Tucumcari VFW post holding Veterans Day events

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By Thomas Garcia The Tucumcari VFW Post 2528 will be holding three events in honor of Veterans Day. At 8 a.m. Friday, Nov. 9, the VFW will place flags at the cemetery for all veterans. On Saturday the VFW will be holding their annual Buddy Poppy drive at various locations throughout the town. At 11 […]

05-12-2007: Notable Notes

Time to sign up for adult softball leagues The Tucumcari Recreation Department is now forming adult softball leagues. If you have a men’s, women’s or co-ed team you would like to place in the league, contact the Tucumcari Recreation Department from 4 p.m. to 9 p.m. at 461-1647. Cost is $300 per team and is […]

Bartender arrested for selling to minor

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By Ryn Gargulinski A Tucumcari bartender was arrested Dec. 29 for selling alcohol to a minor, according to a release from the New Mexico Department of Public Safety. Officials said a female bartender at Tucumcari’s Veterans of Foreign Wars Club not only allowed non-members into the establishment but also sold an alcoholic beverage to a […]

Calendar 5/18

Today Eastern New Mexico Rural Water Authority meeting —10 a.m. at the Logan Civic Center. Distribution of USDA commodities — 9 a.m. at the Quay County Fairgrounds West Entrance. Thursday Tucumcari Future Farmers of America banquet — 7 p.m. at the Tucumcari Convention Center. PTSD month meeting — 11 a.m. at the VFW Post. Friday […]

Local VFW raises money for Quay County vets memorial

Quay County Sun Staff Quay County veterans are one step closer to being memorialized in granite. VFW Post 2528 members Tony Apodaca and Lydia Fazekas on Friday presented a check to Diane Morton, the local office manager for Glaze Monument Company. The $5,625 check will cover the cost for a veterans monument at Veterans Park […]

Calendar 5/14

Today New Mexico Outdoor EXPO — at the City of Albuquerque Shooting Range. Free demonstration and exhibits on hunting, fishing and outdoor recreation. The even is free and open to all ages. Information: Mark Birkhauser and Jennifer Morgan at 841-8881. Monday First Street project Public Information Meeting — 6:00 p.m. at the Tucumcari Convention Center. […]

VFW offers free meals

William Thompson The Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 2528, located at 106 East Main Street will be serving free breakfast and dinner today and tomorrow in support of the Mother Road Rally. Mucio Lopez, quartermaster of the VFW Post, said that many VFW members and their families have donated time and money. ‘We’ve got a […]

VFW to dispose of American flags

Members of the Tucumcari Veterans of Foreign Wars will be holding a disposal ceremony for American Flags on Monday, June 14, Flag Day. The veterans organization will be disposing of the flags in accordance with tradition and United States federal law. For that reason the members of the VFW urge area residents with tattered, torn […]

VFW post to help with local lawns

TV Hagenah Recently, when a job needed to be done (actually a number of jobs needed to be done), the city turned to the Veterans of Foreign Wars and the VFW said they would be “honored” to do it. In their push to beautify the City of Tucumcari, the city commission has begun to make […]

Bingo raises money for Rally

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By TV Hagenah Many of the members of the Veterans of Foreign Wars got together Thursday evening to help out someone helping out someone else. According to the commander of the Tucumcari VFW post Oracio Encinias, the Thursday bingo was to help out the organizers of the Mother Road Rally planned for June to get […]