Recycling day scheduled

QCS staff Participants in the Leadership Development Program have scheduled a recycling day from 8 a.m. to noon on May 22 in the Lowe’s grocery store parking lot. Proceeds from the event will be used to provide scholarships for next year’s participants. Members are asking residents to donate aluminum cans, copper, brass, iron, tin, batteries, […]

Police: Man tried hiding dope after crashing on I-40

An El Paso, Texas man was charged with felony drug distribution Friday after New Mexico State Police say he tried to stash more than 200 pounds of marijuana under an overpass on Interstate 40 near Tucumcari. State police said Henry Alan Lowe, 40, lost control of his car and slammed into a snow-covered shoulder on […]

Families give thanks for their blessings

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Chelle Delaney The rush is on. The grocery carts are filling up at Lowe’s and the colorful autumn table decorations are being selected from the shelves at Kmart.Thanksgiving is tomorrow. But the little community of San Jon got a head start Sunday on the holiday with their “Thanksgiving Git-Together.” They put on a spread with […]

Orlando Victor “Joe” Alarcon

Orlando Victor “Joe” Alarcon Services: 10 a.m., today a Mass of the Resurrection will be celebrated at St. Anne’s Catholic Church. Burial will follow in the Tucumcari Memorial Park Cemetery. Orlando Victor “Joe” Alarcon, 86, died at his residence in Tucumcari following an extended illness. Mr. Alarcon was born March 7, 1920 in Tucumcari. He […]

Car hits Lowe’s Grocery

TV Hagenah Clovis businessman Lynn Berry had just entered Lowe’s Grocery and was walking east in front of the cash registers when all of a sudden cans, bottles, six packs and cases of beer came off the south wall of the liquor portion of the grocery store. “It was unbelievable,” said Berry. “My first thought […]

Artists complete mural

William Thompson Doug and Sharon Quarles have become popular with locals and tourists alike over the past two months for the large mural they have been painting on the side of Lowe’s Grocery Store. Doug Quarles said he expects the mural to be completed today or tomorrow. His wife Sharon expects a small ceremony to […]

Tucumcari Middle School Students win break

TV Hagenah Even though it was rainy and somewhat cold, eighth graders from Tucumcari Middle School enjoyed standing outside dining on popcorn and soft drinks Friday morning just an hour after school began. The event took place because their class had beaten out all the other classes at the middle school in a competition to […]