Commissioners discuss redistricting, water rates

Thomas Garcia Tucumcari city commission held a public hearing for residents to review and discuss the municipal redistricting proposed by Southwest Political Services. Sterling Fluharty, owner of the Albuquerque based Southwest Political Services, presented three redistricting options. “I want to take the time to tell the public and commission the difference in the concepts and [...]

On the shelves — Nov. 23

The following books are available from the Tucumcari Public Library. For information, call 461-0295.

Public hearing set for city redistricting

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Thomas Garcia A public hearing will be held on Nov. 29 to discuss the proposed redistricting of Tucumcari’s municipal districts. “This will only effect the city’s municipal districts, it is not part of the proposed congressional redistricting,” said city clerk Christine Dougherty. Dougherty said Sterling Fluharty, owner and project manager of Southwest Political Services of [...]

Public meeting held concerning low altitude flights

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Thomas Garcia More than a dozen Quay County residents attended a public hearing Thursday hosted by officials from Cannon Air Force Base concerning low altitude training flights. Residents commented on the proposed flights during the meeting. Tom Phelps of Clovis, CEO of ENMR Plateau, said the Air Force needs to use the low altitude airspace [...]

On the shelves — Oct. 19

The following books are available from the Tucumcari Public Library. For more information call 461-0295.

On the shelves —

The following books are available from the Tucumcari Public Library. Fore more information call 461-0295: Fiction “Flash and Bones,” by Kathy Reichs. A turbocharged case unfolds for the forensic anthropologist Temperance Brennan in the series behind the show “Bones.” “Buried Secrets,” by Joseph Finder. Nick Heller, a “private spy” finds out things powerful people want [...]

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The following books are available from the Tucumcari Public Library. For more information call 461-0295. Fiction “Happy Birthday” by Danielle Steel. A woman, her daughter and a former football player arrive at their own crucial turning points on the same day. “Now You See Her” by James Patterson and Michael Ledwidge. Nina Bloom is forced [...]

On the shelves — Aug. 17

The following books are available from the Tucumcari Public Library. For more information call 461-0295. Fiction “The Devil Colony” by James Rollins. The discovery of a lost colony reveals a conspiracy from the nation’s founding. “A Dance with Dragons” by George R. R. Martin. After a colossal battle, the Seven Kingdoms face new threats; Book [...]

Residents plan protest of pipeline project

Thomas Garcia By Thomas Garcia QCS staff writer Residents, business owners and public officials are using the social network Facebook to organize a protest against the start of Phase 1 of the Eastern New Mexico Rural Water System’s Ute Pipeline Project. The groundbreaking for the ENMRWS project is set for 11:30 a.m. Aug. 11 along [...]

Frumpy Middle-Aged Mom: My kids don’t know how fierce I am

Marla Jo Fisher There seems to be some sort of fundamental misunderstanding around my house, in which my children perceive me as being hideously old-fashioned and, in fact, just plain old. Nothing could be further from the truth. I am a very groovy, hip and with-it chick. I love to sit around and have a [...]