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 By Thomas Garcia    News    July 26, 2017 

Spirit Ride honors local fallen towman

Law enforcement, firefighters and first responders from Tucumcari, New Mexico and beyond joined in a mile-long procession July 18 through Tucumcari...

 
 News    July 26, 2017 

Law office dedicated to slain DA

A dedication ceremony honoring the slain 10th Judicial District Attorney Victor Breen will be held Friday with local officials, residents and Breen family members present. Current 10th DA Tim Rose...

 
 By Thomas Garcia    News    July 26, 2017 

Funding cut from Children Youth and Families Department

A reduction in contract funding of more than $150,000 will limit the service range of the home visits for expecting, parents, guardians of children, while eliminating Curry County services from the...

 
 News    July 26, 2017 

Letter to the Editor: Republican party gives much to wonder about

When the president lies consistently — 500-plus times and counting since assuming office — disgraces the office, does not believe in science, denigrates the justice system, ignores the nation’s...

 
 News    July 26, 2017 

Senior menus - July 26

The following are the menus for the Tucumcari and Logan senior centers for today through July 31. Coffee, tea and milk are served daily. Logan Thursday: Kraut dog, mixed vegetables, baked French...

 
 News    July 26, 2017 

Tourism presentation scheduled Thursday

Route 66 author and photographer Jim Hinckley will give a presentation on Thursday on the success of communities that have tapped into heritage tourism and the Route 66 renaissance. The presentation...

 
 News    July 26, 2017 

Jail log - July 26

The following individuals were booked into the Quay County Detention Center July 15-21: • Edward Apodaca, 27, trafficking controled substance • Erice Baca, 53, warrant • Francisco Galvan, 43,...

 
 News    July 26, 2017 

Pages past - July 26

July 1967 • Royce C McCauley of Tucumcari has been appointed by Drew Cloud, State Director of the Farmers Home Administration, as a member of the three-man Quay County FHA Committee. • Mrs....

 
 News    July 26, 2017 

Events calendar - July 26

Thursday • Housing Authority Board: 5 p.m., Tucumcari City Hall • City Commission: 6 p.m., Tucumcari City Hall Service clubs • Altrusa Club of Tucumcari: Noon, first and third Wednesday of each...

 
 By Rube Render    News    July 26, 2017 

There will be no Trump impeachment

For whatever reason, the term “impeachment” has been making a regular appearance in the media since Jan. 21. Democrats on the far left, alas I...

 
 By David Grieder    News    July 26, 2017 

Ethnic Fair entertaining

CLOVIS - "The party's over here!" said Selmus Price, recognizing Mary Carrier for her raffle win at Saturday's 2017 Ethnic Fair in Hillcrest Park....

 
 By Anna George    News    July 26, 2017 

Panhandling not a problem for police in Clovis, Portales

CLOVIS - Local panhandlers are not treated like a problem, according to stationary panhandlers and law enforcement. Local panhandler Robert Smith said...

 
 By David Grieder    News    July 26, 2017 

Rights group protests recent ICE tactics

CLOVIS — A statewide immigrant rights group has spoken out on reports of “horrible tactics” implemented last week by federal agents in Clovis, voicing concern for the “ripple effects” of...

 
 News    July 26, 2017 

4-H rodeo kicks Thursday at fairgrounds

Rodeo contestants, families from across the state will compete this weekend at the 2017 Quay County 4-H Rodeo in Tucumcari. Last year 51 contestants competed in events including barrels racing and pol...

 
 News    July 26, 2017 

School supplies list

QCS STAFF The tax free weekend for New Mexico will be held on Aug. 4-6, here is a list of supplies that will be needed for elementary students. Logan Schools Kindergarten 1-pair of scissors 1-bottle...

 
 By David Stevens    News    July 26, 2017 

Two daycare workers arrested in child's death

PORTALES - One child died, another is in critical condition and two Portales daycare workers have been arrested for leaving the children in a hot...

 
 By David Stevens    News    July 26, 2017 

Baby Maliyah 'happiest, brightest little girl'

PORTALES - Maliyah Jones was only 22 months old, but she'd already developed an irresistible personality. "She was the sweetest, happiest, brightest...

 
 By Thomas Garcia    News    July 19, 2017

Officials uneasy with bonding changes

Local courts and the local district attorney have concerns regarding changes to statewide bonding procedures, which now allow certain defendants to...

 
 By Steve Hansen    News    July 19, 2017

Local faces wrongful death suit

Jordan Walker of Tucumcari has been named in a civil wrongful death lawsuit in the 2015 shooting death of Patrick Gonzales, 17, of Tucumcari. The suit was filed July 5 in Second Judicial District...

 
 By Thomas Garcia    News    July 19, 2017

Fire departments tackle new system

As the new fiscal year begins for nine rural fire departments, county officials centered their concerns on how to continue services under the new quarterly funding system. “The good news is the firs...

 
 By Steve Hansen    News    July 19, 2017

City to give nearly $62K to senior meal program

Tucumcari’s Senior Citizen Center is operating its meal programs and other activities that assist seniors 60 and older on a little more than $315,400, according to terms of an agreement between the...

 
 By Thomas Garcia    News    July 19, 2017

Lucky local wins chamber raffle

An intuition of luck paid off in a big way for Tucumcari resident Mark Romero when he won a UTV worth $10,000 off a $25 raffle ticket from the Logan/Ute Lake Chamber of Commerce. “I really can’t...

 

Pages past - July 19

July 1963 • Local residents working at the municipal swimming pool were Terry Turner, Leonard Wright, Ronnie Hall and O.J. Hart. • Altar boys John Sanchez and Rudy Garcia rang the church bells of...

 

Jail log - July 19

The following individuals were booked into the Quay County Detention Center from July 8-14: • Michael Chacon, 38, disorderly conduct • Thomas Dominguez, 24, aggravated battery • Michael...

 

Events calendar - July 19

Wednesday • Tucumcari/Quay Regional Emergency Communication Board: 10 a.m., Tucumcari City Hall Monday • Quay County Commission: 9 a.m., Quay County Courthouse • Library Advisory Board: 5:15...

 

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