County residents express concerns to Rep. Lujan

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Thomas Garcia More than a dozen Quay County residents met at the Tucumcari Chamber of Commerce Tuesday to speak with U.S. Rep. Ben Ray Lujan. “We always want to meet with the people to hear their concerns,” Lujan said. Lujan met with each resident in a one-on-one session as they voiced their concerns. “We heard […]

8-23 Sports Briefs

Mandatory meeting to be held MondayThere will be a mandatory meeting at 7 p.m. Monday for the parents and the athletes wanting to participate in fall sports at the Rattler Gymnasium. Tucumcari Athletic Director Wayne Ferguson will discuss with parents the rules and regulation of the New Mexico Activities Association. Parents will be able to […]

Learning Spanish not so easy

Helena Rodriguez: Columnist I guess I was destined to learn to speak Spanish late in life like many gringos. I read last week that New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg and three other guys who want his job have been busy learning to roll their Rs so they can hablar en español. According to this […]

Hearing will give residents chance to talk about landfill

By Tova Fruchtman: Quay County Sun This is the first of a three-part series about the proposed Tucumcari Landfill. In upcoming papers the arguments for and against the landfill will be flushed out in more detail. Area residents will soon have an opportunity to share their opinions on the proposed new landfill in Tucumcari with […]

Presidential politics – TV style

TV Hagenah I admit I am not too politically savvy. I mean you’re reading the column of a man who picked Herbert Hoover to win the last Presidential election and he had been dead for 60 years. Generally that’s how my political acumen has been going for the last few years – OK, OK, the […]

GOP members dine, meet candidates

TV Hagenah Nearly 50 people gathered at the GOP “Meet the Candidates Bean Feed” Saturday evening at the Tucumcari Convention Center. Candidates as diverse as those seeking Quay County Commissioner seats all the way up to those seeking state representative and state senate seats were present and asked to speak. Each candidate present, whether Republican […]

ENMU prof to speak at House ceremony

Nine House High School seniors will be officially graduating Friday at 7 p.m. A noted professor and TV, radio announcer, Donald “Doc” Elder will deliver a motivational speech to the graduating seniors. Renee Carter, senior class sponsor, said Elder was invited because all the students are familiar with his radio broadcasts. “Doc Elder announces games […]