Cannon Air Force Base lieutenant missing

CMI staff A 31-year-old lieutenant has been missing from Cannon Air Force Base for one week, according to base officials. Lt. Scott W. Lee was last seen at 11 a.m. March 12 at his apartment in Clovis. He was scheduled to report for duty at Cannon on March 13 but never reported. A Cannon press […]

Our people —March 21

Aragon Miranda Apodaca and Nicholas Aragon of Tucumcari would like to announce the birth of their son, David Joseph Aragon “Baby D.J.” Baby D.J. was born at 9:24 p.m. on March 1, 2012, at Plains Regional Medical Center in Clovis. He weighed 6 pounds and was 19 1/2 inches long. Baby D.J.’s grandparents are, Valentin […]

School menus —

The following are the menus for schools in Quay County.

On the shelves —

The following books are available from the Tucumcari Public Library. For more information call 461-0295.

College hosting dodgeball tourney

QCS staff Mesalands Community College would like to invite the Tucumcari community to participate in their first city-wide dodgeball tournament at 4 p.m., March 27 at the Tucumcari High School Gym. “We are very excited this year to open up dodgeball to the entire City of Tucumcari. We’ve had two years of successful dodgeball on […]

On the shelves —

The following books are available from the Tucumcari Public Library. For information call 461-0295. Fiction “A Perfect Blood,” by Kim Harrison. Ritually murdered corpses are appearing across Cincinnati, terrifying amalgams of human and other. “Cinnamon Roll Murder.” by Joanne Fluke. Hannah isn’t sure just how she’ll unravel this mystery, but there’s nothing sweeter than bringing […]

NRA banquet set

QCS staff The Tucumcari Convention Center will host the fourth annual Friends of the National Rifle Association Banquet 6 p.m. March 24. The event includes a barbecue dinner, followed by games and silent and live auctions. Proceeds will go towards the association’s state grant program, which This event is a fundraiser for the state grant […]

Senior menus —

The following are the lunch menus for March 15- March 21 for the Tucumcari Senior Center. Thursday Taco salad, mexicorn, crackers, mixed fruit. Friday Tuna salad sandwich on whole wheat bread, wild rice, green beans with margarine, honeydew, lemon pudding. Monday Chicken and noodles, peas, carrots, cornbread and margarine, fruit salad. Tuesday Swiss steak, baked […]

Bataan death march survivors dwindling

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Tonjia Rolan The horrific memories have faded but not disappeared for Clovis’ Alvin Fails, one of a dwindling number of area Bataan death march survivors. Telling his story from an easy chair, in which he now spends most of his days, the 95-year-old Fails recalled clearly the starvation rations on which he barely survived for […]

Absentee voting continues until March 2

QCS staff Absentee voting for the March 6, 2012, regular Municipal Election began on Tuesday and will end on March 2. Voters wishing to vote by Absentee may request an application to vote by absentee by calling the City Clerk’s office a 461-3451 or email at cityclerk@cityoftucumcari.com. The application will be mailed to your address. […]