Racing commission members come from various backgrounds

Charles D. Brunt There will be four new faces on the five-member New Mexico Racing Commission when the governor-appointed body convenes for its regular meeting here today. Gov. Susana Martinez has appointed Jerald Glenn Closper of Los Lunas, Gayla McCulloch of Farmington, Rob Doughty III of Albuquerque, and Beverly Bourguet of Albuquerque to the panel, [...]

Rep. Roch to serve on Legislative Education Study Committee

By QCS Staff State Rep. Dennis Roch (R-Tucumcari) said Friday he was appointed as a voting member of the Legislative Education Study Committee, one of several interim legislative committees which meet between legislative sessions. “This committee was my first choice,” Roch said, “and I’m pleased that my colleagues recognized the contributions I can make to [...]

Grady farmer appointed to state livestock bureau

By Argen Duncan, Freedom New Mexico “I don’t think farmers are a bunch of stupid people in bib overalls,” said New Mexico Farm and Livestock Bureau’s new second vice president. “I believe they are the backbone of our nation.” Grady-area farmer and rancher Pat Woods received his appointment for the two-year term in November. He [...]

April 1975

Two fires claimed Gambles store and the Trojan Junior High School auditorium. The fire at the auditorium was still burning the next day and the junior high school was closed as a precaution. State officials suspected arson in both fires. … Members of the Tucumcari Fair Board held a groundbreaking for a new fairground facility. [...]

Two appointed to CRSCD board

TV Hagenah According to Evelyn Massy, district clerk for the Canadian River Soil and Water Conservation District, the canvassing board for the election previously scheduled for February 3 by the CRSWCD met during the regular meeting of the district on Monday, Jan. 19 and decided there would be no reason for an election to the [...]