Boxcar crowned ‘Queen’

Winnie Hagenah Ruby Ann Boxcar was crowned Queen of the Tucumcari Route 66 Festival Friday evening, July 9, at the Tucumcari Convention Center in front of a crowd of nearly 200 people. Queen Ruby Ann presented copies of her five books as door prizes along with hugs for the ladies and kisses for all the […]

Festival features variety of fun

Johnnie Meier On Thursday July 8th, the Tucumcari Route 66 Festival will kick-off with a unique Tucumcari event, the Second Annual Trail Ride Through the Trails West Lounge. That evening, around 7:30 PM, riders on horseback will ride their horses into the Trails West Lounge. Each will ride up to the bar, and order a […]

Six Logan youths attend convention

Six members of the Logan FFA chapter traveled to the New Mexico State FFA Convention in Las Cruces June 1-4. competed at a number of different competitions. Denton Dowell and Drew Perez both competed in the Chapter Public Speaking competition. Dowell placed first thus qualifying for the National competition at the National FFA Convention in […]

Softball revises schedule

The following is the revised schedule for the 2004 Women’s softball league. All games are played at the softball field behind the Tucumcari Convention Center. Friday June 25 Pacheco’s vs. Clueless – 7 p.m. Las Diablitas vs. Pacheco’s – 8 p.m. Friday July 2 Pacheco’s vs. Clueless – 7 p.m. Logan vs. Las Diblitas – […]

Quay County GOP go to convention

Three Republicans representing Quay County traveled to Albuquerque over the weekend to the quadrennial Republican State Convention. Attending the convention were County Party Chairperson Travis Nelson, and Quay County Representatives Jimmy Pierce and Betty Ditto. Nelson said that a number of other area Republicans were present including: New Mexico State Agriculture Secretary from Quay County […]

NARFE convention off and running

TV Hagenah The New Mexico Federation of the National Association of Retired Federal Employees will hold their 43 annual convention in Tucumcari April 15-17. State Federation President Jerry Makowsksi of Roswell reported that roughly 180 members from 20 chapters throughout the state were expected to attend the convention in Tucumcari. According to Makowsksi, one of […]

Pipline information seen as ‘critical’

Mike Linn The Republican Party of Quay County met Tuesday evening in Tucumcari to select delegates to the state Republican Pre-Primary Nominating Convention in Alburquerque on Mar. 6. Three delegates, “Scooter” Mitchell, Tucumcari, Sam Morrow, Logan and Travis Nelson, Nara Visa, were selected to attend the nominating convention. The purpose of the Nominating Convention in […]

Republicans select Quay Delegates

William Thompson The Republican Party of Quay County met Tuesday evening in Tucumcari to select delegates to the state Republican Pre-Primary Nominating Convention in Alburquerque on Mar. 6. Three delegates, “Scooter” Mitchell, Tucumcari, Sam Morrow, Logan and Travis Nelson, Nara Visa, were selected to attend the nominating convention. The purpose of the Nominating Convention in […]

Economic Development meeting draws big crowd

TV Hagenah The Economic development “visioning session” Tuesday evening did what most in the audience want Tucumcari to achieve. It grew so big, it outgrew its confines. The original site for the meeting was scheduled for the Territorial Building of the Tucumcari Convention Center at the east end of Tucumcari. However, 10 minutes after the […]

Motor vehicles show stuff at celebration

By Dave Gragg The fascination with Route 66 is a reflection on the nation’s fascination with the vehicles that drove down it, so a celebration of the Mother Road wouldn’t be complete without activities for cars and motorcycles. This weekend’s activities should fit the bill nicely. Friday night’s car cruise/poker run starts 5:30 p.m. at […]