Racing commissioner has Clovis ties

Eddie Fowler of Ruidoso is vice chairman of the New Mexico Racing Commission, which will be in Tucumcari on Thursday to hear a proposal for a racetrack and casino.

Denish touring state

Lt. Gov. Diane Denish is touring New Mexico this week, answering questions from constituents inside a Department of Tourism bus. A news release from her office reports she’ll be traveling more than 500 miles, visiting eight towns in three days. “I’m looking forward to meeting as many people as possible” said Denish in the news […]

Tucumcari product headed to Olympics

A former Tucumcari athlete has qualified for the 2008 Summer Olympics in Beijing.

Even Roy Rogers had questions

Alvin Petty’s latest blog is on pain, suffering and evil.

Don’t forget the taxpayers

While most of the money needed to build and operate a proposed racetrack and casino in Tucumcari will come from private investors, Quay County taxpayers have not been forgotten.

Tucumcari wants to go racin’

Thursday will be a big day for Tucumcari. That’s when the New Mexico Racing Commission comes to town for a 5:30 p.m. meeting at the Tucumcari Convention Center, where it will hear investors’ proposal for a racetrack and casino.

Somebody tell her how the story ends

Dianna Hernandez is blogging again.

Cottage needs repair

Portales historian Joe Blair is looking to focus attention on a caretaker’s cottage near Greyhound Stadium that’s in need of repair.

Needed: parents

Ice cream anybody?

Preacher shares a love story

In case you missed it, Pastor Curtis Shelburne writes about “a funeral and the depth of family love” in his latest column:

Rattlers have new grid leader

In case you missed it, Tucumcari High School has a new football coach.

Remember the prairie

The New Mexico Parks Department wants New Mexicans to

‘Swing Vote’ due Aug. 1

The movie “Swing Vote,” starring Kevin Costner, Dennis Hopper and Kelsey Grammer, is scheduled for release Aug. 1. Costner stars as Bud Johnson, a lovable loser from Texico, who is coasting through a life that has passed him by, according to the Internet Movie Database. No, the movie was not filmed in Texico. Filmmakers just […]

OKC team should reflect something local

Now that Oklahoma City has a pro basketball team, what should they call it?

Local bookstore wins award

This just in: The Masters Parable Christian Store in Clovis has been named Parable Franchise of the Year by the Christian bookstore.

More views on hell

Web logger Alvin Petty asks the question:

Funny guy

Argus Hamilton is poking fun at Oklahoma City, casinos and — as usual — politicians in today’s column.

Holiday continues at Ute Lake

Still haven’t had enough Independence Day celebration?

Pretty picture

Liliana Castillo has come upon a “great Clovis moment.”

Better attitudes would be good

A recent Project: Reader Reaction question asked about four-day work weeks for government employees in eastern New Mexico.