Executive director exits Main Street

Robert Ciolli Tucumcari Main Street Executive Director David Buchen turned in his resignation to the board at their regular meeting last month. “I was excited about bringing back some of the past glory to Tucumcari. That’s why I took the job,” Buchen said. A disagreement over the direction the board was taking in certain matters […]

MainStreet envisions its downtown mission

By Chelle Delaney: Quay County Sun A renovated railroad depot, restaurants, shops, galleries and green space is how many see the downtown of the future. “I can see that people are really interested in the Main Street revitalization,” said Barbara Hicklin, one of the visionaries. The future snapshot of Tucumcari’s downtown is what a group […]

Buchen’s MainStreet director, former student wounded in Iraq

MainStreet taps director… The Tucumcari Main Street Corp. announced Tuesday it has selected David Buchen for the position of director of Tucumcari MainStreet, according to a press release. His new position with MainStreet will start in August. Buchen had previously led the Small Business Development Office at Mesalands Community College. Buchen was recently named the […]

Tucumcari to be sculpted as next artist haven

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By Ryn Gargulinski: QCS Taos and Santa Fe are both renown for their art and artists – and Tucumcari may not be far behind, according to Small Business Development Center Director David Buchen at Mesalands Community College. Buchen said the city is implementing an art incubation project, with help from the Small Business Development Center, […]

Mesalands gets new small business head

TV Hagenah The new director of the Mesalands Community College Small Business Development Center, David Buchen, is, according to Mesalands Public Information Officer John Yearout, in place and already looking for ways to improve the business community of Tucumcari and surrounding areas. Buchen, on his part, said he has already started making contacts in the […]