Rattlers ride interceptions to topple Dons

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By Kevin Wilson: Freedom New Mexico At 5-foot-6 and 175 pounds, Angelo Montano stands as one of the bigger backs in a Tucumcari Rattler backfield that has to outquick and outwork bigger defenses. “We know we’re going to be outsized every game,” Montano said, “so we work on keeping our feet moving every time we […]

Redesigning money costly honor to Reagan

An airport in Washington. A highway in Illinois. A 7-foot-tall statue in the Capitol Rotunda. And, of course, a library in California. When it comes to our 40th president, the landscape of everyday life has no shortage of reminders. Nevertheless, a North Carolina congressman wants to add Ronald Reagan’s cachet to America’s cash. It’s hard […]

Heavy rains cause sink hole on South First Street

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By Thomas Garcia: Freedom New Mexico New Mexico Department of Transportation crews were working Monday to repair a 4 1/2 foot deep sink hole on South First Street. Three days of heavy rains caused a 5 foot by 7 foot section at the intersection of South First Street and West Gamble Avenue to collapse, according […]

Cow inspires idea of space career

By Baxter Black: QCS columnist Pudge and Maughn were a couple of top hands gatherin’ cows on the Diamond Mountain allotment in northeast Utah back in the 1960s. Although they were true cowboys, they weren’t above accessing modern technology. One late October as they were pushin’ a bunch toward the corral, one of the cows […]

Clovis man evades police, arrested in Tucumcari after crash

CNJ STAFF A Clovis man who evaded police for days after being accused of shooting a woman in the foot was arrested late Sunday night. Antonio “Tony” Maes, 21, was arrested in Tucumcari on charges that included receiving or transferring a stolen vehicle, reckless driving and resisting arrest. He is jailed in Quay County on […]