Elks Lodge post raises funds

On April 11 the Tucumcari Elks Lodge #1172 made a number of donations to youth groups in Quay County. The lodge donated $2000 to the Tucumcari High School Family, Careers and Community Leaders of America organization. The group is raising funds for national competition to be held this summer in Anaheim, Calif. The lodge also […]

Mesalands hosts dodgeball tournament

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Kimberly Hanna Mesalands Community College hosted a dodgeball tournament on April 1 at the Tucumcari High School Gymnasium. Nine teams, each made up of five team members, competed in the tournament and Team O-hu-la-hans finished in first place. Congratulations to team members James Ellet, Kayla Johnson, Jordan Spears and Tyler McCormick. Mesalands will host another […]

FCCLA students prep for nationals

Russell Anglin Tucumcari High School’s Family, Career and Community Leaders of America organization is raising funds for national competition this summer. It is also raising students’ levels of alertness throughout the school day. “We’ve been selling coffee for about half of the year,” freshman Sanda Garrett said. Coffee and smoothie sales are getting the four […]

Loose dogs discourage local jogger

Russell Anglin On Thursday evening, I ventured outside of my apartment for a jog. The breeze was excellent and the clouds made a variety of animal shapes. When I made it to one end of my block, I turned around and ran the other way. I kept my head high the entire time, taking care […]

Cody Fields sworn into Army

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Cody Fields, a 2010 graduate of Tucumcari High School, was sworn into the U.S. Army on Feb. 3. He will complete basic training at Fort Leonard Wood, Mo. He is the son of Delmarie Fields and brother of Dakota Fields. —Submitted by Daniel Perez

Logan High School 12th grade A honor roll

Loud voices prove easier to hear

Russell Anglin Dear city officials, county officials and citizens who attend open meetings in Quay County, Thank you for your commitment to public service and the greater good. Interested individuals are the grease that allows the gears of democracy to turn effectively. It is your presence and dedication to your cities and county that makes […]

Logan Public Schools second nine weeks honor roll

Logan High School A /B Honor Roll for Second Nine Weeks

UNM agreement gives Mesalands undergraduate potential

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Thomas Garcia A Tucumcari High School graduate’s efforts to bring undergraduate studies to Tucumcari comes to reality with a partnership between the University of New Mexico and Mesalands Community College. Jeronimo Dominguez, a 1966 THS graduate, serves as the vice president of UNM’s Extended University. “It is a dream come true to come here to […]

Washington piles pork high in 2010

Freedom New Mexico It’s difficult to take Washington seriously when politicians bemoan the federal deficit, whine about underfunded agencies and whimper about budget woes. It’s all the more galling when we’re reminded how Washington uses taxpayers’ money. Sen. Tom Coburn, R-Okla., has released, “The Wastebook 2010: A guide to some of the most wasteful government […]