Ides of March snow gives locals chance to watch travelers

Lynn Moncus “Beware the ides of March” caused some of us to pause when our major snow storm hit on that day this week. Although the soothsayer was warning Julius Caesar, that same warning could have been given last Saturday while we were enjoying 80 degree weather and admiring the many fruit trees in full […]

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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 […]

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Police blotter The following is a sampling of calls received by Tucumcari police during the past week. According to the reports: March 8 € About 10 a.m. a woman in the 900 block of East Hancock Avenue reported vandalism to her vehicle. An officer advised four tires were cut on the vehicle. March 7 € […]

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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 […]

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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. […]

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Today Rodeo donation meeting — 6 p.m. at the extension office. Information: 461-0562 Distribution of USDA commodities — 9 a.m. at the Quay County Fair Grounds west entrance (site for general public). Information: 461-2112 Bible study — 2 p.m. at La Casa de La Hope. Thursday Chamber banquet — 6 p.m. at the Convention Center. […]

3/2 Community Notes

Community Notes • The Tucumcari Police Department will have a Community Methamphetamine Lab Awareness event from 6 p.m. to 9 p.m. Thursday at City Hall. The event will teach people how to recognized Methamphetamine lab sites. The program is open to everyone, but according the Chief of Police Mark A. Radosevich the program should be […]

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Today 4-H workshop — 9 a.m. to noon, at the extension office in Tucumcari. Bluegrass music program — 7 p.m. to 9 p.m. at the Quay County Fair barn, 1000 Camino del Coronado. Information: 461-2423. Child identification program — Free fingerprints and snapshots of children 3 to 12, from 9 a.m. to 12 p.m. at […]

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Today La Casa de La Hope fund-raising dinner —11:45 a.m. at Immanuel Baptist Church. Bible study — 2 p.m. at La Casa de La Hope. Thursday Presentation on drugs and alcohol — for parents by Tucumcari police from 7 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. in the administration office conference room. County Commissioners meeting — 8 a.m. […]

New auto shop to open

By William Thompson Don White, a former service manager at Big Country Ford, said he will open a new full-service auto care shop on Route 66 Boulevard by March 1. D & A Auto Care and will have access to a full-line of NAPA parts and warranties for parts and service. “I worked for 14 […]