Hot rods spark chart-topping hits

I love a car show, the chrome, the gasoline, the stories and all those great car songs on the loudspeaker. As we got ready to hold the show on the square at Portales last week and we were thinking about the music I told one of the car show planners I would burn a CD [...]

Leona Smith turns 89

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Leona “Onie” C. Smith celebrated her 89th birthday on April 27 with family and friends at Quail Ridge. Onie was born in 1922. She has five sons and numerous grandchildren, great-grandchildren, and great-great-grandchildren.

Quests for fitness turns into hunt for rabbit

Thomas Garcia So I’ve decided to start working out and lose weight in order to better my lifestyle and myself. There are many things which prompted this decision, though I can say with certainty the true reason is I wanted to do it for myself. So as part of that, I have stopped drinking beer, [...]

Press release: Domestic dispute turns fatal in Tucumcari

NM State police Tucumcari — Officers responding to a Domestic Dispute incident turned deadly after Daniel Gonzales, 56, of Tucumcari prompted the use of deadly force.

Press Release: Crash landing report turns into drug bust

Over 400 pounds of Marijuana was seized when a fixed wing Piper airplane landed on a farm near Tucumcari last night (Monday). Officers from the Tucumcari State Police office were investigating an alleged plane crash just after 9:00 PM last night when they learned that the pilot was transporting narcotics.