Tucumcari’s economic success discussed at town hall meeting

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Thomas Garcia Keys to Tucumcari’s economic development success are community collaboration and engaging the youth, said a leadership and economic development consultant. Fifty local residents attended a town hall meeting Wednesday led by Malin Wall, founder and director of the Nebraska-based Heartland Center for Leadership Development. “There are many well intentioned groups and people doing […]

Presentation offers keys to success for small towns

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Thomas Garcia Despite conventional folk wisdom, small towns do have a future, and can succeed, said Milan Wall, a leadership and economic development consultant. Wall, founder of the Nebraska-based Heartland Center for Leadership Development, gave a presentation Tuesday on the “Six myths about the future of small towns” to about 50 area Tucumcari residents. The […]

Fair to celebrate 100th year

Fair to celebrate 100th… The Travis Nelson Building was one of the original exhibit buildings.  For years all of the Home Arts Entries were displayed in this building. Then in the n the late 1970s, the building was remodeled by the 4-H clubs and became a club meeting place. The building was renamed in honor of […]

Bricklaying teaches valuable lessons

QCS Religion Columnist: Leonard Lauriault I’m an experienced bricklayer. Now, before anyone tries to contract me to a job, let me describe that experience. I attended high school in the eastern Kentucky coalfields where nearly every house was heated with — you guessed it — coal. My neighbor put a coal furnace in his walk-out […]

Car hits Lowe’s Grocery

TV Hagenah Clovis businessman Lynn Berry had just entered Lowe’s Grocery and was walking east in front of the cash registers when all of a sudden cans, bottles, six packs and cases of beer came off the south wall of the liquor portion of the grocery store. “It was unbelievable,” said Berry. “My first thought […]

Post Office looking unsafe

TV Hagenah Tucumcari Post Master Robert Roark is quite emphatic about the idea that the Tucumcari Post Office is not the Biblical city of Jericho, and the walls won’t “come tumbling down….” He hopes. Roark said his battle with the last panel of the Post Office’s south wall has existed since he arrived in Tucumcari […]