Soccer to begin

According to the directors of the Tucumcari Recreation Center. Soccer season is about to begin. Which they say means that the Tucumcari Soccer League will be taking soccer registrations Saturday, Feb. 28, from 2 to 4 p.m. at the recreation center at 900 E. Laughlin. Kim Enriquez, one of the directors of the soccer program […]

Calvin Litchfield

Calvin Litchfield, 60 died in Tucumcari on Wednesday, Feb. 18, 2004 unexpectedly. Calvin Litchfield was born March 23, 1943 in Clovis. He attended and graduated from the Clovis School System in 1961. He attend and graduated from McMurry University in 1965. He was a Certified Public accountant who owned and operated the Litchfield Accounting Office […]

Jailer indicted by grand jury

William Thompson Robert Gonzales, the Quay County Juvenile Detention Center employee who was arrested and charged in November with criminal sexual acts, has had all charges against him dismissed in Quay County Magistrate Court. However, evidence will now be presented against Gonzales before a grand jury, his supervisor at the detention center said. Magistrate Judge […]

Charges dropped against jailer

William Thompson Robert Gonzales, the Quay County Juvenile Detention Center employee who was arrested and charged in November with criminal sexual acts, has had all charges against him dismissed in Quay County Magistrate Court. However, evidence will now be presented against Gonzales before a grand jury, his supervisor at the detention center said. Magistrate Judge […]

Community church service set for Sunday

QCS Reports The sixth-annual Community Church Service is scheduled to take place at the Tucumcari Convention Center Sunday, and according to Rev. James Witcher of Tucumcari he is expecting a good turnout. “Well, we had over 400 people last year,” said Witcher, “and we’re putting out more than 450 chairs this year. And we can […]

Three female detainees accuse jailer of sex crimes

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By Ryan Lengerich A Quay County Juvenile Detention Center officer was arrested Monday and charged with sex-related crimes against three juvenile detainees, police said. Robert Gonzales, 27, of Tucumcari was arrested and charged with two counts of criminal sexual penetration of a minor and two counts of criminal sexual contact of a minor, court documents […]

Educators want parental involvement

By Angela Peacock A family affair, in which parents get involved to help their children receive the best education possible, is the mission behind Mesalands Community College’s Family Academy. The college has been working with Tucumcari schools and local parents to design the after-school program to assist children with special academic needs. Teachers refer the […]

9/17 obits

David Largent David Largent, 77, died Sept. 14, 2003 at the Veterans Administration Hospital in Amarillo. He was born July 12, 1926 in Merkel, Texas. Mr. Largent was a member of the Center Street United Methodist Church of Tucumcari. He was a World War II veteran serving in the U.S. Navy. Mr. Largent was active […]

Rec. center keeps kids off streets

By Angela Peacock When school is out Orlando Nathan and his friends Antonio Vasquez, Alex Page and Emilio Castaneda can be found at their favorite hang-out, the local recreation center. The 15-year-old boys meet at the recreational center after school each day around 5:30 p.m. to play basketball, lift weights but mostly they said to […]

August 20, 2003

Helen L. Dunn Helen Dunn, 89, died Friday, August 15, 2003, in her home. She was born Oct. 26, 1913 in Lindsborg, Kan. Mrs. Dunn grew up in Lindsborg where she attended the Lindsborg School System. She later graduated from the Bethany College at Lindsborg, Kan. with a major in chemistry and minor in mathematics. […]