Help kids stay safe in the pool this summer

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Niesha Lofing I’ve done it more than once. My two preschool-age children are happily splashing around in the wading pool just outside the screen door to our backyard when something calls me inside. A ringing phone, a buzzing oven timer, a lemonade request from one of the kids. I dart into the house to fetch […]

Looking back — June 15

June 1943 Season tickets for the Metropolitan Park swimming pool went on sale. Thirty visits to the pool could be purchased for $5.60. The Spring Flower Show sponsored by the Tucumcari Garden Club was held at the Community House. Furr’s Food Store placed a help wanted ad for a “neat man or woman, fast in […]

Senior center activities — Oct. 27

The following is a schedule of activities taking place at the Tucumcari Senior Center. Monday Pool: 8 a.m. – 3 p.m. Wii: 9:30 – 11:30 a.m. Ceramics: 1 – 3 p.m. Dominoes: 1 – 3 p.m. Bridge: 10 a.m. – 3 p.m. First Monday of the month: Nov. 1 Canasta: 1 – 3 p.m. Tuesday […]

History gone with building

Lynn Moncus When we heard about the burning of the main building at Metropolitan Park, many of us were saddened because that park represented some of the happiest times of our youth. We recalled the fun we had there through the years and felt an emptiness caused by the loss of an old friend. A […]

Pool closed Friday

Freedom New Mexico The kid’s pool at the Tucumcari City Pool is closed today for maintenance.

SENIOR EVENTS

Tucumcari Senior Center Daily activities for November Mondays 8 a.m.-3 p.m.: Pool 1 p.m.-3 p.m.: Dominoes 10 a.m.-3 p.m.: Bridge Tuesdays 8 a.m.-3 p.m.: Pool 1 p.m.-3 p.m.: Dominoes 1 p.m.-2 p.m.: Bingo Wednesdays 8 a.m.-3 p.m.: Pool 1 p.m.-3 p.m.: Dominoes 10 p.m.-3 p.m.: Quilting Thursdays 8 a.m.-3 p.m.: Pool 1 p.m.-3 p.m.: Dominoes […]

Access to pool provided him with therapy to begin overcoming paralysis

Chelle Delaney Dennis Ulibarri got a chance to get back up on his own two feet after suffering from Guillian-Barre Syndrome thanks to the Tucumcari City Pool personnel. “Without the pool I wouldn’t be where I am. I can walk about 150 feet with a walker. It takes me about a half hour with breaks,” […]

Community Notes: Pool set to open Saturday, Holiday closings, training grant awarded

City pool ready to open Saturday The Tucumcari City Pool will open from 1 p.m. to 5 p.m. on Saturday, a city official said.The pool will be open daily from 1 p.m. to 5 p.m. and from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. on Tuesday and Thursday for family nights, when children must be accompanied by […]

Last dip in the pool

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By Chelle Delaney: Quay County Sun On Friday night about a dozen adults and children made the last summer splash in the city’s new pool. The pool, which opened June 19 after being closed for two years, closed last night for the season – much earlier than anticpated. Ten-year-old Anthony Ramirez said he comes to […]

City pool opens

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Exuberant squeals and the sounds of splashing water were heard from West Hines Street as the city pool opened Tuesday – after a two-year wait. More than 100 children welcomed its opening as the temperature on the bank clock read 109 degrees. Director of Recreation Scott Simpson had been sweating it out. A series of […]