Press release: Dan C. Trigg installs digital mammography unit

Brad Treptow TUCUMCARI, NM – Dr. Dan C. Trigg Memorial Hospital installed a digital mammography unit in the Radiology Department earlier this month.

Press Release: On Line Predator Unit Makes Another Arrest

Tucumcari – Stephen Hensley, 41 of Tucumcari was arrested after agents linked Hensley to an on line profile of trading child pornography.

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The new building added to Tucumcari Junior High School opened after being built by the Ballard and Bates of Carlsbad. … Tucumcari Junior High student Rena Mae Bonem took the top prize at the annual science fair with her booth “New Mexico During the Cretaceous Period.” She was then eligible to enter the regional science […]

Tucumcari Gardsmen return to Tucumcari

by Chelle Delaney: Quay County Sun By Chelle Delaney Quay County Sun There will be much to be thankful for in two Tucumcari households on Thursday. National Guardsmen Sgt. Anthony Lujan and S.Sgt. Jayson Braziel – the first two guardsmen from the Tucumcari-based unit to serve in Iraq – returned home safe and sound Nov. […]

Late-season hunts available Tuesday

By QCS Staff Special to the QCS The state’s Department of Game and Fish is making 405 late-season archery elk licenses and 349 deer permits available online on Tuesday, according to a press release. Licenses for November and December archery elk hunts in Big Game Management Units 12, 34, 37, 43 and 50; and January […]

Soldier from Clovis dies in Afghanistan

By Sharna Johnson: Freedom Newspapers The Clovis soldier killed Sunday in Afghanistan was helping to rebuild communities in the war-torn country, his father said. Sgt. Robert Paul Kassin, 29, died near Larzab in Afghanistan’s Zabul province, Army officials said. He was killed when his platoon was attacked by small-arms fire while on patrol, according to […]

Housing authority to offer cleaning classes

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By William Thompson: Quay County Sun Robert Pacheco, Tucumcari’s Housing Authority Director, said public housing residents will soon be required to attend four hours of housekeeping training if their housing units are found to be in violation of cleanliness standards after a second inspection. The Housing Authority Board approved Pacheco’s plan in a meeting Thursday […]

Lions donate funds to fire department

TV Hagenah “A firefighter’s job is to fight fires and save people,” said Tucumcari Fire Chief Mike Cherry, “and this will help us do those things better.” The piece of equipment that Cherry was referring to is a inferred heat imaging unit that will allow firefighters to “see” heat through smoke and low vision situations. […]

Soldier returns home

TV Hagenah After over a year in Iraq, Eddie Gonzales of Tucumcari is back home and happy about it. “It’s just nice to be able to drive down the street and not be worried about somebody shooting at you,” said Gonzales. The staff sergeant, said he was proud of the work he and the other […]

Tucumcari Marine heads back to Iraq

By TV Hagenah Tucumcari Marine Sgt. Collin Barry has already had one tour of Iraq. Still, he is looking forward to heading back for a second tour to that Middle Eastern country in the not too distant future. “It’s what we (the U.S. Marines) do, “ said Barry about once again going into a potentially […]