Labor office set to close

William Thompson According to Bill Griffin, Employment Supervisor for Tucumcari’s Workforce Development Center, the New Mexico Department of Labor told its employees Wednesday that the workforce development center in Tucumcari would be closed effective Sept. 30. State Representative Brian K. Moore, however, said Thursday afternoon that the Department of Labor had reconsidered and will now [...]

Methodists hold VBS

The Center Street United Methodist Church in Tucumcari will be offering a Vacation Bible School June 14 -18 from 8:30 a.m. until 11 a.m. daily. According to Stephanie Harman, the theme of the Vacation Bible School will be the interplay of ancient Egyptian mysteries and Bible stories which took place in that part of the [...]

Three locals graduate from Amarillo College

Three Tucumcari students graduated recently from Amarillo College in Amarillo, Texas. Susan Marie Lincoln received an Associate of Science degree. Lee A. Aragon and Tifany Maria Johnson graduated with a certificate of completion. 2004 Spring Commencement ceremonies were held yesterday at the Amarillo Civic Center Coliseum

Students gain literacy, GED at Mesalands

Joyce Ransom, a Literacy student at Mesalands Community College is finding out that it is never too late to get more education. Last August Ransom decided it was time to take the advice she had been given to improve her reading and writing skills. At 62 and with a third-grade education, she enrolled in the [...]

Festivities set for Glenrio

William Thompson The New Mexico Department of Tourism will hold a day of festivities at the Glenrio Visitor Information Center off Interstate 40, exit 373, 42 miles east of Tucumcari on May 14. Representatives from area parks and businesses will be on hand with free brochures and information. Also free food such as chips and [...]

Commissioners reject center’s roof upgrade

TV Hagenah The senior center will not have a new roof in the next few weeks. Despite hopes to the contrary by both patrons of the senior center and of Tucumcari City Commissioners, for the second commission meeting in a row, the commissioners decided to reject the bids by area contractors for the job. As [...]

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 [...]

Generations join for Easter

TV Hagenah Easter came a bit early for the residents of the Quail Ridge Assisted Living Center. In fact it came four days early as sixth-grade students from Tucumcari Middle School traveled to the center to visit the residents there. 20 students left their school early to get a chance to get to the assisted [...]

March-April 2003

• March 18, 19 & 20 – Canadian River Soil and Water Conservation District Tree Sale at the Quay County Fairgrounds. • March 20 – Reception for Author Lynn Moncus 2-4 p.m. at Tucumcari Historical Museum, 416 S. Adams. • March 20 – End Time Ministries Second Anniversary, Guest speaker Alfredo Martell. 424 South Monroe [...]

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 [...]