Retired chief arrested

New Mexico State Police arrested recently retired Tucumcari Police Chief Jason Braziel on Tuesday, charging him with resisting and evading arrest and tampering with evidence. Braziel was released on a $3,000 cash bond later that day. He was also...

Rockabilly founders move on

Over the past five years, Rockabilly on the Route has been a successful, one-of-a-kind music festival, drawing more than 5,000 people to Tucumcari each year. But this year's event - scheduled June...

Man struck, killed on I-40

A Tucumcari man was struck and killed by a vehicle Sunday on Interstate 40 near Montoya while attempting to tow a commercial vehicle. On Sunday at 4:20 p.m., state police officers were dispatched to mile marker 318 on I-40 in reference to a fatal...

Jail log - Feb. 22

The following individuals were booked into the Quay County Detention Center Feb. 13 through Feb. 17: • Bonita Aughtman, 27, warrant • Albert Garcia, 29, probation violation • Larry Miller, 43, warrant • Herman Pulliam, 23, warrant •...

New Trigg admin making ties

Plains Regional Medical Center Administrator Vince DiFranco, who is now administrator for the Dan C. Trigg Memorial Hospital in Tucumcari, will focus his efforts on "tying two communities together." DiFranco said Presbyterian Health Services has...

City to reconsider nuisance fines

Tucumcari city commissioners agreed among themselves Thursday to consider reducing fines in the city’s 11-month-old “nuisance ordinance” designed to improve the city’s appearance by addressing neglected properties and deteriorated abandoned...

Pages past - Feb. 22

February 1955 • The Yucca yearbook staff took a field trip to the Princess Theater. The projection room of the theater was the object of a field trip taken by the staff in order to see how the movie programs were operated. E.F. Ayers and D.B....

What's happening - Feb. 22

Thursday • Housing Authority Board: 5 p.m., Tucumcari City Hall • City Commission: 6 p.m., Tucumcari City Hall Monday • Quay County Commission: 9 a.m., Quay County Courthouse • Library Advisory Board: 5:15 p.m., Tucumcari Public Library...

Plateau scholarship applications due soon

Applications for the 2017 Plateau Education Foundation Scholarship Program are due March 6 and are available at area high school guidance offices at local Plateau retail stores — Clayton, Clovis, Farwell, Fort Sumner, Logan, Santa Rosa and Vaughn...

Senior menu - Feb. 22

The following are the menus for the Tucumcari and Logan senior centers for today through Feb. 28: Coffee, tea and milk served daily Tucumcari Thursday: Chicken and dumplings, asparagus, carrots, sugar cookie, pears Friday: Salisbury steak, mashed...

Area teams prep for tournaments

San Jon, Logan and Tucumcari prepare for district tournament home and away games. The Tucumcari Lady Rattlers will be in District 5-3A tournament action today against the Santa Rosa Lady Lions. The...

Rattlers wrestling marks end of season

The Tucumcari Rattlers wrestling team finished fifth overall with four placers at the 4A state tournament last weekend at Rio Rancho. "The team peaked at the right time," said Eddie Encinias, head...

Nuclear waste notions unfounded

Based on opposition from Nara Visa residents, the Quay County Commission has withdrawn support for a proposed borehole to be drilled through three miles of granite near Nara Visa. The companies bidding for the borehole contract, however, have...

Flynn Fiasco shows better vetting in order

Just 24 days into his presidency, President Donald Trump’s embattled national security adviser was forced to resign — a glaring misstep by the fledgling administration. White House Press Secretary Sean Spicer says retired Army Lt. Gen. Michael...

Trump objections to media valid

The conflict between President Trump and the media once again came into public view during a press conference last week. Whether you agree with the president or not, you have to admit he has a valid...

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