School cancellations

Tucumcari schools have cancelled Wednesday classes.

Quay fire spans 600-acre perimeter

Russell Anglin A Wednesday afternoon grass fire eight miles south of Tucumcari at Quay Road 55 spanned a 600-acre perimeter, Tucumcari firefighter Scott Jaynes said.“The whole area was about 600 acres. Of course, not everything inside that area was burned, that was the outside perameter. Luckily it was an area where there weren’t any houses,” [...]

Community calendar — Dec. 22

Tuesday Planning and Zoning Advisory Board at 5:15 p.m., City Hall. Wednesday 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. Service clubs Altrusa Club of Tucumcari: First and third Wednesday of each month, noon, Pow Wow Restaurant, [...]

John Sanchez visits Tucumcari

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Russell Anglin John Sanchez, New Mexico’s Lieutenant Governor-elect, stopped in Tucumcari Wednesday night for a one-hour listening session with local residents who had a lot to say. Sanchez addressed a crowd of about 55 people at the Tucumcari Convention Center. His major talking points included a “common sense” approach to state politics and decreased government [...]

Community calendar — Nov. 3

Wednesday Museum Advisory Board at 3 p.m., Museum. Friday Lodger’s Tax Advisory Board at 10 a.m., City Hall. Monday Economic Development Corp. at 5:15 p.m., EDC. Nov. 11 City Commission Work Session at 5 p.m., City Hall. City Commission at 6 p.m., City Hall. Nov. 19 Library Advisory Board at noon, Tucumcari Public Library. Nov. [...]

Cemetery conditions concern residents

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Russell Anglin The prayer garden at the west side of Tucumcari Memorial Park Cemetery was busy Wednesday morning with five visitors seeking out the gravestones of loved ones between 11 a.m. and noon. Betty Cooper-Coslett, a lifelong Quay County resident whose first husband is buried in the garden, said she was unhappy with what she [...]

Senior center activities — Oct. 27

The following is a schedule of activities taking place at the Tucumcari Senior Center. Monday Pool: 8 a.m. – 3 p.m. Wii: 9:30 – 11:30 a.m. Ceramics: 1 – 3 p.m. Dominoes: 1 – 3 p.m. Bridge: 10 a.m. – 3 p.m. First Monday of the month: Nov. 1 Canasta: 1 – 3 p.m. Tuesday [...]

Community calendar — Oct. 13

Thursday City Commission work session at 5 p.m., City Hall City Commission at 6 p.m., City Hall. Monday Economic Development Corp. at 5:15 p.m., EDC. Friday Library Advisory Board at noon, Tucumcari Public Library. Oct. 22 City Finance Board at 10 a.m., City Hall. Oct. 26 Planning and Zoning Advisory Board at 5:15 p.m., City [...]

Enrollment open for library story time

Enrollment for story time at the Tucumcari Public Library has started. The first session will be held every Wednesday from Oct. 13 until Dec. 8 and is open to all children two-and-one-half to five years old. We will be having two 30-minute classes each Wednesday at 10 a.m. and 2 p.m. Visit the library or [...]

Bingaman to visit Tucumcari and Clovis on Wednesday

U.S. Senator Jeff Bingaman will be in Tucumcari and Clovis on Wednesday, Aug. 11 and will take part in several events in the area.