Tucumcari Schools cited for compliance issues

Russell Anglin The New Mexico Public Education Department cited Tucumcari Public Schools for “major compliance issues” based on an audit of school state funding and enrollment reports. Other state school districts cited for major compliance issues are Dulce, Santa Fe and Cimarron. “In addition to minor compliance issues, these districts also may have misidentified special […]

Artists create in different ways

Baxter Black I wonder if he starts at the head? I mean to sculpt a horse that will one day stand in front of the stockyard gate. Or does he picture in his mind the kind of horse it will be? Would he start at the hooves instead, one leg at a time, stroking, flexing, […]

Life proves different for lefties

Russell Anglin I remember one afternoon in kindergarten when my teacher tested each student to determine whether we were right- or left-handed. I wanted badly to test right-handed because I thought it sounded cooler, but the results told me what I probably should have already figured out in penmanship class: I was a terminal lefty.

Tucumcari man killed in police standoff

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Thomas Garcia A six-hour standoff with police ended with the death of a Tucumcari man Monday night.

Our page — Aug. 4

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[image #1 align=right, size=medium] Donna Isaacs and Leonard Lauriault are pleased to announce the marriage of their daughter, Ivy Corinne Lauriault, to Joshua Adam Braziel, son of Holly Braziel and grandson of Russell and Linda Braziel, all of Tucumcari. The wedding took place on July 24, 2010, at the Logan church of Christ with the […]

Our page — July 28

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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.

Our page — July 21

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Trophies [image #2, align=right, size=medium] Quay County 4-Hers would like to thank the 2010 Saddle Donors for the State 4-H Horse Show and Quay County Rodeo All Around Winners. Pictured from left to right Corby Mackey, First National Bank of New Mexico; Jimmy Watson, Tucumcari Ranch Supply; JD McEwen, Farm Credit; Jeff Nunn, Citizens Bank; […]

Our Page — July 7

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[image #2, align=right, size=medium] These members of the Tucumcari Youth Soccer League recently participated in the Challenger British Soccer Camp. The TYSL is now taking registration for the fall season. For more information contact April Shipley or Claire Strong.

Our page — June 30

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[image #1, align=right, size= medium] On Thursday, June 24, the Summer Reading Program at Tucumcari Public Library held a magic show featuring the Amazing Bodinni from Albuquerque. We had 207 people attend the program held at the Mesalands Community College. The people in the picture are of course the Amazing Bodinni, Arissa Griego, Thomas Morris, […]

Our page — April 28

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Birthdays Can you believe this sweet little girl turned 29 on Thursday? That is right. Cassie Huffman celebrated her 29th birthday on April 22, 2010. Happy birthday, Sis! — Submitted by Tracy Hardy