Comments from the Canyon 2-12-05

Lynn Moncus Although I’ve been away from campus for many years, I still miss the classroom and the excitement of watching students learn. Fortunately, a few young college students take the time to talk to me a little about their classes and let me know they are still excited about learning. Those visits are most […]

Notes from the Church Lady 1-29-05

By Debra Whittington When Mom handed me the phone after finishing her conversation, the voice on the other end didn’t sound familiar to me. Fortunately, that person didn’t seem to notice my hesitation and went on to say it was 30 years since we last spoke or saw each other. I was starting to get […]

Wrestlers prepare for tourney

TV Hagenah Tucumcari High School Wrestlers go into today’s tournament with two solid performances under their belts having competed in the Randall High School Invitational Wrestling Tournament in Amarillo and in a series of duals in Dumas, Texas. According to Tucumcari High School head wrestling coach Eddie Encinias, the two contests have honed his wrestlers […]

Science fair commences

TV Hagenah Tucumcari Municipal School’s annual Science Fair has convened at the Tucumcari Convention Center and budding scientists from fourth through 12th grades are displaying their scientific knowledge ranging from growing plants to making thermometers, to discussing magnetic fields. This year’s fair even has active volcanoes and baking soda in bottles blowing up balloons. According […]

Senate race Bob Frost

TV Hagenah Bob Frost 1. What makes the district special to you? 1. District 7 is special to me because it is “home”. That may seem to be too simple of an answer but when I started my family and my business, I chose to locate in Eastern New Mexico. This decision was made because […]

Senior Center needs drivers

The Pioneer Senior Center on South Second Street is in need of volunteer drivers for the Meals on Wheels program. Drivers are needed Monday through Friday from 10:30 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. according to Tara Hatfield, site manager for the senior center. “We really need somebody to drive the Meals on Wheels. I’ll take someone […]

Free lunches available

William Thompson Tucumcari Public School officials received good news recently when they were notified that students would not have to wait until November for free lunches. Free lunches are now available to all students under the New Mexico Free Lunch program. Students will need to have their ID cards scanned when they go through the […]

Police plan to target drinking and driving

TV Hagenah Tucumcari Police Cpl. Jon Howard announced Friday that on the heels of the “Click It or Ticket” campaign over the July 4 holiday, he is asking the people of Tucumcari to take part in the “You Drink and Drive, You Lose,” campaign. The program will take place from Friday, Aug. 27 through Sunday, […]

A maven of motorcycle maddness

TV Hagenah What with the Mother Road Rally and all, I’ve been thinking more and more about getting a motorcycle of my very own. I was thinking about the whole idea of the wind whipping through my hair, the power of the mighty machine throbbing beneath me and … well, the good gas mileage. Surprisingly, […]

Volleyball camp set

TV Hagenah Head Rattler volleyball coach Alicia Trujillo announced recently that she would be conducting a volleyball camp July 19 through the 23 for both boys and girls in the Quay County area. “It’s a good way to start the year off in the right direction,” said Trujillo about the volleyball camp for potential players. […]