Rattlers bound for state

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Thomas Garcia A dozen Rattlers are set for the state wrestling tournament this weekend in Rio Rancho. Tucumcari is one of two 2A schools that competes in the 3A class, and have trained with 10 pre-tournament meets. “I am proud when you qualify the whole team,” Tucumcari coach Eddie Encinias said. “It is something special.” […]

Proposed renovation meets flabbergastation

Baxter Black Say you were climbing Mt. Everest with your co-ed bowling team. You cover the last hundred yards to the summit. It takes five hours. After everyone has touched the flag pole they begin looking around and finally spot the official Tibetan Parks & Recreation A-One chemical toilet! “Whew!” says one of the climbers, […]

10/1 Calendar

Today — The first ever Route 66 Flea Market in Tucumcari at the Tucumcari Convention Center, 1500 W. Rt. 66. This all-day event features everything from crafts to knickknacks to collectibles and free admission. Doors open at 8 a.m. to whenever. For more information, call the convention center at 461-3064. Today — Fall cleanup at […]

9/28 Calendar

Today — 13th annual Rotary Air Show, rated third best in the country, features Canadian Air Force Snowbirds, USAF A-10’s, helicopter stunts, barnstorming acrobatics, Greg Poe Air Show, Eric Beard’s Yak 54 Russian Thunder, the world’s only twin jet sailplane and a display of 40 aircraft. Gates open at 10 a.m. and shows start at […]

June 22 Calendar

Thursday – The Tucumcari Housing Authority meets at city hall, 5 p.m. Thursday – The Tucumcari City Commission meets at city hall, 6 p.m. Friday-Sunday — The 22nd Annual Custom Classic Softball Tournament is scheduled in Clovis. Men’s teams and women’s teams may enter. Entry fee is $190. Call 762-8977 for details. Friday – A […]

June 18 Calendar

Today — Mother Road Rally — Various events scheduled around town and at Quay County Fairgrounds. Gates open at 9 a.m. at the fairgrounds. Sunday — The Amistad All-School Reunion will be held at the Amistad school. Registration at 3 p.m. (MDT). Call (806) 384-2374 for information. Monday — The Tucumcari schools board of education will […]

Calendar, June 15

Today The Eastern New Mexico Rural Water Authority meets at Portales city hall, 10 a.m. Altrusa will hold a business meeting at Bambino’s Restaurant, noon. Friday-Sunday — Mother Road Rally. Call 461-8669 for information. Sunday – The Amistad All-School Reunion will be held at the Amistad school. Registration at 3 p.m. (MDT). Call (806) 384-2374 […]

Calendar, June 11

Today The Tucumcari “Wheels for Life” Bike-A-Thon will help fund cancer research for children at the St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital. Call Corinne Hayes at 461-1651 for details. Sunday Volunteers are welcome to meet at Five Mile park at 2 p.m. for a cleanup of the park grounds. Bring gloves and eye protection. A hamburger […]

Calendar 6/4

Today Free fishing on all public waters in New Mexico. No license or habitat stamp required. All other fishing rules still apply. Girl Scout paper drive. Bring old newspapers to Mesalands Community College on 11th Street. Look for the big truck between 9 a.m. and 1 p.m. Sunday Girl Scout registration at the Odeon Theater. […]

Calendar, June 8

Thursday – The Quay County Tourism Council will meet at the extension office in the basement of the Quay County Courthouse, noon. Thursday – Tucumcari City Commission meets at city hall, 6 p.m. Thursday – Tucumcari Historical Research Institute will have a chuck wagon barbecue for members at 5:30 p.m. at the museum. Cost is […]