Tucumcari Mayor found not guilty

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Thomas Garcia After seven hours of eyewitness and expert testimony, Quay County Magistrate Judge Joel Garnett on Wednesday found Tucumcari Mayor Antonio Apodaca innocent of an animal-cruelty charge. “Thank God that justice prevailed and is well and alive in Tucumcari,” Apodaca said after Wednesday’s court appearance. Apodaca, 61, was accused of dragging a dog with […]

02-09-2008: Book Reviews

The following books are available from the Tucumcari Public Library. For more information, call 461-0295. Fiction Blood Dreams by Kay Hooper. The F.B.I. agent Noah Bishop and his special crimes unit join with an unconventional civilian agency to track a killer. Bleeding Kansas by Sara Paretsky. Tensions between two Kansas farm families explode with terrible […]

Long time friends find Pow Wow perfect first stop on northern trip

By Ryan Lengerich In the early evening Thursday, two men and one woman sat surrounded by empty tables and chairs at the Pow-Wow Inn on W. Tucumcari Blvd. With cold beer in hand they relaxed from a 10-hour road trip that covered 494 miles. Don Garvin, wife Alice and friend Joel Mayer have spent several […]