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Local arrested on sex charges

TUCUMCARI - A Tucumcari man was arrested Monday on 23 felony charges connected to alleged criminal sexual penetration and criminal exploitation of...

Police seek thief

The Tucumcari Police Department is investigating a robbery in the early morning hours on Aug. 10 at the McDonald's restaurant in Tucumcari. Officers...

Mesalands to offer EMT courses

The instructor of a new course beginning this fall at Mesalands Community College aims to reduce the shortage of certified Emergency Medical...

County commission to aid wind farm

The Quay County Commission took steps Monday to help an existing wind farm near House expand as part of a potential $150 million injection into the local economy. A pair of resolutions were...

City considers recycling business

The city of Tucumcari wants to explore the tire-recycling business. The Tucumcari City Commission Thursday unanimously authorized a task force of business people to study the feasibility of a...

Enthusiasts flock to Tucumcari Railroad Museum

A convention at the Tucumcari Railroad Museum this weekend gave railroad enthusiasts a chance to find, trade and buy new historic treasures, meet...

Police get wage increase

Tucumcari Police Department employees will receive a $2.50-per-hour raise across the board in a move Police Chief David Lathrom says will save money in reduced overtime and training expenses. The...

Director: Field day successful

Despite a lower attendance than its prior year iteration, the annual field day at the New Mexico State Universities Ag Science Center in Tucumcari...

Identity politics breeds racism

Looking at social media, I’m getting the impression that racism is bad. Thanks, Facebook. In other news, water can be wet. I agree racism is bad....

Pages past - Aug. 16

Aug. 1961 • A joint venture by the Tucumcari police, Quay County Sheriff’s deputies and New Mexico State police lead to the arrest of an escaped mental patient later identified as Gilbert Felix...

New coach to head Coyoto football

The 2016 state champion San Jon/Grady Coyotes will start the 2017-2018 season under the direction of new head coach. Adrian Jones of Tucumcari has...

Russia 'disturbance' was no hack

When the Obama administration CIA Director John Brennan testified before congressional committees over the last few months he informed them that he...

VA system fails again with Gulf War veterans

They have yet to define it and haven’t trained enough people to diagnose it. So it’s little wonder the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs finds itself ill-equipped to deal with Gulf War Illness...

Campbell's voice made him a star

I was never as much a Glen Campbell fan as I was a devotee of some of the people he was associated with. Glen Campbell’s death on Aug. 8 was significant to me, though. I followed his hits during...

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