Area schools to delay classes

QCS Staff San Jon and Tucumcari school officials delay the start of classes for Tuesday due to inclement weather. Tucumcari Public Schools will have a two hour delay classes will begin at 10 a.m., and school buses will run in town only. San Jon School will have a two hour delay and classes will start […]

John Sanchez visits Tucumcari

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Russell Anglin John Sanchez, New Mexico’s Lieutenant Governor-elect, stopped in Tucumcari Wednesday night for a one-hour listening session with local residents who had a lot to say. Sanchez addressed a crowd of about 55 people at the Tucumcari Convention Center. His major talking points included a “common sense” approach to state politics and decreased government […]

Daylight saving time flies

Russell Anglin What a difference an hour makes. I could care less what the Hawaiians, the Arizonans and the Russians may think about daylight saving time. When it works in my favor, I love it. Setting the clock back one hour Sunday meant an extra hour of sleep and I felt refreshed and vibrant when […]

Writing something can be simpler than typing it

By Lynn Moncus Although this woman from lma isn’t apt to become comfortable in what we call the “Computer Age,” I hope I can still enjoy the humor, especially when dealing with the sales people in the various computer companies. Last week, for instance, I was trying to order something from one of the well […]

Plane hovering Tucumcari was on military training mission

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A military plane that circled Tucumcari for about a half hour Tuesday night could become a routine happening in the area.

11th hour shoppers have much to choose from at local stores

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Thomas Garcia With eight days until Christmas, you might began to feel the holiday crunch, rushing around for last minute gifts, decorations or treats. Well there is some good new for those last minute shoppers, there are several great gift ideas and items available at your local retailers

Tucumcari hammer thrower fails to reach finals

U.S. Olympic hammer thrower Amber Campbell failed to qualify for the medal round late Sunday night in Beijing.

Behavior of two-footed animals truly peculiar

By Lynn Moncus The slave is still trying to set clocks so I, Aggie, will visit with you for a nice change. Of course, I never quite understand why she feels the need to change the clocks because that just upsets our schedules and causes both of us to be just a bit short tempered. […]

October 1974

C.J. Wiegel was the THS senior class student saluted by the Elks for the month of October. … J. Bronson Moore was appointed Magistrate Judge. … Dan Barks began his 75-hour marathon walk to raise money for the parks of Tucumcari. …The Tucumcari Public Schools Board of Education was declared its own Board of Finance, […]

New trustee sworn in for Mesalands

By Thomas Garcia: Freedom Newspapers A new trustee was sworn in at the regular monthly meeting of the Mesalands Community College board of trustees. Liz Estrada was sworn in to fill the vacancy left when trustee J. Bronson Moore became board president. She was also appointed as a trustee for the Mesalands Community College Foundation […]