KENW-TV transmitter under repair

Russell Anglin The Tucumcari KENW-TV transmitter is out of service as of Monday afternoon while station employees work to restore service. KENW program director Duane Ryan said the station’s repair crew hopes to have the channel back on by tonight. Tucumcari resident Marilyn Ford reported having poor reception of the local PBS station on her […]

Free cooking class helps diabetics

Brenda Bishop A special cooking school aimed at helping people with diabetes learn how to prepare delicious foods and manage their blood sugar levels will be held in February. The school will meet for three hours each Monday in February (Feb. 7, 14, 21 and 28) from 10 a.m. until 1 p.m. The classes will […]

Community calendar — Dec. 8

Thursday Eastern New Mexico Feral Hog Symposium at 9 a.m., Tucumcari Convention Center. City Commission Work Session at 5 p.m., City Hall. City Commission at 6 p.m., City Hall. Friday Quay County Pecan Treasures Food Show at 8 a.m., Quay County Extension Service.

Extension service hosting bake-off

Do you like pecans?

Press release: Extension service hosting free workshop

Audry Olmsted Want to get a jump on next year’s garden? One way is to build a hoop house to extend the growing season back into late winter.

Strong seniors stay fit this fall

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Russell Anglin Nine seniors participated in an hour-long workout Tuesday at 9 a.m., completing a cycle of exercises including shoulder presses, wide-legged squats, leg lifts and various stretches for Quay County Extension Service and Mesalands Community College’s “Strong Seniors Stay Young” program. “One, up, touch, down and two, up, touch, down and three …” Quay […]

Severe thunderstorm warning issued

The National Weather Service has issued a severe thunderstorm warning for Quay, De Baca and Curry Counties.

Press Release: Foundation for Rural Service Offers $75,000 in College Scholarships

The Foundation for Rural Service (FRS) will award 30 – $2,500 scholarships to qualified rural students in May 2010 – one per geographic region of the National Telecommunications Cooperative Association (NTCA) and one to a student sponsored by an NTCA associate member. The remaining 19 awards will be distributed proportionate to the number of applications […]

Press Release: Excel names Hill CEO of Southwestern Public Service Co.

AMARILLO – Xcel Energy today named Riley Hill, chief operating officer of its Southwestern Public Service Company (SPS) subsidiary, to succeed David Eves as president and CEO of SPS.

Press Release: Discounts available for disabled veterans on game and fish licenses

SANTA FE — Starting July 1, service-connected disabled veterans who are New Mexico residents will be eligible to buy an annual combination fishing and small-game hunting license for $10. The license normally costs $33.