander Gabriel Romero. The Selective […]

Cadidates square off for state senate – Sparks

David Arkin A former Raton mayor and current city commissioner doesn’t think northern New Mexico is getting the representation it needs in Santa Fe. He said he’s running for the New Mexico State Senate to change that. Fred Sparks, who spent 25 years working for the Santa Fe Railroad before retiring, is gearing up for […]

Calendar

• April 12 – National Association of Retired Federal Employees, noon at K-Bobs. Installation of officers. • April 12 – The Higher Learning Commission/NCA All-employee meeting will be held at Mesalands Community College at 2:30 p.m. in room A-121. • April 12 – Economic Development Corporation, 5:15 p.m. at the Territorial Building of the Convention […]

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 […]

Tourism board makes solid strides in quest

TV Hagenah With economic development shifting into high gear in the Tucumcari area, Brenda Bishop of the Quay County Tourism Board said economic development in the form of tourism is gearing up also. Bishop said the tourism board which was formed last year is starting to focus on just what they feel needs to be […]

Two appointed to CRSCD board

TV Hagenah According to Evelyn Massy, district clerk for the Canadian River Soil and Water Conservation District, the canvassing board for the election previously scheduled for February 3 by the CRSWCD met during the regular meeting of the district on Monday, Jan. 19 and decided there would be no reason for an election to the […]