Press release: Sen. Harden announces retirement

(From the office of State Sen. Clint Harden, R-Clovis) State Senator Clint Harden District 7 announced today that he would retire at the end of this term:

Portales, Clovis, Tucumcari papers sold

Freedom Communications Freedom Communications has agreed to sell the Clovis News Journal, Portales News-Tribune, Quay County Sun and their affiliated publications to Clovis Media Inc., Publisher Ray Sullivan told newspaper employees Tuesday afternoon. All 60 full-time and two part-time associates will retain their jobs in ownership transition, expected to take place before the end of […]

Anti-abortion activists should change tactics

Freedom New Mexico Anti-abortion activists in today’s headlines are not politically savvy and don’t care to change. Unless they agree to play by conventional rules of politics, they will continue to lose. In losing, they won’t save the unborn. It can be fun to indulge extremism, rejecting compromise and political alliances that may water down […]

Fire hazardous weather warning

The National Weather Service in Albuquerque has issued a red flag warning which is in effect from noon today to 6 p.m. MST this evening. The fire weather watch is no longer in effect. A fire weather watch remains in effect Thursday afternoon.

Heroes of old still resonate today

Baxter Black There was a horse sold this summer down in Missouri. Probably the most famous horse in the world … Trigger. RFD-TV paid a lot of money to own the mounted figure of this celebrity equine, Roy Rogers’ Paramount Palomino. They also purchased his dog Bullet. They did it for the sentimental value, but […]

Community calendar — Aug. 25

Today • Tucumcari/Quay Regional Emergency Communication Board at 10 a.m., City Hall. Thursday • Housing Authority Board at 5 p.m., City Hall. • City Commission at 6 p.m., City Hall. Friday • City Finance Board at 10 a.m., City Hall. Aug. 31 • Quay County Association of Educatonal Retirees, 11:30 a.m., at K-Bob’s Steakhouse. Sept. […]

Community calendar — July 28

Today • Tucumcari/Quay Regional Emergency Communication Board at 10 a.m., City Hall. Saturday • Cake Walk benefit for Lewis (Louie) Martinez at 2 p.m., VFW Hall. Tuesday • Golf Course Advisory Board at 5:30 p.m., Golf Course. Wednesday • Red Hat Society at noon, Del’s Resta-urant. Aug. 6 • Lodger’s Tax Advisory Board at 10 […]

Community calendar — July 21

Today • Canadian River Soil and Water Conservation District meeting at 7 p.m., at the NRCS Conference Room. • Southwest Quay Soil Conservation District meeting at 7 p.m., at the Forrest Fire Station. Thursday • Housing Authority Board at 5 p.m., City Hall. • City Commission at 6 p.m., City Hall. Friday • City Finance […]

Community calendar —

Today • Tucumcari/Quay Regional Emergency Communication Board at 10 a.m., City Hall. Friday • Lodgers’ Tax Advisory Board, 10 a.m., City Hall. July 8 • City Commission at 6 p.m., City Hall. July 12 • Quay County Commission at 9 a.m., Quay County Court House. • Economic Development Corp at 5:15 p.m., EDC building. July […]

Pool closed Friday

Freedom New Mexico The kid’s pool at the Tucumcari City Pool is closed today for maintenance.