Mesalands assists in food crisis Mesalands Community College’s staff members recently collected over 300 items of food to assist in the humanitarian hunger crisis that exists in the region of Columbus. On Aug. 6 the donated items were taken to the Roadrunner Food Bank and the Community Action Agency in Las Cruces who then distributed [...]
Summer reading program [image #1, align=right, size=medium] The Summer Reading Program Grand Finale was held July 22 at Dunn’s Park. We had a total of 348 children register and 155 of them finished the program. Out of the six-week program, the children read 7,320 books for a total of 1,830 hours of reading.
Graduation [image #2, align=right, size=medium] Michael Martinez, a business major at ENMU and 2008 Tucumcari graduate, received the honor of being on the Deans’ Honor Roll list for the Spring 2010 semester. This esteemed honor is based on taking at least 15 hours or more and earning a grade point average of 3.25 or greater. [...]
Birthday [image #1, align=right, size= medium] Arissa Rain Griego celebrated her seventh birthday party on June 14th at Dunn Park with family and friends. She is the daughter of Josh Griego and Luisa Otero of Tucumcari. Arissa has one younger brother, Joshua Zain Griego and one older sister, Destiny Jade Griego. Her grandparents are Gene [...]
Meet your neighbor Name: James Chester Gurule Profession: Ute Lake State Park manager Age: 29 Hometown: Logan Family: Wife — Lara Corin “Cori” Gurule, 29; Sons — James Chance Gurule, 12; Christopher James Gurule, 10; Daughter — Makayla Rhea Gurule, 6 Your idea of a perfect day: No wind, and spending time with my family [...]
Meet your neighbor Amanda Smith Age: 31 Profession: She’s a classified advertising representative at the Quay County Sun and a waitress. Hometown: Tucumcari Family: It’s just me. Your idea of a perfect day: A hot sunny day with no wind. Your pets are: Spoiled and loved. What do you think about Quay County? I like [...]
By Sharna Johnson: Freedom New Mexico The suspects accused of robbing American Heritage Bank in Melrose on Monday morning posted a handwritten, misspelled note on the back of a Spider-Man comic book page on the front door of the bank after entering the building, according to court records. The note said, “closed intill further notice, [...]