Four Tucumcari Rattlers named to All-District team

TV Hagenah Four girls from the Tucumcari Rattler volleyball team were informed late this week that they had been named to their All-District Volleyball Team. The Four, Amanda Tapia, Jamie Jones, Autumn Moore and Rachel Calbert all said they were elated to have made the team and all credited both of their coaches for their […]

Farmers’ market starting strong

TV Hagenah The Tucumcari Farmers’ Market has found its new home at Wailes Park to its liking said the head of the area farmers’ market organization, Joye Clumbine. “Everything went really well,” said Clumbine about the first day of what is to be a twice-a-week event that will run though the end of harvest. “We […]

Local ladies fall to Estancia

William Thompson The Lady Rattlers played well in the first half, but let the Lady Bears begin to pull away in the second half as Tucumcari lost at home, 52-32, Friday. The Rattler girls had a knack for drawing fouls Friday evening. They shot from the foul line 22 times in the first half alone. […]

Family, friends recall victim

Darrell Maurina State police officials said last evening they have made no arrests and are not releasing any new information on the death of Joanie Vance, who was found dead in the Sundowner Gallery on First Street Tuesday evening. Early on in the investigation, it was released by the New Mexico State Police Investigation Division […]

Skull collection donated to college

TV Hagenah Ron and Lisa Jones of Tucumcari have donated a collection of 37 skulls from a wide variety of animals from Quay County, northern New Mexico and south Texas to Mesalands Community College. “Well,” said Ron Jones a wildlife specialist with the United States Department of Agriculture, “We donated it because we felt it […]

Farmers already feeling effects of disappearing water supply

By Haley Rice and Dave Gragg Donald Jones has been farming 29 years, but he has had enough. He loves farming and would continue, but said he’s running out of water on his Farwell farm. And Jones is not the only area resident with water worries. Most experts agree all of eastern New Mexico and […]