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 By Thomas Garcia    News    March 29, 2017 

Family: Borehole not about money

Money has nothing to do with why the James family of Nara Visa agreed to participate in a local borehole test, family members insist. “We have received letters and calls asking us how much it will take to buy us out from being a part of this...

 
 By Thomas Garcia    News    March 29, 2017 

Storm stories

LOGAN - Andy Jackson was on the porch, calling his wife, Connie, to come look at the clouds. That's about the time - 10 years ago - the tornado ripped the roof off of their trailer house. March 23...

 
 By Thomas Garcia    News    March 29, 2017 

Board fills post

City Commissioners appointed a new commissioner for District 5 on the same night three out of four of the current commissioners were notified they will be part of a recall election. "It was not an...

 
 By Alisa Boswell    News    March 29, 2017 

Ag Expo: Stories need sharing

Area agriculture officials and producers all agreed on Friday that local agriculture isn't producing in a major category - its own perspective. New Mexico Department of Agriculture Secretary Jeff...

 
 News    March 29, 2017 

Recall elections upcoming

Tucumcari City Clerk Angelica Gray notified city commissioners on March 23 that enough signatures had been collected and certified to warrant a recall election for three out of four city commissioners. Tucumcari resident Keith Hayes began petitions...

 
 By Alisa Boswell    News    March 29, 2017 

Jamboree music, community roots remain

FLOYD - While he had only ever driven through Floyd in the past, Tucumcari resident Andy Swapp said he was thoroughly impressed by what he saw Thursday night at the 67th annual Floyd Country...

 
 By Thomas Garcia    News    March 29, 2017 

Police contract approved

Tucumcari city commissioners approved an employment contract by the Tucumcari Police Department during the Thursday city commission meeting. The contract will require new officer recruits to work two years after they are certified at the academy or...

 
 News    March 29, 2017 

Pages past - March 29

• The city received $474,000 for urban renewal from HUD. • Tucumcari High School seniors were measured for caps and gowns for the May 27 graduation. The seniors were interviewed regarding their plans. Charlie Maciel said he would hope to become...

 
 News    March 29, 2017 

Jail log - March 29

The following individuals were booked into the Quay County Detention Center from March 18 through March 24: • Owen Apache, 20, warrant • James Martinez, 46, warrant • Johnny Martinez, 36, warrant • Orlando Deherrera, 50, warrant • Melissa...

 
 By Rube Render    News    March 29, 2017 

Congress not best at finding truth

U.S. Republican Congressman Devin Nunes is chairman of the House Permanent Select Committee on Intelligence. Nunes is also a member of President Trump’s transition team. This latter point is of...

 
 By Steve Hansen    News    March 29, 2017 

County clarifies borehole support

The Quay County Commission approved on a resolution to clarify its withdrawal of support for a borehole project in a 2-1 vote Monday during the county commission meeting. The borehole project is designed to test whether the three-foot-deep boreholes...

 
 News    March 29, 2017 

County burn ban set until further notice

Recent dry, windy weather prompted the Quay County Commission Monday to declare a burning ban in unincorporated areas of Quay County until further notice. County Fire Marshal Donald Adams requested the ban Monday, saying he knew this is the time of y...

 
 News    March 29, 2017 

School menus - March 29

The following are the menus for the schools in Quay County for today through April 5: House Thursday Breakfast: Breakfast bar, cereal, yogurt, variety of juice and milk Lunch: Pizza, fruit, milk Monday Breakfast: Breakfast burrito, cereal, yogurt,...

 
 By David Grieder    News    March 29, 2017 

Homicide trial set for April

CLOVIS — Potential delays aside, the eight-day cold case murder trial for William Hadix, 69, will begin as planned on April 12. Hadix is charged with the September 2003 murder and armed robbery of Jessie Clyde “J.C.” Tucker in Clovis. He was...

 
 By Eamon Scarbrough    News    March 29, 2017 

Organizers like expo, but want more turnout

PORTALES — While the educational seminars at this year’s Portales Ag Expo drove much of the attendance over the weekend, organizers said the numbers still could have been better. Roosevelt County Chamber of Commerce Executive Director Karl Terry...

 
 News    March 29, 2017 

Senior menus - March 29

The following is the menu for the Quay County senior centers for today through April 5: Coffee, tea and milk served daily Tucumcari Thursday: Chicken fried steak, mashed potatoes with gravy, green beans, whole wheat roll, margarine, apple cobbler...

 
 By Leonard Lauriault    News    March 29, 2017 

Serve like a lamb, defend like a lion

Continuing the theme of March weather: March came in like a lamb if you consider sunny, 70 degrees, with 10 mph winds to be mild weather. The forecast for the month’s last day on Friday is for mostly sunny, 79 degrees, and 24 mph winds. That’s...

 
 By Thomas Garcia    News    March 22, 2017

Borehole meeting draws 130

Despite the absence of energy company officials, more than 130 county residents shared concerns about nuclear waste March 14 during a public information meeting at the Logan Civic Center. The...

 
 By Thomas Garcia    News    March 22, 2017

Petition signatures certified

Three out of four Tucumcari city commissioners are facing recall after City Clerk Angelica Gray confirmed that voter signatures on a petition are authentic. Gray certified the signatures of four petitions on Sunday, warranting the recall of District...

 
 By Steve Hansen    News    March 22, 2017

District 5 commissioner to be appointed

Tucumcari city commissioners are expected to appoint a new District 5 commissioner on Thursday. Former District 5 Commissioner John Mihm died suddenly in December. Three candidates expressed interest in the position and all were interviewed by commis...

 

Senior menus - March 22

The following are the menus for the Tucumcari and Logan senior centers for today through March 29: Coffee, tea and milk served daily Logan Thursday: Chicken strips, mashed potatoes with gravy, broccoli, carrots, whole wheat roll, margarine, oatmeal c...

 

School menus - March 22

The following are the menus for the schools in Quay County for today through March 29: House Thursday Breakfast: French toast sticks, cereal, yogurt, variety of juice and milk Lunch: Taquitas, Spanish rice, pinto beans, fruit, milk Monday Breakfast:...

 

Jail log - March 22

The following individuals were booked into the Quay County Detention Center from March 11 through March 17: • Mary Hoke, 41, battery on a household member • Billy Ivy, 49, warrant • Cody Farley, 21, warrant • Richard Finley, 28, warrant •...

 

Pages past - March 22

March 1956 • R.L. Nelson of Nara Visa filed his candidacy for state representative Place 1 and I.L. McAlister of Nara Visa filed his candidacy for state senator. Thelma Trentham with the Quay County Clerk’s Office handled their paper work. •...

 

Fire chief dismissed

Tucumcari Fire Chief Shane Warner was fired Sunday by City Manager Jared Langenegger. Langenegger would not comment about the reason for Warner's dismissal, except saying it was a limited personnel ma...

 

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