Tucumcari seniors receive recognition

William Thompson Tucumcari High School seniors, Jamie Pender and Nicole Crocker, recently received recognition from the New Mexico Department of Education for getting high scores on their ACT, a national college admissions exam, and maintaining a 3.5 grade point average or better at the same time. The two students received letters of recognition from the […]

Officers honored

Recently area law enforcement personnel were honored by the DWI organization with their Law Enforcement Appreciation Night. The organization honored 20 officers from the New Mexico State Police, the Tucumcari Police Department and the Logan Police Force.and the Motor transportation division. New Mexico State Police receiving certificates of appreciation for DWI included – Paul Bell, […]

Timothy Wayne Wright

Timothy Wayne Wright, 51, died at his residence in Tucumcari on Monday, March 22, 2004. Timothy Wright was born Jan. 20, 1953 in Tucumcari. He had been a member of the Amarillo Police Department and the SWAT team for that department. He is survived by three daughters, Stephanie of Austin, Bethany and Tiffany both of […]

City gets money for new truck

TV Hagenah The Tucumcari Fire Department is getting a new fire truck by way of a grant from the New Mexico governor’s office, and members of the fire department are elated about it. “We are very happy about this news,” said Tucumcari Fire Chief Mike Cherry when he heard it was official that Tucumcari would […]

Obits oct. 29

Newell Conner Edward Newell Conner Edward, 83, died Oct. 23, 2003 in Amarillo. He was born Aug. 10, 1920 in Liberal, Kan. Mr. Edward moved with his family in a covered wagon from Texas to New Mexico where they homesteaded in south eastern New Mexico. They later moved up to Quay County where he attended […]

Rep. Udall fights for student aid

By Angela Peacock U.S. Representative Tom Udall is working to prevent the U.S. Department of Education from cutting back on key higher education grants and work studies programs. Udall recently signed a letter to members of the conference committee reviewing the Labor-HHS-Education Appropriations Bill, urging Congress to retain a Senate passed provision that would restore […]

Area businesses hit with tobacco sting

By Darrell Todd Maurina Salespeople in 16 area businesses — four in Clovis, three in Portales, two in San Jon, two in Logan, one in Nara Visa, three in Clayton and one in Elida — face misdemeanor charges and up to a $1,000 fine for selling tobacco last week to a 17-year-old minor working as […]