March 29, 2006 Notable Notes

Second round of water meetings Tuesday The public is invited to see proposed actions for the Northeast New Mexico Regional Water Plan in one of four meetings next week. The Tucumcari Convention Center will host a meeting from 10 a.m. to noon Tuesday. Representatives from Curry, Harding, Quay, Roosevelt and Union counties and consultants from […]

March 4, 2006 Notable Notes

Applications sought by Early Head Start The Eastern Plains Early Head Start Program is accepting applications for enrollment in the infant/toddler program. The Early Head Start program promotes healthy prenatal outcomes for pregnant women and works with children and families of very young children (six weeks to 36 months) to ensure the development needs of […]

Quay County All-Stars capture title

QCS staff reports Staff reports The Quay County 9-10-year-old All-Stars felt some pressure going into Friday’s District 3 Little League championship game at Portales’ Rotary Park. “The boys were kind of nervous,” said Donnie Garcia, a coach for the team. “They got down early, but they kept their composure.” Quay erased an early 2-0 deficit […]

Mesaland gets floor plan approved

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By Leslie Radford: Quay County Sun A floor plan was approved by Mesalands Community College Board of Trustees last week for the addition to Building A. John Yearout, director of public relations said the next step is the “development of the complete set of blue prints, followed by additional approvals and an invitation for contractors […]

Rattlers take Cimarron

William Thompson Tucumcari defeated the Cimarron Rams, 66-57, Saturday in a basketball game marked by streaks at the Santa Rosa Invitational. The Rattlers led 8-0 early, but also trailed 10-9. Playing without ailing Nemie Salvador and injured Eric Holt, the Rattlers improved their record to 7-3. Matt Braziel hit several crucial threes and Jeremy Lopez […]

Rattlers want to win

William Thompson The Tucumcari High School Girls’ basketball team had that winning feeling only once last year in a disappointing season. Head Coach Alicia Trujillo said her players are looking to improve this season. “They are at the point where they are tired of losing,” said Trujillo. “I am a lot more excited. They are […]

Early voting going strong

TV Hagenah According to Quay County Clerk Jeannette Maddaford, roughly 20 percent of the registered voters in Quay County have already voted. Maddaford said 692 people have voted early in person and another 542 have voted by absentee ballot combining for 1,234 voters voting which works out to 19.77 percent of the 6,241 registered voters. […]

Development head leaves early

TV Hagenah Tucumcari Economic Development Director Ben Kendrick who was scheduled to finish up his job with the Greater Tucumcari Economic Development Corporation on Sept. 31 and take a similar position in Hobbs has left the Tucumcari job early. “As of today (Thursday, Aug. 5) the GTEDC and I have severed all connections,” said Kendrick […]

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 […]

Snow closes city schools

William Thompson According to Bill Reentz PhD., Superintendent of Tucumcari Schools, Tucumcari schools failed to open Monday due to hazardous early morning driving conditions. Reentz said he received a call from his transportation supervisor, John Burson, about 4:30 a.m. Monday and Burson said the road conditions were questionable. “Mr. Burson told me he saw poor […]