Rattlers 5-0 with homecoming win over Foxes

Coach Wayne Ferguson said it's determination and character that have gotten the Rattlers to their best start in seven seasons. Turnovers helped, too. Host Tucumcari scored 21 points off Fox turnovers, including the only two touchdowns in the fourth quarter of a 28-14 win over Fort Sumner that puts Tucumcari at 5-0. Foxes Dallas McDanell […]

State police search home of missing Tucumcari woman

New Mexico State Police were searching the residence of a missing Tucumcari woman on Thursday night but declined to discuss why or whether they found any evidence. Officials were inside the residence at 1311 S. Fifth Street, which is the registered home of Kimberly Draman, 53, who has been missing since Sept. 13. They arrived […]

State Police search house of missing woman

New Mexico State Police were searching the residence of a missing Tucumcari woman on Thursday night but declined to discuss why or whether they found any evidence. State Police Crime Scene Unit was parked in front of Kimberly Draman's residence Thursday night for several hours. Officials were inside the residence at 1311 S. Fifth Street, […]

Fishing report - Sept. 27

This fishing report, provided by Bill Dunn and the Department of Game and Fish, has been generated from the best information available from area officers and anglers. Conditions encountered after the report is compiled may differ, as stream, lake and weather conditions alter fish and angler activities. Northeast Cabresto Lake: The lake and campground closed […]

Help sought on storage burglaries

The Tucumcari Police Department and Crime Stoppers are seeking the public's help in solving a burglary at local storage unit complex. On Monday, officers responded to a report of a burglary at Bell Storage units in the 1500 block of West Route 66, said Jason Braziel, chief of police. Braziel said more than 12 units […]

Foul play suspected in woman’s disappearance

New Mexico State Police say they suspect foul play in the disappearance of Kimberly Draman, 53, of Tucumcari, missing since Sept. 13. Lt. Matt Broom declined to discuss details Tuesday regarding the suspicions of investigating officers. He did say investigators haven't received any tips and he renewed an appeal to the public for help in […]

Two plead, four to face charges in boating accident

Two Clovis residents have pleaded guilty and four others have been bound over for trial in district court on felony charges connected to what police say was an underage drinking party on Ute Lake resulting in critical injuries to their friend, Shaina Pool of Clovis. Gibbons – Holt – Maes Orozco – Denton – Norris […]

Air Tour set for Friday

The New Mexico Centennial celebration air tour will arrive in Tucumcari on Friday as part of a month long Centennial aviation celebration. The tour of about 30 aircraft will land at the Tucumcari Municipal Airport for the third stop on a weekend air tour, said Joyce Woods, co-director, New Mexico Pilots Association Woods said this […]

New Business: Outer Limits

Outer Limits Alex Torres and Jacquely Lopez are co-owners of the Outer Limits Clothing store. They said they opened on Sept. 17. Location: 818 E. Route 66 Hours: 11 a.m. to 7 p.m. Monday through Saturday and noon through 5 p.m. on Sundays. What they have: Clothing for babies, teens and adult sizes up to […]

Fired Up set for Saturday

The second annual Fired Up will run 5 p.m.-9 p.m. Saturday at the Tucumcari Train Depot. So far this year there are about 30 venders selling foods, coffee, clothes and even a massage chair booth. Eastern New Mexico Blue Grass will be playing music starting at 4:45 p.m. and again at 5:40 p.m. Presentation of […]