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 By Ron Warnick    News    May 24, 2023 

TPS board approves November bond vote

The Tucumcari Public Schools board last week approved a resolution to pursue a $3 million bond referendum in November to pay for various district improvements. Regina Gaysina, director of the...

 By Staff report    News    May 24, 2023 

Hail, flooding cause widespread damage

Daylight on Friday showed the widespread damage from a severe hailstorm and heavy rain that caused flooding late Thursday. The Tucumcari Convention Center, and the Tucumcari Chamber of Commerce buildi... Full story

 By Staff report    News    May 24, 2023 

Power begins to return in Tucumcari

Xcel work crews began restoring power in Tucumcari in phases about 2 p.m. today using a big generator in the city, and a spokesman said all homes in the city should have electricity within two hours... Full story

 By Ron Warnick    News    May 24, 2023 

TPS favors grant bid for school officer

Tucumcari Public School’s superintendent and school board members voiced support for the city police chief’s proposal to seek a federal grant that would help pay for a school resource officer. Dis...

 By Ron Warnick    News    May 24, 2023 

County approves preliminary budget

The Quay County Commission with little discussion approved its 2023-2024 preliminary budget that includes raises for most of the county’s 79 employees. Many of the budget’s details were...

 By Staff report    News    May 24, 2023 

San Jon school board OKs budget

The San Jon Municipal Schools board of trustees last week approved a 2023-2024 budget that reflects state-mandated 6% raises for its teachers and staff. The district’s operating budget in the next f...

 News    May 24, 2023 

Pages past - May 24

On this date ... 1973: Residents of Conchas Dam gave up on the idea of leaving San Miguel County for Quay County during a meeting at the Conchas Lodge. Noting Conchas Dam was 32 miles from Tucumcari...

 News    May 24, 2023 

Calendar - May 24

• Saturday — Wheatland School Reunion. This event will be at Lodge Hall in Grady, across from the post office, starting at 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Alumni of the school should bring a covered dish. ...

 News    May 24, 2023 

Menus - May 24

Tucumcari Senior Center Wednesday — Chicken tenders, french fries, Mediterranean blend vegetables, whole-wheat roll with margarine, mandarin oranges. Thursday — Lasagna, spinach, salad with...

 By Ron Warnick    News    May 24, 2023 

Rotary gives Tucumcari Mountain a brighter 'T'

Tucumcari residents may have noticed a brighter lighted "T" on the north face of Tucumcari Mountain last week after the sun went down. That's because...

 By Ron Warnick    News    May 24, 2023 

Lodgers board recommends funds for events

The Tucumcari Lodgers Tax Advisory Board at a special meeting Wednesday voted to recommend approval of all requests for financial aid as submitted from events and entities for the 2023-2024 fiscal...

 News    May 24, 2023 

Jail log - May 24

These individuals were booked into the Quay County Detention Center from May 15 to May 18: — David Royce Shivers, 37, Logan, failure to pay tax, remit proceeds to municipality or county. — Daniel...

 By Staff report    News    May 24, 2023 

Altrusa announces area scholarship winners

Altrusa International of Tucumcari announced its annual scholarship winners for most Quay County’s school districts and its one college. Each of those students received $600 to the college or trade...

 News    May 24, 2023 

Police blotter - May 24

These calls were made to the Tucumcari-Quay Regional Emergency Communications Center from May 15 to May 21: Monday — 6:17 a.m.: Breaking and entering in 1100 block of South Seventh Street, Tucumcari...

 By Staff report    News    May 24, 2023 

Storm causes Tucumcari outage

Wednesday’s severe storm impacted a transmission line supplying electricity to Tucumcari, causing the outage that has affected all city customers. “It’s unclear at the moment how long power... Full story

 By Ron Warnick    News    May 17, 2023

City manager hopeful in reopening pool soon

Tucumcari city manager Paula Chacon said repairs on the city’s closed municipal pool were continuing and didn’t dismiss the possibility it would reopen in time for its traditional Memorial Day... Full story

 By Staff report    News    May 17, 2023

Former employees sue MCC

Four former employees of Mesalands Community College filed lawsuits last week against the college’s board of trustees after they said they were fired from their positions. Natalie Gillard, former... Full story

 By Ron Warnick    News    May 17, 2023

$2-an-hour raises suggested for deputies, road workers

Quay County’s manager suggested $1-an-hour raises for most employees and $2-an-hour pay hikes for sheriff’s deputies and road workers during a budget work session Monday for the forthcoming... Full story

 By Staff report    News    May 17, 2023

Second dog-attack suspect bound over for trial

The second suspect charged in a fatal dog attack in Tucumcari recently waived his right to a preliminary hearing last week and was bound over for trial. Kristopher Jaquaris Morris, 27, of Tucumcari,...


Pages past - May 17

On this date ... 1973: Tucumcari Mayor King Aitken declared May 18 as Miss Bertha Parker Day in commemoration for her 40 years of teaching in the Tucumcari School System. Parker was nominated as...


Calendar - May 17

• June 16-18 — Tucumcari Rawhide Days. The annual event that salutes the “Rawhide” TV show will feature roping events, rodeos, gun show and target-shoot competition, stickhorse races, mutton...


Menus - May 17

Tucumcari Senior Center Wednesday — Meat loaf, mashed potatoes with gravy, carrots, whole-wheat roll with margarine, cherry cobbler. Thursday — Pork carnitas with lettuce and tomatoes, Capri...

 By Staff report    News    May 17, 2023

Man files malpractice suit against Trigg, PRMC

A Tucumcari man filed a medical malpractice lawsuit against a Clovis hospital and Dr. Daniel C. Trigg Memorial Hospital in Tucumcari after he suffered two hip injuries. Mario Barreras filed the suit o...

 By Staff report    News    May 17, 2023

Tucumcari MainStreet earns national accreditation

Tucumcari MainStreet recently was designated as an accredited Main Street America program for meeting rigorous performance standards. Tucumcari MainStreet Executive Director Connie Loveland also laid...

 By Staff report    News    May 17, 2023

Logan board OKs priorities in facility master plan

The Logan school board approved lightly modified list of priorities for the district’s five-year facility master plan, with security upgrades as the most important. According to the document...


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