4/20 Calendar

Today Eastern New Mexico Rural Water Authority meeting — 10 a.m. at the Tucumcari Convention Center. Southwest Quay Soil Conservation District meeting — 7 p.m. Friday Swearing-in Ceremony of Robert Roark as the new Postmaster of Tucumcari — 10 a.m. to 11 a.m. at the Tucumcari Post office, 220 S. First St. Refreshments will be […]

4-16 community notes

• Tucumcari High School will be holding a scholarship awards ceremony at 7 p.m. on May 12 in the high school auditorium. Representatives from organizations are invited to present any scholarships that are awarded to a Tucumcari High School student. The school requests organizations provide the counseling center about the amount of each scholarship and […]

Identity theft laws should come after slow consideration

Few things can be more infuriating than having someone steal your identity — Social Security number, bank account numbers, credit card numbers, even your medical records. Such “identity theft” — as well as the related simple loss or unauthorized release of personal information — is occurring more often in our digitized society. On Monday, California […]

4/9 Calendar

Today Tucumcari Arts Festival Exhibit open to public — 10 a.m. to 8 p.m. at the Tucumcari Convention Center Beginning machine quilting class — offered by the QuayZ Quilters. 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. at the Norton Road Fire Station. Lunch will be provided. The cost is $30 per person plus $10 for supplies. The […]

4/6 Calendar

Today New Mexico Agriculture Keys to Survival Conference ‹ 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. at New Mexico Tech¹s Macey Center. Registration is $20. Information: 983-4615 or 852-2668 Arch Hurley Concervancy District Board Meeting ‹ 9 a.m. at the district office, 901 E. High St. Friday Infant and Preschool child find and kindergarten registration ‹ sponsored […]

4/2 Calendar

Today Tucumcari Craft Fair — at the Quay County Fair Barn. All items will be handmade by local crafters and others. Information: Alvin Cawthon: 461-3721 Girl Scout paper drive — 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. at Mesalands Community College. Information: 461-4421 Jerry Dean Concert — 9 p.m. to 1 a.m. at the Tucumcari Convention Center. […]

Sunshine Week time to trumpet open government

In small ways and more sweeping assaults, government officials have been closing their windows to public scrutiny. It is a troubling and ironic trend. Coming as the president speaks eloquently of developing democratic institutions across the world, Americans cannot be complacent about our own. It is time to seek more openness from federal, state and […]

3-16 calendar

Today CANCELED: The Eastern New Mexico Rural Water Authority meeting ‹10 a.m. at the Logan Civic Center. Scholastic Book Fair ‹ 7:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. at the San Jon School Library. Potluck with Iron Pour artists ‹ 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. at the bronze foundry at Mesalands Community College. Information: 461-9679 Thursday Scholastic […]

3-9 calendar

Today ³On the Road to Living With Diabetes,² ‹ 10 a.m. and 5:30 p.m. at the Quay County Extension Office. Information: 462-0562 Knights of Columbus Council #6937 Free throw district championship ‹ 7 p.m. in Santa Rosa. Participants must bring a copy of their birth certificate to compete. Information: 461-7912 Friday The Tucumcari chapter of […]

3/5 Calendar

Today Quay County Little League Registration — 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. at Rattler Gym, call 461-2874 for details. Girl Scouts’ paper drive — 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. at Mesalands Community College on 11th Street. Sunday Quay County Little League Registration — 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. at Rattler Gym, call 461-2874 for details. […]