Storms producing funnel clouds, road flooding in Quay County

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Chelle Delaney, Freedom New Mexico This funnel cloud was spotted near Quay Road AK, or Three-mile Road, east of Tucumcari about 2 p.m. Wednesday. The cloud touched down briefly several times, but no damage was reported. By Chelle Delaney, Freedom New Mexico A funnel cloud was spotted over Tucumcari about 2 p.m. Wednesday as dark […]

Fair vendors ready for annual event

By William Thompson: Freedom Newspapers The life of a traveling concessionaire can be exhilarating. So says Pat Cumings of Fritch, Texas, who arrived at the Curry County Fairgrounds on Sunday with the trailer she calls “Pat’s Yum-Yum Hut.” “When you’re working in the trailer during the fair and you get a line of people, then […]

Food is part of the fun at the Curry County Fair

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By Darrell Todd Maurina Some people preferred to eat hamburgers and pizza at the Curry County Fair, but many who came to the food court were looking for something they couldn’t fix at home. For Tommy Filpi of Logan and Elizabeth Richards of Texico, their Tuesday night meal was something they’ve never been able to […]

Fiesta celebrated

By Jack King Father Sotero Sena took time out for a shower Saturday after serving as a target in the pie-throwing booth, but in no time he was back in the food tent downing a funnel cake. Being a mainstay of Our Lady of Guadalupe/San Jose Mission’s annual fiesta is hard work, said Sena, the […]