Immigrant doctors can help U.S. shortage

Freedom New Mexico We will get immigration reform — the kind that allows far more immigrants into our country — whether it is politically popular or not. Politicians are no match for the kind of raw, pro-immigration economic forces that lie ahead. For the past two decades, immigrants flooded into this country to do jobs […]

Community briefs — July 4

Police need help finding dog State police are asking for help to find a missing search and rescue dog. The missing dog is a large black labrador retriever named Chance. Chance weighs 75 pounds, has a long tale and floppy ears, is seven years old and is very laid back and friendly. Call state police […]

Logan July 4 parade contest results

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Antique vehicle 1 – Danny and Linda Ellis 2 – Gerald Brown 3 – Tom Smith Children’s bicycle and motorized 1 – Gage Bruhn 2 – Andy and Tina Cordova Organizations 1 – Tucumcari Farmer’s Market 2 – American Legion Auxiliary Unit 77 3 – American Legion Post 77 Commercial 1 – First National Bank […]

Looking back — July 6

July 1959 Vernon Hines won the inaugural Horseshoe Pitching Contest sponsored by the Tucumcari Daily News. He defeated Art Ward 21-8 in the final round.

Our page — July 6

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T.J. and Kim Rich are proud to announce that their daughter, Kristen Rich, graduated with distinction from the United States Naval Hospital Corpsman School in Chicago on May 3. She is presently stationed at the Naval Medical Center in San Diego and is attached to the USNS Mercy. Her grandparents are Don and Sharon Rich […]

Blotter — July 7

The following is a sampling of calls recently received by the central dispatch office for Quay County, based at the Tucumcari Police Department. Friday • At 12:42 a.m., an alarm was reported at a fuel station on the 200 block of U.S. 54. An officer advised all was OK. • At 6:44 a.m., a man […]

College gears up for future

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Russell Anglin Mesalands Community College bade farewell last week to one president while welcoming another just in time for state legislators to pay the college a visit. Mesalands President Emeritus Phillip O. Barry was honored at a retirement ceremony Wednesday. About 100 community members attended the lunch event. Mesalands Board of Trustees Chairman J. Bronson […]

Donkey sports take patience

Crises can be overcome

Debra Whittington Being a Christian doesn’t exclude people from having hardship or difficulties in their lives. We wish our lives would progress smoothly, but alas, we all have our share of troubles. When a predicament arises we are surprised because bad things always happen to the other guy, not us. We all face problems now […]

Police continue to investigate Nara Visa shooting death

Freedom New Mexico State police are continuing to investigate the shooting death of a Nara Visa man and no arrests were made as of Tuesday. On Sunday, police identified 32-year-old Ty Fields as the victim. The shooting took place Saturday night in Nara Visa. According to Sgt. Tim Johnson, state police responded to a report […]