06-02-2007: Community Notes

Top Dem to visit Tucumcari for listening session on Friday Brian Colon, the newly elected chairman of the Democratic Party of New Mexico, will be in Tucumcari next week for a luncheon as part of his Chairman’s Listening Tour. The luncheon will be at noon Friday at K-Bob’s Restaurant, Estrella Street. Trio competes at Greater [...]

March 1964

Bill Hagler of Tucumcari received the salesman of the year award from Rainbow bread president Al Milner of Clovis. … Demolition of buildings on West Main Street was halted by Judge J.V. Gallegos. The buildings were condemned, but questions were raised about properly acquired permits. … Two Tucumcari seniors were awarded scholarships from the Eastern [...]

Sandoval, Moore win unopposed

By QCS Staff Votes for the election of two positions on the Board of Trustees at the Mesalands Community College were tallied last night at the Quay County Courthouse. Turnout in the election – for the two candidates who were unopposed – was sparse. Jimmy R. Sandoval, who ran from District 2, received 8 votes [...]

Officials hope to open pool by end of summer

QCS Staff Closed since the summer of 2004, Tucumcari’s city swimming pool could possibly be open by the dog days of summer, said city officials. The city has received a conditional permit to begin repairs and hopes to solicit bids for repairs bids this coming week, said Doug Powers, director of the city’s Community Development. [...]

9/17 Letters to the editor

I recently received a citation in your town for improper seat belt use. I had my seatbelt on but it was rubbing on my neck so I put the shoulder belt under my arm. I did not know that was a violation that I could get a citation for. … It would have been nice [...]

July 2 Around Town

The Tucumcari Little League team, the Dodgers, won the 2005 major league division. The team was coached by Joey Martinez, Mike Esquibel and Jesus Mendez. Team members include: Gabriel Trujillo, Jacob Montoya, Clinton Marquez, Dominic Lopez, Dimitri Chapell, Colten Strand, Markis Lackey, Jake Martinez, Shawn Martinez, Tyler Nunez, Chris Arias. Ellen Bone, a recent graduate [...]

San Jon to build village hall

William Thompson San Jon’s village administration employees will be moving from their cramped quarters at the San Jon Community Center into the spacious confines of a new village hall in early 2005. Rosalie Rachor, San Jon Administrative Assistant, said San Jon has received more than $230,000 in grants to build the new village hall. “The [...]

Witcher chosen in special election

TV Hagenah A total of 91 votes were cast in the District 3 Special Election to choose the city commissioner to represent that district and not even the winner of the commission seat, Jim Witcher was happy about that part of his win. “First of all I am disappointed that with 650 people registered to [...]

New minister arrives in Tucumcari

TV Hagenah The Center Street Methodist Church has a new minister. Moving into the pulpit of the Methodist church is Thomas Broom. “I’m liking it here,” said Broom. “We (his wife Patricia and he) enjoy the slower pace of life in a small town. We’re glad to get out of the rat race.” The “rat [...]

Three travel to recital

Three piano students of Patricia Davidson traveled to Amarillo early in May to take part in the 34th Annual Greater Southwest Music Festival. Performing in Amarillo at the festival May 8 were Ellen Bone, Matthew Trujillo and Jessyka Trujillo. Bone played Bagatelle by Tcherepnin and received an “Outstanding” rating. Matthew Trujillo played Spanish Nocturne by [...]